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23 March 2020

Financial Services Update – Cayman Islands Government

The Cayman Islands Government Ministry of Financial Services (the "Ministry") released an industry a...

05 March 2020

Cayman: Update in Respect of Automatic Exchange of Information (“AEOI”)

On 20 February 2020, the Cayman Islands enacted the Tax Information Authority (International Tax Com...

17 February 2020

Legislative Amendments to the National Pension Scheme

This advisory summarises key changes to Bermuda's national pension scheme. The National Pension Sche...

17 February 2020

Bermuda Monetary Authority Guidance on Outsourcing

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (the "BMA") has published guidance with effect from 1 May 2020 (the "...

17 February 2020

Walkers #1 in Chambers for Most Ranked Offshore Practice Areas

Walkers maintains its stance as the go-to offshore law firm in the 2020 Chambers and Partners' Globa...

13 February 2020

BVI: Introduction of Registration Regime for Closed-Ended Funds

On 31 December 2019, the British Virgin Islands government enacted the Securities and Investment Bus...

03 February 2020

Walkers Dubai Named Best Offshore Law Firm 2020

Walkers Dubai has been named Best Offshore Law Firm at the 2020 MENA Fund Manager Fund Service Award...

17 January 2020

(Cayman) A Guide to Taking Security over Capital Call Rights

The use of Cayman Islands exempted limited partnerships is commonplace in the private equity context...

17 January 2020

(Cayman) Registration of Security Granted by a Cayman Islands Exempted Company

There is no general central public registry or statutory priority regime in relation to charges crea...

17 January 2020

(Global) Foundation Regimes in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey

The 2017/2018 financial year saw the Cayman Islands join various other jurisdictions within the inte...