Part 1: The Early Years – 1960’s: The Cayman Islands:

In the first of a series of articles looking at the development of the Cayman Islands as an offshore financial services centre, Alan Markoff looks at the decade of the 1960s, when the seeds of success first took root. Legend has it that sometime in the 18th Century, a flotilla of ships wrecked close to Grand Cayman. Cayman Islands’ residents rescued the people on those ships, which included as their passengers some British royalty.

The Cayman Islands: A decade of challenges

 Like a long roller coaster ride, the decade of the 2000s brought Cayman’s financial industry ups and downs, thrills and screams, white knuckles and exaltation. 
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