Conyers (JD Supra Cayman Islands)

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  • Moving to the Cayman Islands

    Boasting an enviable lifestyle, modern infrastructure and a highly sophisticated financial services industry and all within a short flight of Miami and other US cities, the Cayman Islands check all the boxes for individuals seeking to relocate to a tax-neutral jurisdiction. As a result, the Cayman Islands have evolved into an increasingly popular place of residence for internationally mobile “rem

  • SPAC Litigation: What Happens if the “Blank Check” Bounces?

    The demand for Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) formations in the Cayman Islands increased through the first quarter of 2021 following robust performance in 2020. Whilst the second quarter of 2021 has seen a slowdown from this unprecedented frenetic pace, it is unlikely that the overall demand for this bespoke structure will subside in the near future...

  • Hard Deadline for Filing 2019 Economic Substance Return Upcoming on 30 April 2021

    Relevant entities carrying on all types of relevant activity (except for those carrying on intellectual property business) under the International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Act (2021 Revision) (“ES Act”) with a financial year end between 31 December 2019 – 30 April 2020...

  • CIMA Announces Private Funds Filing Extension

    The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) recently announced that the deadline for filing audited accounts and the requisite Annual Return Form (“Form”) in accordance with the Private Funds (Annual Returns) Regulations, 2021 (the “Regulations”) has been extended to 30 September 2021.

  • The DITC Issues Timely Compliance Reminders

    The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) recently issued reminders to industry of compliance obligations in accordance with Common Reporting Standard (CRS) requirements and for the purposes of foreign account tax compliance (FATCA).

  • 10 Things You Need To Know About…Structuring a repackaging transaction using a Cayman Islands SPV

    Special purpose vehicles (SPVs) are commonly employed as a structuring tool in many cross-border and structured finance transactions, and repackaging transactions are no exception.

  • Private Client Bulletin - April 2021

    Welcome to the fourth edition of our Private Client Bulletin, bringing you the latest private client and trust news and insights from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, BVI and Asia.

  • Cayman Islands Private Client Legislative Update

    It’s trite to say that 2020 was a year marked by change. Having being bombarded with a variety of unsolicited adjustments to our daily lives, we could be forgiven for having developed a collective fear of change over the last 12 months.  Originally published in Trust Cayman magazine.

  • Conyers Coverage – Cayman Islands – Issue 4

    This issue focuses on the evolution of the Cayman Islands insurance industry. We share an interview with Nate Gemmiti, Chairperson of CIRCA, and introduce you to the Head of our Cayman office, Kevin Butler who, following time in Bermuda, has worked in the Cayman insurance industry for more than 17 years.

  • IP Companies and TROs Urged to Submit Outstanding Cayman Islands Economic Substance Filings

    The deadline set by the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (“DITC”) for filings by relevant entities that carry on intellectual property business (“IP Companies”) and entities claiming tax residency outside the Cayman Islands (“TROs”) with a financial year end between 31 December 2019 and 29 February 2020 was February 28, 2021, which has passed.

  • To BII or not to BII – a Cayman Islands perspective

    On 15 January 2021, the United Kingdom Supreme Court delivered its judgment on the appeals in the Business Interruption Insurance (BII) test cases between the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and eight UK insurance companies. Please see full Publication below for more information.

  • Q & A with Nate Gemmiti Chairperson of CIRCA

    The Cayman International Reinsurance Companies Association (CIRCA) was founded earlier this year to promote the interests of commercial reinsurers in the Cayman Islands and to work collaboratively with all stakeholders in the expanding segment of the Cayman Islands financial industry. Conyers Coverage sat down with Nate Gemmiti, the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Knighthead...

  • The Legal Services Act, 2020 and the Insurance Industry

    The Legal Services Act, 2020 (the “LSA”) was gazetted on 7 January 2021 and is expected to come into force once the Regulations have been finalised and a commencement order issued before the end of February this year. The LSA has been a long time in the making. The legislation seeks to repeal and replace the Legal Practitioners Act (2015 Revision); to regulate the practice of Cayman Islands law;...

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