The Ministry of Financial Services hosted the Tax Transparency in the Global Financial Services Ecosystem conference during the first week of April.
The Auditor’s Oversight Authority and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants have executed a memorandum of understanding with respect to coordinating quality assurance review visits and inspections and also to ensure no duplication in any investigations or disciplinary cases.
Jude Scott, the CEO of Cayman Finance, the representative body for Cayman’s business community, has slammed the language used by charity Oxfam in a recent report in which it described several domiciles including the Cayman Islands as tax havens.
Maitland, which provides legal and tax advisory services to private and corporate clients and has an office on the Cayman Islands, has launched offices in New York and Miami, US, and will move some staff from Cayman to Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the coming months as part of a restructuring.
Crowe Horwath Cayman, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crowe Horwath, a public accounting, consulting and technology firm, has appointed Neil Maynard as its audit partner.
Dan Scott, a director on the Cayman Finance board, will step down after five years in the role.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has appointed two senior officials.
California-based accounting and consulting firm Burr Pilger Mayer (BPM) has launched an office in the Cayman Islands.
Accountancy firm EisnerAmper, which has a big presence in Cayman, has added Dublin-based accountancy firm MKO to its recently established global network.
The Cayman Islands Government has welcomed a message of support from the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).