Insights

20 Jul 2020

Newly Launched Cayman Funds – How To Navigate Current Audit Requirements

All Cayman regulated mutual and private funds are required to have their financial accounts audited on an annual basis by an auditor approved by the Cayman Islands Monetary Au..

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16 Jul 2020

Important Changes to the Scope of Cayman’s Private Funds Law 2020

On 7 July 2020 the Cayman Islands Government have enacted an amendment to the Private Funds Law, 2020 (the “PFL”). This clarifies and extends the scope of entities to be c..

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16 Jul 2020

Changes to Beneficial Ownership Requirements Introducing New Fines

Effective from 29 June 2020, the Cayman Registrar of Companies has the authority to impose administrative fines for companies that breach specified beneficial ownership provis..

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16 Jul 2020

New Private and Limited Investor Funds - Registration Deadline Approaching

The deadline of 7 August 2020 for the newly introduced Private and Limited Investor Funds to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) is fast approachi..

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16 Jul 2020

COVID19: Extensions for Cayman Annual Returns Coming to an End

The Cayman Islands’ Registrar of Companies and Exempted Limited Partnerships has previously extended the deadline for entities to complete their annual returns to 30 June 20..

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01 Jun 2020

IMS expands team of experienced Cayman-based fund directors

We are delighted to expand the IMS Fund Fiduciary & Private Client teams by welcoming two highly qualified and experienced directors, Ruan van Vuuren, CA, CAIA, Acc.Dir. and J..

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01 Apr 2020

Hedgeweek Feature: Strengthening Oversight in the Cayman Islands

Hedgeweek interview with IMS's Ebony Myles-Berry on improving board diversity in Cayman’s fund industry

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11 May 2019

Cayman Funds Feature: How to cope with regulatory change

Fund managers have plenty of issues to keep abreast of, but few provide such a consistent challenge as keeping up with the rapid rate of regulatory change. Service providers, ..

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11 Apr 2019

Cayman Funds Feature: The Rise of Digital Assets Funds

The Cayman Islands has not passed bespoke regulation covering investments in cryptocurrencies, but the sector is steadily growing using existing laws. Sean Inggs of Internatio..

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10 Feb 2019

HedgeWeek Feature: Residency of independent directors more important in current ..

HedgeWeek Q&A with Karl O’Reilly, Fund Director at International Management Services Ltd (IMS)

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01 Jul 2018

Registers of Beneficial Owners in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Beneficial Ownership register update. Government passes legislation to create and maintain beneficial ownership registers.

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30 Jan 2018

Hedgeweek Feature: Cyber Risk in the Hedge Fund Industry

IMS Ltd is one of the leading providers of directorship services in the Cayman Islands. It''s directors bring a wealth of experience to the funds they represent. One area of c..

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31 Jan 2017

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 r..

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30 Sep 2016

Hedgeweek Feature: 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..

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30 Jun 2016

HFM Week Feature: How good is your board?

International Management Services (IMS) examines the many factors behind a successful board and uncovers what makes a good fund director

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01 Jan 2016

Cayman Funds Feature: The Role of Fund Directors

An insight into the activities of a fund director, giving investors and other interested parties the opportunity to gain a better understanding of what is being done behind th..

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