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The Cayman Islands Government have released the final FATCA Guidance Notes 22 July 2014

The Cayman Islands Government have released the final FATCA Guidance Notes on 22 July 2014

Please click HERE for the PDF version of the FATCA Guidance Notes

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Television Appearance by Victor Murray regarding a hedge fund regulatory update 2012

Television Appearance by Victor Murray regarding a hedge fund regulatory update bringing speakers from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and from a US Law Firm to speak to the Cayman Islands Directors Association, September 2010

Click here for the full article.

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Cayman Financial Review – July 2011

Victor Murray contributed to an article highlighting the Cayman Islands Directors Association initiative to bring directors accreditation to the Cayman Islands, Cayman Financial Review July 2011, by Victor Murray

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Step Plan: Forming a Hedge Fund May 2012

Forming a Cayman Islands Hedge Fund – Step Plan
Published on Monday May 1012 (click here for published version)
By Victor Murray

May 2012

As most hedge fund industry professionals are aware the Cayman Islands are by far the number one jurisdiction for the establishment and registration of hedge funds with around 10,000 being registered with the Cayman […]

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The European Union Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive May 2012

The European Union Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the Cayman Islands mutual funds 
(A review of the current status of Cayman Islands hedge funds managed by non-EU managers and changes required to permit the continued marketing to EU investors)
By Victor Murray, May 2012

The impact of the AIFMD is wide reaching outwith the European […]

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Dodd- Frank – Cayman Islands May 2012

WHAT DOES DODD-FRANK MEAN FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS HEDGE FUNDS?
By Victor Murray, May 2012

This is an update on the much-heralded U.S Financial Reform Bill/ Dodd- Frank Bill passed by the Senate on 16th  July 2010 and signed into law on 21st July 2010.  The financial reforms are wide reaching and will impact Cayman Islands hedge […]

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FATCA FAQ: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act May 2012

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FATCA AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CAYMAN ISLANDS HEDGE FUNDS IN FIVE MINUTES (FAQ FORMAT)
By Victor Murray, May 2012

FATCA FAQ’s

Q. What is FATCA?
A. It is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was drafted to fund tax reliefs available under the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act. In essence FATCA […]

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HEDGE FUNDS & DATA PROTECTION JULY 2014

HEDGE FUNDS & DATA PROTECTION

The obligations of hedge funds, investment managers and service providers to protect confidential information relating to investors and avoid breaches of data privacy legislation is increasingly in focus.   Hedge Funds have long been required to obtain personal data on their investors as a result of anti-money laundering/ know your […]

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Hedge Fund Side Letters AUG 2012

Published in the Hedge Fund Law report
Vol. 5, No. 30 (Aug. 2, 2012)
By Victor Murray

(contact me as I have a reprint in PDF available for a limited number of issues)

Hedge Fund Side Letters: The View from the Fund Director’s Perspective

Most hedge funds are asked at one time or another by certain investors to provide […]

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The Securities Investment Business Law (SIBL) June 2014

The Cayman Islands have a business friendly regulatory regime for the regulation of managers or advisers to investment funds.

The Securities Investment Business Law (“SIBL”) regulates entities incorporated or operating in the Cayman Islands and it provides for four types of licenses. However, almost all managers to investment funds formed in the Cayman Islands are […]

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