December 6, 2019

New twist in Abraaj group case will affect Cayman Islands liquidation

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From Solomon Harris Two indictments filed in the Southern District of New York Court have resulted in the arrests of the both the founder of Abraaj Investment Management (‘AJM’), Arif Naqvi (‘Naqvi’), and the former Managing Partner of the Abraaj Group, Mustapha Abdel-Wadood (‘Abdel-Wadood’). Allegations include that Naqvi misappropriated US $230 million to cover cash […]

Cayman Islands: Andrew Miller joins Solomon Harris, part of Bedell Cristin

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Andrew Miller has joined Solomon Harris, part of Bedell Cristin, in the Cayman Islands as partner and head of Cayman’s International Private Client practice. Andrew specialises in all aspects of non-contentious Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands international wealth structuring for individuals and financial institutions. He is well recognised with awards and distinctions, including being […]

Cayman Islands Marathon this weekend (Dec 2)! Event preview

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There will be no shortage of excitement when the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and 4-Person Relay happens this Sunday, 2 December starting at 5am on the waterfront. The public is encouraged to come out and support this great charity event which raises funds for the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps and the Cancer Society as […]

Cayman Islands’ Solomon Harris merger with Bedell Cristin completes

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The partners of Solomon Harris successfully completed their merger with globally recognised offshore law firm, Bedell Cristin, on 12 October 2018. First announced in July, the merger enables Solomon Harris to expand its reach into other international markets including the Middle East and the Far East, where Cayman legal structures are particularly popular. It also […]

Cayman Islands: Solomon Harris plan to go International with Bedell Cristin merger

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Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 10 JULY 2018  The partners of Solomon Harris have announced that they will merge with offshore law firm Bedell Cristin.  It is hoped that the deal will complete by the end of August and Solomon Harris will rebrand as Bedell Cristin at a later date.    Founded in 1998, Solomon Harris is […]

Beware the cost consequences of ignoring Cayman Islands arbitration and jurisdiction clauses

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From Solomon Harris Where the terms of a contract set out the method and jurisdiction for resolving disputes arising under it, a party which elects to ignore those restrictions may find themselves paying a severe cost penalty. This was the finding of the Cayman Islands (‘Cayman’) Grand Court (‘Court’), which has ordered a fund (‘Argyle’) […]

Cayman Islands’ 2016 Off The Beaten Track Ultra-Marathon pushes athletes to the limit

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On Sunday 21st February over 450 participants took part in one of Cayman’s most extreme and competitive events on the annual race calendar, the 2016 Off the Beaten Track ultra-marathon and relay.  This year pushed the participating athletes further than ever before, asking them to dig deeper in to their mental and physical reserves.  This […]

Off the Beaten track attracts support for Cayman Islands’ 7th annual race

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Athletes are currently training for one of Cayman’s most challenging and unique sporting events of the year. Off The Beaten Track is the only one of its kind in the Cayman Islands; a 50K trail run that takes athletes through stunning local scenery. Taking place on Sunday 21st February 2016, this year’s Off The Beaten […]

Techs on the beach: Cayman sets up an IT and IP hub

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From Solomon Harris Reasons tech companies should consider the Cayman Islands new Special Economic Zone The new Cayman Enterprise City (‘CEC’), based in a new Special Economic Zone (‘SEZ’), has been designed to attract knowledge-based industries to the Cayman Islands (‘Cayman’). There are potential benefits for multinationals or start-ups to take advantage of the extra […]

Solomon Harris is DCI Entrepreneurship Day’s Gold Sponsor

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Solomon Harris Attorneys-At-Law is the official gold sponsor for Cayman Entrepreneurship Day, scheduled for Thursday, 10 April at the Family Life Centre. Organised for the second consecutive year by the Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), the event provides a platform for local business owners to promote their products and […]