May 24, 2019

Cayman Islands Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers’, Statement on National Day of Preparedness 20 May

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National Day of Preparedness Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, JP MLA 20 May 2019 “On Monday, May 20th the Cayman Islands will observe its National Day of Preparedness with this year’s theme: “Preparedness makes sense and saves lives!” The primary purpose of observing the National Day of Preparedness is to highlight the importance […]

Section 80 Regime offers reduced fees for Cayman Islands Charities

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Government has passed an amendment that reduces the administrative burden on charitable entities that operate as Section 80 companies. On Friday, 1 March 2019 The Companies (Amendment) Law, 2018, will take effect. The amendment, passed in the Legislative Assembly last November, will reduce the application fee from CI$1,000 to $300 for an entity applying to […]

Cayman Islands showcased as a premier financial services jurisdiction to New York audience

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The strength of the Cayman Islands financial services industry and its benefits to global partners, particularly those in the United States, was on show as Cayman Finance hosted a pair of events in New York on 22 January. More than 170 attendees gathered at the Harvard Club of New York City for the 6th Annual Cayman […]

Premier and Cayman delegation meet EU representatives

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BRUSSELS, Belgium. On Monday Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and members of the Cayman delegation had discussions with members of the EU Commissions of Moscovici and Dombrovskis along with representatives of the EUís DG Taxud and the Code of Conduct Group. Discussions were also had with the representatives of Belgium, Cyprus and Luxemberg. On Monday morning […]

Statement on International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) Cayman Islands Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, JP, MLA

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On Saturday, October 13th, the Cayman Islands will join the United Nations in celebrating International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) to promote a culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. Since it began more than 25 years ago, the day has grown into a major global awareness event celebrated in many ways […]

Cayman Islands Minister Rivers, US Officials Talk about Tax Transparency

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Cayman’s global leadership in tax transparency was the focal topic during recent meetings between the Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers; and high-ranking US lawmakers and regulators. The Cayman Islands is at the forefront of tax transparency in order to ensure that our jurisdiction is not used to facilitate tax evasion. Minister Rivers, […]

Cayman Islands Minister Rivers addresses European Tax during seminars in Brussels

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Minister for Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, spoke at a seminar at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels with Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and Jeppe Kofod, Member of the European Parliament. Moderated by CEPS’ CEO Karel Lannoo, the seminar on Wednesday 23 May was titled […]

Cayman Islands DCR offers Female Empowerment Services

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) established a Female Empowerment Services Project to expand the gender specific services they offer to female offenders in the Cayman Islands. As part of this project, the DCR launched a workshop series entitled “Inspire: Women Empowered” in the Fall of 2017.  The series consists of […]

Cayman Islands National Hurricane Exercise announcement

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From HMCI The National Hurricane Exercise began at 4 pm on May 1st with a meeting of the full National Hazard Management Council in the main conference room (1038) on the ground floor of the Government Administration Building. The exercise commenced with opening remarks from the Chairman of the National Hazard Management Council, Deputy Governor […]

Cayman Islands Ministry addresses Chamber of Commerce

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The Ministry of Financial Services outlined its priorities to the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce membership during a breakfast seminar on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. More than 100 Chamber members heard the Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, give an overview of the current state of […]