6th January 2015

HighWater supports the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre

6 January 2015 The sixth annual HighWater Community Christmas party raised more than US$16,000 in cash as well as numerous gifts for the families supported by the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (“CICC”). Every year, HighWater hosts a Christmas Champagne brunch at Abacus in Camana Bay for their friends in the local community who are asked…

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2nd December 2014

Yolanda Banks-McCoy Speaks at Campbells Conference

14 November 2014 HighWater’s Yolanda McCoy spoke earlier today on a panel at the annual conference organized by Campbells law firm at the Westin Resort and Spa in the Cayman Islands. In front of a packed audience the panel held a lively discussion from a macro perspective of what the funds industry and its service…

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22nd September 2014

Cayman Islands Junior Golf Championships

HighWater is delighted to sponsor the annual Cayman Islands Golf Association Junior Championships which was held over the weekend of 20th and 21st September. The future certainly looks bright having witnessed gross scores as low as 69, 72, 74 and 74 – this with many junior members unavailable to play as they school overseas. HighWater…

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15th September 2014

Yolanda McCoy Joins HighWater

Highwater Limited (“HighWater”) a boutique corporate governance services firm based in the Cayman Islands, has expanded its team of Directors and is delighted to welcome Yolanda Banks McCoy into the fold. Yolanda, who will be based in Cayman, has over 19 years of financial services experience and, prior to joining HighWater, was the Head of…

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4th September 2014

The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014 – Registration Deadline

Today was the deadline for individual directors to register under the new Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014. HighWater Principals are all exempt from licensing under section 16 (1) as they are all Directors and Officers HighWater limited which is a holder of a companies management licence. They are, however, all required to be registered…

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4th June 2014

The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014

The Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014 (the “Law”) was passed by the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 11 April 2014 and came into force on 4 June 2014. The Law will be relevant to any person who is, or who intends to become, a director of a company that is or will be a…

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12th May 2014

FATCA Guidance Notes Issued for Industry Feedback

12th May 2014 The Cayman Islands FATCA Working Group today produced the first draft of the Guidance Notes on the International Tax Compliance Requirements of the Intergovernmental Agreements between the Cayman Islands and the United States of America and the United Kingdom. These guidance notes are being circulated by the Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce…

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8th May 2014

Gary Linford Speaks at Goldman Sachs Conference in Hong Kong

8 May 2014 Gary Linford participated in the 9th annual Goldman Sachs Asian Hedge Fund Leaders Conference at the offices of Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong today. Gary featured on a panel discussing current views on expenses chargeable to the Fund vs the Manager. The conference is organized by Goldman’s Prime Brokerage arm and is…

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10th April 2014

HighWater Busy at GAIM Conference in Cayman

April 10, 2014 HighWater have enjoyed an eventful week both attending the annual GAIM Cayman conference, which focuses on operational due diligence (ODD), and with meeting and entertaining the many clients and allocators that visit Cayman during this week.  In addition to the conference itself HighWater have had numerous meetings with allocator ODD teams to…

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