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Cayman Islands Foundation Companies

The Cayman Foundation Company (the “Foundation Company“) is governed by the Companies Law (2018 Revision) (the “Law“) of the Cayman Islands except as specified in The Foundation Companies Law, 2017.…

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Economic Substance Rules for Cayman Islands’ Entities

The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 (the “Law“) was brought into force in the Cayman Islands on 1 January 2019 and introduced the application of an economic substance…

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Establishing a Bank in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is a leading international financial centre and is a desirable and favoured jurisdiction for the establishment of banking operations on account of its fine reputation, tax neutrality,…

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Mutual Funds Administration Licence Application Requirements

In order to provide mutual fund administration services in or from within the Cayman Islands, a mutual fund administrator’s license is required pursuant to the Mutual Funds law (2015 Revision)…

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Cayman Islands “Section 4(4)” – Exempt Investment Funds

Investment managers often seek to launch  new fund operations with a relatively small number of investors. These compact fund models require that  set-up and on-going costs are contained and the…

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Fact Sheet – Redomiciliation of An Exempted Company out of the Cayman Islands

Legislation applicable Companies Law (2018 Revision) of the Cayman Islands (the “Law“). Redomiciliation Process De-registration by way of continuation (“De-registration BWOC“). Authority in Cayman to which application for De-registation BWOC…

Registering and Licensing Of Directors Pursuant To The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014

The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014 (the “Law“) requires all directors of (a) investment funds regulated under the Mutual Funds Law (2019 Revision) of the Cayman Islands and (b)…

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Private Family Funds

The Private Family Fund (the “Family Fund”) is a popular and attractive vehicle for High Net Worth Individuals (“HNWIs”) who seek to customise their investment portfolios by using a formal…

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Fact Sheet – Redomiciliation of a non-Cayman body corporate in the Cayman Islands

Legislation applicable Companies Law (2018 Revision) of the Cayman Islands (the “Law“). Redomiciliation Process Registration on transfer by way of continuation (“Transfer BWOC“). Authority to which application for Transfer BWOC…