January 19, 2020

No timeline in sight for Cayman Islands’ blockchain-specific regulations

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By Christopher Copper From International Investment The government of the Cayman Islands has yet to formalise a timeframe for introducing much-needed legislation for the Caribbean jurisdiction’s increasingly successful blockchain sector, a conference heard yesterday. Cayman-registered blockchain companies are among the fastest-growing anywhere in the world, with upwards of £4.2bn raised from initial coin offerings (ICOs, […]

Cayman Islands: CyDEC 2018

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Date: Thursday 21st June, 2018 Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm, followed by a cocktail reception Location: Aurea Ballroom, Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa What: Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference, CyDEC 2018 Who: Hon Alden McLaughlin, Premier of the Cayman Islands & Minister for Human Resources, Immigration and Community Affairs Giles Watkins, Founder of S4i & Member […]

Cayman Islands FTS to host seminar on Roles of MLRO, AMLCO & Deputy MLROs

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Following the Cayman Islands Monetary Authorities (CIMA’s) recent clarification on the various compliance roles of investment vehicles and other entities, local financial services training company, FTS, has announced it will be hosting a seminar on the roles of MLRO, AMLCO & Deputy MLROs for compliance professionals, CEOs and fun directors. “The seminar will provide delegates […]

PwC to deliver unique seminar in Cayman Islands on compliance and regulatory readiness

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A unique seminar is aimed at helping local financial services firms carry out their own ‘compliance health check’ will be held at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on August 9th. The seminar will be delivered by experts from PwC in partnership with FTS, a local management consulting and training services firm. Presentations will be […]

Cayman Islands: Insurance seminar helps companies with CIMA inspections

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A unique seminar aimed at helping local insurance firms prepare for regulatory inspections from CIMA will be held at Willow House, Cricket Square, on July 11th, 2017. The seminar which is being organised by local management consulting and training company FTS, will feature CIMA’s Deputy Head of Insurance Mr Raz Busari as well as FTS […]

New seminar series offers foundation in Cayman Islands financial services

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A new seminar series is being launched to give participants insights into the working of the country’s financial services industry. The two part seminar is being organized by FTS, a local consulting company, and brings together experts from the financial services industry who will introduce several industry areas including banking, trusts, hedge funds and captive […]

Maples group sponsors CRS 101 event

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The Maples group, comprised of local firms Maples and Calder and MaplesFS, will be sponsoring a significant educational event for one of the country’s most recent compliance initiatives. The ‘CRS 101’ seminar is organised by local consulting firm FTS and will be held at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman on Tuesday April 11th. FTS Director, […]

Cayman Islands survey reveals most prepared for FACTA

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A recent survey carried out on 105 respondents from the financial services industry suggested that most are well prepared for the FATCA regime in the Cayman Islands. The survey was carried out by local consulting firm FTS during the period March 9th to 19th and provided some interesting insights into how those working in the […]

Cayman Islands: ‘CRS 101’ seminar aims to help firms prepare

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As local financial services firms look to finalise their preparations for the OECD’s Common Reporting Standards (CRS), a seminar aims to help them to be ready for the country’s latest financial services initiative. Local consulting firm FTS is organizing a seminar on April 11th entitled ‘CRS 101’ which will feature speakers on topics such as […]