CAYMAN FINANCE NEWS

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 […]
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 […]

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

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 […]
Government: New Anti-Money Laundering Plan Under Way March 19, 2019 - Government has responded to what appears to be a damning evaluation of the effectiveness of Cayman’s anti-money laundering framework by launching an action plan that aims to address any deficiencies within a year. The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, the regional affiliate of the global standard-setting body in anti-money laundering, still has not published its latest mutual evaluation report of […]
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 […]

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