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Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
On 5 December 2017, a ‘blacklist' of 17 non-cooperative jurisdictions in taxation matters was approved and published by the Council of the European Union and the Cayman Islands has not, as expected, been included on such list.
Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
Hello and welcome to our podcast on Duties of a Director under the Law of the Cayman Islands.
Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
The DITC has advised the Industry that the Tax Information Authority (International Tax Compliance) (Country-by-Country Reporting) Regulations, 2017 ("CbCR Regulations") were made and gazetted on 15 December 2017.
Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
Initial Coin/Token Offerings ("ICOs") are becoming an increasingly popular means of fundraising for new projects and utilise blockchain technology to do so.
Solomon Harris
The Cayman Islands (‘Cayman') Government has set out its proposals for new legislative measures to be introduced to the Cayman Legislative Assembly in 2018 and 2019. Here are some of the proposals ...
Solomon Harris
In an Industry Advisory dated 1 February 2018, the Cayman Islands (‘Cayman') Ministry of Financial Services has advised that the Cayman Automatic Exchange of Information (‘AEOI') Portal (‘Portal') will re-open in March 2018.
Solomon Harris
As part of the Cayman Islands' ongoing commitment to international tax transparency, the Tax Information Authority (International Tax Compliance) (Country-By-Country Reporting) Regulations ...
Intertrust
In this article we share our tips for reporting success for a Cayman Investment Entity Financial Institution (FI) and common pitfalls to watch out for based on our experience, plus what's coming next, including key deadlines.
Maples and Calder
The Advisory also includes a reminder to CFIs that the deadline for filing FATCA and CRS returns and declarations with respect to the 2017 calendar year is 31 May 2018.
Solomon Harris
The Cayman Islands Grand Court (‘Grand Court') has made an Order recognising the Joint Receivers (‘Receivers') of an individual segregated account of a Bermudan segregated accounts company ...
Solomon Harris
The United Kingdom Court of Appeal (‘UKCA') has found that once a company has gone into administration (a form of insolvency/restructuring process not available in the Cayman Islands ...
Campbells
In a judgment delivered on 13 February 2018, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands granted an anti-suit injunction to restrain the joint official liquidators of Argyle Funds SPC...
Walkers
Senior counsel Bicrom Das takes a quick look at Cayman comments on LPAs. Having spent my formative legal years practicing as a private funds attorney in London, one of the things I remember most vividly ....
Intertrust
Over a third (36%) of professional investors plan to increase their allocation to private debt in the next 12 months, according to a new study commissioned in Q4 2017 by Intertrust, a leading global provider of high-value trust, corporate and fund services.
Maples and Calder
Further to the issue of the Tax Information Authority (International Tax Compliance) (Country-By-Country Reporting) Regulations, 2017 (the "CbCR Regulations") on 15 December 2017 and our previous client update ...
Walkers
The Cayman Islands is a member of the OECD's Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS"), which brings together over 100 jurisdictions to collaborate on the implementation of the OECD BEPS Package.
Dillon Eustace
These reports will be shared with other jurisdictions participating in the automatic exchange of country by country reports in line with OECD recommendations.
Walkers
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation has issued an industry advisory which includes updated lists of CRS Participating Jurisdictions and CRS Reportable Jurisdictions.
DMS Governance Ltd
On 13th December, 2017, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") issued their updated Guidance Notes under the new AML Regulations which came into effect on 2nd October, 2017.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Since our Cayman Islands Regulatory Update in October 2017, the Cayman Islands has introduced further anti-money laundering legislation and guidance
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Maples and Calder
Islamic finance grew strongly in the first half of 2017.
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Intertrust
Carl Brenton, Head of Fund Services for Intertrust Cayman, recently sat down with Rachelle Peterson and Charlie Kirkconnell, the Global Business Development Manager and CEO respectively, of Cayman Enterprise City, ...
Walkers
Welcome to our Listings Bulletin where we take an opportunity to reflect on the highlights of 2017 and to gaze into the 2018 crystal ball.
Appleby
While much of the Cayman Islands' financial services legislation was written before the FinTech revolution began, recent years have seen the jurisdiction take legal and regulatory steps that will allow FinTech innovation to thrive.
Maples and Calder
To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the Cayman Islands.
Walkers
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime ("BOR"), which came into force on 1 July 2017, has been revised by amending legislation which came into force on 13 December 2017.
Intertrust
At the end of 2017 changes to the Cayman Islands Beneficial Ownership Regime, established on 1 July 2017 were passed making substantive revisions to previous exemptions where certain categories of companies or...
Campbells
In A Company v A Funder, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has approved third party funding of commercial litigation in a case that falls outside of the typical insolvency context.
Ogier
In a recent landmark judgment of the Cayman Islands Grand Court in the case of Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation) (Primeo) v Bank of Bermuda (Cayman) Ltd (BBCL) ...
Ogier
It is a trend that has steadily gathered momentum over the last five years and one that shows no sign of abating: namely that the big US hedge ...
Maples and Calder
In this article Ray Davern and Alex Way dispel some myths and highlight important points about testamentary dispositions of shares in companies incorporated or registered in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.
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