Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has appointed Jasmine Amaria as a Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands (BVI) corporate partner in its London office.
The Cayman Islands has further amended its anti-money laundering (AML) guidance, effectively broadening the scope of entities that are subject to the Cayman Islands’ AML laws and regulations.
Cayman Finance has broadly welcomed the draft International Tax-Co-operation (Economic Substance) Bill, 2018, released by the Cayman Islands Government.
Conyers Dill & Pearman employees Alan Dickson and Cora Miller have been called to the bar of the Cayman Islands.
A cross-jurisdictional team of lawyers from Carey Olsen have contributed to Global Legal Insight's first edition of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation.
The issue of how redemptions by a feeder fund from a master fund are treated in a liquidation scenario has prompted a great deal of discussion in the Cayman Islands, after a notable ruling from the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the world's biggest offshore fund centre, write Ronan Guilfoyle and Casey McDonald from fund governance firm Calderwood.
International law firm Bedell Cristin is to merge with Cayman-based law firm Solomon Harris in a move that anticipates future growth in the Cayman Islands.
Maples and Calder has announced that Alicia Thompson has completed her articles of clerkship with the firm and was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by Hon. Justice Williams on 8 June 2018.
Cayman Finance has stressed that Cayman’s existing verified ownership regime remains superior to that of the UK in a response to a vote by the UK House of Commons to amend the proposed Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill to require public ownership registers in the Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories by December 2020.
Carey Olsen has appointed Matthew Crawford as a consultant in its Cayman Islands dispute resolution and insolvency practice.