Cayman Islands LocationThe Cayman Islands is the ideal business jurisdiction – sophisticated, stable and strategically located only 1 hour from Miami and 3 ½ hours from New York City and Toronto. Cayman also enjoys frequent direct flights to London. Cayman is a safe English speaking British Overseas Territory with a robust legal system based on English common law and has a very pro-business government that welcome direct foreign investment. Cayman has earned the ranking of the 6th largest global financial centre and the world’s number one hedge fund jurisdiction and has attracted first-class service providers including major global law firms such as Maples and Calder, Walkers, Appleby and Harneys as well as international banks such as HSBC, Royal Bank of Canada and Scotiabank.

The Cayman Islands has attracted 4 of the big 5 global accounting firms: KPMG, Deloitte, PWC and E&Y to support your business needs. Should you wish to hire local staff, Cayman boasts a well-educated talent pool in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, administration, management and back-office support services and we’d be delighted to help you hire local people.

Through Cayman Airways our national flag carrier and other international airlines, Cayman enjoys excellent daily air lift to many US gateway hubs including New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Tampa, and Charlotte. There are regular direct flights to Toronto and London and new routes have now opened to Panama, giving easy access to Latin America.

Regulatory Environment

Cayman Islands GovernmentThe Cayman Islands is OECD white listed, meets the highest anti-money laundering compliance requirements and offers a pro-business regulatory environment (for further details please visit For further details on the Cayman Islands regulatory environment and compliance with international regulatory standards, please see these PDF documents:

International Cooperation Fact Sheet: download-pdf
Regulation Fact Sheet: download-pdf
AML CFT Fact Sheet: download-pdf

To find out more about the Cayman Lifestyle, click here. For information on planning a business trip to the Cayman Islands, we recommend checking out the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism’s website.

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