Upcoming events

    • 19 Jul 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Camana Bay Cinema

    Bring the whole family to the Lion King movie premiere organised by CIIPA's Social Committee.

    Cost: $25 for VIP, $15 for standard (includes popcorn and soft drink)

    Space is limited, so sign up today!

    Watch the official trailer here.

    • 24 Jul 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Westin

    Organised by the Cayman Islands Financial Reporting Authority and the National Coordinator for the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group, in conjunction with the UK Treasury, this session will help participants to better understand their sanctions obligations.

    Key presenter Rebecca Sampins is the Head of the Sanctions Policy and Counter-Terrorism Financing branch in the UK Treasury. She also leads on the FATF Asia Pacific Joint Groups, with a particular focus on Pakistan following its FATF grey-listing.

    Representatives from the FRA, CIMA, CILPA, and CIIPA also will present their sanctions frameworks.

    An agenda will be available shortly.

    • 29 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • George Town Yacht Club
    • 25


    What's your social style? What's theirs? How does it help or hinder you grow your network?

    Join us for an interactive session led by David Byrne, Mourant's Chief Business Development Officer, covering:

    • How to understand your own social style and use it to your advantage in business
    • How to spot a person's social style and how best to communicate with that person
    • Six phases of effective networking (including quick win tips for getting more out of events you attend)

    About the Presenter:

    David Byrne has 20 years experience in business development and marketing management, having previously held positions in the legal, funds and banking industries. He has led global sales and marketing teams across the wealth management and legal sectors with a track record of change management and performance improvement.

    Who Should Attend:

    Any individual who wants to improve their networking skills.

    This course is limited to 50 participants.


    CIIPA Members: $65

    Non-CIIPA Members: $85

    CPD: 2

    Important notice:

    • Due to cost incurred, no refunds will be issued without notifying us (at least 24 hours prior to the event). If you wish to send someone in your place, please email
    • When attending ANY training, please be sure to sign in to be able to receive your CPD certificate.
    • 31 Aug 2019
    • 6:00 AM
    • Cricket Square

    Runners and walkers of all levels are invited to this fun event which raises funds for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands.

    Two distances:

    • 10K Runners
    • 5K Runners and Walkers

    Click here for the route. 10K runners will do the loop twice. Registration is CI$25 which includes breakfast provided by Amazon Cafe and entry into the raffle prize drawing. This is a chip-timed event. 

    New this year... Corporate Challenge. Pick your top five 5K runners including at least one female. The teams times will be averaged and the fastest time wins!

    About this year's charity:

    The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is a cause-driven, non-profit organisation working to strengthen the community with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Through the Extended After School Programme, Day Camp, Teen Leaders, Little League and family-based programmes, the Y reaches over 30% of Cayman's school-aged youth across Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The Y's 2019 Annual Caring Campaign raises funds to offer financial assistance which allows everyone the opportunity to participate in YMCA programmes.  

    • 10 Sep 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Marriott Beach Resort


    This IFRS and US GAAP Technical Update course has been specifically developed to bring experienced preparers and users of financial statements up-to-date with recent developments. Course content includes coverage of newly effective and newly issued IFRSs and Interpretations, recent amendments to existing Standards and Interpretations, Exposure Drafts and other recent developments.

    The course will also look at relevant global issues and discuss accounting for strategic transactions in some detail.  

    Learning Objectives:

    • Technical Updates on US GAAP and IFRS
    • IFRS 9 - How does it look in practice?
    • Accounting for Revenue - an implementation review
    • Leases - implementation issues
    • Recent global economic developments
    • Accounting for strategic transactions - M&A, Joint Ventures and Strategic Investments
    • Consequences for strategic transactions - impacts and impairment issues
    Presenter: Eamonn Walsh

    Who Should Attend: Financial Controllers, CFOs, Accountants, Financial Statement Preparers, Financial Statement Users

    NASBA CPD: 8

    Cost (includes lunch, morning and afternoon coffee & pastries):
    $375 CIIPA Members
    $475 Non-Members

    Due to high standing costs, no refunds will be issued. If you are unable to attend and wish to send a replacement, please notify us at no later than 3 p.m. on 9 September. 

    • 21 Sep 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Kimpton Seafire Resort

    For more than a decade, The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) has celebrated Caymanians reaching key milestones in their accounting careers. 


    CI $1750 per table of 10

    CI $175 per individual ticket


    Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Vanessa Hansen at, or 1-345-749-3360.


    Our gala marks the beginning of many young Caymanians' careers in accounting, but we also recognise the importance of honouring those who are blazing trails in the industry. 

    The three special awards are Pioneer, Rising Star and Outstanding Member. Nominations are open until 30 June 2019.

    If you have a nominee in mind, please complete the linked forms above, and email it to 

    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • George Town Yacht Club

    • 26 Sep 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • TBD

    Stay tuned for more on this introductory course covering common areas and issues found on insolvency engagements and how they are handled.

    Date and time are subject to change - keep up to date by joining our email list here.

