Mondaq Offshore - Cayman Islands: Corporate/Commercial Law
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands (Cayman) are home to a well-established and ever-growing domicile for private equity funds. This can be seen in the statistics issued by the Cayman Islands Registrar of Partnerships.
Maples and Calder
The reason Cayman has such a well-developed market for private equity funds is a result of its ability to complement onshore fund structures, specifically Delaware partnerships.
Walkers
The Companies Law (2018 Revision) (the "Companies Law") imposes continuing obligations on all exempted companies, including those registered as mutual funds under section 4(3) of the Mutual Funds Law ...
Walkers
The main relevant requirements of the ELP Law are summarised below.
Cayman Islands Government
Persons who have yet to register their charitable organisations under The Non-Profit Organisation Law can receive help with their application forms, ahead of the 31 July registration deadline.
Cayman Islands Government
As of 16 April, there were 63 registered NPOs in the Cayman Islands.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Acquiring artworks, antiques, and other collectibles is a common pastime of private clients, for reasons that can vary greatly from profit-making to maintaining cultural ties, or simply as a general reflection of their interests
Conyers Dill & Pearman
On 23 April 2018, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") released a public advisory on virtual currencies to warn of the risks associated with investments in initial coin offerings and virtual currencies ...
Cayman Islands Government
Business owners and charitable organisations in the Sister Islands, who still need to comply with Cayman's legal requirements for beneficial ownership and registering as a non-profit organisation...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As noted in our previous alert, the Non-Profit Organisations Law, 2017 (the "Law") came into force on 1 August 2017.
Walkers
In a recent case before the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court Walkers successfully argued that a discretionary interest in a Cayman Islands trust was not an available asset ...
Walkers
It's 10 years since the global financial crisis developed into a fully-fledged crash in 2008 with the collapse of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...
Maples and Calder
In JSC Mezhdunarodny Promyshlennniy Bank v Pugachev, Birss J gave judgment for the claimants on all three grounds relied on by them to establish that substantial assets.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, which has listed more than 4,000 securities with a combined market capitalisation in excess of US$190 billion, has firmly established itself as one of the leading...
Maples and Calder
Over the past few years we have seen an increasing trend in fund managers establishing their main fund vehicle in the Cayman Islands, compared with their earlier vintage funds that were often established in the US ...
Maples and Calder
Arguably the most prominent non-regulatory legal development in the Cayman Islands in recent times has been the introduction of limited liability companies ("LLCs").
Maples and Calder
In a decision that does much to reassert legal certainty for investors in Cayman Islands funds the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ("CICA") has overruled a decision of the Grand Court concerning...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The question of whether an individual has the mental capacity to exercise his or her legal rights or powers is one fraught with difficulties, and inevitably subject to great debate.
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the Cayman Islands are the Companies Law (2016 Revision) (the "Companies Law") and common law.
Intertrust
In an increasingly competitive landscape where shareholders value is high on the agenda, company management is constantly encouraged to evaluate their business strategies.
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Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Walkers
Cayman Islands trust law is based on a body of English law which has developed over many hundreds of years.
Maples and Calder
In JSC Mezhdunarodny Promyshlennniy Bank v Pugachev, Birss J gave judgment for the claimants on all three grounds relied on by them to establish that substantial assets.
Walkers
It's 10 years since the global financial crisis developed into a fully-fledged crash in 2008 with the collapse of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...
Walkers
In a recent case before the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court Walkers successfully argued that a discretionary interest in a Cayman Islands trust was not an available asset ...
Walkers
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime, which came into force on 1 July 2017, requires Cayman Islands companies and limited liability companies to establish and maintain beneficial ownership registers...
Walkers
This Memorandum provides a summary of duties and liabilities of directors of companies incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands.
Harneys
This Guide discusses the Cayman Islands law requirements when taking security over shares in a Cayman Islands exempted company (a company).
Cayman Islands Government
Business owners and charitable organisations in the Sister Islands, who still need to comply with Cayman's legal requirements for beneficial ownership and registering as a non-profit organisation...
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, which has listed more than 4,000 securities with a combined market capitalisation in excess of US$190 billion, has firmly established itself as one of the leading...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As noted in our previous alert, the Non-Profit Organisations Law, 2017 (the "Law") came into force on 1 August 2017.
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