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Cayman stock exchange to make listed catastrophe bonds & ILS tradable

4th December 2012

Here’s a fascinating development which could have significant ramifications for the market in catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities, particularly in the secondary market trade in Rule 144A securitized notes. The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) has told us that it is planning to allow full trading and transfer of any listed catastrophe bond or ILS […]

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Cayman Islands seeking to attract more reinsurance business

5th December 2011

The Cayman Islands are to amend their insurance legislation in an attempt to attract more reinsurance business to the islands. The Caymans are a popular domicile for hedge funds, banks, captives and re/insurers as well as being the domicile home to many insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond special purpose vehicles.

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Walkers launches dedicated insurance-linked securities legal services team

7th September 2011

International finance law firm The Walkers Group have today announced the launch of a new team within its structure who will provide dedicated resource to insurance-linked securities issues and transactions. The Walkers Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) Group brings together expertise from throughout Walkers regarding alternative risk transfer arrangements such as catastrophe bonds, reinsurance sidecars and […]

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