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Cayman Islands

Regulatory Framework

The framework for the Monetary Authority's regulation and supervision of financial services and for its international cooperation is made up of several  elements. These include the:

  • applicable acts and regulations passed by the Government of the Cayman Islands;
  • rules and statements of principle and of guidance issued by the Authority (See 'Regulatory Measures' under respective page items for  Regulated Sectors);
  • regulatory policies and procedures detailed in the Regulatory Handbook and other manuals;
  • cross-border agreements undertaken by the Authority, and
  • international standards to which CIMA adheres.