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The information within these articles are opinions and/or pieces of thought leadership.

They do not purport to be comprehensive or to render legal advice.

21 Nov 2017

Mac Imrie and Luke Stockdale have contributed the Cayman Islands chapter to The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2018, published by Global Arbitration Review. The chapter focuses on key topics such as features of the law, jurisdiction, limitations and much more.

This article appeared in The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2018, published by Global Arbitration Review in September 2017.

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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.

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1 Nov 2017

In this chapter Jonathan Green, Tim Coak and Luke Stockdale provide an analysis of asset management in the Cayman Islands, including recent activity, the regulatory framework that governs asset management, common asset structures, and key trends. Their contribution formed part of the sixth edition of The Asset Management Review, covering 27 jurisdictions.

This article first appeared in The Law Reviews The Asset Management Review 6th Edition published by Law Business Research in November 2017.

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25 Oct 2017

Suzanne Correy and Daniel Lee provide an analysis of mergers and acquisitions as they relate to the Cayman Islands. Their contribution formed part of the 11th edition of the Mergers & Acquisitions Law Review that covered 54 jurisdictions.

This article first appeared in The Law Reviews Mergers & Acquisitions 11th Edition published by Law Business Research in October 2017.

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19 Oct 2017

The Cayman Islands Foundation Companies Law (the "Law"), which was enacted earlier this year subject to a commencement order, has now been brought fully into effect. Foundation companies may therefore be incorporated in the Cayman Islands with effect from 19 October 2017.

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