Tom Wright

Senior Associate

Tom Wright works at Solomon Harris in the Cayman Islands, which has recently merged with Bedell Cristin.  

The two firms are in the process of being fully integrated, and Solomon Harris will be renamed Bedell Cristin in early 2019. To view the profile of Tom Wright in the meantime, please click here.

Professional
  • Attorney - Cayman Islands
  • Solicitor*- England & Wales

*non-practicing

News/Experience
New Cayman bill to expand the definition of 'money laundering regulations'
Regulatory & Compliance 23 Apr 2019 Cayman Islands

If passed into law in its current form, The Monetary Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (‘Bill’) published in the Cayman Islands (‘Cayman’) Gazette, will amend the Monetary Authority Law (2018 Revision) (‘MAL’) to clarify the definition of ‘money laundering r...

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Cryptoassets and Insolvency - Clues for Cayman from Other Jurisdictions
11 Apr 2019 Cayman Islands

With the Cayman Islands already the leading jurisdiction for the formation of international investment and financial structures, it comes as no surprise that the jurisdiction has achieved pre-eminence in the establishment of companies undertaking initial co...

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Cayman confident its task force will bring CFATF progress
Regulatory & Compliance 27 Mar 2019 Cayman Islands

The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force recently published its Fourth Round Mutual Evaluation Report on the Cayman Islands). It assesses Cayman’s progress towards adoption of ever improving international regulations on matters such as anti-money launderin...

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Five steps to compliance with the Cayman Economic Substance test
15 Jan 2019 Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands (‘Cayman’) International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 (‘Law’) and International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) (Prescribed Dates) Regulations, 2018 (‘Regulations’) came into force on 1 January 2019. Official Gui...

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Cayman economic substance legislation expected to be in force by 1 January 2019
Regulatory & Compliance 18 Dec 2018 Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly is scheduled to debate The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Bill, 2018 in December 2018.

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Cayman regulation update: New CIMA handbook
Regulatory & Compliance 11 Dec 2018 Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (‘CIMA’) has published its 2018 Edition of its Regulatory Handbook and its Appendices, as well as the latest editions of and amendments to guidance notes and Rules.

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31 December 2018 AML officer deadline: CIMA publishes FAQs for reefs AML forms
Regulatory & Compliance 07 Dec 2018 Cayman Islands

In time to help fund Anti-Money Laundering Officers meet the 31 December 2018 deadline for regulated funds to notify the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority of their appointment of AML Officers, CIMA has published answers to Frequently Asked Questions on matt...

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Cayman government advisory on OECD substantial activity requirements
Regulatory & Compliance 27 Nov 2018 Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands (‘Cayman’) Government (‘CIG’) has issued an Industry Advisory that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (‘OECD’) has confirmed that it had extended the ‘substantial activities’ requirement to ‘no or only nominal tax’...

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