01/14/2022 | HSM LAW

Cayman Courts Modernize with Electronic Filing and Service Platform

With effect from 8 January 2021, the Honourable Chief Justice via Practice Direction 11 of 2020 (“PD”) implemented an electronic filing and service platform (the “Platform”) pursuant to Order 1, rule 12(1) of the Grand Court Rules 1995 (Revised) (the Read more +

12/15/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM Contributes Insolvency Litigation (Cayman Islands) Chapter in Lexology Guide

Lexology’s Getting The Deal Through guides are a trusted resource and allows professionals to directly compare laws and regulations between jurisdictions. HSM is pleased to have contributed to their Insolvency Litigation 2021 publication and provided insight into the Cayman Islands Read more +

11/18/2021 | HSM LAW

HSM Litigation Lawyer Called to Cayman Islands Bar

HSM’s newest lawyer Stephanie Mills became a qualified attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands on 17 November. Stephanie’s admission was moved by HSM Partner, Sarah Allison, who summarised her qualifications for Justice Richard Williams. During her admission, Stephanie expressed her gratitude Read more +


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 +


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 +