Ready availability of investment, legal and other advice and expert management services at competitive fees.
Reasonable reporting requirements.
Ability to form a company with only one shareholder, with no minimum capitalization requirements.
Tax neutrality – there are no corporation, capital gains, payroll, property or withholding taxes on any type of company, domestic or foreign.
Privacy – there are well-established mechanisms for co-operation with law enforcement agencies, both locally and overseas, to assure the highest standards of probity throughout Cayman’s financial industry. Within this framework, protection of the legitimate interests of clients is safeguarded. The Registrar is able to release on enquiry only the name, type of company, the date of registration, the address of its registered office, and the status of the company. Except where assistance to law enforcement agencies to combat illicit activity is mandated or authorized, disclosure of information by government officials, professional agents, attorneys and accountants and their staffs is prohibited.
The range of purposes for which a Cayman company can be used includes investment, sales processing, trading, shipping operations, stock dealing, real estate holding, the ownership and licensing of patents, international financing, mutual funds, insurance, securitization, structured finance and aircraft finance.