April 20, 2021

The Cayman Islands Beneficial Ownership Regime

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By Nick Rogers, Giorgio Subiotto, Piers Dryden From Ogier The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime (Regime) comes into force on 1 July 2017. It establishes a secure, non-public centralised platform on which beneficial ownership information of in-scope companies (ISCs) must be maintained. From 1 July 2017, both ISCs and “Registrable Persons” of ISCs must comply […]

Cayman Islands consultation on the creation of private beneficial owner registers

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Article by Bryan Hunter and Christian Victory From Appleby The Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment has invited the public to provide preliminary comments on a proposal, ahead of a longer consultation period on the draft legislation itself, to create private beneficial owner registers, which will form part of a centralised platform […]

Comments invited on Cayman Islands legislation to create beneficial ownership platform

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The public is invited to submit comments on the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017, a key legislative amendment that would allow Cayman to develop a centralised platform for beneficial ownership information. The deadline for comments is close of business on Friday, 9 December. All comments should be emailed to Policy Advisor Wilbur Welcome, in the Department […]

Gadget of the week

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Six technological breakthroughs inspired by nature By Cat DiStasio From engadget By Inhabitat Mollusk shells have led to a high-impact glass design. Biomimicry is an incredible field that seeks to unlock nature’s deepest, darkest secrets and then use them to solve human problems. Many of the scientific breakthroughs in biomimicry have far-reaching applications ranging from […]

Cayman Finance welcomes positive discussions on Beneficial Ownership with the UK

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Cayman Finance is pleased to learn from the Cayman Islands Government that further positive discussions on Cayman’s beneficial ownership regime took place on 23 February 2016 between representatives from the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Cayman Islands Government. Mr Jude Scott, Cayman Finance CEO, said it was […]