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20/03/2019 | hsmoffice

HSM’s Adam Crane to Speak at ABI 2019 Spring Meeting

Our Senior Associate, Adam Crane, will be attending and speaking at the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Annual Spring Meeting on April 11-14, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. Adam will be speaking in a panel discussion on April Read more +

11/03/2019 | hsmoffice

Greater Willpower – The Cayman Islands Enhances Its Wills Regime For Foreign Testators

In order for a Cayman Islands Will to be valid it must be both ‘essentially’ valid and ‘formally’ valid. HSM’s Head of  Private Client and Trusts, Robert Mack, explores this structure and what’s new for 2019. Essential Validity For a Read more +

07/03/2019 | hsmoffice

Are you a Permanent Resident or do you have the Right to Remain Permanently in the Cayman Islands?

Both the same, right? According to HSM Partner and Immigration expert Nick Joseph, the answer is fundamentally yes. Under the Immigration Law of the Cayman Islands, seemingly not. Unexpected twists and pitfalls await the unwary. Through decades of tweaking we Read more +

18/02/2019 | hsmoffice

HSM Partner William Helfrecht Ranks in Chambers Global Guide 2019

The HSM Group congratulates Partner William (Bill) Helfrecht for his recognition by Chambers and Partners. For the second consecutive year, William is featured in the Band 3 ranking in the 2019 Chambers Global Guide for dispute resolution: trusts in the Cayman Islands. William’s practice primarily Read more +

Visit HSM at the STEP Cayman Conference, January 31-February 1

The HSM Group is proud to sponsor the 2nd Annual Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Cayman Conference, taking place at Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in Grand Cayman from January 31 – February 1.

Visit our booth during the conference to learn more about our legal and corporate services, and be entered to win one of our 5-in-1 BBQ tools – a useful memento to remind you of our law firm in the Cayman Islands.

Robert Mack, HSM’s Head of Private Client and Trusts, will be speaking during one of the breakout panel sessions on February 1 at 12pm and will be exploring wealth structuring for PEPs (politically exposed persons) – the impact of politics, conflict and sanctions on PEPs.

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 also the Cayman Islands representative of the STEP Mental Capacity Special Interest Group.

We look forward to connecting with you at this conference.

STEP Cayman Conference

(L-R): Samantha Bartley and Robert Mack