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.
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.
Ben Leung and Rennie Khan take a look at the impact of industry-specific guidance for investment entities globally.
Know your FFIs from your GIINs and form W-9s? Follow Michael McMaster through the fine details of FATCA compliance.
In March 2012 the CFTC amended its rules to require some private fund managers and SEC-registered investment companies to register with the CFTC and proposed new regulations to ease dual compliance with the SEC and CFTC. BDO partners navigate some of the complexities.
With the global funds landscape continuing to shift, it is reassuring that the Cayman Islands can still attract high-quality alternative funds business, says Dan Peterson.
On February 8, 2012, the long-awaited FATCA proposed regulations were issued by the IRS. Ian Bridges and Paul Eldridge assess the next steps for fund managers.
Several important factors need to be considered during an acquisition by a private equity fund—not least, its exit strategy, as Marc Parrott explains.
To be accurately assessed, life settlement contracts, like many other assets, require a nuanced approach. Muzaffar Soomro and Corwin Zass take a look.
The Cayman Islands leads the world in the domicile of hedge funds. Having worked hard to achieve this status, it is not about to become complacent.