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AEOI Obligations - Guide For Financial Institutions
Pursuant to the Regulations adopted by the Cayman Islands to implement the AEOI regimes, each Cayman Islands entity that is a Reporting Financial Institution (a "FI") is required to:
Cayman Islands
16 Sep 2016
Banks & Trust Companies
All banks and trust companies (except "controlled subsidiaries", defined below) wishing to carry on business from within the Cayman Islands (whether or not such business is actually to be carried on in the Cayman Islands) must be licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") pursuant to the Banks and Trust Companies Law (as amended) (the "Law")before they can operate.
Cayman Islands
9 Jun 2008
Freezing Orders
The object of this Memorandum is to provide clients of Walkers with law and procedure in relation to freezing orders in the British Virgin Islands.
Cayman Islands
2 Jun 2008
To Sue Or Not To Sue: A Note On A Recent Decision Of The Grand Court Of The Cayman Islands Dealing With ´No-Contest´ Clauses
In a modern discretionary trust, in particular those which are set up in complex commercial structures, there is a concern is to ensure that the trust can be efficiently and effectively administered without undue interference.
Cayman Islands
25 Jan 2007
Private Equity Funds- An Overview Of The Market, Trends And Opportunities
Private equity funds have been capturing the attention of investors and the press in the past few years for a number of reasons. Their performance has typically outstripped the equity markets and other alternative investment strategies.
Cayman Islands
27 Sep 2006
Managing Exponential Growth
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") will shortly publish statistics for calendar year 2005 confirming another record year for the hedge funds industry in the Cayman Islands. New hedge fund registrations in a single year have reached an all time high of 1,700.
Cayman Islands
29 Mar 2006
A New Regimen…
February 1, 2006 was the deadline date for hedge funds to register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in compliance with SEC Rule 203 (b)(3)-2 ("New Rule 203").
Cayman Islands
22 Mar 2006
Death, Divorce and Taxes: Their Impact on Cayman Islands Trusts
The contentious trusts practitioner in the Cayman Islands often finds him or her self occupied in defending the trust at the offshore frontier against challenges from disgruntled heirs, spouses and creditors including foreign revenue authorities and a great deal of time and attention has been spent in developing a statutory framework which incorporates comprehensive foreign element provisions designed to allow for certainty for those settling Cayman trusts.
Cayman Islands
7 Mar 2006
New BVI Conflict Of Laws Rules Relating To Trusts
Since trusts governed by the laws of the BVI usually have significant legal links with the laws of one or more other jurisdictions, it is essential for the BVI to have adequate rules for resolving "choice of law" questions relating to trusts.
British Virgin Islands
31 Oct 2005
Securities and Exchange Commission Requires Offshore Hedge Fund Advisers to Register by February 1, 2006
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") recently published the text of the new Rule 203(b)(3)-2 (the "New Rule 203") and amendments to existing rules, adopted on October 26, 2004, which will require advisers to certain private investment pools, such as hedge funds, to register with the Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Advisers Act") by February 1, 2006.
Cayman Islands
13 Oct 2005
Segregated Portfolio Companies and Insurance
The Cayman Islands has continued to improve its position as a jurisdiction of choice for captive insurance companies. As at 31 October 2004, 671 insurance captives were licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority of which 50 were new licence grants in 2004. The numbers of new license grants are on the rise year on year.
Cayman Islands
29 Sep 2005
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