Cayman Islands Stock Exchange – The future for US CLO listings

The onerous regulatory burden placed on US CLO issuers and sponsors in the EU, both from an administrative and legal perspective, combined with the...
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OECD releases roadmap for corporate tax overhaul

The 129 members of the OECD/G-20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting have agreed on a timeline for reaching a new global...

Residence by Investment: A viable tool for British Overseas Territories?

With much fanfare, earlier this year Anguilla introduced a Residence by Investment programme to provide “an ‘elevated’ status to visitors who make significant financial...
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Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2019

The Cayman Islands in keeping with its position as a leading financial services jurisdiction, recently updated its Trusts Law again, following its last set...

Georgist Economic Freedom

Georgism is a social philosophy that combines liberty and equality. It is named after the American economist Henry George (1839-1897). In Georgist ethics, every...

Decoupling from China

The jingoistic state-promoted anti-American propaganda blasting US ‘bullying’ on trade, the popularity of Trump toilet paper and Trump toilet brushes in China, and the...

A tax agenda more than two decades in the making

For the past twenty-plus years, international financial centres have been dealing with harassment and pressure from high-tax governments. Working primarily through the Organisation for...

Regulatory, international cooperation compliance and law enforcement overreach: An emerging issue in Caribbean financial...

For several years now, I have been writing of my concerns regarding the conduct of regulatory, international cooperation compliance bodies and law enforcement agencies...

Kicking the can down the road – Applications to adjourn winding up hearings

The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has recently released two unreported judgments which consider the applicable principles on an application to adjourn a...
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Norwich Pharmacal relief – a flexible tool to fight fraud

Cayman courts, like courts in other common law jurisdictions, have the power to order third parties to reveal information about wrongdoing, even where that...