Businesses in the Channel Islands are now starting to resume normal operations as much as possible.
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.
Unprecedented swings in the financial markets in recent weeks and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding how long the COVID-19 pandemic may last has had, and continues to have,...
A number of laws and regulations have been enacted over the past quarter which impact, or will impact, Cayman Islands investment funds.
As communities at large look towards their physical health, businesses are looking at their financial health.
During these difficult times, as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt our daily lives, health and safety is paramount.
As the financial and social impact of COVID-19 is felt across the globe, decision makers are facing and will continue to face serious challenges.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ("EWCA") recently ruled in the case of Philip Barton v Timothy Gwyn-Jones and others.
In a recent decision of the English Commercial Court, in Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Sixteen Ltd v. Hong Kong Airlines Ltd  EWHC 3668 (Comm), it was ordered that costs of proceedings are to be assessed ...
STA Law Firm
The Cayman Island government under international opinion and pressure that much of money laundering and base erosion of tax revenue through profit shifting occurs due to lax fiscal laws
This advisory summarises some key reminders regarding the upcoming government and regulatory filing deadlines in the Cayman Islands relating to Economic Substance, Beneficial Ownership and...
A recent decision in the UK has held that an email from a solicitor, with an automatically generated footer, was sufficient to satisfy ...
In this guide, Scott Macdonald and James Reeve provide an overview of Cayman Islands securitisation law, including receivables contracts, receivables purchase agreement, asset sales, security issues, insolvency laws, ...
Larger service providers are often able to utilise their client base of global family offices to create a database of leading practices which can then be used to perform leading practice reviews.
The purpose of this briefing note is to set out some of the benefits of Jersey foundations. A Jersey foundation is designed to blend the highly attractive features of both Jersey companies...
One of the "self-evident truths" of the Cayman funds industry is the practice, outlawed in many other common law jurisdictions, of indemnification of directors from the assets of the company.
Non-Lawyers may be surprised to know that the omnipotence paradox is a commonly considered topic by law students.
Formalities. In order to create an enforceable debt obligation of the obligor to the seller: (a) is it necessary that the sales of goods or services are evidenced by a formal receivables contract;
IF there was any uncertainty that the Cayman Islands is a top jurisdiction of choice for complex litigation and restructuring matters, two cases in 2017 prove ...
Derivative actions on behalf of companies in foreign courts can raise difficult conflict of laws and company law issues.