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Campbells
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal recently dismissed the USD2 billion appeal by Primeo, a Madoff feeder fund. Campbells represented the successful HSBC respondents.
Cayman Islands Government
Attendees also heard updates from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
Ogier
The Cayman Islands Data Protection Law, 2017 (DP Law) is currently scheduled to come into effect on 30 September 2019
Carey Olsen
On 8 August 2019 the Companies (Amendment) Law, 2019 (the "Amendment") was published to amend the Companies Law (2018 Revision) of the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands Government
Ms Lees noted that the FATF, in its April 2017 report on Sweden's AML/CFT/PF regime, had positive words to say about SECA's work.
Cayman Islands Government
As of 1 September, there were more than 450 churches, sports clubs, philanthropic organisations and community groups registered with Government.
Maples Group
Although not Cayman Islands law, the broad scope and extra-territorial effect of the EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers ("AIFMD") will capture most types of Cayman Alternative
Maples Group
It can be a highly useful exercise to examine any identifiable challenges in the annual reporting process.
Maples Group
The Cayman Islands Government has passed a number of minor legislative amendments in recent weeks which implement recommendations arising from the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force's
Walkers
In an unreported judgment of the Civil Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands dated 26 August 2019, Mrs Justice Mangatal has provided some helpful clarification.
Campbells
The August 2019 judgment of Kawaley J, sitting in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court"), in Riad Tawfiq Al Sadik v Investcorp Bank B.S.C & Ors (FSD 47 of 2009) has provided litigants with judicial guidance.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ('CIMA') has issued Notices under Regulation 53A of the Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Regulations
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The new Cayman Islands ('Cayman') Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Law, 2019 (‘Law') ('SIBL') has passed, amending the ('SIBL') Securities Investment Business Law
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
Two new pieces of Cayman Islands ("Cayman") legislation have introduced important new obligations for trustees of Cayman trusts and Cayman trust companies.
Ogier
The Cayman Islands Government has passed a number of amendment laws to strengthen Cayman's anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism regime.
Cayman Islands Government
The report outlines certain recommended actions to be taken by the Cayman Islands to strengthen the AML/CFT regime.
Walkers
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, per Kawaley J, has handed down an important decision in respect of the recovery of costs and damages pertaining to an anti-suit injunction
Appleby
We have teams able to assist with all phases of a business from a start-up making an initial regulatory application through to global businesses dealing with complex regulatory compliance
Appleby
On 18 June 2019 certain key changes to the regulatory framework and ongoing filings required for persons regulated under the Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) (the SIB Law)
Appleby
The Public Trustee v Cooper application is a well-established route used by trustees who are seeking an opinion, advice or direction from the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the Court),
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Carey Olsen
The Cayman Islands, along with many other jurisdictions, has been required by the OECD to introduce economic substance requirements.
Ogier
The Cayman Islands Government has passed a number of amendment laws to strengthen Cayman's anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism regime.
Dillon Eustace
Cayman Data Protection Law, 2017 (the "DPL") is expected to come into force on 30 September 2019 and will have an impact on how personal data
Appleby
Prescribed data retention periods are not set out in the DPL but analysis will need to be undertaken to determine how long data should be kept for.
Maples Group
The Privy Council upheld the decisions of the lower courts that redemption payments to a Swedish bank made shortly prior to the collapse of the Weavering fund were voidable preferences
Appleby
We have teams able to assist with all phases of a business from a start-up making an initial regulatory application through to global businesses dealing with complex regulatory compliance
Walkers
The outcome is positive, with the Cayman Islands' legislative framework for economic substance judged to be in line with OECD standards.
Maples Group
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.
Ogier
In a decision that serves as a clear warning to companies seeking to limit their discovery obligations in proceedings brought under section 238
Cayman Finance
As part of the Inclusive Framework, the FHTP will annually review changes in the legal framework, as well as the implementation of safeguards and enforcement measures in practice.
Maples Group
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.
Campbells
On 29 July 2019, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council handed down its judgment in Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB v Conway & Shakespeare (as joint official liquidators of
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