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LAW

01/15/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM IP Authors BVI Trade Mark Guide on Mondaq

Sophie Peat (Partner at HSM IP) has contributed to Mondaq’s Comparative Guides for Trade Marks in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Mondaq’s comparative guides provide an overview of the key points of law by carefully selected and internationally recognised experts. Read more +

12/18/2020 | HSM LAW

Cayman Islands Government Takes Step Towards Improving Access to Justice

The Cayman Islands Parliament has taken a significant step towards improving access to justice in the Cayman Islands by passing for a second reading, the Private Funding of Legal Services Bill, 2020 (“Bill”). The key elements of the Bill are Read more +

12/07/2020 | HSM LAW

Who’s Who Legal Recognises Ian Lambert in Restructuring and Insolvency 2021 Guide

Who’s Who Legal (WWL) has recommended HSM Partner Ian Lambert in their recently released 2021 Restructuring and Insolvency Guide (Cayman Islands). Ian has been featured by WWL for the past several years and this is testament to the high quality of service Read more +

CORPORATE SERVICES

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 +

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

12/14/2020 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP Presents INTA Unreal Campaign to Over 200 Students

HSM IP is pleased to once again present the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Unreal Campaign to over 200 students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) in December 2020. In order to reach the entire school population, the HSM Read more +

08/20/2020 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP Authors Cayman Trade Mark Guide on Mondaq

Sophie Peat (Partner at HSM IP) has contributed to Mondaq’s Comparative Guides for Trade Marks in the Cayman Islands. Mondaq’s comparative guides provide an overview of the key points of law by carefully selected and internationally recognised experts. This tool Read more +

06/29/2020 | HSM IP LTD

New Trinidad & Tobago Trade Marks Law Implemented 25 June 2020

The long-awaited Trade Marks Act, No. 8 of 2015, (‘the New Act’) and accompanying Trade Marks Regulations, 2020, (‘the Regulations’) came into effect in Trinidad and Tobago on 25 June 2020. The Act was originally passed in June 2015, but Read more +