December 6, 2023

Address of David Collins on the Occasion of the Opening of the Grand Court om Jan 16 2019 on behalf of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association

My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Mr Attorney, Madam DPP, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. I am delivering this address on behalf of the Interim-President of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, […]

Maples Group Supports YMCA Cayman Islands with $50k Donation

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands | The Maples group is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the YMCA Cayman Islands with a donation of CI$50,000 from the Maples Foundation. “The YMCA is so very grateful to Maples for this generous donation, and their commitment to support our Islands is compelling,” commented YMCA Chairman, Andrew Johnson. “The […]

Maples and Calder advises Western Digital on acquisition of SanDisk

Maples and Calder has advised Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital“) on the Cayman Islands law corporate and financing aspects of the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary Western Digital Technologies, Inc. of SanDisk Corporation (“SanDisk“), which completed on 12 May 2016 and valued SanDisk at a total equity value of approximately US$19 billion. Under the terms […]

Cayman Islands Law Society launches new website

The Cayman Islands Law Society is pleased to announce the launch of its new website,, for both members and the Cayman community.  The site has extensive content including the latest industry and firm news, career development and legal information. Law Society president, Alasdair Robertson said, “Our website is an important way for us to […]

Cayman Islands launches Cayman Maritime Week

On Wednesday (23) the Cayman Islands government announced the launch of Cayman Maritime Week. This is a new world-class annual event created by Cayman Shipping Registry and the Cayman Islands’ maritime sector to attract maritime professionals from across the globe. The three-day conference in the Cayman Islands is scheduled to run from 2nd to 4th […]

Maples and Calder advises on largest semiconductor acquisition in history

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands | Maples and Calder has advised Singapore-based Avago Technologies Limited (“Avago”) on the Cayman Islands aspects of its US$37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation (“Broadcom”), which closed on 1 February 2016. Under the agreed terms of the deal the transaction included a scheme of arrangement implemented by Avago under Singapore law […]

The New Maples Group Management Team: 2015 Election Results

The Maples group recently held its bi-annual elections for various management positions. Following a very successful six year tenure as global head of international law firm, Maples and Calder, Henry Smith stepped down from the role on 30 November 2015. Alasdair Robertson succeeds Henry as Global Managing Partner, with immediate effect. In addition to his […]