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Structuring an ICO through the Cayman Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • 03 November 2017

It seems that 2017 will be remembered as the year of the initial coin offering (ICO). The Cayman Islands is witnessing an upsurge in ICO-related business and structuring an ICO through the territory remains an attractive proposition. However, ICO-specific guidance is yet to be issued by the government or the regulator, and a number of legal uncertainties remain. Existing statutory and regulatory regimes must therefore be considered when structuring an ICO.

Banking regulations further enhance appeal of the Cayman Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • 17 October 2014

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority recently updated its Regulatory Policy on Licensing Banks. The policy provides clear distinctions between the requirements for home-regulated and host-regulated banks, and covers capital adequacy, information about shareholders and their financial resources, business plans, internal systems and management.

Colin Riegels
Harneys
  • Tortola
  • British Virgin Islands
Patrick Colegrave
Harneys
  • Grand Cayman
  • Cayman Islands
Marco Martins
Harneys
  • Grand Cayman
  • Cayman Islands
Ogier
Ogier