June 25, 2018

Cayman Finance launches Industry Ambassador Programme

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Cayman Finance has launched an online learning portal designed to help ensure accurate information is known and shared about the jurisdiction. The “Industry Ambassador Programme” primarily targets the 7,000 people working in the Cayman Islands financial services industry to equip them with the knowledge required to champion the benefits of using the jurisdiction as a […]

Cayman Finance responds to vote by U.K. House of Commons to disregard the Cayman Islands’ leadership on transparency and verified ownership standards

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Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about a vote by the U.K. House of Commons to amend the proposed Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill to require public ownership registers in the Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories by December 2020: “Cayman’s existing verified ownership regime remains in force – and […]

Cayman Islands Chamber roundtable reveals outlook for construction industry

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The Chamber of Commerce recently conducted an industry roundtable session with firms from the construction and development sectors in March and the results showed both optimism and concerns among local contractors and industry professionals. “The purpose of our roundtable discussion sessions is to better understand how Chamber members industries are doing, their concerns and any […]

Cayman Islands Governor meets business leaders

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Today (29 March) the His Excellency the Governor Mr. Anwar Choudhury met with business leaders, including representatives from Cayman Finance and the Chamber of Commerce. Both organisations gave a presentation which outlined their respective missions and priorities. The Governor was also briefed on the state of the financial services industry in […]

Global Financial Centres Index 23 ranks Cayman Islands among top 25 best financial centres in the world, one of only four such jurisdictions from outside the G20

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Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about the new release of the twenty-third edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 23), which ranked the Cayman Islands as the 22nd best financial centre in the world out of 110 total jurisdictions. Cayman’s ranking was an improvement of 9 places over the […]

Cayman Islands Academy student wins laptop from Cayman Finance

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At the recent Cayman Academy Career Fair, a year 8 student received an HP Pavillion Notebook from Cayman Finance CEO, Jude Scott, as a prize for correctly answering a quiz on the Cayman Islands’ financial services industry. The fair was held at the University College of the Cayman Islands on Friday, November 17th and included […]

Cayman Finance responds to sensational reports exploiting illegal data hack

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Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement in response to reports of an illegal data theft involving the financial information of tens of thousands of people and businesses: “Like other international financial centres, the Cayman Islands has had to get used to unfair and inaccurate reporting about our role in the global […]

Cayman Finance response to US PIRG report: Cayman’s commitment to global transparency standards makes it a strong international partner

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From Cayman Finance Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement in response to an Open Society Foundations-funded report on International Financial Centers issued last week by US PIRG and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy: “Reports such as this conveniently overlook how International Finance Centers (IFCs) like the Cayman Islands use […]

Cayman Finance celebrates 3rd cohort of student education and work experience programme graduates

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62 students successfully completed all three aspects of the 3rd annual Cayman Finance Student Education and Work Experience Programme and were celebrated at a recent event held at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. The programme is coordinated by Cayman Finance in partnership with the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs and the Ministry […]

Collas Crill supports Cayman Finance student education and work experience programme

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Offshore law firm Collas Crill has once again demonstrated its commitment to supporting local Cayman Islands students with their career development goals through its summer internship programme. For the second year the firm has offered two students quality career development opportunities in both the legal and company management services sectors. This year Allena Rankine joined […]