The deadline to respond to the public consultation regarding beneficial ownership of Cayman Islands-registered companies has been extended to Friday, 28 February 2014.

The Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment is asking persons working in financial services and commerce, their clients, and the general public - including small-business owners – to provide their input. The deadline was extended in order to provide more time for persons to respond.

For more information on the consultation, contact Mr Wilbur Welcome, Senior Policy Analyst in the Department of Financial Services Policy and Legislation (formerly the Financial Services Secretariat), on The consultation paper is available on

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