MP delegates meet financiers

A UK MP delegation led by Lord Davies of Coity had an opportunity recently to meet with representatives from Cayman’s financial services industry at a luncheon.

The event was organized by the Cayman Islands Financial Services Association and hosted by Appleby, one of Cayman’s largest law firms, states a press release.

The meeting saw the UK representatives and local representatives across a wide range of financial services sectors discuss a number of important issues and was part of a more general visit by the UK delegation to the Cayman Islands.

‘The meeting was very helpful in terms of sharing information about the state of our local industry as well as to get a sense of the understanding of the industry by the representatives of the UK’ said Eric Crutchley, a director of CIFSA.

Huw Moses, managing partner of Appleby was very pleased with how the meeting went. ‘I think this kind of regular interaction with UK representatives is important and Appleby was pleased to host the meeting’, said Mr. Moses. ‘We hope that everyone who attended thought it was a valuable discussion.’

The official visit of the MPs lasted from Wednesday 26 July to Tuesday 1 August. Their schedule has been organised with input from the visiting MPs by the CPA’s local Executive Committee chaired by the President of the CPA Cayman Islands Branch the Hon Edna M Moyle, JP, MLA, Speaker of the House. The MPs also met with a number of Government and private sector stakeholders.