Ogier has boosted its restructuring and insolvency practice with the appointment of Marc Kish as a partner in its Cayman Islands team.
Harneys has hired Daniella Skotnicki into its Cayman Islands funds practice as a senior associate effective 02 October 2017. She joins from Ogier.
Deborah Barker-Roye, an associate in Ogier’s Cayman Dispute Resolution team, has been called to the Cayman Islands Bar.
Law firm Higgs & Johnson has named Jo-Anne Stephens as senior associate. Stephens has more than 11 years of experience in the profession and joined the Cayman office of Higgs & Johnson in 2015 as a member of the firm’s Private Client & Wealth Management and Commercial Transactions practice groups.
Appleby has promoted Caymanian attorney Liesl Richter to the position of counsel, following a round of promotions across its global offices.
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has published a new edition of its flagship due diligence questionnaire (DDQ), 20 years after the first “AIMA DDQ” helped to standardise the due diligence process for alternative investment managers and investors.
Cayman Finance has issued a response to an Open Society Foundations-funded report on International Financial Centres issued last week by US PIRG and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.
The Cayman Islands Foundation Companies regime came into force on Thursday, 19 October following the Gazettal of The Foundation Companies Law, 2017 (Commencement) Order, 2017; and the publication of related fee regulations.
Cayman Finance was at the heart of the Cayman Island’s response to the media frenzy that followed an illegal data theft involving the financial information of tens of thousands of people and businesses – some of which have operations in the Cayman Islands.
Hedge funds gained 1.32 percent during the month of October. Meanwhile underlying markets, as represented by the MSCI AC Word Index (Local), gained 2.56 percent over the same period, according to the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index.