The Cayman Islands, which comprises of three islands in the Caribbean Sea south of Cuba, is a British Dependent Territory that was originally discovered by Christopher Columbus. 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. The reputation and popularity of the Cayman Islands have increased significantly, particularly in Asia, as it is one of the offshore centres that is approved by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for public listings in Hong Kong. The Cayman Islands established its own Stock Exchange in 1997.
The Cayman Islands Companies Law governs the operations of the Cayman Islands Exempted Company.
Type of Company
Time to Incorporate
7 working days
Disclosure of Director / Shareholder Information
Information of director and shareholder is not accessible publicly
At least 1 director who can be natural person or corporate body
At least 1 shareholder who can be natural person or corporate body
No audit requirement for accounts
Filing of Accounts
Required to prepare accounts but the accounts are not accessible publicly
Filing of Annual Return