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A foundation for FinTech

Cayman Islands foundation companies (Cayman Foundations) are increasingly being utilised as popular structuring vehicles in the sector.

Upcoming Cayman Islands economic substance reporting deadlines

“Relevant Entities”, namely Cayman Islands incorporated companies, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and foreign companies registered in the Cayman Islands should note that, subject to certain exemptions, if they are undertaking a “Relevant Activity” pursuant to the International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance Act), or claimed to be “Tax Resident Overseas” (TRO), then they will be required to submit an annual Economic Substance return (ES Return), in respect of each Relevant Activity undertaken, detailing their compliance with the Act to the Tax Information Authority, or a TRO form, as applicable.

Changes to divorce rules highlight differences between England and Bermuda

Bermuda’s divorce laws have been in place for close to 50 years. While many other jurisdictions have adapted their laws to reflect changing attitudes to divorce, Bermudian legislation has remained unchanged. Divorce rules in England and Wales (which were initially very similar to Bermudian legislation) have undergone several changes in that time and will have undergone further by the end of next year.

Private Client & Trust Bulletin – Fall 2021

Welcome to the sixth 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.

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Like many UK cities, Sheffield is going through a period of major transformation, offering modern new office space, repurposed buildings and making headway on its net zero ambitions.

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This Q&A provides a high-level overview of environmental law and practice, and looks at key practical issues including emissions to air and water; environmental impact assessments; waste; contaminated land and environmental issues in transactions.

The digital divide: one size doesn’t fit all

Financial services have been sold online for a long time now, but never before have we seen the pressure on “quicker, easier, fewer friction points” in customer journeys. The “one-click” approach clearly has advantages for firms and many of their customers, but it cannot possible cater for all in society.


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Emma Kangis on developing and using your emotional intelligence, preparing yourself for the new reality of working from the office and separating work from home life.

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DLA Piper drafts in BCLP for negligence claim from cruise operator

DLA Piper is facing a multimillion-pound negligence claim from a cruise ship operator after allegations that partners provided substandard legal advice. In a High Court claim brought by Premier Cruises Limited (PCL), which is represented by maritime boutique Tatham & Co, court documents contain allegations relating to Moscow-based partner Philip Lamzin and London partner Linos […]

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