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As the primary financial services regulator, the mission of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is to enhance the economic wealth and reputation of the Cayman Islands by fostering a thriving and growing, competitive, and internationally recognised financial services industry, through appropriate, responsive, cost-effective and efficient supervision and a stable currency.

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CIMA-ANNUAL REPORT COVER 2013 

GRAND CAYMAN (Monday, 14 April 2014) Details of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s (CIMA) operations for the financial year 1 July 2012 through 30 June 2013, and indicators of the financial sector’s performance during the same period, are now available to the public. The information is contained in CIMA’s 2013 Annual Report which has been released on the Authority’s website. The report can be found in the Publications section of the CIMA website. Click the following link to view the report: CIMA’s 2013 Annual Report
 

 

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE SURVEY COVER    

 

Feedback to Consultation: Corporate Governance

Feedback to Consultation: Statement of Guidance on Governance for Mutual Funds

 

 Consultation – Statement of Guidance on Governance for Funds

 

CIMA Advisory - Fund Annual Return Filing Fees 
 

CIMA Statement on AIFMD

 

Corporate Governance Consultation Paper

 

Industry Advisory - CIMA 2013 Fee Changes

 

 

 

 

 

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IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2009

The following is a link to the 2009 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry report.

 

CFATF Mutual Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in the Cayman Islands 2007

In the report of its 2007 third-round evaluation of the Cayman Islands,  the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) noted a "strong compliance culture" in the Cayman Islands' financial services sector with regard to the jurisdiction's anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regimes. The report, released on 11 December 2007, was officially approved at the CFATF's plenary and ministerial meeting in Costa Rica the previous month.

The following are links to the report and supporting media information.

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2005

The following are links to the two-volume report and supporting media information regarding the 2005 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry.

IMF Report - Volume I

IMF Report - Volume II

Fact sheets summarising each of the areas assessed:

IMF Report - Banking Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Insurance Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Securities Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Fact Sheet 

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External Assessments

This page covers:

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2009

The following is a link to the 2009 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry report.

 

CFATF Mutual Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in the Cayman Islands 2007

In the report of its 2007 third-round evaluation of the Cayman Islands,  the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) noted a "strong compliance culture" in the Cayman Islands' financial services sector with regard to the jurisdiction's anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regimes. The report, released on 11 December 2007, was officially approved at the CFATF's plenary and ministerial meeting in Costa Rica the previous month.

The following are links to the report and supporting media information.

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2005

The following are links to the two-volume report and supporting media information regarding the 2005 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry.

IMF Report - Volume I

IMF Report - Volume II

Fact sheets summarising each of the areas assessed:

IMF Report - Banking Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Insurance Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Securities Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Fact Sheet 

Speeches

External Assessments

This page covers:

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2009

The following is a link to the 2009 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry report.

 

CFATF Mutual Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in the Cayman Islands 2007

In the report of its 2007 third-round evaluation of the Cayman Islands,  the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) noted a "strong compliance culture" in the Cayman Islands' financial services sector with regard to the jurisdiction's anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regimes. The report, released on 11 December 2007, was officially approved at the CFATF's plenary and ministerial meeting in Costa Rica the previous month.

The following are links to the report and supporting media information.

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2005

The following are links to the two-volume report and supporting media information regarding the 2005 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry.

IMF Report - Volume I

IMF Report - Volume II

Fact sheets summarising each of the areas assessed:

IMF Report - Banking Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Insurance Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Securities Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Fact Sheet 

Publications

External Assessments

This page covers:

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2009

The following is a link to the 2009 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry report.

 

CFATF Mutual Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in the Cayman Islands 2007

In the report of its 2007 third-round evaluation of the Cayman Islands,  the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) noted a "strong compliance culture" in the Cayman Islands' financial services sector with regard to the jurisdiction's anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regimes. The report, released on 11 December 2007, was officially approved at the CFATF's plenary and ministerial meeting in Costa Rica the previous month.

The following are links to the report and supporting media information.

 

IMF Assessment of Supervision and Regulation in the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry 2005

The following are links to the two-volume report and supporting media information regarding the 2005 IMF assessment of supervision and regulation in the Cayman Islands financial services industry.

IMF Report - Volume I

IMF Report - Volume II

Fact sheets summarising each of the areas assessed:

IMF Report - Banking Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Insurance Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Securities Assessment Fact Sheet
IMF Report - Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Fact Sheet 

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