Increased regulation and global complexity has prompted PwC to increase the size and depth of its team specialising in the area of tax advice and compliance in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.
Cindy Hislop, chair of the local HFC Cayman board and the Committee of Hearts, reports on the important work done by the hedge fund community in support of vulnerable children.
Following careful due diligence and best selection practices when choosing a fund administrator is most likely to result in a good partnership, says Bob Kern of U.S. Bancorp Fund Services.
While Arnold Schwarzenegger provided the draw to the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit, the 500 attendees offered substance and some fascinating insights into the health of the funds industry globally, its drivers and future direction. Cayman Funds was there.
The quality and depth of experience among directors separates the Cayman Islands from other fund domiciles, and that’s what counts, says Ronan Guilfoyle of Calderwood.
Fund directors of investment funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands are mandated to oversee the risk management of the funds to which they are appointed. Isatou Smith and Masao Matsuda of Lainston outline the advantages.
With new co-chairs, a new brand and a new name, the Cayman location of the organisation now known as 100 Women in Finance is celebrating a very successful past year and looking forward to an even more successful 2017, says Michelle Morgan, chair of the Communications Committee of the 100WF Cayman location.
A number of recent developments in the private equity market may serve to challenge the traditional notion that independent governance in the sector is not needed, says Simon Thomas of Campbells.
Cayman is well positioned to continue the support it has provided to the financial sector over four decades, says Colin MacKay, chairman of the Cayman Islands branch of the Alternative Investment Management Association.
As the funds business changes and adapts to global pressures, managers are seeking a more bespoke and global service from their auditor, Alex Bodden and Greg O’Driscoll of global advisory firm RSM tell Cayman Funds.