The Current State of Economic Substance Requirements in the Cayman Islands

10 Apr 2019 @ Hong Kong

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The Current State of Economic Substance Requirements in the Cayman ISLAND

ANREV is pleased to invite you to join a lunch briefing in Hong Kong on 10 April. At this briefing, Ms Ann Ng, Partner at Maples Group, will provide an overview on the current state of economic substance requirements in the Cayman Islands with focus as follows:

  • Why has the Cayman Islands introduced this legislation?
  • What problems is the new legislation supposed to solve?
  • Outline of each "relevant entity" and each "relevant activity"
  • How does this new legislation impact to Cayman-registered funds?
  • Recommended solutions to create substance in the Cayman Islands (if necessary).

We would like to thank Maples Group for sponsoring the event.




: Wednesday 10 April 2019


: 12:15 Registration 

: 12:30 - 13:30 Presentation, Q&A (light lunch will be served)

Venue : Maples and Calder Office, 53rd Floor, The Centre, 99 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
Presenter Ann Ng, Partner, Maples Group

Speaker’ bio followed:

Ann Ng


Maples Group

Ann is a financial services and corporate lawyer with a particular focus on the international investment fund market.  She has expertise in the formation, structuring and restructuring of all types of open and closed end funds, including hedge funds, private equity and venture capital, real estate and infrastructure funds.  Ann's recent experience includes advising on a number of new investment funds for the largest and most high-profile wealth manager in China, as well as assisting with the launch of multiple investment funds in support of the Belt and Road initiative.  Her practice also involves advising a number of international family offices on their strategic investments.

Ann previously worked for Linklaters in London and Hong Kong, and for Freehills in Australia.  She has been recognised as one of the top 10 offshore lawyers in Asia in the Offshore Client Choice List by Asian Legal Business for three consecutive years since the awards debut in 2016.  She has also been awarded Best in Offshore at the Asia Women in Business Law Awards for a number of years and has been recommended as a leading funds lawyer in The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, Chambers Global and IFLR1000.  Ann regularly speaks at industry conferences and seminars as an offshore expert.  She is fluent in Cantonese.

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