The Cayman Islands: A Domicile For Hedge Funds

The Cayman Islands is a popular domicile for hedge funds globally. This is due to its tax neutral status, flexible structuring options and strong legal system combined with an established and experienced financial services sector. The simplicity of establishing Cayman Islands investment funds — and speed to market — play a key role in influencing the decision of hedge fund promoters and managers in using the jurisdiction. This article provides an overview of the legal and regulatory framework applicable to hedge funds established in the Cayman Islands.

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