CAYMAN FINANCE NEWS


August 19, 2014
Cayman Report 2014

In this special report, HFM Week speaks to lawmakers and leading service providers in Cayman, the world’s most popular offshore hedge fund centre, to find out how the jurisdiction is staying abreast of regulatory reform and maintaining its reputation as a world class hedge fund domicile. To see the full video click here
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August 18, 2014
Cayman Finance responds to “high-risk” rating

Published by Cayman  27 – 15 August 2014  Cayman Finance responds to Cayman’s raking as a high-risk country. The news broke Thursday evening the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK considers Cayman as one of 95 countries who pose a risk to the finance world when it comes to money laundering. Government has lashed back vowing to look at […]
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August 18, 2014
Cayman government ‘astounded’ by blacklisting

Published by CNS Business – 15 August 2014 The minister for financial services has said the decision by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to place the Cayman Islands on its high risk countries list, as reported by CNS Business on Thursday, defies logic. Astounded by the decision, Wayne Panton told CNS Business Thursday that government had already written to the […]
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July 8, 2014
One size does not fit all

Published by the Cayman Islands Journal – 2 July 2014 Over the last decade and significantly more since the 2008 crisis, we are experiencing an increase in the level of regulation and a constant increase in the speed at which it evolves and becomes globalized. Supporters of this trend call it “harmonisation of regulation,” while others see it as a questionable […]
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June 12, 2014
Technology, Globalisation and a Level Playing Field

By Gonzalo Jalles, CEO, Cayman Finance | Published by IFC Report 2014 Capital has become extremely movable. Technology and that ability to move at costs and speeds not imaginable 30 years ago has facilitated the ability of capital allocators to constantly seek the best return for that capital, limiting the ability of Governments to impose additional costs on that capital while labour remains less mobile and is therefore the recipient […]
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Companies Administration Course (Admin 101)

Companies Administration Course (Admin 101)

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Fundraising Evening for CICC with Joshua Safran and Crime after Crime film screening

100WHF invites you, your colleagues and friends to a screening of the multi award-winning documentary film, Crime after Crime (http://crimeaftercrime.com), and a presentation by one of the main characters, Joshua Safran. Tickets cost CI$65 per person and includes presentation, film screening, drinks and canapes. Additional sponsorship opportunities are below.

All net funds raised by 100WHF will specifically support Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, 100WHF’s 2014 Cayman beneficiary.

Based on a true story, the film follows Joshua’s harrowing yet inspiring journey to free Deborah Peagler, a victim of domestic abuse and subsequent bureaucratic injustices. Against a troubled backdrop unfolds a story of outstanding courage and spirit and the love of three amazing characters that will go to any length to see justice prevail.

A Q&A session will follow the screening and a book signing for Safran’s memoir “Free Spirit: Growing up on the Road and Off the Grid”.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Gold Sponsors: CI$2,500 (2 spots only)
• 4 tickets to the event
• 4 Facebook posts on the CICC page
• Logo on CICC direct email (565 opt-in subscribers)
• Invite to appear on radio/Daybreak to promote event
• Mention in press releases
• Top billing / logo on intro/presentation screen
• Logo in post event Compass “Thank you” ad

Silver Sponsors: CI$1,000
• 3 tickets to the event
• 2 Facebook posts on the CICC page
• Mention in press releases
• Logo on intro/presentation screen
• Logo in post event Compass “Thank you” ad

Bronze Sponsors: CI$750
• 2 tickets to the event
• 1 Facebook post on CICC page
• Logo on intro/presentation screen
• Logo in post event Compass “Thank you” ad

Supporter (individuals only): CI$150
• 1 ticket to the event
• Name on intro/presentation screen
• Listing on post event Compass “Thank you” ad

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please email
philancayman@100womeninhedgefunds.org or click here.

 

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IMAC 3rd Annual Black Tie Gala

IMAC 3rd Annual Black Tie Gala

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Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery

27th Forum on Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery

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DMS 4th Annual Offshore Investment Funds Summit

DMS Offshore Investment Funds Summit

 

November 18, 2014

 

Tivoli São Paulo Mofarrej – Brazil

 

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August 14, 2014
The FCA should be embarrassed of themselves

By Cayman Finance CEO, Gonzalo Jalles   The FCA should be embarrassed of themselves.   The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), one key regulator in the UK, recently published a list of what they consider High Risk Countries for illicit flows of money.   The fact that they have listed Cayman despite our long standing commitment to transparency and good rating as […]
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August 6, 2014
Shinning light into dark places or muddying the waters of true compliance? A proper analysis of TJN’s methodology

The Tax Justice Network (TJN) published a “financial secrecy index” in 2013, to “shine light into dark places”to expose jurisdictions that support clandestine financial operations and tax avoidance. In supporting its efforts, TJN attacks the OECD’s report on tax co-operation, which it claims to be too “lenient”in measuring secrecy and tax-evasion.   The index has received media attention, including a […]
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July 9, 2014
A new era for Cayman officially begins

For a few years we have been experiencing an increased scrutiny in our business – driven by global attempts by countries around the world to improve their tax collection capability. FATCA, unilaterally imposed by the US, was probably the biggest accelerator of this process. It allowed countries, without the ability to impose such a system, to propose and implement a […]
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