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Channel Islands Funds Quarterly Update: Q2 2020

Contents: 1 Developments in the Channel Islands 1.1 Mandatory Disclosure Rules 2 Jersey developments 2.1 Deadline for submission of JPF annual compliance return extended 2.2 Outsourcing Notifications to be submitted online 2.3 JFSC consultation on changes to fund fee rates 2.4 JFSC Annual Report 2019 published 2.5 Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey 2.6 […]

Update on Cayman Islands mutual funds law and regulation

Timing for Registration of Previously Exempt Funds The sponsors and operators of Cayman Islands mutual funds which benefited from the “15 investor exemption” under the Mutual Funds Law (as amended) (the “Mutual Funds Law”) should, unless otherwise out of scope, by now be undertaking the process of registering with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”). […]

Limited partners’ extensive right to true and full information

In the recent judgment of In the Matter of Gulf Investment Corporation et al v. The Port Fund LP et al and the earlier judgment of Dorsey Ventures Limited v. XIO GP Limited, the Cayman Islands Grand Court has provided some welcome clarification regarding the extent of a limited partner’s statutory right to information in an exempted limited partnership.

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