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Appleby
We have teams able to assist with all phases of a business from a start-up making an initial regulatory application through to global businesses dealing with complex regulatory compliance
Appleby
On 18 June 2019 certain key changes to the regulatory framework and ongoing filings required for persons regulated under the Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) (the SIB Law)
Appleby
The Public Trustee v Cooper application is a well-established route used by trustees who are seeking an opinion, advice or direction from the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the Court),
Campbells
On 29 July 2019, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council handed down its judgment in Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB v Conway & Shakespeare (as joint official liquidators of
Maples Group
The Cayman Islands' Data Protection Law is currently due to come into force on 30 September 2019.
Walkers
Walkers successfully represented the appellant in a recent BVI appeal, in which the Court of Appeal overturned the decision to appoint a receiver over a BVI company owned by the appellant.
Walkers
On 9 August 2019, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority published a Notice to Industry to remind all persons currently registered as excluded persons under the Securities Investment Business Law...
Dillon Eustace
Cayman Data Protection Law, 2017 (the "DPL") is expected to come into force on 30 September 2019 and will have an impact on how personal data
Maples Group
The Privy Council upheld the decisions of the lower courts that redemption payments to a Swedish bank made shortly prior to the collapse of the Weavering fund were voidable preferences
Maples Group
The Cayman Islands Court recently sanctioned the China Agrotech scheme which (save for the scheme requiring conditional sanction) is a reasonably standard insolvent creditor scheme and parallel Hong Kong scheme.
Maples Group
In a climate of heightened risk, alongside severe penalties and enforcement actions, the appointment of the Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, with the right level of expertise and institutional support, is of pivotal importance.
Ogier
In a decision that serves as a clear warning to companies seeking to limit their discovery obligations in proceedings brought under section 238
Walkers
The outcome is positive, with the Cayman Islands' legislative framework for economic substance judged to be in line with OECD standards.
Walkers
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 has introduced new partnership audit rules, which require entities that file a partnership tax return in the United States (Form 1065) to designate a Partnership Representative ...
Cayman Finance
As part of the Inclusive Framework, the FHTP will annually review changes in the legal framework, as well as the implementation of safeguards and enforcement measures in practice.
Walkers
Cayman Islands partner Lucy Frew recently participated in a Hedge Fund Law Report webinar on best practices for AML compliance by private fund managers.
Walkers
In mid-December, Mr Peterson directed that certain redemption requests be paid immediately, including those made by SEB.
Cayman Islands Government
The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) worked with United States Government enforcement agencies to stage regional intellectual property (IP) training in the Cayman Islands.
Conyers
The common law principle of reflective loss has been judicially described as a "perplexing and developing area".
Walkers
In the Cayman Islands, it is frequently a feature of investment funds for the voting and participating shareholder rights to be held separately by the manager and the investor(s) respectively.
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Walkers
The Cayman Islands Data Protection Law, 2017 ("DPL"), which was expected to come into force in January 2019, will not come into force until September 2019.
Collas Crill Guernsey
New legislation came into effect on 1 January 2019 in the Cayman Islands which requires certain Cayman Islands entities carrying on certain activities to demonstrate that they have sufficient "economic substance" ...
Cayman Finance
A senior official from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has commented on the positive role that jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands play in combatting financial crime.
Ogier
In this chapter we have tried to set out some of the key issues that a lender and its counsel need to consider when entering into a typical subscription (or capital call) finance transaction
Conyers
In October 2018, the two legal professional associations in the Cayman Islands, the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Caymanian Bar Association, merged to form the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA).
Cayman Islands Government
Government is presenting 11 bills, to further strengthen Cayman's anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime, to the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, 24 July.
Harneys
The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law was introduced in the Cayman Islands on 1 January 2019 in response to OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting framework and related EU initiatives ...
Cayman Islands Government
Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers visited the US Capitol in Washington, DC last week, where she described the Cayman Islands' financial services industry and emphasised Cayman's leadership role in combatting money laundering ...
Ogier
Entities registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) as excluded persons under the Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) (SIB Law)
Duff and Phelps
Liquidators of Cayman Islands entities that are reporting financial institutions under Common Reporting Standard and Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act regulations are required to comply with CRS and FATCA reporting obligations ...
Appleby
Prescribed data retention periods are not set out in the DPL but analysis will need to be undertaken to determine how long data should be kept for.
Conyers
Restructuring of insolvent companies in the Cayman Islands is implemented by a flexible regime comprising the appointment of provisional liquidators coupled with an adjournment of the winding-up petition.
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