January 23, 2020

Cayman: Opening of the Grand Court 15th Jan 2020 Address of the Director of Public Prosecutions

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My Lord Chief Justice, Honourable Judges of the Grand Court, Honourable Chief Magistrate, other Honourable Magistrates, President of the Justices of the Peace Association, Honourable Attorney-General, Madam Solicitor-General, President of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, President of A.L.P.A., distinguished colleagues at the Bar, distinguished Special Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I rise to second the […]

Offshore Alert: Daily Digest relating to Cayman Islands

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Maoming Investment Manager Ltd.: Restoration Application Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on Twitter Originating Application in the matter of Maoming Investment Manager Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. Alam Rightway Ltd.: Winding Up Petition Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on Twitter Petition for Court supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation in the matter of Alam Rightway Limited […]

OffshoreAlert Daily Digest for May 30, 2019

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 Irish conman Mark Nichols and Almas Capital Management settle NFA action Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on Twitter Irish conman Mark Nichols and his commodity trading advisor Almas Capital Management – who were exposed by OffshoreAlert 13 months ago – have settled a regulatory action brought against them by the National Futures Association […]

Cayman Islands MLA calls for study of root causes of declining social conditions

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With the Chief Justice highlighting the pressing need for more courtrooms at the Opening of the 2019 Session of the Grand Court this week (Wednesday, January 16, 2019), MLA Alva Suckoo is again raising the alarm that the social conditions of Caymanians are declining and has called on Government to address underlying causes with urgency. […]

Taylor Wessing: Case update from the Cayman Islands

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From Taylor Wessing UK 18 January 2019 Can a receiver be appointed over a discretionary interest? In the case of Y v R, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Mangatal J) recently considered the question of whether a receiver could be appointed over a discretionary interest under a Cayman Islands law trust. Background In […]

Address of Colin McKie QC, on the occasion of the Opening of the Grand Court on Jan 16 2019, on behalf of the Cayman Islands Law Reports

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My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Justices of Appeal, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Madam Attorney, Acting DPP, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. I am privileged to be able to associate myself with the motions to […]

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

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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, […]

Statement from Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association

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Grand Cayman, 27 November 2018 The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA) welcomes the appointment of three new acting Grand Court judges: Judge Aileen Downey, Simon Flint QC and Hugh Southey QC.  Their experience and expertise strengthen an already strong judiciary. It also congratulates Cheryl Richards QC on her appointment as a permanent Grand Court […]

Cayman Islands: Recognising and assisting Foreign Officeholders in Guernsey and the Cayman Islands

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Article by Sarah Brehaut, Phoebe Dengate Thrush, Fiona MacAdam and Amy McLeish, Walkers From Mondaq Introduction In the increasingly internationalised corporate world, complex cross-border structures which include an offshore entity at some level within the structure are an everyday occurrence. However, the territorial limits of a court’s powers can mean that such structures present difficulties […]

Further developments in litigation funding in the Cayman Islands

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By Nick Hoffman & Lachlan Greig, Harneys From Lexology Cayman Islands August 14 2018 Late last year, we reported on the watershed decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in A Company v A Funder (unreported, 23 November 2017), which opened the door to third party funding of litigation in the Cayman Islands. […]