November 21, 2019

Important Cayman Islands Securities Investment Business Law Changes

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Last Updated: 24 July 2019Article by Alan Dickson and Maree MartinConyers Conyers From Mondaq The Cayman Islands Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) (the “SIB Law”) has been amended by the Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Law, 2019 (the “Amendment Law”) to, amongst other things, require certain “excluded persons” who currently benefit from an exemption from the requirement to be licensed under the SIB Law […]

Has the Crypto Spring arrived in the Cayman Islands?

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By Peter Colegate and Dean Bennett, Appleby From Legal Tech News The Cayman Islands has already established itself as a leading offshore technology hub and is well placed to take advantage of the shift to securitizing and digitalizing common assets. The recent “Crypto Winter” has seen a shift of investor focus away from crowdfunded platforms offering […]

Who doesn’t know the Cayman Islands is a great place to hide money? The Cayman Islands

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From Transparency International When the topic of money laundering comes up, authorities of tax havens tend to protestinnocence while committing to ‘upholding the highest international standards’. These paper commitments are generally worth little unless they are put into practice. Take the Cayman Islands. In early May, the government quietly released an executive summary of its […]