FinSA requirements – end of year deadline approaching

The Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) came into force on 1 January 2020, changing the regulatory requirements for offering investment…
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Filing of CRS Compliance Forms - deadline fast approaching

The deadline for filing CRS Compliance Forms for 2019 and 2020 with the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation…
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The challenge of moving from UCITS KIIDs to PRIIPS KIDs

How Waystone can help navigate these challenges
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The EU clarifies the application of SFDR disclosures

The European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) has issued a set of Q&As in order to clarify the application of…
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Private Funds – Fund Annual Return (FAR) Requirements

Filing requirements for Cayman Private Funds Operators of Private Funds are responsible for completing and submitting the Fund Annual Return…
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Independent Director Services

Waystone is the leading provider of institutional governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management industry. Waystone offers high-quality,…
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Cayman Economic Substance regime expands to include partnerships

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act (2018) introduced the requirement for “relevant entities” domiciled or registered in the Cayman…
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Voluntary Liquidations - Advance preparation to minimize or avoid 2022 fees

This Waystone Advisory reminds investment funds stakeholders of impending deadlines to be met, if they are contemplating formally closing a…
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Cross Border Distribution Framework (CBDF) - rule change & impact

In July 2018, the EU began discussing a series of measures intended to reduce regulatory barriers in the marketing and…
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您是否已任命您的美国合伙人代表?

美国国税局(IRS)2020纳税年度合伙企业纳税申报表(表格1065) 提交截止日期为 2021 年 9 月 15 日。 已于2020 年推出或正在考虑任命美国合伙人代表的基金应确保满足此截止日期。
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The Cayman Islands outlines phased reopening plan

On Thursday 8 July 2021, the Cayman Islands Premier, Hon. Wayne Panton outlined the government's plan for a phased reopening…
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Have you appointed your U.S. Partnership Representative? What you need to know

The extended IRS Form 1065 filing deadline for the 2020 tax year will be 15 September 2021.
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Eversheds Sutherland Hedge Fund Launch Guide

Amber Ramsey and Ivana Faltysova recently featured in the Eversheds Sutherland Hedge Fund Launch Guide.
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June is Pride month!

At Waystone we foster an inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves with "inclusivity" being one of our core…
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CIMA issues reminder regarding Anti-Money Laundering Officers

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) this week reminded all persons carrying out relevant financial business (“Licensees and Registrants”) that…
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LQIAIF - The niche in the market

The aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has seen the rapid growth of credit funds in the leveraged loan…
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CIMA extends deadline for FAR filings for private funds

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has issued an industry communication extending the deadline for fund annual return (FAR) filings…
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