CAYMAN FINANCE NEWS

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 […]
Cayman Finance responds to Netherlands blacklisting January 10, 2019 - Cayman Finance responds to Netherlands blacklisting   Cayman Finance finds as unusual a recent decision by the Kingdom of the Netherlands to break from other European Union member states to “blacklist” 21 jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, based simply on having a stated corporate tax rate that the Netherlands has subjectively determined is too low.   As noted by the […]
General registry reveals record-breaking statistics December 14, 2018 - The number of registered companies in the Cayman Islands reached an all-time high, according to statistics released by the Cayman Islands General Registry. At the end of September there were 106,291 active companies on its register, after a steady increase since the same time last year, which is a 7% growth over last year, with Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) representing the […]

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CIMA Appoints New Head of Securities Supervision Division February 18, 2019 - Effective Monday, 11 February 2019, Mr. Gerald Halischuk was appointed as the new Head of Securities Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”). Mr. Halischuk brings over 30 years of experience in the financial regulatory industry having served in various senior management roles both in the local and international markets. Prior to joining CIMA, and as […]
Managing Blockchain: Gov’t Looking at Regulations February 11, 2019 - As blockchain companies continue to set up shop in Cayman Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin says the government is hoping to create oversight for this emerging industry. At Thursday’s (7 February) Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS 2019) at the Kimpton Premier McLaughlin said the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is exploring the creation of a regulatory framework for Fintech related entities. “As we […]
Cayman Issued 33 Captives in 2018 February 11, 2019 - The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) issued 33 captive insurance licenses in 2018, and surrendered 26, bringing the total to 703. Overall the total number of active captive insurance licenses in the domicile is up from 696 in 2017, an increase of 7. Cayman has a total of 830 insurance licenses in the domicile, of which 101 relate to domestic insurance markets […]

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