Mourant Ozannes is planning a seminar on SEC regulations.
Preview of the Cayman Captive Forum and Campbells Cayman Fund Focus.
Once more, the International Trusts and Private Client (ITPC) group at law firm Mourant Ozannes takes the lead in showcasing the Cayman Islands as a centre of excellence in trusts and wealth management in its second annual International Trusts and Private Client Conference.
Event organiser Dan Kneipp explains what we can expect from the latest addition to Cayman's conference calendar.
The Offshore Alert conference in Miami in May presented once again the whole spectrum of opinions with regard to offshore financial centres, describing their function as anything from “parasitic” to “greasing the wheels of the global financial system”.
Amid enormous political and economic uncertainties Cayman’s captive industry has been extremely successful in attracting new captives, a record number of delegates heard at the 2011 Cayman Captive Forum.
The Mourant Ozannes International Trusts conference followed the day in the life of a trustee and the issues that may come up with regard to information requests from beneficiaries and tax authorities, confidentiality rules, financial management and in negotiations with trust protectors, as well as legal issues ...
Topics will include, amongst others, confidentiality,
the death of the so-called ‘rule in Hastings-Bass’ and the ability of
the onshore courts to reach offshore trustees and the assets under their control.
Jeffrey Ma made a successful living out of mastering the art of
blackjack by resolutely following a basic strategy that brought him and
his team around US$5 million over a few short years of play.
This week I attended a leadership conference in New York which was
remarkable in the consistency of a powerful and strong message from all
One of the best-attended seminars at the recent Caribbean Tourism
Organisation Leadership Strategy Conference was the social marketing
talk, moderated by Jim Brody of TripAdvisor.
Issues on airlift, infrastructure and
intra-regional travel were at the forefront of the Caribbean Tourism
Organisation’s Leadership Strategy Conference, held from 8 to 11 October at the
The Cayman Fund Focus 2010 conference hosted by Campbells
on 8 October at the Ritz Carlton will provide attendees with the latest
information on regulatory changes and how these will affect the hedge fund
industry in Cayman and abroad.
Priestleys and London law firm Seven Bedford Row will present a
seminar on a variety of topics, including the upcoming regulation of
hedge funds, the Proceeds of Crime/Corruption Law, recent developments
regarding the US Patriot Act and on civil forfeiture and the compliance
Globally, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women of
reproductive age. In the Caribbean, the development of HIV/AIDS has been
described as an “epidemic” in recent years. How can individuals and in
particular women protect themselves? Business Editor Lindsey Turnbull
attended a special seminar on the subject during the Medical and Nursing
Conference 2010 .
The 8th Financial Due Diligence Offshore Alert Conference was
recently held at The-Ritz Carlton, South Beach, in Miami Beach, Florida.
More than 250 attendees from over 30 jurisdictions met to discuss
current issues facing the international financial industry, with a
strong focus on the role of the offshore financial centres.
Earlier this year the Cayman Islands Government, with the assistance
of the Insurance Managers Association of the Cayman Islands, held an
Insurance Business Symposium with 15 overseas insurance specialists to
discuss the captive and reinsurance industries. IMAC Chairman Ron Sulisz
The inaugural summit hosted by Cayman Finance on 6 May left those in
attendance with a lot to think about thanks to a host of speakers who
covered a wide range of issues, with many paying particular attention to
domestic and international tax policies, reports Basia Pioro McGuire.
Insolvency professionals from around the globe convened at the
Marriott Hotel in Grand Cayman late last year to attend the one day
INSOL International Seminar.
The Cayman Islands stands as a convenient whipping boy for onshore
jurisdictions who love to perpetuate the myth that the Cayman Islands is
a tax haven, according to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s
Chairman George McCarthy speaking at last month’s International Funds
February 3, 2010
As the technological explosion in communications continues so, in
tandem, do the associated challenges, particularly in relation to fraud.
Bonin Bough gave an entertaining presentation on the subject at this
year’s Global Compliance Solutions conference. Business Editor Lindsey
Turnbull was in attendance and reports.
Unsurprisingly, perhaps, the number one risk to business, as
perceived by those companies that took part in Aon’s Global Risk
Management Survey for 2009, was economic slowdown. Business Editor
Lindsey Turnbull hears more about the top ten risks and how businesses
ought to be dealing with those risks and reports in this first of a two
In early November Krys & Associates, a professional firm in the
Cayman Islands and the BVI providing corporate recovery and insolvency
services on large complex cross-border frauds, hosted a breakfast
discussion “Ponzi Schemes in an Offshore World – A Juggling Act?” at the
Meeting the challenge of global transparency is the mighty subject
matter to be tackled at this year’s International Funds Conference
which takes place on 14 January at The Ritz-Carlton. Organisers have
brought together an impressive list of local and international speakers
who will no doubt have the audience riveted from ...
Prospering in a Grave New World is the rather foreboding title of
this year’s Cayman Business Outlook, to be held on 21 January at The
Ritz-Carlton. Business Editor Lindsey Turnbull looks at what is in
store for event-goers.