Vistra: Offshore business moving ‘midshore’ March 19, 2018 - The total number of active companies in the seven major offshore jurisdictions declined in 2017 for the first time in 25 years, according to research conducted by corporate service provider Vistra. Vistra Managing Director Jonathon Clifton said at a conference on Friday that there were about 470,000 active companies offshore – in Cayman, the British Virgin Islands, Samoa, Seychelles, Mauritius, […]
Cayman Finance explores creation of globally certified digital ID to leverage Fintech March 19, 2018 - Cayman Finance, the body that develops and promotes the Cayman Islands’ financial services industry, has formed a working group tasked with developing ways in which the benefits of Fintech can be embraced by the financial services industry by solving some of the challenges around regulation and transparency. Jude Scott, the chief executive of Cayman Finance, explained the concept of what […]
Cayman: Creating the Optimal Climate for Investors February 8, 2018 - Increased scrutiny of international financial centres in recent years and ongoing pressure to produce solid returns have led institutional investors to make important decisions about where to best direct their investment resources. Investors are actively searching for unparalleled access to pooled capital to pursue the best investment opportunities combined with a jurisdiction that adheres to the highest legal, regulatory and […]
BIG STORY: SCOTT SAYS FINTECH COULD PROVIDE NEXT BIG BOOM FOR CAYMAN’S ECONOMY February 8, 2018 - Financial technology and associated products appear to be cusp of becoming a day-to-day part of our lives. Everyone is talking about Fintech — from investors to entrepreneurs to your average person just wondering what it’s all about. Here in Cayman, we’ve heard a lot about how Fintech — and specifically blockchain companies — are looking to the Cayman Islands to […]
FINTECH POISED TO TRANSFORM FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY February 8, 2018 - Traditional financial services accounts for around 55% of Cayman’s economy, but emerging technologies – blockchain being one example – are poised to change the industry forever. Is Cayman ready to adapt? Fintech, a mash-up of finance and technology, is a word we are likely to hear more often in years to come. In the not-so-distant past, Fintech referred to the back-end […]


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Highest company registrations since the financial crisis March 19, 2018 - Cayman’s company formations sector grew in 2017, with the number of new incorporations and total companies on the registry having increased at the year’s end over 2016. According to recently released statistics from the General Registry, there were 99,327 Cayman-registered companies active at the end of 2017, which is a roughly 3.2-percent increase over 2016. The number of active companies […]
Cayman aims to capitalize on blockchain boom March 19, 2018 - Though the price of Bitcoin has fluctuated wildly since its inception – with some economists expecting it and other cryptocurrencies to be speculative bubbles – that uncertainty has not dampened the momentum of the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies: blockchain. In recent months, blockchain companies have been popping up on a nearly daily basis. As an increasing number of blockchain entrepreneurs […]
Another string to the bow – the Cayman Islands new foundation company legislation March 19, 2018 - Key Points What is the issue? At the end of 2017, the Cayman Islands became the latest jurisdiction to introduce a foundation vehicle onto its statute book. What does it mean for me? The introduction of the foundation company adds a new option for structuring in the Cayman Islands. STEP members should be alive to the opportunities it presents and […]



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