18th December 2013

John Lewis from HighWater Speaks at Campbell’s Conference

As part of HighWater’s ongoing involvement in industry developments and thought leadership John Lewis recently spoke at the Campbell’s Cayman Fund Focus 2013 conference. With a full room of mainly local based delegates, he contributed to a panel on the monitoring of fund operations, which focused on the ways that managers and independent directors of…

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6th December 2013

CIMA echoes HighWater’s views on Corporate Governance

On December 6, 2013 the Cayman Island Monetary Authority responded to the comments received during the Corporate Governance Consultation that was open for comment January 14, 2013 to March 18, 2013. In many, if not all material, ways the feedback reflected the general sentiment expressed in HighWater’s response (see articles dated  9th January, 2013 entitled…

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18th November 2013

HighWater Supports Hedge Funds Care Cayman

HighWater was once again one of the largest supporters of the 2013 annual Gala event, taking two tables at the 9th annual Cayman “Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit” on Saturday November 16th at the Ritz Carlton. This made HighWater one of only three top level “Heart of Hearts” sponsors of the charity event….

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27th September 2013

Matt Auriemma speaks at Council of Institutional Investors in Chicago

27 September 2013 HighWater Principal Matt Auriemma was a special guest speaker at a conference organized by the Council of Institutional Investors held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Chicago this week. The theme of the conference was “Lessons Learned” and Matt spoke on a panel discussing Hedge Fund Governance moderated by Michael Travaglini of…

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13th September 2013

The NED Fund Governance Report Series features HighWater

The NED begins a new series in this issue that will run through the autumn and winter in which we will be covering the firms that make up the alternative fund governance industry. Each issue of The ED will feature a different company in the business. We start with HighWater, a Cayman headquartered organisation started…

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6th August 2013

HighWater responds to the CIMA Private Sector Consultation Paper on the draft Statement of Guidance on Corporate Governance for Mutual Funds

On July 16, 2013 the Cayman Island Monetary Authority issued a Private Sector Consultation Paper on the draft Statement of Guidance on Corporate Governance for Mutual Funds (in response to industry preference for sector specific guidance for the mutual fund industry in the wider consultation on Corporate Governance – see earlier articles). The Statement of…

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18th March 2013

HighWater responds to CIMA Consultation on Corporate Governance

On March 18, 2013 HighWater provided its response to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s request for comment on the s Corporate Governance Private Sector Consultation Paper that was issued on January 14, 2013. A link to the full response is provided below in which HighWater supports the Papers call for greater transparency, including the proposed…

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6th February 2013

Opalesque Roundtable 2013

Gary Linford (HighWater), Darren Stainrod (formerly with UBS Fund Services, now with HighWater) and Ingrid Pierce (Walkers) participated in the Opalesque Cayman 2013 Roundtable. Download the Opalesque 2013 Cayman Roundtable.

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9th January 2013

HighWater Supports Transparency

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) recently initiated a formal consultation process with the financial services industry and other stakeholders to further its dialogue with the industry on corporate governance practices, developments and standards as it relates to the private funds sector. HighWater supports the initiative and has previously engaged with CIMA to promote stakeholder…

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2nd January 2013

Highwater gives Cayman Islands Crisis Centre a Merry Christmas

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman:  2 January 2013 The annual Highwater Christmas party has, for the past several years, been a lucrative fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre.  Attracting guests from across the hedge fund service provider sector in Cayman, the 2012 Highwater event raised US$10,000 as well as a car-load of presents for the…

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