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Fund Governance In Harmony - Professional Independent Trustees And Institutional Meeting Support
The importance of a robust corporate governance framework for investment funds has become paramount as investors continue to demand higher governance standards from funds and greater
23 Aug 2019
The AML Compliance Officer In A World Of Heightened Risk
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.
Cayman Islands
7 Aug 2019
Cayman Islands Update: CFATF AML / CFT Mutual Evaluation Report
The Cayman Islands achieved ratings of either Compliant or Largely Compliant for 27 out of the 40 Recommendations, with no 'Non-Compliant' ratings.
Cayman Islands
11 Apr 2019
Repossessing Commercial Property Comprising A Private Residence
A recent High Court decision in Ireland highlights the care that needs to be taken in property repossession claims by lenders where a borrower's principal dwelling house ("PDH") ...
14 Mar 2019
Compliance Deadline For Dubai Beneficial Ownership Regulations
In line with international efforts to bring greater transparency to the beneficial ownership of global corporations, in order to fight money laundering and terrorist financing, the Dubai International Financial Centre's ("DIFC") new Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Regulations recently came into force.
United Arab Emirates
5 Feb 2019
Improvements To Central Bank Of Ireland Review Process For UCITS And RIAIFs
Earlier this year the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") carried out an assessment of certain aspects of UCITS and RIAIF.
12 Oct 2018
Corporate Legislative Update - Ireland
The Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the "CRA") established an official statutory register (the "Register") operated by the Central Bank of Ireland ("CBI") to record the amount of credit in the Irish economy.
Cayman Islands
12 Oct 2018
BVI Companies: Urgent Action Required To Avoid Potential Strike Off
As previously advised, all companies existing before 1 April 2016 (each an "Existing Company") were required to file particulars of their current directors with the Registrar of Corporate Affairs (the "Registrar").
Cayman Islands
28 Sep 2018
Cayman Islands Country-By-Country Reporting: Preparation For Portal Launch
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 ...
Cayman Islands
13 Feb 2018
BVI Introduces Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements
The new Regime codifies a commitment agreed by the BVI (together with other Crown dependencies and overseas territories) with the UK Government by way of an Exchange of Notes in April 2016...
British Virgin Islands
28 Jun 2017
Cayman Islands Introduces Beneficial Ownership Register Regime
Under recently passed legislation, certain Cayman Islands companies and Cayman Islands limited liability companies ("LLCs") will be required to maintain a beneficial ownership register ...
Cayman Islands
10 Apr 2017
Maples and Calder Release Brexit Guide
On 29 March 2017, the UK government formally notified the European Council of the UK's intention to leave the EU, in accordance with the procedures under Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union.
Cayman Islands
29 Mar 2017
MAR – A Consequence Of Listing On The Irish Stock Exchange
The European Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR"), which replaced and extended the existing market abuse regime, prohibits insider dealing, market manipulation and unlawful disclosure of inside information...
Cayman Islands
6 Mar 2017
Cayman Islands FATCA And CRS Update – December 2016
Sponsored investment entities resident in a jurisdiction that has entered into a Model 1 intergovernmental agreement with the United States for FATCA (such as the Cayman Islands) that have US reportable accounts . . .
Cayman Islands
16 Dec 2016
The Monetary Authority Amendment Law – Administrative Fines
The Cayman Islands Government has enacted the Monetary Authority (Amendment) Law, 2016. Although the Law will not be in force until a Cabinet Order is made to that effect, the Law gives CIMA the power to impose administrative fines . . .
Cayman Islands
15 Dec 2016
Who Are Your Beneficial Owners?
With effect from 15 November 2016 most Irish companies are obliged to obtain and hold information about their beneficial owners.
29 Nov 2016
Companies Act 2014: Directors' Compliance Statements And Audit Committees
Section 225 of the Irish Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") introduced a new requirement to include a directors' compliance statement ("DCS") in the directors' report that accompanies the annual financial statements of companies that meet certain criteria.
17 Oct 2016
Funds - Quarterly Update Q2 | April - June 2016
The latest edition of our Funds Update - Ireland, a quarterly summary of Irish legal & regulatory, tax and listing developments in recent months.
11 Aug 2016
Maintaining An Island Of Excellence In A Sea Of Change
The Cayman Islands remains the offshore jurisdiction of choice for the formation of international investment funds.
Cayman Islands
23 May 2016
Commitment To Global Transparency Confirms Cayman As First Class Jurisdiction
The Cayman Islands government has now confirmed a number of steps as a result of constructive discussions with the UK government...
Cayman Islands
19 May 2016
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