November 24, 2015Cayman Finance holds inaugural Members BriefingCayman Finance, the organisation representing the Cayman Islands financial services industry, held its inaugural Members Briefing last week at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.   The briefing was attended by over 170 people from Cayman’s financial services industry, including Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, the Premier, Hon Alden M McLaughlin, the Honorable Wayne Panton, Minister for Financial […] MORE >
November 18, 2015Cayman students kept Walkers busy in summerLaw firm Walkers hosted 19 students in various summer work experience schemes, including the annual legal and summer internships and the work experience pilot for the Cayman Finance Student Education Program. Internships are also offered to Caymanian students not sponsored by Walkers. Leading up to the work experience portion of the program, Cayman Finance Programme students came to Walkers to […] MORE >
October 22, 2015Cayman welcomes ESMA announcement  At a session of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee at the European Parliament on 13 October 2015, Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), confirmed that ESMA will shortly commence an assessment of the Cayman Islands for its inclusion within the passport regime under the terms of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).  […] MORE >
October 14, 2015Cayman Finance responds to Australian Senator’s commentsCayman Finance today responded to statements made by Labour frontbencher Senator Sam Dastyari concerning companies registered in the Cayman Islands. Mr Dastyari was criticizing Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for using Cayman Islands vehicles to manage his investments. “The statement unfortunately seeks to perpetuate a common misconception that the Cayman Islands is a tax haven,” said Mr Jude Scott CEO […] MORE >
October 12, 2015Cayman trust law must evolve to stem flight to BermudaCayman trust practitioners have again highlighted their concerns over a “flight to Bermuda” in a key area of trust restructuring work, where they say statutory Cayman trust law has failed to evolve. In front of a largely international audience at the Mourant Ozannes International Trusts & Private Client (ITPC) Conference, lawyers bemoaned the “perennial problem” of dealing with US beneficiaries […] MORE >


Cayman Captive Forum 2015

At the 23rd annual Cayman Captive Forum over 1,400 specialists including captive directors, CFO’s, risk managers, service providers and captive managers from around the world will converge in the Cayman Islands to discuss the issues most pressing to the captive insurance industry. This is the event to connect, learn and share insights and best practices.

Date :December 1-3, 2015

Location :The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

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October 28, 2015US Secret Service Will Assist CIMA & RCIPS in Fraud Prevention SeminarThe Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), in partnership with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) and the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, will host a high level fraud detection and prevention seminar from 3 – 4 November 2015. The Authority’s Currency Division in collaboration with the RCIPS’s FCU and the Chamber of Commerce conduct these “Know […] MORE >
October 12, 2015CISPA honors pioneers and new accountantsThe Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants celebrated both newcomers to the profession and pioneers of the industry at the organization’s annual gala event on Saturday at The Ritz-Carlton. Michael Austin, Paul Harris, Chris Johnson and Paul Sleep, four of the original six members who signed CISPA’s memorandum and articles of association 45 years ago, received the first CISPA Pioneers […] MORE >
September 30, 2015Cayman dominates offshore deals statsThe Cayman Islands continued to dominate as the offshore jurisdiction home to the most M&A deals and IPOs in the second quarter of the year, according to figures compiled by Appleby. The domicile experienced an 85 percent rise in the number of transactions recorded over the previous quarter. The quarter recorded 732 deals across jurisdictions—an increase of 25 percent when […] MORE >



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