CAYMAN FINANCE NEWS

Cayman meets OECD’s economic substance requirements July 26, 2019 - Cayman Finance is pleased to note that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has completed a review of the Cayman Islands’ domestic legal framework that includes economic substance legislation and found that the Cayman Islands tax neutral regime is not harmful and meets all economic substance requirements. The review was conducted by the OECD Forum on Harmful Tax […]
Cayman Finance pleased to have FBI acknowledge Cayman’s “immense value” in combatting financial crime June 25, 2019 - A senior official from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has commented on the positive role that jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands play in combatting financial crime. Appearing before the US Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee in May 2019, FBI Acting Deputy Assistant Director (Criminal Investigative Division), Steven M. D’Antuono, spoke about the “immense value” of […]
Letter to the Editor: The Cayman Islands is a strong partner in combating financial crime  June 24, 2019 - Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott, in a letter to the Editor of the Washington Post, has challenged misconceptions in a recent commentary written for that publication about the role of the Cayman Islands financial services industry. Cayman Finance is proud to protect, promote, develop and grow the Cayman Islands financial services industry, including engagement like this. You can view the […]
Cayman Finance offers career pathways for talented young Caymanians April 29, 2019 - The fifth annual Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience Programme kicked off this month with the first of its in-school workshops, facilitated by financial services industry practitioners. Over 40 high-achieving Caymanian students from high schools across the islands met the eligibility criteria and were accepted into the 2019 programme. The students will participate in eight workshops across the last […]
Public Consultation Begins on Amendment to Securities Law April 17, 2019 - Government plans to broaden Cayman’s regulatory regime for securities and investments via The Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which became available for public consultation yesterday (Tuesday, 16 April). The bill, which will be discussed in the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly, would allow Cayman to introduce a regulatory and supervisory framework for entities that previously were excluded from […]

UPCOMING EVENTS

Cayman Finance 2019 Student Education and Work Experience Programme Celebration Event

Cayman Finance will host a celebration event to culminate its 2019 Student Education and Work Experience Programme on Wednesday 4 September 2019 at George Town Yacht Club from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. All 2019 participating students in attendance will be eligible to win prize drawings, including a laptop. They will also be presented with their Certificates of Completion for the 2019 programme.

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STEP and CLT International Education Launch Event

STEP Cayman & their education partner, CLT International, invite you and your colleagues to join them on Thursday 26th September for an open evening and networking session that is being held locally.

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CAYMAN NEWS

Further growth with eight promotions for Mourant August 16, 2019 - Leading offshore law firm, Mourant, has announced eight promotions in its Cayman Islands office. Christopher Levers has been promoted to Counsel in the Litigation team.  His practice covers all areas of international commercial, insolvency and contentious trust litigation, and he has been a key team member in some of the firm’s largest and most complex cases in recent years. Christopher […]
New Cayman Islands Representative to the UK and Europe Takes Up Post Next Month August 15, 2019 - The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has appointed André Ebanks to be the Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and Europe with effect from Monday, 2 September 2019. Mr Ebanks is currently the Deputy Chief Officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs. His three-year secondment, as head of the Cayman Islands Government Office in the […]
Stronger stakeholder relationships a focus on CFATF progress August 7, 2019 - GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Working relationships between local public and private sector agencies combatting money laundering and terrorist financing are growing stronger, thanks to ongoing work by National Coordinator for the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group (AMLSG) Elisabeth Lees. Appointed to co-ordinate the Cayman Islands response to recent recommendations by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) to improve the local […]

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