CAYMAN FINANCE NEWS

The Cayman Model Goes From Strength To Strength February 28, 2019 - Q&A with Jude Scott, Cayman Finance What is the most important aspect of maintaining Cayman’s reputation as the world’s leading offshore IFC? The key element that ties together all of our efforts to operate a premier global financial hub for alternative investment funds and a culture of compliance with our laws, regulations and global standards is the world class, legal […]
Dutch Blacklist Backlash: Cayman Finance Wants It Revisited February 28, 2019 - Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott says the Netherlands got it wrong when they blacklisted Cayman. And he is encouraging officials there to revise their position. Last month the Dutch government named 21 countries on its tax blacklist. Cayman was among those flagged for low tax. Mr. Scott rejected the list, instead viewing it as an attempt to tarnish Cayman’s reputation. “The legal, regulatory and legislative basis […]
The Cayman Islands: An Extender of Value to the USA February 6, 2019 - ‘The Cayman Islands: An Extender of Value to the USA’ has been developed by Cayman Finance to share information about the essential role of the Cayman Islands financial services industry in the global economy, and particularly highlight how the Cayman Islands is an extender of value and an important partner to the United States of America at a time when […]
Cayman Islands Committed to Aligning With Global Best Practices February 4, 2019 - Tax transparency and cooperation with international regulators and governments to guard against tax evasion is something that the Cayman Islands takes seriously. It has, after all, Tax Information Exchange Agreements with all major developed countries and shares information with over 100 countries under the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard framework. Specifically, Cayman has had a TIEA in place with The Netherlands […]
Cayman Showcased as a Premier Financial Services Jurisdiction To New York Audience January 31, 2019 - The strength of the Cayman Islands financial services industry and its benefits to global partners, particularly those in the United States, was on show as Cayman Finance hosted a pair of events in New York on 22 January. More than 170 attendees gathered at the Harvard Club of New York City for the 6th Annual Cayman Finance New York Breakfast […]

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100WF 2019 Cayman’s Sixth Annual Barefoot Beach Gala To Benefit GirlForce 100

Make it a night to remember with cocktails, food tasting stations and dancing under the starry Caribbean sky. A glow party theme adds to the glamour of the Sixth Annual Barefoot Beach Gala.

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MFA Legal & Compliance 2019

MFA Legal & Compliance 2019 provides an unparalleled one-day agenda focused on comprehensive, practical applications for the implementation of and compliance with regulatory reforms impacting hedge funds and their investors.

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GAIM Ops Cayman 2019

GAIM Ops Cayman 2019 is not to be missed! Over 100 market leading speakers will be sharing their expertise on this year’s business critical issues, including AI implementation and monopolies.

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CAYMAN NEWS

Reinsurance: Industry Players See New Opportunities In Reinsurance March 7, 2019 - The Cayman Islands is capitalizing on new opportunities in the reinsurance market after 75 percent of the 33 new insurance and reinsurance companies established in Cayman last year were linked to the reinsurance space. The total number of new entities exceeded the combined new registrations for Bermuda and Vermont, two significant competitor jurisdictions in the space. Adrian Lynch, managing director of […]
Cayman Leads Offshore Region In Deal Value And Volume For 2018 March 5, 2019 - Total offshore deal value up USD 100 billion across jurisdictions, Appleby reports. The Cayman Islands recorded 31% of all offshore M&A transactions and 26% of total deal value in 2018, maintaining its spot as the top jurisdiction for offshore deal making last year, according to a report released today by offshore law firm Appleby. The latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby […]
Government Issues Economic Substance Guidance February 28, 2019 - Government has published a guidance booklet to help companies comply with the territory’s economic substance legislation, which was passed by legislators last year in an attempt to avoid European Union tax blacklisting. The new rules require Cayman-registered companies to demonstrate they have “adequate” economic activity locally to justify the profits they make. The recently released guidance booklet specifies what entities […]

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