December 10, 2018

Astral projections: Cayman Islands STAR trusts

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By Anthony Partridge, Giorgio Subiotto, Fraser Allister – Ogier From ILO Background The Special Trusts (Alternative Regime) (STAR) Law 1997, now incorporated into Part VIII of the Trusts Law (Revised), introduced so-called ‘STAR trusts’ into Cayman Islands law. STAR trusts are unique to the Cayman Islands. They are statutory trusts which can be established for: […]

Families and Firewalls—New Trusts Case Law in the Cayman Islands

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Article by Robert Lindley and Bernadette Carey From Conyers Dill & Pearman Private Client analysis: Robert Lindley, counsel & head of private client and trust department for both the Cayman Islands’ and British Virgin Islands’ offices of Conyers Dill & Pearman , and Bernadette Carey, counsel in the litigation and private client departments of Conyers […]

Guide to STAR Trusts in the Cayman Islands

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By Gary Smith Loeb Smith Cayman Islands February 27 2017 The Special Trusts (Alternative Regime) Law, 1997, now incorporated into Part VIII of the Trusts Law (2011 Revision) (the “Law”) provides the legal basis on which private purpose trusts can be established in the Cayman Islands, without affecting the previously existing laws governing the creation […]

Cayman Islands: New trusts legislation

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Author Henry Mander Contributed by Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP  From ILO The Trusts (Amendment) Law 2016, gazetted on November 23 2016, has amended and modernised the existing Cayman Islands Trusts Law (2011 Revision). Along with provisions addressing certain powers and the appointment and discharge of trustees, the amendment law introduces a number of retrospective […]

Cayman Islands HSM expands with Head of Private Client & Trusts

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The HSM Group is growing and is enhancing its legal services with a new Head of Private Client & Trusts attorney, Mr. Robert Mack. Mr. Robert Mack previously worked at top-tier international law firms in the Cayman Islands and London and was most recently Head of Private Client & Trusts at Mourant Ozannes in the […]

Improvements to the Cayman Islands Trust Law

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By Robert Lindley Conyers Dill & Pearman From Mondaq On 24 October 2016, the Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2016 and the Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Law, 2016 came into force in the Cayman Islands. The Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2016 The key amendments, which mainly modernise and correct certain deficiencies and technical issues in the Trust Law […]

Cayman Islands Star Trusts

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From Mourant Ozannes The Special Trusts Alternative Regime or “STAR” is a creature of statute. It was introduced in the Cayman Islands by the STAR Law in 1997 but since then, has been incorporated in Part VIII of the Cayman Islands Trusts Law, appearing in the 2011 Revision at sections 95 to 109. What are […]