2018 was another memorable year for 100WF Cayman. Two years on from the body rebranding, its membership continues to grow steadily, and it has reached new highs in terms of its charity fundraising. Cayman Funds caught up with some of the committee members of 100WF Cayman.
The Cayman Islands International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law has implications for the fund management sector in Cayman, says Christian Victory of Appleby (Cayman).
It featured actor Natalie Portman and magician David Blaine as speakers, but at the 2019 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit the themes of innovation, digitisation and so-called impact investing dominated the content, with delegates urged also to embrace millennials and globalisation. Cayman Funds reports.
The Cayman Islands is renowned as the pre-eminent hub for alternative investment management, but this is possible only because of the deep service offering from the banking sector, says Kristin Castellanos of MUFG Investor Services.
The relationship between investors and managers on fund structuring is evolving all the time. Ogier’s Justin Savage examines the implications and impact of this development.
Directors play a central role in every stage of the life cycle of a hedge fund. Victor Murray of MG Management examines every aspect of the relationship between directors and their funds.
The Brazilian market has long held great potential for Cayman’s funds industry. The right mix of innovative technology coupled with the tried and tested ethos of “customer first” has led to excellent results in a market that three years ago wasn’t even on his firm’s radar, Benjamin Reid of Maitland Group tells Cayman Funds.
An ever-evolving regulatory backdrop means that determining who is best for your board is no longer as straightforward a process as it once was. Jonathan Roney of Intertrust Cayman examines the issue of conflicts of interest.
The Cayman Islands has not passed bespoke regulation covering investments in cryptocurrencies, but the sector is steadily growing using existing laws. Sean Inggs of International Management Services explains to Cayman Funds why this is just the start.
In the face of economic sluggishness and regulatory change, the Cayman funds industry has marched steadily on—and looks set to prosper for many years to come, says Jarrod Farley of Carey Olsen.