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05/09/2022 | HSM LAW

HSM Amplifies Family Services with New Lawyer

The HSM Group is thrilled to welcome Shelly Perryman-Pollard to their law firm. Shelly joins HSM Partners Kerrie Cox and Linda DaCosta in their family law practice and will help people navigate through divorce and separation, financial considerations, custody matters, Read more +

04/21/2022 | HSM LAW

The Impact of Data Breaches in the Cayman Islands

Data breaches have made recent headlines in the Cayman Islands and you may have wondered what they were all about, and why they matter. Their significance in Cayman’s legal landscape is briefly explained below by Cory Martinson (HSM Paralegal). The Read more +

04/13/2022 | HSM LAW

Cayman’s Virtual Notary Regulations Due To Expire 16 April 2022

The Coronavirus pandemic, and subsequent lockdowns, required timely amendments to many Cayman laws and regulations to enable the business community to continue to function. One such innovative change was the passing of the Notaries Public (Virtual Conduct of Notarial Acts) Read more +

CORPORATE SERVICES

09/29/2021 | HSM Corporate Services

Timing Considerations for Year-end Company Dissolutions

As we draw closer to the end of 2021, many clients will be considering their Cayman Islands company structures and querying whether any entities are surplus to requirements. The desire to wind up any Cayman entities before the end of Read more +

07/26/2021 | HSM Corporate Services

HSM Produces Updates to the Cayman Islands Economic Substance Regime

Most clients are now relatively familiar with the Cayman Islands Economic Substance regime requiring real economic substance for certain entities (known and ‘Relevant Entities’) carrying or certain activities (known as ‘Relevant Activities’). Our firm’s previous article on the introduction of 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 +

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

04/26/2022 | HSM IP LTD

World IP Day Celebrates Young Innovators

The HSM Group (which includes HSM Chambers, HSM Corporate Services and HSM IP) are supporters of Cayman Enterprise City’s Business Design Competition. This year’s Project of the Year winner is 25-year-old George Wauchope of Emailchaser.io, a website and sales tool Read more +

03/14/2022 | HSM IP LTD

WTR 1000 Recognises HSM IP and Huw Moses in 2022 Guide

World Trade Mark Review (WTR) 1000 has once again recognised HSM IP in their WTR 1000 2022 guide. This is the fifth year in a row that we have been recommended by WTR 1000. HSM IP is honoured to receive Read more +

02/28/2022 | HSM IP LTD

Major Evolution to the Landscape of IP Laws in Jamaica for 2022

Jamaica is set to become a part of the Madrid System. Pursuant to the Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, which took effect on 30 June 2021, Jamaica acceded into the Madrid system on 27 December 2021 and is now the 110th Read more +