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Wed, 06 November 2019

CIMA Appoints New Head of Policy & Development

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Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 6 November 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to announce that Mr. Rayford Britton has been appointed as Head of the Policy & Development Division.

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Wed, 18 September 2019

CIMA Hosts AML Outreach Session for Banks & Trust and Corpor...

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (18 September 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“the Authority”) hosted an anti-money laundering ("AML") outreach session for bank licensees and representatives of regulated trust and corporate service providers ("TCSPs") at the Westin Grand Cayman Governo...

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Tue, 17 September 2019

CIMA Hosted FATF TREIN Training Course

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (17 September 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “The Authority”) was the proud host of the Financial Action Task Force Training and Research Institute (“FATF TREIN”) Standards Training Course held from 2 – 6 September at the Grand Cayma...

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Wed, 14 August 2019

CIMA Proudly Hosted Its First Financial Services Student Mix...

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Grand Cayman (14 August 2019) On Friday, 2 August 2019, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) hosted its first Financial Services 101 Student Mixer at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.

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Mon, 03 June 2019

CIMA Appoints New Deputy Head of Investments Supervision Div...

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Grand Cayman (Monday, 3 June 2019) Mr. Andrew Graham was promoted to Deputy Head of the Investments Supervision Division on 15 May 2019, having served as the division’s Chief Analyst since July 2015.

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Mon, 29 April 2019

Young Caymanian Promoted to Legal Counsel

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Grand Cayman (23 April 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mrs. Stephanie Adolphus to Legal Counsel as of 1 April 2019, following a seven-month stint as Junior Legal Counsel.

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Wed, 20 March 2019

New Deputy Head of Compliance Appointed

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Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 20 March 2019) Ms. Jennifer Hydes was promoted to Deputy Head of Compliance Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) on 1 March 2019, having served as the division’s Chief Analyst since July 2014.

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Thu, 07 March 2019

CIMA Scholarship Applications Now Open

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to announce that applications for The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Scholarship are now open.

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Fri, 22 February 2019

CIMA Gears Up For Third Charity Walk/Run

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Grand Cayman (Friday, 22 February 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is proud to host its third annual charity Walk/Run on Sunday, 26 May 2019. Events include a 5K Walk, 5K Run or 10K Run which are scheduled to begin from 6:00 am starting at Elizabethan S...

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Mon, 18 February 2019

CIMA Appoints New Head of Securities Supervision Division

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Grand Cayman (18 February 2019) Effective Monday, 11 February 2019, Mr. Gerald Halischuk was appointed as the new Head of Securities Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”).

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Thu, 14 February 2019

CIMA Scholar Returns

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Grand Cayman (Thursday, 14 February 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to welcome back scholarship recipient Ms. Ashleigh Powell following the recent completion of her studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Wed, 09 January 2019

CIMA Signs MOU with Chinese Regulator

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Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 9 January 2019) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to announce that it has recently concluded the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”), on 5 Novembe...

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Fri, 28 December 2018

2017 Investments Statistical Digest Published

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(Grand Cayman – Monday, 31 December 2018) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) is pleased to issue the 11th edition of the Investments Statistical Digest (“the digest”).

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Fri, 28 December 2018

CIMA Appoints Deputy Head of Banking

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Grand Cayman (Friday, 28 December 2018) Ms Bettina Roth has been recently appointed as the Deputy Head of Banking Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) effective 3 December.

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Fri, 14 December 2018

Beware of $100 Counterfeit Notes in Circulation

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(Grand Cayman - Friday, 14 December 2018) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) has been made aware by the Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service that they are in receipt of a 100 KYD counterfeit note, which was discovered on Monday...

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Tue, 04 December 2018

New Blue Marlin Coins Available

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Grand Cayman (Monday, 3 December 2018) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”), together with Scottsdale Mint, is once again proud to reveal the latest additions to the Cayman Islands Atlantic Blue Marlin Coin collection series – the 2018 editions. The new coins i...

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Mon, 03 December 2018

CIMA Appoints New Deputy CFO and Internal Auditor

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to announce the appointments of Mrs. Tammy Archer as Chief Financial Officer and Ms. Deloris Gordon as the Authority’s first Internal Auditor, effective 3 September 2018.

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Wed, 28 November 2018

CIMA’s Charity Walk/Run Raises Over CI$18,000

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) held its second annual 5K & 10K Charity Walk/Run in May earlier this year, and the Authority is proud to note that this year’s proceeds surpassed the amount raised last year.

