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About Cayman Islands

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.

General Information

  • 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

Setup Requirement

Set up a Cayman Islands Company is fast and easy. There are no restrictions on nationality of Shareholders or Directors.

Company Name

  • English name; or
  • Both English and Chinese name.

Shareholder(s) and Director(s)

  • No nationality restriction;
  • Minimum one shareholder and one director;
  • Corporate shareholder and director is acceptable; and
  • A copy of passport and residential address proof are required for company registration.

Company Secretary and Registered Address

  • A registered address is required in BVI;
  • A correspondence address is required; and
  • Client should maintain an alternative address for operation; and
  • Company secretary is optional under BVI regulation.

Capital Requirement

  • Minimum 1 share to be issued (equivalent to USD 1);
  • Par value per share are normally USD 1; and
  • Standard number of shares is 50,000 shares.
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