The Cayman Islands, consisting of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, are a British overseas territory located in the western Caribbean Sea. Cayman is a major world offshore centre and a tax neutral environment, which, in conjunction with the Read more +
Nick Joseph (Partner) and Peter de Vere (Head of Corporate and Commercial) explore the requirements for Economic Substance in the Cayman Islands and what it means for this jurisdiction. For a full overview on whether or not your business may be affected by this Read more +
Our Head of Private Client and Trusts, Robert Mack, will be travelling this year to attend two conferences by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). STEP Miami’s 10th Annual Summit takes place on May 31 at the Four Read more +
On March 8 2019, the Legislative Assembly approved a broad series of enhancements to the Trusts Law of the Cayman Islands as described in the Trusts (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Our Head of Private Client and Trusts, Robert Mack, shares that Read more +
HSM’s Robert Mack to Attend 2019 STEP Conferences in Miami and Canada
STEP Miami’s 10th Annual Summit takes place on May 31 at the Four Seasons Hotel. Robert will also be moderating a panel discussion on Planning Strategies + Substance with Wendy Warren of Caystone Services (Bahamas), Alejandro Gil Rivero TEP of Sophos Advisors (USA) and Chris Reimer TEP of Long Reimer Winegar Beppler LLP (USA).
STEP Canada’s 21st National Conference takes place June 6-7 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The two days will be filled with technical sessions, insightful keynotes and valuable networking opportunities.
These conferences attract hundreds of leading trusts professionals from around the globe and provides Robert the opportunity to keep abreast of the many issues and regulatory changes affecting the trust and private client world.
We look forward to connecting with you at these conferences.
Since 2010, Robert has been a council member of the local branch of STEP where he currently holds the position of Vice Secretary. Robert also sits on the STEP legislative review sub-committee and the Global Transparency sub-committee, which works in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government to implement and improve legislation connected to the trusts and private client industry. Robert is the Cayman Islands representative of the STEP Mental Capacity Special Interest Group. He also attended and was part of a panel discussion at this year’s STEP Cayman Islands Conference that took place January 31-February 1.