CIFSA update

CIFSA has been actively promoting its revamped public affairs and public relations campaigns for what has been an eventful few months. The most notable...

A venture investor’s guide to the advantages and dangers of ABCs versus bankruptcy

One of the unhappy duties of a venture investor is to wind down a portfolio company that has failed. The available options for this...

Public sector procurement and the Freedom of Information Law

Read our article in the Cayman Financial Review Magazine, eversion Government’s procurement practices have received a lot of attention in the press recently, but one...

Cayman’s prestigious ‘red ensign’: The flag flown ’round the world

One of the oldest organisations in these islands is the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (CISR), established in the port of George Town in 1903. Through an aggressive programme of expansion, coupled with an international pool of skilled professionals who are backed by a state-of-the-art 24/7 technology platform, the Cayman Registry has grown to become the world’s ...

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange

Read the article in the Cayman Financial Review Magazine The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) has steadily risen as a specialist exchange since its launch...
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Should I stay or should I go now? Evading the discharge injunction and contempt...

The biggest bankruptcy-related case of the US Supreme Court’s just-completed term presents creditors with clearer guidance in pushing the protective boundaries of a bankruptcy...

Strong performance for Cayman regulated funds in 2007

As many of the G7 countries and international standard setters echo the need for greater transparency in the hedge funds industry, the Cayman Islands...

Make-whole premiums and ‘cram-up’: A glass half full?

Think your fully secured bond is fully secure? Think again. The New York and Delaware bankruptcy courts are once again divided on an issue...

CIFSA and Cayman Islands Government 13 March 2009 Briefing

Back to story CIFSA: Economic Impact Study - Putting a hard number to itRemarks by CIFSA RepresentativesEduardo D’ Angelo P. Silva, Vice Chairman:The Cayman Islands...

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...

Primary player in all things financial

Back to story > Chamber on a global missionThe first chamber of commerce was established in Marseilles, France more than 400 years ago. Pirates...

Explanations of licensing; supervision; and compliance/enforcement

Main Story:CIMA’s role in Cayman’s Financial Services IndustryLicensingFactors that CIMA considers when deciding whether to approve an application for a licence include whether the...

Stimulating investment in the Cayman Islands

As a world-leading tourism destination and one of the top international financial centres in the world, the Cayman Islands offers many benefits to potential...

Cayman’s special economic zone, here & now

Establishing an international business in the Cayman Islands has many benefits. Setting it up in Cayman Enterprise City goes even further by removing the few potential drawbacks of red tape, immigration issues and government fees.

 

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We are all financial institutions: Definitional sleight of hand in bankruptcy

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt leveraged buyouts and other stock sellers a blow when it held the safe harbor preventing recovery of securities settlement...

Financial Secretary: Engaging the world

The Cayman Islands’ approach to the development of the financial services sector recognises that an appropriate regulatory and international cooperation environment is not an impediment to, but rather a key driver of, commercial success. Unfortunately, the focus of the global economic crisis has resulted in various initiatives driven by larger, more politically powerful countries, including legislative proposals before the US Congress targeting the use of offshore financial centres by US firms...

Delaware’s double standard for defending IP rights and devaluing debtors

What is the value of the intellectual property rights of your potential distressed investment target?  If a U.S. bankruptcy is a possibility for this...
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Preventing corporate borrowers from filing for bankruptcy: Location, location, location

Given the potential of an insolvency filing to shift power away from creditors and to distressed debtors, debt investors have long sought ways to...

Cayman Islands constitutional reform: A time for rebirth amidst the perfect financial storm?

Emerging as one of the leaders in the global financial offshore industry was no accident for the Cayman Islands. In fact, such good fortune was crafted from a very strategic union between private sector innovators and public sector movers and shakers at a time when all the Cayman Islands needed was an opportunity to grow.

Regulatory excellence – Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands

The aviation industry has played a significant role in our islands’ development and will always be viewed as a major infrastructural component supporting our financial and tourism industries.
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