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11 Jul 2018

As clients of this firm will be aware from our previous communications and updates, all persons registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") as "Excluded Persons" under the Securities Investment Business Law (2015 Revision) ("SIBL") are regarded as carrying on "securities investment business", and therefore remain within the scope of the Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (the "AML Regulations") and must continue to ensure that they comply with the requirements of the AML Regulations.

CIMA has recently contacted certain persons registered as Excluded Persons under SIBL requiring them to obtain and provide an audit report (the "Report") on the entity's AML procedures and compliance with the AML Regulations.

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10 Jul 2018

On 10 May 2018 the Central Bank of Ireland published CP120: Second Consultation Paper on the Corporate Governance Requirements for Investment Firms and Market Operators. This contains proposals to finalise the corporate governance requirements for Irish regulated investment firms previously set out in CP94.

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18 Jun 2018

In this article, Pádraig Brosnan examines the rise of environmental, social and government (ESG) investments in investment funds, considers the significant factors which have contributed to this growth and what we can expect to see in the next 12 to 24 months in Europe.

This article first appeared in HFMWeek in June 2018.

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30 May 2018

Pursuant to an industry advisory dated 29 May 2018, the Department for International Tax Cooperation has made announcements with respect to the availability of the AEOI Portal over the coming months and with respect to a soft extension for completion of filing requirements.

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17 May 2018

Nicholas Butcher and Iain McMurdo provide an analysis of private equity fundraising in the Cayman Islands. Their contribution formed part of the seventh edition of The Private Equity Review, published May 2018.

This article first appeared in the seventh edition of The Private Equity Review, published by Law Business Research Ltd.

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