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Cayman Islands Introduces Beneficial Ownership Register

July 2017 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Stuarts, Walker Hersant Humphries Attorneys-At-Law.

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The Cayman Islands government has now introduced legislative changes which will require relevant companies (“Relevant Companies”) to prepare and maintain a register of beneficial owners (the “Register of Beneficial Owners”).

Cayman Compliance and Transparency

August 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Stuarts, Walker Hersant Humphries Attorneys-At-Law.

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The Cayman Islands is a transparent International Financial Centre which complies with all global standards on tax transparency and information exchange.

Disclosure of Confidential Information within the Cayman Islands’ Financial Services Industry

August 2016 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Stuarts, Walker Hersant Humphries Attorneys-At-Law.

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The Government published The Confidential Information Disclosure Bill (“CIDB”) on 11 May 2016 which came into force in September 2016.

Cayman Limited Liability Companies Bill

February 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Stuarts, Walker Hersant Humphries Attorneys-At-Law.

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The Limited Liability Companies Law, 2016 (the “Law”) permits the formation of a new type of vehicle in the Cayman Islands – a Cayman Islands limited liability company (an "LLC").

Legal Update: The Insurance (Portfolio Insurance Companies) Regulations, 2015

February 2015 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Stuarts, Walker Hersant Humphries Attorneys-At-Law.

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The following information relates to the enactment of The Insurance (Portfolio Insurance Companies) Regulations, 2015 and the commencement of related sections of The Insurance (Amendment) Law 2013. The changes permit licensed insurers established as segregated portfolio companies to incorporate one or more of their cells as “portfolio insurance companies”.

Revised Exempted Limited Partnership Law

July 2014 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Stuarts, Walker Hersant Humphries Attorneys-At-Law.

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The revised law applicable to Exempted Limited Partnerships ("ELPs"), the Exempted Limited Partnership Law (2014 Revision) (the "Law"), came into force on 2 July 2014.

The purpose of the revised Law is principally to enhance Cayman's partnership formation framework by providing much more contractual flexibility and to help align the drafting of a Cayman Islands partnership agreement with that of an onshore partnership in, for example, master/feeder structures.

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