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US Partnership Representative Requirements
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 Islands
2 Aug 2019
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Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018
The Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (the "2018 Act") has been signed into law. The 2018 Act amends certain provisions of the Companies Act 2014 (the "2014 Act"). Key points to note are:
Ireland
22 Oct 2018
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Audit Committees For Irish Companies
The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") has widened the number of companies that are required to set up an audit committee ("Audit Committee") under Irish law.
Ireland
21 Mar 2017
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Mutual Funds Local Audit Sign-Off
Since 1 July 2002, the Cayman Islands' Monetary Authority ("CIMA") has required local audit sign-off on all mutual funds and mutual fund administrators regulated by CIMA.
Cayman Islands
 
4 Nov 2008
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Listing Eurobonds On The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange ("CSX")
Eurobonds listed on the CSX now benefit from the quoted eurobond exemption for withholding tax purposes.
Cayman Islands
 
6 Jul 2008
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Setting Aside A Cayman Islands Charge Upon Insolvency
The Companies Law (as amended) (the "Law") provides that only companies incorporated in the Cayman Islands can be wound up there. There is no provision akin to Part V of the UK Insolvency Act 1986 (UK)under which the English court can wind up unregistered or foreign companies.
Cayman Islands
 
23 Jun 2008
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U.S. Courts Again Address The Recognition Of Cayman Mutual Fund Insolvency Proceedings
Following the 2006 decision of Judge Drain of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in the case of In re SPhinX Ltd., et al, ("SPhinX"), there was justifiable cause for concern amongst Cayman Islands-based insolvency practitioners with respect to the recognition of Cayman mutual fund liquidations in the U.S.
Cayman Islands
30 Oct 2007
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Risk Management For Trustees: Practical Lessons From Recent Cases About Providing Security For The Outgoing Trustee´s Indemnity And No-Contest Clauses
Most trustees understandably want nothing to do with litigation. The experience of making or defending a hostile claim is usually bad for business and certainly counterproductive to good relations between all of the parties involved in administering a trust, or who have an interest in the assets held on trust.
Cayman Islands
3 Oct 2007
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U.S. Court Decision Clarifies Recognition Of Cayman Liquidations
Since the decision of Judge Drain of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in the case of In re SPhinX Ltd., et al, Chapter 15, Case No. 06-11760 ("SPhinX") in mid-2006, there has been justifiable cause for concern amongst Cayman Islands-based insolvency practitioners with respect to the recognition of Cayman liquidations in the U.S.
Cayman Islands
27 Jul 2007
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FAR Out! – E-Reporting Now Reality For Cayman´s Hedge Funds Industry
On 29 March 2007 the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") confirmed full operation of Cayman's new electronic reporting system for the submission of annual returns for hedge funds licensed, registered and administered in the Cayman Islands heralding the start of a new modern and digital era of hedge fund regulation in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands
21 Jun 2007
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The BVI’s New Trust Legislation: Two Years On
Every so often there are historic moments for trust lawyers. One such moment was when Lord Walker handed down the decision of the Privy Council in Schmidt v Rosewood and another was that on which the Cayman Islands’ ‘STAR trusts’ law came into force.
British Virgin Islands
6 Jun 2006
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Cayman Islands Trusts
Walkers has noticed a growing trend for Cayman Islands trusts to be used in commercial transactions, not just as a stand-alone vehicles, but also as part of complex structures
Cayman Islands
 
17 Dec 2004
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