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Walkers
Approximately ten years ago, we witnessed an unprecedented period of fundraising as leviathan leveraged buyout funds gathered tens of billions in capital commitments.
Walkers
Ingrid Pierce and Matthew Goucke assess the private funds landscape in the Cayman Islands in relation to the global market.
Walkers
The Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the Cayman Islands has proven to be a popular vehicle from the outset.
Maples and Calder
Applications to disclose confidential information are not themselves automatically confidential.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
A key component of the effective operation and continued growth of the local financial services industry is the promotion of the Cayman Islands for what it is: a modern and sophisticated...
Walkers
Venture capital (VC) fundraising in Europe has returned to its highest level since before the financial crisis, with investors increasingly attracted to the fast-growing financial...
Walkers
The case of In the Matter of the F Charitable Trust [2017] JRC 142 concerned an exclusively charitable Jersey law trust (the Trust).
Intertrust
One of the main objectives of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), adopted by the European Parliament and the Council in 2011, was investor protection.
Harneys
The Foundation Companies Law, 2017 (Law) introduces a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the Foundation Company (FC).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
While local schools, some businesses and many professionals have been on a lengthy summer hiatus, the same cannot be said for the local judiciary.
Ogier
This client briefing addresses recent changes to the Cayman anti-money laundering framework - in particular those made by the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 (AML Regulations)...
Maples and Calder
The Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 ("AML Regulations") were gazetted on 20 September 2017 and came into force on 2 October 2017.
Cayman Islands Government
General Registry staff members will be in Cayman Brac on Friday, 10 November, to inform local business owners of the new CBP (Cayman Business Portal) online system.
Walkers
Historically, CLOs have been predominantly collateralized by Broadly Syndicated Loans (BSLs). As of late, however, there has been a marked uptick in middle market CLOs. Walkers' CLO group...
Walkers
The Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 ("AML Regulations"), which replace the Money Laundering Regulations (2015 Revision) ("MLRs") were gazetted on 20 September 2017 and came into force on 2 October 2017.
Dillon Eustace
We often hear the Cayman Islands are criticized in the press or in political debate over perceived financial secrecy. A flagging election campaign in the US or Europe can easily benefit from the rejuvenating spark provided by an airing of the offshore holdings of the candidates and their families
Intertrust
The Foundation Companies Law, 2017 introduced a new type of company in the Cayman Islands, the foundation company. This expands the options available to businesses, which includes...
Maples and Calder
Asset management vehicles established in the Cayman Islands can generally be divided into two distinct groups:
Walkers
In the last twelve months, both Jersey and Guernsey have launched new "private fund" regimes, which are designed to enhance speed to market and to offer an alternative to the more regulated products...
Walkers
In recent years, Asia has seen a tremendous expansion in venture capital activity, with the aggregate value of venture capital deals in Asia reaching $67 billion, a staggering increase...
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Cayman Islands Government
The Premier, the Hon. Alden McLaughlin; and Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the Hon. Tara Rivers, met with key EU decision makers in Brussels from 28-29 September to discuss the EU's preparations for a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.
Maples and Calder
The Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 ("AML Regulations") were gazetted on 20 September 2017 and come into force on 2 October 2017.
Intertrust
Carl Brenton, of Intertrust, discusses the rise of blockchain and the fact businesses should wake up to the industry's growing adoption of Bitcoin.
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Appleby
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has published an updated Statement of Guidance on the Nature, Accessibility and Retention of Records (the Guidance).
Harneys
The Cayman Islands government recently adopted updated Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (the AML Regulations) which came into force on 2 October 2017.
Harneys
It seems that 2017 will go down as the year of the ICO. Whilst still not mainstream, the pool of people in the financial services sector who have never heard of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies...
Cayman Islands Government
A two-person team from the Ministry of Financial Services has just returned from having face-to-face discussions with US officials on US tax and financial services reform...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Cayman Islands has recently seen the passing of a number of laws to improve the Island's regulatory framework in support of the international financial system's integrity.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
There's a reason that the Cayman Islands is one of the world's biggest and most attractive hubs for offshore financial businesses.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present this Cayman Asia M&A Market Report which recaps merger and acquisition activity involving Cayman public companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in the first half of 2017.
Intertrust
83% of Asian private equity professionals believe China will see growth in deal activity over the next 12-24 months, followed by South East Asia (43%).
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