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Press Releases 2014

Government Issues Beneficial Ownership Report
The Cayman Islands Government today issued a report stating that it will continue its current method of providing beneficial ownership information to law enforcement, tax and regulatory authorities, as the method adheres to global standards. 30th December 2014, 2:28pm
Beneficial Ownership Consultation Report - 30 Dec 2014
Consultation Report on Maintenance of Legal and Beneficial Ownership Information. 30th December 2014, 1:26pm
Cayman Joins Other Nations in Signing Multilateral Agreement
The Cayman Islands today took a significant step against global tax evasion in joining more than 50 countries and jurisdictions in signing an agreement that sets the worldwide standard for automatic exchange of information (AEOI) among tax authorities. 29th October 2014, 3:02pm
Statement from Her Excellency the Governor
Statement from Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, CB 25th September 2014, 4:15pm
World Maritime Day Statement from Minister Panton
Statement from Hon. Minister G. Wayne Panton, Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment. 25th September 2014, 3:47pm
FCA Pulls List; Commits to Thorough Review of Methodology
Following representations from the Cayman Islands Government, the Financial Conduct Authority, which regulates the UK’s financial services industry, has confirmed that its list of ‘High Risk Countries’ has been removed from its website and that it does not plan to publish such a list in the future. 5th September 2014, 5:45pm
Exempted Limited Partnerships Law
A new law that improves the establishment and operation of exempted limited partnerships in Cayman. 3rd July 2014, 3:09pm
FATCA Guidance Notes
The Cayman Islands FATCA Working Group has produced the first draft of the Guidance Notes on the International Tax Compliance Requirements. 14th May 2014, 3:13pm
Cayman, Belgium Sign TIEA
Minister of Financial Services and the Ambassador of Belgium, sign a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) in the Government Administration Building.  29th April 2014, 2:48pm
House Approves Bills on Partnership Formation
Legislation to increase Cayman’s attractiveness for partnership formation, as well as a law that will give more rights to persons who are not direct parties in a contract, was approved on Friday, 11 April in the Legislative Assembly. 14th April 2014, 3:23pm
Days Left to Respond to Government Consultation
The deadline to respond for persons who want to let Government know their thoughts on beneficial ownership of companies is this Friday, 28 February. 24th February 2014, 3:28pm
Cayman’s AOA Joins International Forum
The AOA’s application for membership in the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has been approved and AOA is now a member of IFIAR. 17th February 2014, 3:00pm
Cayman Takes Steps to Implement Tax Information Exchange Initiatives
A working group, comprising public- and private-sector representatives, is assisting with the development of the Cayman Islands’ legal framework for the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) for tax purposes, in order to respond to international initiatives that include US and UK FATCA. 4th February 2014, 1:47pm
Deadline Approaching on Beneficial Ownership Consultation
The Minister of Financial Services again urges industry, clients and the general public to respond to Government's consultation paper on the beneficial ownership of companies. 15th January 2014, 3:06pm
Ownership of Registered Companies

The Ministry of FSC&E seeks your feedback on beneficial ownership of Cayman Islands-registered companies.

 15th January 2014, 12:03pm

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