26 June, 2018
Broadhurst LLC is pleased to announce that Leyla Jackson has been named the STEP Cayman Student of the Year 2018 after achieving the joint highest international score for her Equity and Trusts in Practice examination.
8 May, 2018
The deadline for compliance with the Non-Profit Organisations Law 2017 is 31st July 2018. Organisations that do not register by this time face fines and the threat of being struck from the Companies Register. To date only one fifth of charities have registered.
2 May, 2018
Broadhurst is delighted to announce that Brando Rankin has been appointed to the Labour Tribunal.
8 March, 2018
That "women hold up half the sky" is a undeniable truth. Strength and endurance in the face of opposition has been the hallmark of women for millennia. While modern history brings to mind pioneers like Pankhurst, Earhart and Stopes; women through the ages have battled for respect and equality in their roles whether in private, public or work life.
6 February, 2018
Broadhurst LLC’s Managing Partner Kyle Broadhurst, completed his tenure as President of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce at the end of January. Reflecting upon his year at the helm, he stated that one crucial accomplishment was to provide the Chamber with a road map for the next three years.
18 January, 2018
With 674 Summary Court cases carried over into this year from 2017, and a Grand Court civil case in which the parties paid to rent a hotel conference room to serve as a courtroom, the need for more court space is more urgent than ever, Chief Justice Anthony Smellie said on Wednesday at the opening of the Grand Court for 2018.
15 January, 2018
Broadhurst Successful in Probate Litigation
29 September, 2017
Broadhurst LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its litigation team with the addition of Associate Attorney Sally Bowler and Paralegal Leyla Jackson.
22 August, 2017
Broadhurst LLC is pleased to announce that founding partner Peter Broadhurst will be a contributing member of a “working group” tasked with planning regulations for the Data Protection Law 2017 prior to its implementation in January 2019.
6 April, 2017
28 March, 2017
7 September, 2016
Proud smiles were displayed throughout Courtroom Number One on the morning of 6 September 2016 as Mr. Brando Rankin was admitted as an Attorney-at- Law of the Cayman Islands.
6 October, 2015
Broadhurst LLC is pleased to announce that the firm will act for Bermuda-based KeyTech Limited (BSX:KEY.BH), with respect to its Cayman Islands interests, concerning the sale of a controlling interest in KeyTech to ATN (NASDAQ:ATNI).
8 September, 2014
Broadhurst LLC is pleased to announce that the firm acted for WestTel Limited (d/b/a Logic) in its acquisition of British Overseas Territory Cable & Telecommunications, Ltd. (“BOTCAT”).
7 May, 2018
The Cayman Islands is a beautiful archipelago which maintains its rich culture and heritage, while simultaneously ranking within the top ten largest financial centres in the world. It is not surprising that Cayman attracts international investment as well as those wishing to leave their home jurisdiction to obtain Cayman residency which, in certain cases, can also lead to an eventual grant of Caymanian status and British citizenship.
25 January, 2018
This article is designed to give a broad overview of the legal requirements in relation to administration of Cayman assets where the deceased was not domiciled in the Cayman Islands at the date of their death.
19 January, 2018
This article is designed to give a broad overview of the legal requirements in relation to the administration of estates for individuals who pass away while resident in the Cayman Islands.
13 October, 2017
Every year, on average, 1115 car accidents are reported to the police in the Cayman Islands, some of which result in serious injuries or deaths. Other unexpected situations where injuries may arise include accidents at work, or in a public place. If you have been involved in an accident that was someone else’s fault you may have a right to recover compensation. The purpose of this article is to give guidance on how to manage these difficult, and often unexpected, events.
26 September, 2017
On 1st August the Cayman Islands saw the Non-Profit Organisations Law 2017 come into force. This law modernises the old scheme relating to charitable organisations which was found under section 80 of the Companies Law.
20 September, 2017
A recent judgment delivered by Mr. Justice Peter Jackson of the High Court of England & Wales has generated significant media interest. The reason for this interest is that his decision was delivered in the form of a letter to the child who was the subject matter of the application.
24 August, 2017
A Broadhurst LLC article on the repercussions of being "struck-off" of the Cayman Islands General Registry and a guide to reinstatement.
22 August, 2017
The Data Protection Law 2017 was passed by the Cayman Islands’ Legislative Assembly on March 27th 2017 and will come into effect in January 2019. This article addresses the question of what requirements the Law will impose upon your business.
1 July, 2017
The Cayman Islands officially approved, in April 2017, the implementation of a centralized platform that will provide specific authorities within the UK and the Cayman Islands with the ability to universally search and identify the beneficial owners of certain Cayman Islands entities.
23 June, 2017
There has been considerable speculation in the media recently regarding the backlog of permanent residency (PR) applications.
9 February, 2017
Not many people want to think about death – or more particularly, their own death. In a way this reluctance is understandable. Unfortunately, it often leads to people failing to make a will to provide for their loved ones after they have gone.
20 January, 2017
The recent Privy Council decision of Scatliffe v Scatliffe provides assistance in analyzing two aspects of matrimonial law; the treatment of non-matrimonial property by the court upon divorce and also the effect of non-disclosure of assets on the chances of success of an appeal.
5 December, 2016
Purchasing a residential property is often the single biggest financial transaction of a person’s life. An acquisition of this magnitude is very important and needs to be taken seriously, regardless of whether it is your first or final house purchase.
26 October, 2016
The breakdown of marriages can sometimes have devastating effects on children as they are often caught in the middle of contentious custody battles.
In June 2016 the Cayman Islands Judiciary launched The Mediation Information & Assessment Rules, 2016 as a means of encouraging and facilitating mediation of family law disputes. But what is mediation, how can it help and is it effective?
Family breakdown can be one of the traumatic events in a person’s life. Significant emotional issues can arise, as well as legal and financial implications.