RISA was established to perform an educational role for local members – a forum in which to share best practices and discuss recent developments of new cases and overall impacts and changes to the industry.  This resource library is a repository of briefing notes, white papers, articles and news stories that we hope users will find useful.  We encourage anyone who has material they would like to share through this site to send it to us at

Foundation Certificate in Insolvency Law and Practice in the Cayman Islands – FAQs

FAQs – RISA Foundation Course

FSD User Guide

FSD Users Guide – Second Edition – 12 August 2015

RISA Publications

RISA Annual Report 2017-2018

RISA Annual Report 2015

RISA Annual Report 2014

RISA Profile – Business Restructuring & Insolvency Report

RISA Technical Sessions & Conferences

RISA Arbitration Panel Discussion – 24 March 2022 (flyer)

RISA Refresher Day Master Deck – 3 September 2021

Q3 2019 Technical Session – 19 September 2019

South Square Conference – November 2018

Recent Industry Developments – 8 March 2017

South Square Conference – November 2016

Controllerships – 29 September 2016

Derivatives – 10 March 2016

LDK Solar Co. Ltd – A New Dawn – 29 May 2015

The Search for Knowledge? Section 103 and Other Methods – 25 November 2014

Annual RISA South Square Conference

RISA 2017 South Square Conference Slides – 20 November 2017

Recent Cases

Privy Council decision in Singularis Holdings v PwC – Grant Thornton

In specie distributions – further guidance from the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal – Mourant Ozannes

Picard v Primeo – the Cayman Court considers assistance in a post-Rubin world – Mourant Ozannes

Turning around Strategic Turnaround – Privy Council reverses decision of Cayman Islands Court of Appeal – Mourant Ozannes

The Appleby 2012 Offshore Round-Up:  Insolvency and Restructuring

English Court Echos Cayman’s Court Decision in Weavering Litigation – Appleby

Legal and Regulatory Updates

The liquidation of hedge funds – an Achilles heel – Mourant Ozannes

Recent Changes to the Companies Winding Up Rules – Mourant Ozannes

Cayman hedge fund judgment brings directors’ duties starkly into focus – Mourant Ozannes

Global Regulatory Outlook, Insight 2013 – Kinetic Partners

Global Regulatory Outlook, Viewpoint 2013 – Kinetic Partners

Chapter 15

RISA recognised that ensuring that the offshore marketplace continues to enjoy access to Chapter 15, was of significant interest to our members and the industry. RISA worked with Norton Rose Fulbright on the draft of letter of 14 January 2019.  

Proposed Revisions to Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code – Norton Rose Fulbright (14 January 2019)

Revisions to the Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code – National Bankruptcy Conference (20 August 2019)

Firm published papers

Pandemics and Pursuing Principled Practice Avoiding the Pitfalls in Troubled Times – Conyers & Grant Thornton co-authored

Useful Links

Insol International

Relevant Cayman Islands Laws

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority

Cayman Islands Gazette

Cayman Islands unreported judgments

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LDK Solar Co. Ltd – Presentation Slides

June 4, 2015June 4, 2015
The slides from the RISA Technical Update Session held on 29th May 2015 are now available in the Resources section.

Cayman Insol Fellowship – Andrew Morrison

June 4, 2015
Congratulations to Andrew Morrision of FTI Consulting for successfully completing the INSOL Global Insolvency Practice Course. Andrew is now fully recognised as a Fellow of INSOL International. Please see the press release for the Class of 2014 here.
Andrew Morrison is a Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in the Cayman Islands. He has more than 15 years’ experience of insolvency and restructuring advisory matters, including three years based in the Cayman Islands. He joined FTI Consulting in October 2014.
A biography for Andrew can be found here:

RISA Annual Report 2014

June 1, 2015June 1, 2015
RISA's Annual Report for 2014 is now available for download in the Resources section.