03/18/2020 | HSM LAW

Cayman Immigration and Employment Questions Arising out of COVID-19

HSM’s Employment and Immigration lawyers are advising a number of persons and businesses as to the requirements and expectations of the Cayman Islands Law during COVID-19, in particular where businesses may be required to make staff redundant. Redundancy is defined Read more +

03/18/2020 | HSM LAW

HSM Property Lawyer Called to Cayman Islands Bar

HSM is proud to welcome Associate Oscar DaCosta to their law firm in the Cayman Islands. Oscar’s admission was moved by HSM Partner, Nick Joseph, who summarised his qualifications for Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale. Oscar has worked with several local law Read more +

03/13/2020 | HSM LAW

HSM is Open and Diligent During COVID-19

The HSM Group (comprising of HSM Chambers, HSM Corporate Services Ltd. and HSM Intellectual Property) are committed to their clients during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our office remains open with strict policies in place to mitigate any health risks to Read more +


03/23/2020 | HSM Corporate Services

Cayman Set to Introduce New Virtual Asset Legislation

Further to the Cayman Islands Governments’ recent changes to the Anti Money Laundering (AML)/Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) regime to include virtual asset services as “relevant financial business” the jurisdiction is now set to implement a registration and licensing Read more +

02/19/2020 | HSM Corporate Services

Cayman Introduces New Private Funds Law and Mutual Funds (Amendment) Law

The Private Funds Law (“PF Law”) which provides for the registration of closed-ended funds (termed ‘private funds’) with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) came into force on 7 February 2020. Definition of Private Fund A vehicle will be a Read more +

05/04/2019 | HSM Corporate Services

HSM Produces Economic Substance Overview

Through the International Tax-Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018, the concept of an Economic Substance Test has been introduced and certain businesses must satisfy new requirements. The test applies to any “in scope” businesses and requires that any “relevant entity” carrying Read more +


02/24/2020 | HSM IP LTD

WTR 1000 Recognition Three Years in a Row: HSM IP and Sophie Peat

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 has once again recommended HSM IP as a top tier law firm and Sophie Peat as a leading trademark practitioner in the 2020 edition of WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. This is the Read more +

02/13/2020 | HSM IP LTD

Chambers and Partners Recommends HSM IP

Our firm is thrilled to have made our debut on Chambers and Partners in their new Global (Caribbean-Wide) Intellectual Property 2020 Guide. HSM IP is listed in their top tier, band 1 ranking. This recognition highlights our ability to successfully Read more +

10/31/2019 | HSM IP LTD

The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) Continues at an Active Pace

Since the implementation of the Cayman Islands Trade Marks Law 2016 on 1 August 2017, more than 1,000 trade mark applications have been filed under the new regime. Impressively, the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) has already approved or Read more +