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Important CRS updates for Cayman Islands entities
Investment Funds

Important CRS updates for Cayman Islands entities

A reminder that all CRS and FATCA reporting for the 2019 period must be submitted by Cayman Islands Financial Institutions by 16 December 2020. The reporting must be done through the DITC Portal.
Funds market in China: divergence in an age of convergence
Investment Funds

Funds market in China: divergence in an age of convergence

The market for U.S. dollar (USD)-denominated funds in Greater China has undergone rapid transformation. Professional services providers have been grappling with the impact of a flurry of new laws and regulations, while fund managers have suddenly found themselves overwhelmed by choice. This has led some to question whether market convergence has finally led to the creation of a level playing field for all jurisdictions, or whether in fact this is the beginning of widespread divergence in the fund market industry. This article explains how and why the market has blossomed in recent years, and considers how it may develop in future.
Virtual assets, smart contracts and central bank digital currencies: transforming investment funds
Investment Funds

Virtual assets, smart contracts and central bank digital currencies: transforming investment funds

Blockchain, smart contracts and virtual assets (together, DLT) can automate and digitise investment fund operations. Fund operators may want to take a close but careful look at harnessing DLT as regulation of the sector accelerates and central bank digital currencies become a reality.
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime
Investment Funds

The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime

Under Cayman Islands beneficial ownership legislation, certain Cayman Islands companies are required to maintain details of their beneficial owners and relevant legal entities on a beneficial ownership register. This guide explains which companies are in scope of the Legislation and which are exempt, who is classed as a beneficial owner and a relevant legal entity, and the obligations for in scope companies and those who hold interests in them.
The Funds Download: The seven hottest questions in the crypto space
Investment Funds

The Funds Download: The seven hottest questions in the crypto space

In our final episode of The Funds Download season one, our host and the Global Head of Funds and Regulatory, Philip Graham, is joined by Partners Lewis Chong and Matt Taber, and Associate Marc Piano, our in-house crypto experts. They consider the most frequently asked questions encountered in their extensive experience with guiding emerging managers in this industry.