Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds

Background: The need of AIF arises with the surge in venture capital investment. With the identification of the benefits of venture capital investments for the growth of specific sectors, the Government of India started introducing various regulations targeted at...
Economic Substance (ES) -Cayman Islands

Economic Substance (ES) -Cayman Islands

ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE- CAYMAN ISLANDS INVESTMENT FUNDS AND FUND MANAGERS The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 (ES Law) came into effect in the Cayman Islands on 1 January 2019, requiring in-scope entities that carry on particular activities...
Switch Administrator

Switch Administrator

Fund managers often selectively change their existing group of service providers as their funds grow and their needs evolve. Fund managers switch service providers for a variety of reasons, and fund managers in different regions have differing needs which lead to...
Variable Capital Company “VCC”- The Game Changer

Variable Capital Company “VCC”- The Game Changer

What is a VCC? A Variable Capital Company (VCC) is an alternative form of corporate vehicle that will soon become available for Collective Investment Schemes (CIS). Presently, the organisational structures available to CIS are the company, limited partnerships, and...
The Future of Cryptocurrency

The Future of Cryptocurrency

A cryptocurrency is a digital currency that is created and managed through the use of advanced encryption techniques known as cryptography. Cryptocurrency made the leap from being an academic concept to (virtual) reality with the creation of Bitcoin in 2009. While...