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Legal analysis by Harneys lawyers

Cayman Islands - Is Cayman the pre-eminent jurisdiction for Sukuk in the US?

Partner Sean Scott (London) and Associate Joanna Hossack (Cayman) discuss the appeal of the Cayman Islands for US clients interested in the Sukuk market. The article appeared in Islamic Finance News on 1 October 2014.

Cayman Islands - Update to Banking Regulations Further Enhances Cayman's Appeal

Cayman Managing Partner Marco Martins outlines recent updates to Cayman banking policy in this article.

Legal Updates

Developments in law or practice in our jurisdictions

28 October 2014 - Cayman law amended to facilitate the grant of interim relief in aid of foreign proceedings

In modern litigation there is often a strong possibility that obtaining interim relief from the court of the jurisdiction in which you are suing your opponent will not fully protect you against the dissipation by him of assets which you either claim are...

28 October 2014 - Cayman Islands Case Notes, October 2014

The following case notes outline two significant recent developments in the Cayman Islands. Caribbean Islands Development Ltd. (in Official Liquidation) v First Caribbean International Bank (Cayman) Limited (unreported) In a ruling handed down on...


Reference materials detailing key laws

BVI - Buyer Beware: How to Ensure the Valid Issuance of BVI Company Shares

In this detailed guide, Partner Jacqueline Daley-Aspinall describes how to make sure that your BVI Company shares are valid.

Corporate and Commercial - Using BVI Companies for International Listings

Partner Rachel Graham examines legislation regarding using BVI Companies for international listings in this guide.


In depth online seminars available by registration

Tax and Regulatory - Recorded: Ukraine, Russia and the impact of sanctions

Harneys presented a live webinar on Tuesday 11 March 2014 on latest developments concerning economic and other sanctions against Ukraine and Russia.

Cyprus - Webinar available: How AIFMD Impacts Cyprus Funds

Harneys Consultant Konstantinos Kaniouras guides you through the impact of AIFMD on Cyprus funds, in this webinar recorded in February 2014. It is designed for Cyprus fund managers, custodians and fund administrators as well as AIF service providers...