Tag: Walkers

Ten storeys: setbacks and other restrictions

Ten storeys: setbacks and other restrictions

| 21/04/2016 | 3 Comments

Stuart Rowe writes: A recent decision of the Grand Court has affirmed the relevance of the 1997 Development Plan within Cayman’s development and planning regime and in so doing has cast doubt over the Central Planning Authority’s ability to effectively deal with ‘high rise’ [...]

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Two young Caymanian start as articled clerks

Two young Caymanian start as articled clerks

| 05/11/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Walkers has added two new articled clerks to their training programme, bringing the number of current articled clerks in their Cayman office to six. Since 2002, the law firm has trained 31 articled clerks, all of whom went on to be admitted attorneys, Walkers said in a release.  [...]

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Walkers announces two new hires for Cayman office

Walkers announces two new hires for Cayman office

| 01/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Attorneys Stuart Rowe and Brett Basdeo have joined the Cayman Islands office of offshore law firm Walkers. Basdeo, who previously worked for rival firm Maples and Calder, joins Walkers as an Associate in its Insolvency & Dispute Resolution team. Rowe, formerly an Associat [...]

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Walkers announces 3 new attorneys

Walkers announces 3 new attorneys

| 23/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Walkers Cayman Finance Group has announced three new Caymanian attorneys. Having successfully completed the firm’s Articled Clerk Training Programme, Patrick McConvey, Arikka Ebanks and Nane Erb were admitted as attorneys-at-law before Justice Charles Quin. The admissions we [...]

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Cayman releases V2 FATCA Guidance Notes

Cayman releases V2 FATCA Guidance Notes

| 18/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Just days away from the 22 December deadline for many financial institutions to register with the US tax authorities to obtain their Global Intermediary Identification Number (GIIN) by 1 January 2015, the Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority has issued Version 2 of the FATCA [...]

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Focus remains on governance in fund industry

Focus remains on governance in fund industry

| 17/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Corporate governance remains an important factor for investors in hedge funds, according to a report by offshore law firm Walkers. In their outlook report for 2015 the firm said that the legacy of investor experiences in the wake of the 2008 downturn has led to an inevitable [...]

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Experts debate fund industry outlook at seminars

Experts debate fund industry outlook at seminars

| 17/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): International law firm Walkers has completed another season of its series of investment funds seminars, which were held this year in New York, San Francisco and London. The Walkers Fundamentals seminars, ‘Everything Offshore – Funds in 2015′, drew over 60 [...]

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Cayman lawyers make IFC Power Women Top 200

Cayman lawyers make IFC Power Women Top 200

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Two of Walkers’ Cayman Islands attorneys have been recognised by UK wealth management publication Citywealth in its 2014 IFC Power Women Top 200. Global managing partner Ingrid Pierce and senior counsel Monique Bhullar were both named in this exclusive list, which celebrat [...]

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Young Caymanians join law firm as articled clerks

Young Caymanians join law firm as articled clerks

| 23/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Walkers has announced the appointment of three new Caymanian articled clerks. Renee Prendergast, Arleth Ebanks and Rebecca Peck, who are all former Walkers scholarship recipients, have completed their legal education and have now begun Walkers’ Articled Clerk Training Prog [...]

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Walkers hosting ‘Fundamentals’ seminars in US and London

Walkers hosting ‘Fundamentals’ seminars in US and London

| 02/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Economics Editor, writer and broadcaster, Robert Peston, will be the keynote speaker in London next week for the Walkers Fundamentals Investment Funds seminar series, with a further two events in the series taking place in November in New York and San Francisco. Hosted by interna [...]

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Walkers celebrates 50 years with alumni gathering

Walkers celebrates 50 years with alumni gathering

| 15/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton, both former Articled Clerks at Walkers, were among the guests at the firm’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, which it celebrated by hosting a special Alumni Evening for the many articled clerks who [...]

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