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Cayman Islands Economic Substance Legislation and Requirements

  • Mar 19, 2019

On January 1, 2019, the Cayman Islands formally introduced into law, The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 together with the accompa...

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Why Chose the Cayman Islands for Offshore Funds

  • Jan 01, 2019

Notwithstanding the fact the Cayman Islands has been the leading offshore jurisdiction for regulated funds and other investment vehicles, and considered the wor...

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How to start a Hedge Fund

  • Jan 01, 2019

Overview Hedge funds are the pooling of assets. The main purpose is to invest in different strategies to both generate positive returns for investors and man...

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AFA Client Briefing Note - Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017

  • Dec 11, 2018

Advanced Fund Administration (Cayman) Ltd. and its affiliate AFA Legal Services (Cayman) Ltd. (collectively, “AFA”) operating under the Young &...

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Notification of the Appointment of AML Officers

  • Dec 10, 2018

(CIMA Extends Deadline in Respect to Funds) We previously informed you of the September 30, 2018 deadline imposed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (C...

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AFA Client Briefing Note - Common Reporting Standard (CRS)

  • Dec 08, 2018

Advanced Fund Administration (Cayman) Ltd. and its affiliate AFA Legal Services (Cayman) Ltd. (collectively, “AFA”) operating under the Young &...

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The Importance of a Boutique Administrator to an Emerging Manager (Start-up Fund)

  • Jan 27, 2016

Over the past seven years, regulations and compliance requirements have significantly increased the cost of providing fund administration services. In most inst...

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Advanced Fund Administration (“AFA”) Announces Strategic

  • Nov 03, 2014

AFA is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Hedge Connection, offering AFA clients a web-based platform connecting alternative investment managers...

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Cayman Islands and AIFMD Compliance

  • Mar 25, 2013

The Cayman Islands Government passed an amendment on Friday March 15, 2013, granting the marketing of Cayman Registered Funds in the European Union (EU). This a...

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HFMWeek - Focus on Cloud Computing

  • Jan 20, 2012

FOCUS ON C L O U D C O M P U T I N G As technology has become integral to running hedge funds, HFMWeek talks to a range of industry experts about how cloud comp...

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