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Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
PO Box 10052, 80 Shedden Road
Elizabethan Square,
Grand Cayman KY1 - 1001
CAYMAN ISLANDS

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+1 (345) 949-7089

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International Agreements

Under the Monetary Authority Law, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority can enter into memoranda of understanding (MOU) with other overseas regulatory authorities to facilitate information exchange and other assistance between CIMA and these bodies.

Thus far, CIMA has entered into 54 bilateral agreements and 6 multilateral agreements with regulatory authorities in the Caribbean, Asia, Europe, Middle East, United Kingdom, United States of America and Canada. These include agreements with leading authorities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the USA, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).

Negotiations with other overseas regulatory authorities are ongoing.

List of MOUs and Other Agreements by Region

General

Group of International Financial Centre Supervisors - Memorandum of UnderstandingView8 May 2017

Asia

Labuan Financial Services Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 06-Aug-2015

Caribbean, Central America and Mexico

Insurance Commission of The Bahamas (ICB) - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 06-Nov-2014 

Regional Regulatory Authorities for the Exchange of Information and Cooperation and Consultation - AddendaView 27-May-2011 

National Banking and Securities Commission of the United Mexican States - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 07-Mar-2011 

Turks and Caicos Islands Financial Services Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 25-Feb-2011 

Bermuda Monetary Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 30-Jun-2005 

Superintendency of Banks of the Republic of Panama - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 31-May-2004 

The Regional Authorities for the Exchange of Information and Co-operation and Consultation - Multilateral Memorandum of UnderstandingView 30-Nov-2004 

Bank of Jamaica - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 10-Oct-2003 

Europe

Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

10 Aug 2017

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jun 2016

Guernsey Financial Services Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 06-Mar-2015   

 Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht of Germany (BaFin) - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 22-Nov-2013 

Financial Market Authority of Austria - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 22-Jul-2013  

Estonia Financial Supervision Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Malta Financial Services Authority - Memorandum of Understanding(2)View 12-Jul-2013 

Norway Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Poland Financial Supervision Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Portugal Securities Market Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Romania Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013

Slovak Republic National Bank of Slovakia - Memorandum of UnderstandingView12-Jul-2013 

Sweden Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

The Netherlands Authority of the Financial Markets - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Bank of Lithuania - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Belgium Financial Services and Markets Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Bulgaria Financial Supervision Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Czech National Bank - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Denmark Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Latvia Financial and Capital Market Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013  

Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Committee - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013  

Hungary Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013

Iceland Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView12-Jul-2013 

Finland Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

France Financial Markets Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Greece Hellenic Capital Bank - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Central Bank of Ireland - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 12-Jul-2013 

Canada Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions - Memorandum of Understanding - AddendumView 27-Mar-2013 

Financial Services Authority UK - AddendumView 18-Mar-2013 

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Gains Full IOSCO Membership 

18-Feb-2009 

Malta Financial Services Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 21-Feb-2008  

Jersey Financial Services Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 21-Aug-2006 

Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 30-Jun-2005 

Middle East and Africa

Abu Dhabi Global Market FRSA - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

30 May 2016

Dubai Financial Services Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 30-Mar-2011  

North America

U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 21-Jan-2013 

US Securities and Exchange Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 09-Mar-2012 

State of Florida Office of Insurance Regulation - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 27-Jul-2010 

U.S. Banking Regulators - Statement of CooperationView 06-Aug-2010 

Office of Insurance Commissioner of the State of Washington - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 31-Jan-2008 

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 16-May-2006  

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Undertaking for Sharing of InformationView 11-Jan-2006 

US Securities and Exchange Commission - UndertakingView 23-May-2005 

South America

Financial Superintendence of Colombia - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 26-Aug-2013 

Superintendencia de Entidades Financieras y Cambiarias del Banco Central de la Republica Argentina - AddendumView 28-Jul-2010 

Securities Commission of Brazil - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 26-Feb-2009  

Superintendencia de Entidades Financieras y Cambiarias del Banco Central de la Republica Argentina - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 13-Feb-2008 

Banco Central Do Brazil - Memorandum of UnderstandingView 07-Mar-2006