George Town, Grand Cayman – For persons who want to let Government know their thoughts on beneficial ownership of companies – including if Cayman effectively maintains information on who owns the companies, and if that information is readily available to appropriate authorities – the deadline to respond is this Friday, 28 February.

Everyone is invited to respond to the consultation, regardless of whether or not they own a Cayman-registered business, said the Minister for Financial Services, Commerce and Environment, Wayne Panton.

'We've had responses from persons locally and internationally, representing businesses, the financial services industry, individuals, and non-Governmental organisations', he noted.

'But in the interest of obtaining as many responses as possible, we again encourage persons to take a moment to give us feedback. This subject is important to all persons in Cayman'.

The consultation paper is available on Persons who have questions about the consultation are asked to email Wilbur Welcome, senior policy analyst in the Financial Services Secretariat, at

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