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Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association

The Cayman Islands Fund Administrator’s Association (“CIFAA”) was established in January 1995 and is represented by a membership of Fund Administrators based in the Cayman Islands.

The objectives of CIFAA are:

To provide a channel of communication between the Fund Administration Industry in Cayman and the Cayman authorities (Government and Regulator);

To assist in setting up training and educational programs for Fund staff in Cayman;

To provide a forum for mutual exchange of ideas and to generally promote and enhance the reputation of the Fund Administration Industry in Cayman;

To liaise from time to time with similar associations locally or in other jurisdictions on matters of mutual and topical interest.

The Offshore Industry in Cayman

The Cayman Islands remains the premier jurisdiction for the domiciliation of Hedge Funds. As of June 30, 2017, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority had 10,621 Regulated Funds, which comprised of 7,348 Registered Funds, 344 Administered Funds, 88 Licensed Funds and 2,841 Master Funds. In addition, there are 103 Administrators currently licenced with the Cayman Islands…

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The foundation on which Cayman has built its ability to cater to the Fund Industry is the expertise and professionalism of its service providers.  The Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association is an active professional body with its own Code of Practice dedicated to the provision of a reliable, first-class service to satisfy specific client needs.…

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Recognising the world-wide trend and phenomenal growth in mutual funds, the Cayman Islands enacted its Mutual Funds Law in 1993.  The primary objective of the law was to provide for the flexible but effective regulation of an important sector of the financial industry. Regulation of Funds and Fund Administrators is undertaken by the Cayman Islands…

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