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Cayman, historically known in the Middle East as a private banking and corporate jurisdiction, has transitioned over the years to being recognised as a preeminent private client jurisdiction.
Maples Group
An examination of the key features of the preferred investment vehicle for many Japanese investors.
Conyers
Until recently, SFOs have fallen within Schedule 2A of SIBL as a category of "non-registrable person" meaning that they do not require registration with, and oversight by, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
Carey Olsen
As part of their remit, trustees of Cayman discretionary trusts can hold a range of assets on behalf of the beneficiaries of the trust.
HSM Chambers
The recent unreported judgement of Kawaley J in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands of Butterfield Trust (Cayman) Limited v A,B,C et. Al ...
Carey Olsen
There is an old saying, attributed to the French Philosopher Voltaire, that 'doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one'.
Walkers
South African trust law is based on the law of contract and particularly stipulatio alteri. This means the SA Trustee enters into an agreement with a settlor to hold trust assets for the benefit of the beneficiaries.
Carey Olsen
Many airlines around the world have been left reeling by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and even once travel restrictions and quarantine requirements ease passenger demand...
Carey Olsen
In this second instalment of our new Cayman Conversations series, Chris Duncan of Carey Olsen talks to James Long of Summit Trust about the role of the next generation of family members...
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
Since 1998, the Cayman Islands have had enacted trust law provision, as now contained in Part III of the Trusts Law (2020 Revision)...
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
A trust creates a legally enforceable relationship, refined over hundreds of years, that the trustee holds the assets of the trust subject to certain fiduciary obligations.
Carey Olsen
Just two months into 2020, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the Court) has already released a number of new judgments
Ogier
Trustees can all too easily find themselves caught up in litigation in another jurisdiction given the increasingly international nature of offshore trusts.
Ogier
Partner Anthony Partridge recently spoke at the STEP Cayman conference on effectively managing relationships with settlors. One of the recurring points of discussion
Conyers
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are enjoying something of a renaissance. Unlike the traditional private equity model
Walkers
In an unreported judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") In the Matter of HSBC International Trustee Limited v Tan Poh Lee (7 November 2019),...
Walkers
Cayman has long been at the cutting-edge of developments in international trusts law, cementing its place as a market-leading international financial centre and jurisdiction of choice for ultra-high net worth families.
Ogier
Those in the private wealth and trusts industry will be well aware of 'Anti-Bartlett clauses' in trust deeds. Such clauses are drafted to exclude the duty of a trustee to supervise or intervene...
Carey Olsen
Trustees are routinely faced with difficult situations that require carefully crafted solutions.
Carey Olsen
Exhibiting a dynamic attitude to its own development, the Cayman Islands is undoubtedly a jurisdiction of choice for private clients, writes Carey Olsen partner Bernadette Carey.
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