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.
Appleby has hired a former partner from Norton Rose Fulbright into its Dispute Resolution practice as a partner.
Thirteen years on from its inception, the GAIM Ops Cayman conference has flourished, despite the financial crisis and years of meagre returns which had left the hedge fund industry questioning its very role in financial markets.
The dichotomy of appealing to a wider population of investors and satisfying the demands of clients that want bespoke products is just part of the challenge for hedge fund managers and was discussed at length on Day One of GAIM Ops Cayman, which is taking place this week at the Ritz-Carlton in Grand Cayman.