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Are CLOs a good alternative investment for Asian Family Offices?
Banking and Finance

Are CLOs a good alternative investment for Asian Family Offices?

In recent years, we have seen an influx of Asian money into countries like Singapore and Hong Kong. According to the recent World’s Billionaire’s list published by Forbes, Asia is home to 719 billionaires, approximately 32.65% of the world’s billionaires. The ultra-rich are starting to take a more hands on approach in the investment of their wealth and Family Offices are on the rise.
Cayman Islands Stock Exchange – The future for US CLO Listings
Banking and Finance

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange – The future for US CLO Listings

Partner Nicole Pineda and Senior Associate Thomas Gray discuss how the onerous regulatory burden placed on US CLO issuers and sponsors in the EU, both from an administrative and legal perspective, combined with the relative ease, efficiency and legal certainty of the Cayman Islands as a jurisdiction, has caused a significant increase in Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) CLO listings.
Issuer Alert: Cypriot issuers listed on LSE Main Market not subject to EU mandatory takeover bids regime after a no-deal Brexit
Banking and Finance

Issuer Alert: Cypriot issuers listed on LSE Main Market not subject to EU mandatory takeover bids regime after a no-deal Brexit

If a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, the Main Market of the LSE would no longer constitute a “regulated market”, which would trigger a disapplication of a number of key pieces of EU capital markets legislation, including the EU Takeover Bids Directive. In this article, we consider the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the shared jurisdiction regime in the context of mandatory takeover bids legislation under Cypriot law.
New CIMA Rules and Guidelines on Basel III leverage ratio published
Banking and Finance

New CIMA Rules and Guidelines on Basel III leverage ratio published

On 8 March 2019, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) published new rules and guidelines for calculation of leverage ratios (the Rules and Guidelines).
Down, but not out - so who picks up the tab?
Banking and Finance

Down, but not out - so who picks up the tab?

In a landmark ruling for the Cayman Islands jurisdiction, the Honourable Chief Justice Smellie of the Grand Court, on 31 May 2018, emphatically dismissed a multi-billion dollar claim in the case of Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers Company v SICL & Ors, involving allegations of fraud arising from one of the largest corporate collapses of the financial crisis.
Project finance structuring with an offshore element; protecting your project company and shifting risks
Banking and Finance

Project finance structuring with an offshore element; protecting your project company and shifting risks

In this article, originally published by LexLatin, Nicole Pineda and Ana Lazgare address why Cayman Islands SPVs are the issuing vehicle of choice for project bonds funding large infrastructure projects (including greenfield projects) with a long economic life. This comes at a time of such great need for Foreign Direct Investment into Peru. This article is published in Spanish, download the PDF to read more.