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Five reasons to register an aircraft in the Cayman Islands

Joannah Bodden Small of Maples and Calder, explains the five reasons why corporate aircraft owners and financiers should consider registering aircraft in the Cayman Islands.
She outlines how to register an aircraft in the jurisdiction, how the Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority supports owners and ways third pary interests are protected. 

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Maples advises on first-of-its-kind parking title for “green delivery”

Maples and Calder recently advised on a first-of-its-kind transaction which involved parking title for a “green delivery” on the aircraft register (the “Aircraft Register”) maintained by  the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (the “CAACI”). Maples and the CAACI worked closely with the aircraft manufacturer, the operator and the financiers to ensure quality service and a seamless registration process.

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What to do when a good deal goes bad: Default, enforcement and repossession

No lender ever enters into a corporate jet deal expecting it to go wrong. But in tough markets corporate jet financiers need to be prepared to manage default and in the worst cases enforcement and repossesion. Oliver Tebbit, from Clyde & Co,outlines the key issues for lenders to consider.

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