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23 Nov 2017
Maples and Calder advised Aergo Capital on the US$584.8 million debut asset backed securitisation transaction which closed on 6 November 2017.
3 Nov 2017
The Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 ("AML Regulations") were gazetted on 20 September 2017 and came into force on 2 October 2017. The AML Regulations bring about many significant changes to Cayman's anti-money laundering and combating of terrorist financing regime to align it more closely to the FATF Recommendations and global practice.
Perhaps the most important effect is that the AML Regulations now apply to a wider range of Cayman Islands entities, including unregulated investment entities; e.g. private equity or closed-ended investment funds and structured finance vehicles that are not registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, and investment related insurance entities.
6 Oct 2017
John Breslin and David Burke give an overview of the corporate lending market in Ireland. Their contribution forms part of the third edition of The Lending and Secured Finance Review, first published in September 2017.
20 Sep 2017
Dale Crowley, Wanda Ebanks, Shari McField and Barnabas Finnigan provide an overview of aviation law in the Cayman Islands, including local registration, international finance transactions, emerging trends and the year in review. This chapter formed part of the fifth edition of The Aviation Law Review, published by Law Business Research in August 2017.
14 Sep 2017
Following the closure of its AEOI Portal, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation has issued an advisory dated 13 September 2017, announcing its approach to dealing with prior and new information requests and enquiries emailed to its AEOI Portal mailbox.