October 14, 2019

Cayman Islands delegation holds successful meetings with EU officials

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The Premier, the Hon. Alden McLaughlin; and Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the Hon. Tara Rivers, met with key EU decision makers in Brussels from 28-29 September to discuss the EU’s preparations for a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. ‘Cayman has consistently engaged on tax matters with EU officials through correspondence and responses […]

Statement to the Legislative Assembly Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Report Cayman Islands Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers

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Thursday, 24 August 2017 | Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly Mister Speaker: On Monday, 22 August, a high-profile global report was issued that rated the Cayman Islands’ compliance with the international standard for tax information exchange by request. As my learned colleagues in this Honourable House know, the matter of tax information exchange is incredibly important […]

Cayman Islands maintains its strong global tax cooperation rating

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The Cayman Islands remains strong in complying with the international standards that govern the exchange of tax information among tax authorities, according to a report published today.  The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, an OECD body that is widely regarded as the most influential tax body in the world, […]

Bahrain, Lebanon, Nauru, Panama and Vanuatu have now committed to the international standard of automatic exchange of financial account information to tackle tax evasion and avoidance

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From Offshore Bankers The OECD and the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes announced today that Bahrain, Lebanon, Nauru, Panama and Vanuatu have now committed to share financial account information automatically with other countries.  With these new commitments, 101 jurisdictions around the world have committed to implement information sharing in […]

Caribbean Banking and the Caribbean International Financial Services Sector comes under focus

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, September 25, 2015. Much needed focus will be brought to the Caribbean banking and financial services sector over the coming months with two important gatherings of the region’s most influential industry practitioners. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) in conjunction with Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) will host a workshop on Caribbean Banking and […]