Enforcement banner
Home > Enforcement

In This Section


The Authority has a range of enforcement tools available to help it meet its regulatory objectives. Where a licensee has failed to comply with the legislative requirements, it will often be appropriate to address this without further need for formal disciplinary or other enforcement action.

The Authority has issued guidelines on the steps that it will follow in the event of non-compliance by the licensee. These are the Ladder of Compliance guidelines (section 3 - page 2 - of the Enforcement Manual).

Investigating serious breaches of the regulatory laws, collecting pertinent information and documentation, and recommending enforcement actions are the responsibility of the Authority's Compliance Division.

In circumstances where the Authority takes formal enforcement action because the licensee contravenes the regulatory laws, the effective use of the enforcement powers will play an important role in supporting the Authority’s pursuit of its regulatory objectives. The Authority will seek to ensure the fair treatment of those who are subject to the exercise of its enforcement powers.

All enforcement actions are authorised by the Authority's Board of Directors and are in conformance with the powers under the respective regulatory laws.

The Enforcement Manual describes the policies and procedures for the exercise of the enforcement actions available to the Authority in the event of non-compliance with the regulatory laws.

If you have any specific questions please click Email Us.


Active CIMA websites

Security threats advisories

Complaints Procedure


Print This Article

E-mail This Page


      The Navigator - July 2017 cover 

The Authority is pleased to present the latest issue of The Navigator - July 2017 






Contact Us

Click here to Email the Compliance Division 

Phone: 345-244-1639; 345-949-7089
Fax: 345-946-4651

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
PO Box 10052
80 Shedden Road
Elizabethan Square
Grand Cayman  KY1-1001