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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Cayman Islands

The law of the Cayman Islands is a combination of common law and statute, and is based heavily upon English law.

Law in the Cayman Islands tends to be a combination of the very old and the very new. As a leading offshore financial centre, the Cayman Islands has extremely modern statutes dealing with company law, insolvency, banking law, trust law, insurance and other related matters. However, in other areas of law, such as family law, the laws of the Cayman Islands are based upon old English statutes which can cause some difficulty in modern times. Other areas of law, such as international law, are essentially regulated externally through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London by Order in Council. A large body of the laws of the Cayman Islands consists of the common law, which continually updates itself through judicial precedent in the Territory and in other common law countries.

The Cayman Islands is a dependent territory of the United Kingdom. Although the local legislature and courts are independent from the United Kingdom, the British Government deals with all international relations on behalf of the Territory. The Cayman Islands does not have a separate vote at the United Nations.

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The Lawyer
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:02:57 -0700

The Cayman Islands Exempted Limited Partnership Law imposes continuing obligations on exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) registered in the Cayman Islands. Those partnerships that carry on business as mutual funds are subject to additional regulation ...
 
Lexology (registration)
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:18:45 -0700

Partnership agreements are deemed, however executed or adhered to, to have been executed as deeds for the purposes of the Powers of Attorney Law of the Cayman Islands. This provision applies retroactively. The formalities associated with the admission ...
 
The Lawyer
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 04:58:17 -0700

The Exempted Limited Partnership Law 2014 (the 'ELP Law') came into force on 2 July 2014. The ELP Law is a major re-working of the now repealed Exempted Limited Partnership Law (2013 Revision) following extensive public and private sector ...
 
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0700

Case law on the English legislation has a common theme of demanding clarity and specificity in drafting of Third Party benefit provisions, and this would hold true in respect of the Law and its use in contracts governed by the law of the Cayman Islands.
 
The Wall Street Transcript
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:26:15 -0700

... Companies Law of the Cayman Islands, which ordinary shares will be cancelled at the effective time of the Merger for the right to receive the value of such shares in accordance with the provisions of Section 238 of the Companies Law of the Cayman ...
 
Broadway World
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 05:30:59 -0700

... Companies Law of the Cayman Islands, which ordinary shares will be cancelled at the effective time of the Merger for the right to receive the value of such shares in accordance with the provisions of Section 238 of the Companies Law of the Cayman ...
 
Yahoo!7 News
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:48:45 -0700

OP Financial Investments Limited is an investment company incorporated in the Cayman Islands as an exempted company with limited liability under the Companies Law of the Cayman Islands. The Company's shares are listed on the Main Board of HKEx ...
 
The Lawyer
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 04:35:11 -0700

Continuing requirements of the Exempted Limited Partnership Law of the Cayman Islands. This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of those who are considering the operation of exempted limited partnerships in the Cayman Islands.
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