January 19, 2021

New law on validity of Wills in Cayman Islands offers ‘far greater flexibility’

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From Ogier The new Cayman Islands’ Formal Validity of Wills (Persons Dying Abroad) Law 2018, which came into effect on 1 February 2019, offers far greater flexibility for international clients who wish to invest in and do business in the Cayman Islands, according to a leading private client lawyer in the jurisdiction. Ogier’s private client […]

Cayman Islands funds specialist Barry McEwan joins Ogier as Counsel

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Experienced Cayman funds specialist Barry McEwan has joined Ogier’s Cayman Islands team as Counsel. Barry, whose practice spans all areas of corporate and commercial work with a focus on investment funds and private equity, is listed in Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ for Investment Funds. Having started his career at Magic Circle firm […]

Ogier sponsors upcoming Cayman Islands Arts Festival concert featuring New York City Ballet musicians

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Ogier is supporting the Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) for the second year running, and is sponsoring the CAF’s upcoming concert where musicians from the New York City Ballet Orchestra will perform. The New York Quintet is comprised of Arturo Delmoni and Elizabeth Pitcairn on violin, Michael Roth on viola, Sarah Hewitt Roth on cello and […]

Ogier sponsors Cayman Islands Chess in Schools programme for second year running

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Ogier has once again signed up as sponsor of the Cayman Chess in Schools programme, an initiative that introduces Year Three pupils to chess as part of the curriculum to build up a range of skills including critical thinking and advanced maths, alongside fostering students’ confidence and respect. Chess in Schools was launched in September […]

Cayman Islands social media campaign wins industry award

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Ogier has won an award at the Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2018 for a social media campaign to raise the profile of the firm’s Local Legal Services team in Cayman. Ogier received the silver award in the Best Social Media/Digital Marketing category, having previously won awards for best rebrand and its website, www.ogier.com, […]

Cayman Islands social media campaign wins industry award

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Ogier has won an award at the Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2018 for a social media campaign to raise the profile of the firm’s Local Legal Services team in Cayman. Ogier received the silver award in the Best Social Media/Digital Marketing category, having previously won awards for best rebrand and its website, www.ogier.com, […]

Ogier’s work on Ocean Rig restructuring recognised for third time

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Ogier’s work on the restructuring of Ocean Rig has been recognised with a third industry award at Global Restructuring Review’s annual awards in London last week (26th June). The restructuring took the award for ‘Innovation in cross-border insolvency and restructuring’ – the award was further high-profile recognition for Ogier’s innovation last month, following the firm’s […]

Cayman Islands’ new Foundation Company offers innovative, flexible and unique alternative

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From Ogier Cayman’s first of its kind hybrid Foundation Company is likely to appeal as a holding vehicle, SPV and succession planning option, says Ogier trusts partner Anthony Partridge. Anthony says that the new structure – introduced by the enactment of the Cayman Islands Foundation Companies Law, 2017 – retains features of companies, and of […]

Ogier advises on crowdfunding platform IPO

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Ogier has advised crowdfunding platform Dragon Victory International Limited on its initial public offering of shares listed on NASDAQ. Ogier advised on the Cayman law aspects of the IPO alongside lead counsel Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li LLC. Dragon Victory International Limited offers reward-based crowdfunding, business incubation services and financial services to entrepreneurs in China. […]

Ogier nominated for hat-trick of Citywealth IFC awards

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From Ogier Ogier has been nominated for Law Firm of the Year for the Caribbean, Guernsey and Jersey at the prestigious Citywealth International Finance Centre Awards. The hat-trick of nominations came after the firm was named Law Firm of the Year in both the Caribbean and Jersey at the 2017 awards at Lords cricket ground […]