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Grant Thornton Cayman Islands expands service offering with new tax practice and new director

Global accountancy, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton is pleased to announce its continued growth in the Cayman Islands with the establishment of a new tax practice and the appointment of Chris Willemse to lead the division.

Chris has over 25 years’ experience in tax, spanning Canada, USA and the Americas. He is a specialist in US reporting requirements for the Alternative Investment Industry and possesses expertise in structuring issues associated with US tax compliance.

Dara Keogh, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton Cayman Islands expressed delight in welcoming Mr Willemse to the team. ‘We are delighted to have expanded our practice and to be offering a tax service from Grant Thornton Cayman Islands. Adding this line to our services, compliments our stronghold as the fastest growing firm in Cayman, and widens our offering to current and future clients with US tax reporting requirements.

Chris is a highly reputable tax expert, and we are thrilled to welcome him and his wealth of experience to lead the new tax practice.’

Grant Thornton Cayman Islands’ new tax practice will offer compliance and advisory services for US tax returns and US foreign reporting for a wide range of clientele, including hedge funds and private equity, insurance and individuals.

Dara Keogh, Managing Partner and Chris Willemse, Tax Director

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