Ms Louise Groom

Louise Groom

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Aviation

Stand by for take-off: Cape Town Convention extension date confirmed
Cayman Islands | 02 September 2015

The United Kingdom has confirmed that the Cape Town Convention will come into force on November 1 2015. On that date the Cayman Islands will gain the status of a territorial unit of a convention state. In anticipation, Cayman authorities have been preparing the legislation necessary to bring the Cape Town Convention into force so that it interacts harmoniously with existing Cayman registration regimes.

Company & Commercial

Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law 2014 now in force
Cayman Islands | 29 September 2014

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law 2014 has come into force. Subject to certain exemptions, the law allows for the direct enforcement of contractual rights by third parties in contracts to which they are not a party. Previously, contracts governed by Cayman law could be enforced only by parties to the contract, following the common law doctrine of privity of contract.

Private Client & Offshore Services

Stand by for take-off: Cape Town Convention extension date confirmed
Cayman Islands | 03 September 2015

The United Kingdom has confirmed that the Cape Town Convention will come into force on November 1 2015. On that date the Cayman Islands will gain the status of a territorial unit of a convention state. In anticipation, Cayman authorities have been preparing the legislation necessary to bring the Cape Town Convention into force so that it interacts harmoniously with existing Cayman registration regimes.

Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law 2014 now in force
Cayman Islands | 02 October 2014

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law 2014 has come into force. Subject to certain exemptions, the law allows for the direct enforcement of contractual rights by third parties in contracts to which they are not a party. Previously, contracts governed by Cayman law could be enforced only by parties to the contract, following the common law doctrine of privity of contract.