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Mon, 29 October 2018

Latest Banking Statistical Digest Now Available

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(Grand Cayman – Monday, 29 October 2018) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to announce the release of its fourth edition of the Banking Statistical Digest. The report provides a macro-prudential assessment of the health and soundness, trends and v...

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Tue, 02 October 2018

CIMA Celebrates World Investor Week 2018

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(Grand Cayman - 2 October 2018) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA or “the Authority”) is proud to once again join regulators from over 80 jurisdictions to celebrate World Investor Week (“WIW”) which takes place from 1-7 October 2018. The campaign aims to raise awareness about th...

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Wed, 12 September 2018

CIMA to Host IOSCO Conference for Securities Regulators

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Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 12 September 2018) For the first time, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) has partnered with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Secretariat to host the 2018 IOSCO Growth and Emerging Markets Committee (GEMC...

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Fri, 17 August 2018

New Reinsurance Specialist Appointed at CIMA

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Grand Cayman (Friday, 17 August 2018) With nearly 46 years of experience in the insurance field, Mr. Peter Fox was recently appointed as the new Reinsurance Specialist in the Insurance Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) on 8 June.

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Mon, 13 August 2018

CIMA Signs MOU with Insurance Commissioner Group

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) on 4 August 2018.

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Tue, 07 August 2018

Privy Council Upholds Court of Appeal Decision on CIMA Power...

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Grand Cayman (Tuesday, 7 August 2018) – On 13 July 2018, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London issued a decision on 13 July to refuse Select Vantage Inc.’s application for permission to appeal a decision of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.

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Fri, 08 June 2018

Three Top Promotions Confirmed at CIMA

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Grand Cayman (Friday, 8 June 2018) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is pleased to confirm recent promotions for three employees, namely Mr. Kenton Tibbetts, Mrs. Jackie Powell Marsden and Mr. Yoshneck Mutomba.

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Fri, 27 April 2018

CIMA To Host Second Charity Walk/Run

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Grand Cayman (Friday, 27 April) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “The Authority”) recognises the importance of giving children a strong educational foundation. Therefore, the Authority is proud to host its 2nd annual charity Walk/Run in support of the literacy and numeracy pr...

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Fri, 27 April 2018

CIMA’s Online Portal Offers Enhanced Performance

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Grand Cayman (Friday, 27 April 2018) – The implementation of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s (“CIMA” and “the Authority”) Regulatory Enhanced Electronic Forms Submission (REEFS) system has brought about noted improvements in the delivery and management of information. The program...

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Fri, 29 December 2017

2016 Investments Statistical Digest Published

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(Grand Cayman – Friday, 29 December 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is pleased to release its 10th edition of the Investments Statistical Digest. The document captures information that is required to be filed by all regulated funds via the Funds Annual Return (FAR) through CIMA...

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Tue, 19 December 2017

CIMA Releases 2016 Banking Statistical Digest

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is pleased to announce the release of its third edition of the Banking Statistical Digest. The report builds on the information and analysis presented in the second edition of the Banking Sector Digest issued in 2015, providing a macro-prudential assessme...

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Thu, 07 December 2017

CIMA Wins Appeal Against Non-Licensee Trading Company

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The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands upheld the ground-breaking decision of the lower courts to enforce an order which required Select Vantage Inc. to comply with a Direction served on it, by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA???) on behalf of another overseas regulator.

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Tue, 07 November 2017

Know Your Money: Don't Be a Victim of Fraud

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Following the success of last year’s fraud prevention seminar, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA??? or “the Authority???) in collaboration with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s (RCIPS) Financial Crime Unit (FCU) and the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is proud to prese...

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Mon, 06 November 2017

New Blue Marlin Coin Series Revealed

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA" or “the Authority"), together with Scottsdale Mint, is proud to reveal a new coin collection series named the Cayman Islands Atlantic Blue Marlin Coin which, at the moment, only includes a 1 ounce .999 fine silver bullion.

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Mon, 09 October 2017

CIMA Launches New Website

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(Grand Cayman – Monday, 9 October 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA??? or “the Authority???) is proud to announce the launch of its newly revamped website which can be found at a new address: www.cima.ky

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Mon, 02 October 2017

New Deputy Head of Policy and Development Division Appointed

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(Grand Cayman – 2 October 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA???) is pleased to fill another top position. On 1 September 2017, Mr. Rayford Britton was appointed as Deputy Head of Policy and Development Division.

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Mon, 02 October 2017

CIMA Celebrates World Investor Week

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(Grand Cayman - Monday, 2 October 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA or “the Authority???) is proud to join regulators from over eighty countries to celebrate World Investor Week (“WIW???).

