Cayman News

  • Mourant named Offshore Law Firm of the Year

    November 6, 2020
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    Mourant has been recognised as one of the world’s leading law firms, winning ‘Offshore Law Firm of the Year’ at the 2020 Lawyer Awards. The prestigious title was announced during a virtual ceremony billed as the ‘largest celebration of legal excellence in Europe’. The international firm was described as having “further consolidated its position as one of the world’s...

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  • Maples Group Welcomes Newly Qualified Lawyer to its Corporate Practice

    November 5, 2020
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    Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, is proud to announce that a fourth Caymanian has successfully completed her articles of clerkship with the firm this year. On 27 October 2020, The Honourable Justice Williams admitted Chantal Martin as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands and her admission was moved by James Eldridge, Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Partner....

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  • Significant Achievements Reached by Cayman Islands in CFATF Assessment Efforts

    November 3, 2020
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    Progress to ensure the Cayman Islands anti-money laundering (AML), countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) and proliferation financing (CPF) regimes are compliant with international standards reached a significant milestone on Friday, 23 October 2020, as the Observation Period by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) wrapped up.  The Cayman Islands has been tasked with implementing the Recommended Actions arising...

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  • Walkers Partner Hire Boosts Market Leading Professional Services Team

    October 28, 2020
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    Walkers and Walkers Professional Services (WPS) are pleased to announce that Caymanian partner Dorothy Scott has been appointed to the role of Managing Director of Compliance & Regulatory Services at WPS. WPS is a leading provider of corporate, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and fiduciary services to corporate and institutional clients across global financial centres. The business works in tandem...

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  • Maples Group’s Clients Donations Support Cayman Islands Red Cross General Appeal

    October 26, 2020
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    The Maples Group recently made a donation of US$49,373 on behalf of its clients to the Cayman Islands Red Cross (“CIRC”), following a general appeal by the organisation for essential funding.  In addition to a number of other charitable contributions, the CIRC donation is a continuation of the Group’s philanthropic efforts to support local organisations adversely impacted by COVID-19,...

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