General Information

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory which comprises three islands in the Caribbean Sea.

The financial services sector is one of the main industries in the Cayman Islands, and there is a substantial commitment to the continued development of the offshore financial services industry.

Throughout the global community the Cayman Islands is recognized as a sophisticated international financial center.

The reputation and popularity of the Cayman Islands have increased significantly, particularly in Asia, as it is one of only two offshore centres approved by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for public listing in the Hong Kong bourse. The Cayman Islands established its own Stock Exchange in 1997.

  •   Official Language: English
  •   Legal System: English Common Law
  •   Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
  •   Time Zone: GMT -5
Features and Benefits
  •   A major international financial center. Number of global financial institutions have established branches or subsidiaries in the Cayman Islands;
  •   Approved by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong for public listings in Hong Kong;
  •   Favoured jurisdiction for mutual funds and trusts;
  •   Company names in English and Chinese are accepted;
  •   Non-publicly director and shareholder information.
Key Corporate Features
General Information
Political Stability Good
Type of Company Exempted
Legal System Common Law
Corporate Requirement
Minimum Number of Shareholders 1
Minimum Number of Directors 1
Registered Address Yes
Company Secretary Optional
Standard Authorised Capital USD 50,000
Corporate Tax No
Filing of Annual Return Yes
Shelf-companies Yes
Public Disclosure
Beneficiary Owner(s) No
Filings Shareholder(s) No
Filings Director(s) Yes



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