April 15, 2021

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: […]

Cayman Islands foundation companies at a glance

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Contributed by Ogier From ILO Foundation companies are a unique structuring option in the Cayman Islands for wealth planning and also serve as holding and special purpose vehicles for commercial transactions and cryptocurrency offerings. Although a foundation company may be used as an alternative to a Cayman trust, a number of features specific to Cayman […]

Praise and recognition for Ogier team in Caribbean Legal 500 guide

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The new Legal 500 directory has recognised 19 of Ogier’s Cayman and BVI team in their latest set of Caribbean rankings. The directory, which uses independent editorial research to assess firms across jurisdictions and different legal sectors, named 13 of the Cayman team and six of the BVI team in the latest edition of its […]

Ogier sponsors Junior Achievement Cayman Islands

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Ogier has donated $2,000 to support a long-running Cayman charity which focuses on helping young people to get ready for the workplace with programmes on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. ¬†Junior Achievement of the Cayman Islands has been running since 1991, managing programmes in schools, job shadow schemes and sessions in kindergartens. ¬†Giorgio Subiotto […]

Ogier sponsors Junior Achievement Cayman Islands

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Ogier has donated $2,000 to support a long-running Cayman charity which focuses on helping young people to get ready for the workplace with programmes on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Junior Achievement of the Cayman Islands has been running since 1991, managing programmes in schools, job shadow schemes and sessions in kindergartens. Giorgio Subiotto […]

Cayman Counsel Series: Extended Notification and Reporting Dates for US FATCA and UK FATCA for 2016

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By Madeleine Welham From Ogier Further to our recent advisory, Cayman Counsel Series: 2016 TIA Notification for US FATCA and UK FATCA, the Cayman Islands Tax Information Exchange Authority (TIA) has advised that they will take a soft approach to enforcement of notification and reporting due dates under US FATCA and UK FATCA for 2016. […]