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.
Judicial decisions on the application of UN and EU sanctions are few and far between, particularly in offshore jurisdictions.
The Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has ruled to dismiss in their entirety claims made by Palladyne International Asset Management (PIAM) ...
On 24 October 2016, the Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2016 and the Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Law, 2016 came into force in the Cayman Islands.
Importantly, under EU law, EU persons can now engage again in activities and services in Iran or with Iranian persons much more freely.
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The Cayman Islands Government has commenced legislation that improves international trade in certain plants and animals.
There has been much activity in relation to economic sanctions in the last few months.
International financial sanctions are applied against countries or persons which are deemed to have violated international laws.
The Caribbean Export Development Agency, in partnership with the Government of The Bahamas, recently organised a regional summit with focus on financial services and how the economies in the region can grow that industry with participation from several international bodies, including the FATF and the OECD.
Hugo Lodge and Sarah Farquhar speak to global hedge fund organisation, the Alternative Investment Management Association ("AIMA").
Sanctions Orders are extended by Statutory Instrument to the British Overseas Territories, including the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands,
On 14 July 2015, the E3/EU+3 and Iran reached an agreement on a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the implementation of which is intended to ensure the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear programme.