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Sat, 30 September 2017

Be Alert of Counterfeit Notes in Circulation

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(Grand Cayman – Saturday, 30 September 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA" or “the Authority") has been made aware by the Financial Crimes Unit ("FCU") of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service that they are in receipt of counterfeit KYD notes, which were collected during the ...

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Fri, 29 September 2017

Two Young Caymanians Promoted at CIMA

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(Grand Cayman - Friday, 29 September 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA??? or “the Authority???) continues to highlight the achievements of its staff.

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Wed, 13 September 2017

CIMA’s Charity Event Raises Over CI$10,000

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(Grand Cayman - Wednesday, 13 September 2017) Following the success of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s (“the Authority???) inaugural 5K & 10K Charity Walk/Run recently held in May, the Authority raised a total of CI$10,969.77. The funds were donated to the literacy and numeracy programme...

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Tue, 22 August 2017

New Deputy Head of Banking Division Confirmed

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(Grand Cayman - Tuesday, 22 August 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Shakira Cox as Deputy Head of the Banking Supervision Division.

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Mon, 10 July 2017

New Deputy Heads Appointed at CIMA

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Grand Cayman (Monday, 10 July 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) is once again proud to announce the appointment of two top positions. As of 1 June 2017, Mrs. Suzanne Sadlier was appointed as Deputy Head of the Insurance Supervision Division and Mrs. Judi...

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Thu, 06 July 2017

Promotions for New Securities Division at CIMA

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(Grand Cayman - Thursday, 6 July 2017) With the establishment of its new Securities Supervision Division, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA" or “the Authority") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kareem Robinson as Deputy Head of the Division and Ms. Jessica Ebanks as Chief...

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Fri, 12 May 2017

CIMA Unveils 20th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

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(Grand Cayman - Friday, 12 May 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is especially proud to unveil its 20th Anniversary commemorative coin. The design was created by one of its Chief Analysts, Mr. Gordon Panton, following an in-house coin design competition.

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Fri, 07 April 2017

CIMA Launches Online Fee Payment Module

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(Grand Cayman – Friday, 7 April 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is pleased to announce the launch of its fee payment section of the Regulatory Enhanced Electronic Forms Submission (REEFS) system for authorised financial services industry users.

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Fri, 07 April 2017

CIMA Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary with Charity Walk/Run

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(Grand Cayman - Thursday, 6 April 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority invites families of all ages to sign up for its 5K/10K Walk/Run charity event which will take place on Sunday, 21 May, 2017. The event is part of the Authority’s 20th Anniversary celebration which was recognised earlier ...

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Wed, 15 March 2017

Banking Statistical Digest Now Available

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(Grand Cayman – Tuesday, 14 March 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is pleased to present the 2015 Banking Sector Statistical Digest and Prudential Surveillance Report. This second volume of the Digest provides readers with valuable insight, through detailed analysis, of the distr...

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Fri, 24 February 2017

The Authority Celebrates Twenty Years of Service

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(Grand Cayman – Friday, 24 February 2017) 1 January 2017 marked the 20th Anniversary for the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). In January 1997, the Authority began operations as an amalgamation of the Financial Services Supervision Department of the Cayman Islands Government and the Cayman...

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Mon, 20 February 2017

CIMA Confirms New Fast-Track Approval for Cat Bonds

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(Grand Cayman – Monday, 20 February 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has recently taken further steps to streamline applications for Catastrophe Bond Vehicles (Cat bonds) of Class ‘C’ insurers. This new regime will also make the registration timeframe more efficient, and ulti...

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Tue, 10 January 2017

Head of Banking Supervision Division Confirmed

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(Grand Cayman – Tuesday, 10 January 2017) Following her role as Acting Head of Banking Supervision Division, Mrs. Gloria Glidden has now been confirmed as Head of the Banking Supervision Division as of 1 January 2017.

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Fri, 06 January 2017

CIMA Releases 2015 Investments Statistical Digest

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(Grand Cayman - Thursday, 5 January, 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is pleased to announce the release of its 9th edition of the Investments Statistical Digest. The document captures information that is required to be filed by all regulated funds via the Funds Annual Return (FAR)...

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Tue, 01 November 2016

Enhance Your Fraud Prevention Skills

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(Grand Cayman - Tuesday, 1 November 2016) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) in collaboration with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s (RCIPS) Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) and the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce will host the 2016 Know Your Money Fraud Prevention Seminar from 15-...

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