Cayman Islands hedge fund community positive on future of jurisdiction

Cayman Islands supplement 2011


The dust may be settling on onshore regulation aimed at the hedge fund industry but the Cayman Islands is still in battle mode. Although the general consensus is that new laws, particularly from the European Union, are not as harmful to Cayman they still present challenges.

“This is not peacetime. The forces of darkness are gathering and actually gathering in a very problematic way,” declares former Cayman Finance chairman Anthony Travers, still in combatant mood. “The problem is most people look