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By Nigel Meeson Q.C.
The common law principle of reflective loss has been judicially described as a "perplexing and developing area".
By Alan Dickson, Maree Martin
The Cayman Islands Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) has been amended by the Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Law, 2019 to, amongst other things, require certain "excluded persons" ...
By Graham B.R. Collis, David Cooke, Marcello Ausenda, Niel Jones
The first half of 2019 saw a notable slow-down in global market activity from the same period last year.
By Nigel Meeson Q.C.
This has included auditors, administrators and custodians, as well as persons serving as independent directors.
By Marcello Ausenda, Victor Richards
The new regulations have been spearheaded by the Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority as part of its strategy to position the Bermuda shipping offering as best in class.
By Neil Henderson
Until 2018, ABS transactions in the aviation sector followed a largely similar structure.
By Chiara Nannini
Bermuda is the world's largest captive domicile with over 700 active captive licences on its register generating approximately US$54 billion in annual gross written premiums.
By Nigel Meeson Q.C.
Restructuring of insolvent companies in the Cayman Islands is implemented by a flexible regime comprising the appointment of provisional liquidators coupled with an adjournment of the winding-up petition.
By Nicholas Kuria, Allana-J Joseph
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
By Ben Hobden, Róisín Liddy-Murphy
In the Cayman Islands, all directors must swear a Declaration of Solvency (DofS) in a voluntary liquidation.
By Christian Luthi, Anthony Whaley
Any entity claiming to be tax resident outside Bermuda will be required to provide relevant information to the Registrar of Companies to support its claim.
By Derek Stenson, Michael O'Connor
The Cayman Islands continue to be at the forefront of the implementation of global standards for transparency and regulatory oversight in respect of the financial services industry.
By Robert Briant, Anton Goldstein, Mark Forte
It is anticipated that the International Tax Authority (the "ITA") of the British Virgin Islands will soon issue its Economic Substance Code (the "Code").
By Robert Lindley, Wesley O’Brien
Legislative amendments to the Cayman Islands' Trusts Law which were passed earlier this year have been pronounced to take effect from 14 June 2019.
By Robert Lindley, Wesley O’Brien
Where a person has died and left assets in the Cayman Islands, it is not possible to deal with those assets without first obtaining a grant of representation from the relevant local Court.
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