Ocean Rig: Schemes of arrangement in the Cayman Islands

In one of the world’s largest ever restructurings, Ocean Rig UDW Inc (UDW), a leading international contractor of offshore deep-water drilling services, and three...

Mr. Moscovici and his EU lists of many colors

For those with better things to do than follow the machinations of EU tax policy, we should state that: Pierre Moscovici is French. He...

The GDPR and the Data Protection Law – two sides of the same coin

Investors in offshore financial centers increasingly require and demand data privacy. Obligations to collect personal data resulting from new international data sharing regimes combined...
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BVI workers relocate to Cayman after Hurricane Irma

Following the devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Irma and the disruption of essential services in the British Virgin Islands, numerous corporate services providers pulled...

New market for Cayman’s real estate industry

The topic of financial technology will have been discussed at length within this current edition of Cayman Financial Review. No doubt experts in the...
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Primeo v HSBC: Uncharted territory

This case concerns the efforts of the liquidators of a Madoff feeder fund to recover losses suffered as a result of fraud from service...

STEP Cayman: Providing a global perspective

A key component of the effective operation and continued growth of the local financial services industry is the promotion of the Cayman Islands for...

In the interests of justice

While local schools, some businesses and many professionals have been on a lengthy summer hiatus, the same cannot be said for the local judiciary....
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Quarterly Review

Premier McLaughlin leads new 13-member coalition government The May 24 general election in the Cayman Islands brought about days of political scrambling as 19 elected...
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The who what why of Cayman’s beneficial ownership regime

A new era started on July 1, 2017, when Cayman’s beneficial ownership legislation came into effect. Both the design and messaging around the regime...

The future of Cayman is bright

In line with the positive reinforcement of offshore to be found in this edition of the Cayman Financial Review I thought it would be...

The winds of change

As the 2017 hurricane season bears down upon us, those doing business in the Cayman Islands may also be feeling a rise in pressure...
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Quasi-appraisal in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands have recently seen a sharp increase in the use of their statutory merger regime to complete management buyouts (take-privates) of U.S.-listed...

Quarterly Review

Cayman’s bond rating ‘stable’ The Cayman Islands government’s debt rating has stayed the same and maintains a “stable” outlook going forward, according to Moody’s Investors...

New year, new laws and new judgments

The first quarter of 2017 has been a busy one, both for the Cayman Islands Government and for the local judiciary. With the commencement...

A new era for the real estate industry

The digital age The digitalization of the real estate industry is happening just as quickly as in any other industry. Improvements in the transfer of...

Contingent liabilities: Points for the Cayman Islands voluntary liquidator to consider

A liquidator is generally concerned with admissibility to proof of contingent liabilities in an entity’s liquidation and its creditors’ entitlement to attend and vote...

Long-term Cayman expats and inadvertent tax charges

Long-term Cayman residents who started their lives in the U.K. may think that they long since waved goodbye to the U.K. taxman, HM Revenue...

Economic growth continues

The Cayman economy continued to grow in 2016, recording a 3 percent increase in the first half of 2016. It was the highest growth...
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A Trojan horse for creditors of Cayman companies

Access to justice is a fundamental right in developed legal systems. But, as with many rights, a balance has to be struck. The right...