CAYMAN FINANCE NEWS

Public Consultation Begins on Amendment to Securities Law April 17, 2019- Public Consultation Begins on Amendment to Securities Law   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 […]
Cayman Islands Committed to Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Progress March 19, 2019- Responding to the recently published Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Fourth Round Mutual Evaluation Report on the Cayman Islands, Premier Alden McLaughlin said: “The Cayman Islands remain fully committed to upholding the highest global standards on money laundering and terrorist financing. Our anti-money laundering and counter financial terrorism action plan will send a clear signal that we intend to […]
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 […]

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CAYMAN NEWS

Higgs & Johnson Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Cayman Islands April 5, 2019- Higgs & Johnson Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Cayman Islands   GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, 4 April 2019 – Higgs & Johnson is pleased to celebrate 10 years of service in the Cayman Islands. The Grand Cayman office is a full service legal practice with particular expertise in mutual funds, offshore investment vehicles, insolvency, civil litigation and real estate. In […]
Company Formation Sector Broke Records Last Year March 27, 2019- A record 16,326 companies formed in Cayman last year, contributing to the number of active companies reaching 107,309 – also a record – at year’s end. There was also a record 26,381 active partnerships at the end of 2018. According to recently released statistics from the General Registry, the number of companies has grown steadily since the end of 2017, […]
Beneficial Ownership LLP Regulations Released March 27, 2019- Cabinet has approved the Beneficial Ownership (Limited Liability Partnership) Regulations, 2019 before the Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Law will take effect later this year. The regulations will require limited liability partnerships to file beneficial ownership information with the General Registry in much the same way limited liability companies and other types of companies are doing so already. The changes come in […]

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