Cayman News

  • Cayman Islands Publishes Data Protection Bill

    July 1, 2016
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    The Cayman Islands government has published the Data Protection Bill, 2016(the “Bill”) which proposes a framework of rights and duties designed to safeguard individuals’ personal data, balanced against the need of public authorities, businesses and organisations to collect and use personal data for legitimate purposes.

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  • Bill to replace Cayman Islands’ ‘secrecy law’ tabled

    July 1, 2016
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    A bill to replace the Cayman Island’s controversial ‘secrecy law’, which would remove criminal sanctions for the unlawful disclosure of information, has been submitted to the jurisdiction’s legislative assembly.

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  • CIMA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Gibraltar Counterpart

    July 1, 2016
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    The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).

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  • The Potential Uses of Cayman LLCs

    June 29, 2016
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    On 18 December 2015, the Limited Liability Companies Bill, 2015 (the Bill) was published in the Cayman Islands.  The Bill is expected to be enacted in early 2016, although commencement of the law is expected to be delayed until a later date in 2016. Once the Bill becomes law, a new class of Cayman Islands entity, the limited liability...

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  • Cayman updates copyright for digital age

    June 28, 2016
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    The Cayman Islands has taken its first steps to modernise its intellectual property laws with the introduction of a new copyright bill that takes effect from 30 June.

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