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The Cayman Islands is one of the world's leading providers of institutionally focused, specialised financial services and a preferred destination for the structuring and domiciling of sophisticated financial services products.

Cayman Publishes Bills to Further Strengthen Standards

In response to global developments in financial services, the Cayman Islands Government today published three bills that further strengthen our compliance with international standards.

The bills are The Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2018; The Local Companies (Control) (Amendment) Bill, 2018; and The International Tax Co-Operation (Economic Substance) Bill, 2018.

They were produced following the Ministry of Financial Services’ in-depth consultation with Cayman’s local financial services industry, Cayman regulators, the OECD and the European Union. The Financial Services Ministry also joined the Ministry of Commerce to consult with Cayman’s commerce stakeholders.

‘Since January this year, many representatives from more than 15 financial services and commerce associations, as well as Government stakeholders outside of the Ministry of Financial Services, have participated in this consultation.

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Cayman Publishes Bills to Further Strengthen Standards
In response to global developments in financial services, the Cayman Islands Government today published three bills that further strengthen our compliance with international standards. 10th December 2018, 4:06pm
Minister Discusses Financial Regulation, Tax Transparency, with US Lawmakers
Minister of Financial Services the Hon. Tara Rivers visited Washington, DC, last week, where she explained the Cayman Islands financial services industry, and its adherence to regulatory and tax transparency standards, to influential US Senators, Members of Congress, senior Congressional staff, and other US thought leaders and influencers. 14th August 2018, 9:26am
Charities Urged to Register Ahead of Deadline
To have the $300 application fee waived, and also to avoid issues caused by missing the registration deadline, charities and section 80 companies that meet the legal definition of non-profit organisations (NPOs) are encouraged to file their registration applications by 15 June. 1st March 2018, 11:53am

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