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June deadline for Cayman EU funds passport

June deadline for Cayman EU funds passport

| 15/02/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands can expect a decision on its inclusion in the EU’s AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) Passport scheme by June, which, if granted, would secure future access to European investors for funds either managed or registered in Cayman. The funds industry is keenly awaiting a resolution to this long drawn […]

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Legislative amendments establish AIFMD opt-in framework

Legislative amendments establish AIFMD opt-in framework

| 02/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Some key amendments to financial services legislation have taken the Cayman Islands a step further towards participating in the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), while Cayman awaits confirmation from European regulators that it will receive its AIFMD passport for full future access to the EU market.

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Cayman prepares for AIFMD passport

Cayman prepares for AIFMD passport

| 04/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Islands financial and government leaders said they remain committed to working with the European Securities and Markets Authority as the island,  along with other major jurisdiction, face uncertainty over whether they will be granted the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) passport, allowing the sale of funds in European countries. ESMA […]

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Cayman to introduce new opt-in AIFMD Regime

Cayman to introduce new opt-in AIFMD Regime

| 15/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business:) The Cayman Islands Government is setting up new regimes that will allow managers to opt-in to reporting consistent with the European AIFMD requirements. On Friday two draft bills were published which make certain amendments to the Mutual Funds Law (MFL) and Securities Investment Business Law (SIBL).

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