Cayman Law Firm
Solomon Harris is a full service corporate/commercial law firm specialising in international offshore work with recognised expertise in a number of niche areas, including investment funds, captive insurance, capital markets and corporate restructuring/insolvency. The firm has developed a reputation as one of Cayman's top tier firms for providing effective offshore legal solutions, both promptly and efficiently. The firm continues to be recognised as a top ranking Cayman firm by the leading UK international law firm directories, such as Chambers Global and Legal 500 and is perceived in the market as a more "nimble" alternative to its larger competitors with a complement of very experienced lawyers across all work groups.
Nature of Practice
Solomon Harris' reputation has been built on its consistent responsiveness to client needs and its straightforward, commercially focused advice. The firm's clients include major financial institutions, public and private companies, high net worth individuals, major onshore law firms and accounting firms, including a number of well-recognised names such as Société Générale, Unibanco, Banco Itau, Harcourt and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to providing services directly to clients, the firm has also assisted clients by providing management of legal counsel in other Caribbean jurisdictions. Read more +
Although the Firm is structured in departments (Corporate/Commercial; Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery; and Local Practice/Banking), the boundaries between the departments are very fluid and frequently work is handled on a cross-departmental basis.
The firm's main practice areas, in alphabetical order, are: Capital Markets; Company and Partnership Formation; Corporate Recovery/Insolvency; Dispute Resolution; Employee Benefits; Finance; Insurance; Investment Funds and Private Equity Funds; Listing Services, Local Commercial, Banking and Licensing; Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures; Private Client (trusts, wills, probate, estate matters); Real Estate/Property Law. read less --
Cayman Islands and US sign FATCA Agreement
"Our participation in globally accepted transparency and tax information exchange initiatives speaks volumes of our financial services integrity, and that leads to the confidence and trust that investors continue to have in us." Wayne Panton
Model I IGA
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Cayman Islands signs AIFMD Memorandum with Germany
Reports this week that German regulators were going to block hedge fund managers in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and BVI from operating in their country overlooked the announcement last week that an agreement between the regulators of the Cayman Islands and Germany had already been signed. Whil...
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Cayman Judicial Opinions Differ on Variation of Terms by Side Letter
SWISS-ASIA GENGHIS HEDGE FUND (as assignee of SOMERS NOMINEES (FAR EAST) Ltd) v MAOMING FUND Cause No.: FSD 12 OF 2013-unreported Re: LANCELOT INVESTORS FUND, LIMITED (IN OFFICIAL LIQUIDATION) Cause No: FSD 87 of 2011-unreported
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