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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 55 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 

Effective Date

General
 

Group of International Financial Centre Supervisors - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

8 May 2017
Asia
 

Labuan Financial Services Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

6 Aug 2015
Canada, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico
 

Insurance Commission of The Bahamas (ICB) - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

6 Nov 2014

Canada Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions - Memorandum of Understanding - AddendumView

27 Mar 2013

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

7 Mar 2011

Turks and Caicos Islands Financial Services Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

25 Feb 2011

Bermuda Monetary Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

30 Jun 2005

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

30 Nov 2004

Superintendency of Banks of the Republic of Panama - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

31 May 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

6 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

22 Jul 2013

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

22 Jul 2013

Norway Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Poland Financial Supervision Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Portugal Securities Market Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Romania Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Slovak Republic National Bank of Slovakia - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Sweden Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

The Netherlands Authority of the Financial Markets - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Bank of Lithuania - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Belgium Financial Services and Markets Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Bulgaria Financial Supervision Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Czech National Bank - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 July 2013

Denmark Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 July 2013

Latvia Financial and Capital Market Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Committee - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Hungary Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Iceland Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Finland Financial Supervisory Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

France Financial Markets Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Greece Hellenic Capital Bank - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Central Bank of Ireland - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

22 Jul 2013

Financial Services Authority UK - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

1 Mar 2013

Malta Financial Services Authority - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

21 Feb 2009
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Gain Full IOSCO Membership 18 Feb 2009

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 Matr 2011
North America
 

National Association of Insurance Commissioner (NAIC) - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

4 Aug 2018

U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

21 Jan 2013

US Securities and Exchange Commission - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

9 Mar 2012

State of Florida Office of Insurance Regulation - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

27 Jul 2010

U.S. Banking Regulators - Statement of CooperationView

6 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
 

Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators - Memorandum of UnderstandingView

4 Jan 2018

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

27 Mar 2006