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Prosecuting money laundering offenses in the Cayman Islands: A balancing act

All thieves tend to spend the proceeds of their if they can before being apprehended. Alleging that they are also money launderers...

OECD Watch

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), operating at the behest of its high-tax member nations, has gradually carved for itself a central...

Submerged dangers in the safe harbor for securities settlement payments

For those still wondering if the outcome of a court case can depend entirely on the specific court adjudicating that case, a recent ruling...

Law Talk – Rights of redeeming investors in fund liquidations

In this edition of Law Talk we consider a recent decision of the Cayman Islands’ Court of Appeal in Michael Pearson (as Additional Liquidator...

The Cayman Islands government is undertaking significant and exciting Intellectual Property Law reforms

During the last few months, we have seen significant steps taken by the Cayman Islands Government to reform Cayman’s Intellectual Property (IP) Laws. These...

Ireland: The latest victim of the EU’s global taxation agenda

Apple, the iconic producer of iPhones and iPads, has been front and center of recent headlines resulting from the European Commission’s investigation of Ireland...

Basel III: The key to perennial deficits?

In the aftermath of the 2008 global economic crisis, governments around the world have adopted new capitalization requirements for financial institutions. Known as Basel...

The optimum size of governmental units

Is Cayman too small to be a successful independent country? What is the optimal size of government units? How much of the economy should...

Membership of OECD forums

Over the years, the OECD, a 34 member intergovernmental network that includes the U.S., the U.K., Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea,  has designed...

Out of line – Hanjin Shipping’s filing for receivership raises more concerns for the...

In late August, Hanjin Shipping, a South Korea-based containership liner company, filed for receivership in bankruptcy court in Seoul, a few days after its...

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