This client update gives a brief overview of the linked-property-transactions provisions (the LPT provisions) of the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) (the Law)...
A recent decision in the UK has held that an email from a solicitor, with an automatically generated footer, was sufficient to satisfy ...
This was the issue considered in a recent decision of the High Court of England and Wales (called Fouladi v Darout Ltd).
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to real estate laws and regulations that may occur in the Cayman Islands.
The survey found that 92% of respondents placed Italy as posing the highest level of risk, followed by the UK and Iberia.
The decision has been heralded as fundamentally altering the landscape as previous case law concerning similar by-laws have typically held them to be invalid.
To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the Cayman Islands.
Buying property in the Cayman Islands is relatively simple and straightforward.
Welcome to the first edition of Inside Track - the new guide to everything related to the Cayman property world from Ogier's specialist team.
Purchasing a residential property is often the single biggest financial transaction of a person's life.
New legislative amendments have addressed a discrepancy in the Development and Planning Regulations (2015 Revision) in respect of setback requirements for buildings of more than seven storeys.
A recent decision of the Grand Court may affect role of developers of strata corporations in the Cayman Islands...
A recent decision of the Grand Court has affirmed the relevance of the 1997 Development Plan within Cayman's development and planning regime and in so doing has cast doubt over the Central Planning Authority's ability to effectively deal with ‘high rise' developments exceeding seven storeys in height.
The process for obtaining planning permission for development of property in the Cayman Islands has been updated as a result of the latest revision of the Development and Planning Law and accompanying regulations (July 2015).
It is common for the developers of resort hotel and condominium developments to seek to control future rentals of condominium apartments within the resort that are to be sold to third party owners.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
In this article Ian Jamieson, Head of Property and Banking at Solomon Harris, examines the case of
CIBC Cayman Limited v R. Christiansen and e. Christiansen [2008 CLIR 103] and provides advice to lenders on the ramifications.
In recent years, Jersey and Guernsey have capitalised on the large scale growth in property funds and other property holding vehicles including property unit trusts.
Travers Thorp Alberga
In 1971, the Government of the Cayman Islands enacted the Registered Land Law. This Law introduced a system of land registration which is accurate, efficient, and simple. This system is similar in a number of ways to the registered land system in the United Kingdom and to the Australian Torrens System (invented by Sir Robert R. Torrens, an Australian who on the 27th of January, 1858, introduced a bill in South Australia which later became in Australia The Real Property Act).
Hunter & Hunter
Members of our Global Property & Construction, Corporate and Finance teams from Maples and Calder will be attending MIPIM, the world's leading property market event, at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France from 13–16 March 2018.