03/19/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM Gives Career Advice in Cayman Brac

HSM participated in the Layman E. Scott Sr. High School Career Fair which was held on Friday, 19 March. This fair is organised by the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) and helps to give students first-hand experience at applying Read more +

03/01/2021 | HSM LAW

Mentoring Cayman Students Gain Legal Industry Insight at HSM

The HSM Group opened their doors to welcome 18 students from the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Mentoring Cayman Programme on 25 February. The students were given a tour of the HSM offices by HSM’s Managing Partner, Huw Moses and Read more +

02/24/2021 | HSM LAW

Can Employers in the Cayman Islands Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?

In December 2020, the Premier announced that a mass vaccination campaign to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be rolled out across the territory in January. In unveiling the plan, he stressed that inoculation will be voluntary but encouraged the Read more +


05/26/2020 | HSM Corporate Services

Fee Concessions for Small and Micro Businesses in the Cayman Islands

The Trade & Business Licensing (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations, 2020 (the “Amendment Schedule”) has been gazetted as of 1 May 2020. Whilst earlier amendments to the Cayman Islands Trade & Business Licencing (“TBL”) regime got much coverage in the local 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 +


03/03/2021 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP and Sophie Peat Ranked in Chambers Global Guide 2021

Our firm is thrilled to be recommended once again by Chambers and Partners in their new Global (Caribbean-Wide) Intellectual Property 2021 Guide. HSM IP is listed in their top tier, band 1 ranking. This recognition highlights our ability to successfully handle Read more +

02/18/2021 | HSM IP LTD

WTR 1000 Recognises HSM IP and Sophie Peat in 2021 Guide

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 2021 edition of WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. This is the fourth year in a Read more +

02/09/2021 | HSM IP LTD

Why Should I File a Trade Mark in the Cayman Islands?

Many local businesses ask “Why should I file a trade mark in the Cayman Islands?” especially where there has been longstanding use of a mark in the Islands. Whilst unregistered rights acquired through use may be protectable under the common Read more +