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08/20/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM Ranked as Top 30 Offshore Law Firm 2021

HSM is proud to be ranked by The Lawyer as one of the Top 30 Offshore Law Firms for 2021 and be featured in The Lawyer Magazine July 2021 edition. HSM is listed within their Top 10 Headcount Growers, highlighting Read more +

08/13/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM Welcomes Five Summer Interns

The HSM Group is delighted to once again offer their summer internship programme and has welcomed five students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC). Jaysie Allen, Destiny Russell, Shyanne Stewart, Paris Jackson and Jahzarah Bush have joined the Read more +

08/05/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM Welcomes New Senior Counsel

The HSM Group is delighted to welcome back The Hon. Robin McMillan to their ever-growing law practice. With a wealth of experience under his belt, Robin is a well experienced and skilled Senior Counsel. In recent years, Robin has served Read more +

CORPORATE SERVICES

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 +

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 +

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

08/13/2021 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP Featured In Trademark Lawyer Magazine Top Rankings 2021

HSM IP is honoured to be in the Top 10 Trademark Firms in the Trademark Lawyer Magazine Law Firm Rankings 2021/22 for the entire Caribbean region. This Top 10 ranking highlights HSM IP’s dedicated and continuous contributions to the world Read more +

06/11/2021 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP and Sophie Peat named IP Stars 2021 by Managing IP

HSM IP and Sophie Peat have been recognised in the 2021 edition of IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property (IP). These 2021 rankings cover more than 80 jurisdictions and HSM IP is listed as a recommended firm in the Caribbean. Read more +

04/25/2021 | 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 +