News and Publications

Dec 15 2016

The Evolution of Independent Governance and Board Diversity

Sean Inggs, a professional fund director at International Management Services Ltd in Grand Cayman and former corporate and funds lawyer, takes a closer look at this evolving role and offers his insights from a slightly different perspective.

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Nov 01 2016

Decade of Independent Governance

The Cayman Islands has successfully navigated a raft of almost constant regulatory change in the past decade. Geoff Ruddick at International Management Services spoke to Cayman Funds about the biggest changes in the environment and some of the challenges that remain.

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Jun 20 2016

Hedgeweek - The Cayman Islands Limited Liability Company

In December 2015, the Cayman Islands published the Limited Liability Companies Bill that introduced the Cayman Islands Limited Liability Company (the “Cayman LLC”). The Cayman LLC is modelled on both the Delaware Limited Liability Companies law and Cayman Islands legislation. The Cayman LLC combines characteristics of a Cayman Islands exempted company and a Cayman Islands exempted partnership.

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Apr 01 2016

HFM Cayman – How good is your board?

Geoff Ruddick of international management services examines the many factors behind a successful board and uncovers what makes a good fund director

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Oct 07 2015

Cayman Financial Review - Independent directors and the split board saga

International Management Services, sheds some light on the topical subject of “Split Boards” – engaging independent directors from different fiduciary firms.

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Apr 01 2014

The NED April 2014 - Fund Governance Report Series: IMS

The NED continues its series covering the firms that make up the alternative fund governance industry. In this issue we look at IMS, a fund fiduciary pioneer, which was founded by Paul Harris in 1974. The interview was with Gary Butler and Geoff Ruddick as well as Paul Harris.

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