Conference Review – Cayman and compliance: light at the end of the tunnel?

Review of the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association Conference held 10-11 November 2008 at the Hyatt Regency Port of Spain in Trinidad.While it’s in some views a true Caribbean success story, an offshore darling that’s skyrocketed to a prominent position in global banking, the Cayman Islands still bears a weighty albatross on its shoulders.

The emergence of Unconstrained Mutual Funds

Unconstrained Mutual Funds (UMFs) have proliferated in the recent past because of their attractive characteristics in an otherwise challenging investment environment. Record-low interest rates,...

Liquidity and Cayman funds

Prior to investing in a Cayman Islands-based investment fund, it is customary for a proposed investor to ask the Cayman fund’s directors or investment...

Quarterly review

Tax transparency Beneficial ownership: Government says US must sign first The Cayman Islands will not adopt a mechanism for the exchange of beneficial ownership data that...

The external and internal impact of mutual fund scandals

Financial misconduct or fraud has consequences for both the firm and its customers. In other words, the manager of a firm alleged to have...

Conference Review: Cayman Captive Forum 2008 Highlights

The agenda provided diverse, entertaining and educational sessions. Key note speakers Mr. James Bradley (author of “Flags or Our Fathers” a bestseller and a 2007 motion picture directed by Clint Eastwood, and son of John Bradley, one of the six boys who raised the American Flag on Iwo Jima in one of the most reproduced photographs in history) and Mr. Robert Stutman (former special agent with the US Drug Enforcement Administration)
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