Onshore’s Greatest Hits – Pressure on OFCs Nothing New

Back to story > Why fiction is clouding fact: Efforts taken by offshore centres to tackle financial crimeThe assault on offshore financial centres isn’t...

Madoff: Red flags

The US$50b fraud by Bernard Madoff’s investment advisory and broker-dealer firms had an equally outsized list of red flags. Several ways in which Madoff carried out his operations were not only highly unusual but also gave him more discretion over his operations and subjected his activities to less scrutiny than a typical investment adviser or broker-dealer. Notably

Conference Review – Cayman and compliance: light at the end of the tunnel?

Review of the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association Conference held 10-11 November 2008 at the Hyatt Regency Port of Spain in Trinidad.While it’s in some views a true Caribbean success story, an offshore darling that’s skyrocketed to a prominent position in global banking, the Cayman Islands still bears a weighty albatross on its shoulders.

CIFSA: The road ahead

As the Cayman Islands Financial Services Association (CIFSA) celebrates its 5th anniversary as the central voice of the financial services sector in the Cayman Islands, it is only appropriate that we examine the work being performed by this association that represents such an important part of the Islands’ economy and discuss their vision for the future of the industry here.

Real Estate Review: Time for a Caymanian overhaul

As the Baby Boomers age, finding ways to earn passive income has become more important. Many of them are ready to retire from their regular jobs and have been looking to supplement pensions, retirement accounts and Social Security to enable them to retain their usual lifestyle.

Conference Review: Cayman Captive Forum 2008 Highlights

The agenda provided diverse, entertaining and educational sessions. Key note speakers Mr. James Bradley (author of “Flags or Our Fathers” a bestseller and a 2007 motion picture directed by Clint Eastwood, and son of John Bradley, one of the six boys who raised the American Flag on Iwo Jima in one of the most reproduced photographs in history) and Mr. Robert Stutman (former special agent with the US Drug Enforcement Administration)

Forging ahead: AIMA addresses the times

As the newly elected Alternative Investment Management Association Cayman executive council gathered for their first meeting and a discussion on the state of current issues ensued, it quickly became apparent that the group had its work cut out.

Conference Reviews & Information

The Cayman Financial Review sponsors various Cayman related financial industry sector Conferences. The Cayman Financial Review will regularly review these and other conferences and provide in depth conference information on recent and pending conferences.

Investment Funds – how did we get here?

Typically an investor has to give prior notice of their intention to redeem their investment. The period of notice may vary depending on the nature of the funTypically an investor has to give prior notice of their intention to redeem their investment. The period of notice may vary depending on the nature of the fund and the assets that it has invested in.d and the assets that it has invested in. The redemption process is one of the major challenges currently facing...
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