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Jude Scott, Cayman Finance

Fintech to be a focus of continued innovation

Q&A with Jude Scott, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cayman Finance… How would you assess the current health of Cayman’s funds industry? Cayman continues to be a top jurisdiction for formation of Alternative Investment fund products, with the world’s top

CIMA set to have more enforcement powers

Besides the Data Protection Law, 2017, which was gazetted on 5 June 2017 and is expected to come into force in January 2019, the main regulatory development, in terms of its impact on Cayman regulated hedge funds, is The Monetary

Piers Alexander, Conyers Dill & Pearman

Current trends shaping Cayman Islands’ landscape

Changes to beneficial ownership – The Companies Law and the Limited Liability Companies Law of the Cayman Islands (Regime) requires certain Cayman Islands corporate entities (each a company) to maintain a beneficial ownership register (Register) at their relevant registered office,

Tammy Jennissen, Maples Fiduciary

The importance of effective directors for troubled funds

With the global financial crisis of 2008 now a decade in the past, much has changed in terms of how offshore private funds are governed and monitored. The highly publicised Weavering case in 2009 brought the role of fund directorships

Matt Mulry, Dillon Eustace

Cayman anti-money laundering regime under review

By Matt Mulry (pictured), Dillon Eustace – In the shadow of an impending review by the Financial Acting Task Force the Cayman Islands has undertaken an overhaul of its laws, regulations and guidance notes which govern its anti-money laundering and

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Guide to establishing hedge funds in the Cayman Islands

By Piers Alexander, Conyers Dill & Pearman – The Cayman Islands is a world leader in the establishment of offshore hedge funds. Its tax-neutral platform, stable economy, sophisticated banking sector, confidentiality and professional financial service industry are just some of the

James Williams, Hedgeweek

The Bahamas prepares risk-based approach to regulatory oversight

Last July, the Securities Commission of The Bahamas (the Commission) embarked on a process to overhaul the Investment Funds Act. The Investment Funds Act 2003 was largely structured to be in line with the operations of fiduciary administrators and did

Andrew Caruana Scicluna, Camilleri Preziosi Advocates

Cost savings appeal to emerging managers

High set up costs could stymie the fortunes of emerging and start up managers before they even make their first step. Malta offers such organisations the opportunity to set up their business in a low-cost jurisdiction while taking advantage of


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