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TBD
    • 120

    Coming up later this year, attendees will get a technical update on developments impacting the insurance industry as well as an overview of directors' responsibilities in regard to Cayman Islands insurance companies. 

    Date and time are subject to change - keep up to date by joining our email list here.

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Kings Sports Center
    • 9

    Join us for a fun night of bowling at King's Sports Centre.

    Cost: $150 per team (4 persons per team), dinner included.

    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • TBD

    Stay tuned for more information on this session covering the latest developments in the tax and regulatory environment. 

    Date and time are subject to change - keep up to date by joining our email list here.

    • 15 Nov 2019
    • 12:30 PM
    • North Sound Golf Club

    Shotgun Start:12:30 p.m.

    Texas Scramble Format

    Cost: KYD 600 per team

    More details coming soon!

    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • TBD

    Stay tuned for more on this 1-day course designed to help attendees understand the updated accounting requirements applicable to US GAAP and IFRS and their impact on the financial statements presentation.

    Date and time are subject to change - keep up to date by joining our email list here.

Past events

12 Jul 2019 AML, PF, TFS: Reporting wrongdoing to detect and deter financial crime
10 Jul 2019 International Standards on Auditing - Cayman Funds Focus
21 Jun 2019 REEFS User Workshop
19 Jun 2019 Accountants in Business Networking
19 Jun 2019 Fraud & Forensic Accounting: Red Flags and War Stories
17 May 2019 AML/CFT Lunch and Learn - Option 3
15 May 2019 Cayman Islands Business Environment Update
10 May 2019 AML/CFT Lunch and Learn - Option 2
03 May 2019 AML/CFT Lunch and Learn - Option 1
09 Apr 2019 AML Updates
14 Mar 2019 Introduction to the World of Blockchain
05 Mar 2019 CIIPA Pool Tournament
01 Mar 2019 2019 CIIPA Annual General Meeting
17 Jan 2019 Ethical Decision Making: How to do the right thing even if no one is watching
07 Dec 2018 Hedge Funds IFRS/US GAAP Update
04 Dec 2018 AICPA and CIIPA 2nd Annual Summit for Accountants and Financial Professionals
16 Nov 2018 CIIPA 2018 Charity Golf Tournament
07 Nov 2018 Situational Self Leadership
01 Nov 2018 Annual Tax Update - Hedge Funds
31 Oct 2018 The Evolving Privacy Landscape and Cyber Security
18 Oct 2018 Annual Insurance Update
04 Oct 2018 Professional Skepticism with ICAEW featuring "Without Question"
27 Sep 2018 Insolvency
26 Sep 2018 Presentation Skills
25 Sep 2018 IPSAS - A Refresher and Update for CIG
22 Sep 2018 11th Annual CIIPA Awards Gala
17 Sep 2018 Four Sessions: Alternative Assets & Derivatives Counterparty Risk
10 Sep 2018 Financial Controllers IFRS/US GAAP Differences - Update 2018
22 Aug 2018 International Standards on Auditing - Cayman Funds
18 Aug 2018 CIIPA Charity 5K/10K for Special Olympics
27 Jul 2018 CIIPA Movie Night
21 Jun 2018 CIIPA Theatre evening
13 Jun 2018 Presentation Skills
07 Jun 2018 Accountants in Business Committee Launch
01 Jun 2018 2018 Mentoring Programme - Mentor Registration
01 Jun 2018 2018 Mentoring Programme - Mentee Registration
23 May 2018 Cayman Islands Business Environment Update
14 May 2018 Management Skills: Challenging Conversations
09 May 2018 Management Skills: Challenging Conversations
19 Apr 2018 All Things AML
02 Mar 2018 2018 CIIPA Annual General Meeting
21 Feb 2018 Introduction to Cayman Islands
13 Feb 2018 CIIPA Pool Tournament
13 Feb 2018 US Tax Reform
24 Jan 2018 Speak Up - Raising the Bar for Professional Accountants
14 Dec 2017 CIIPA 2017 Golf Tournament
06 Dec 2017 Hedge Funds Update
30 Nov 2017 Annual Tax Update
15 Nov 2017 AICPA and CIIPA Annual Summit for Accountants and Financial Professionals
25 Oct 2017 Cayman Islands Data Protection Law & Cybersecurity
19 Oct 2017 CIIPA Member Social
11 Oct 2017 Insurance Update: Recent Disclosure Requirements
04 Oct 2017 Alternative Assets & Credit Derivatives
21 Sep 2017 CIIPA Bowling Night
20 Sep 2017 Funds Blow up and the Liquidation Process
18 Sep 2017 Professional Ethics - new challenges and how to meet them
12 Sep 2017 Financial Controllers IFRS/GAAP Update
26 Aug 2017 CIIPA Charity 5K and 10K Run
20 Jul 2017 Insurance Tax Update
13 Jul 2017 CIIPA Information Session – Primary Schools Numeracy Program
07 Jul 2017 CIIPA Movie Night
19 May 2017 Cayman Islands Business Environment
18 May 2017 Portfolio Insurance Companies
04 May 2017 Business Development Skills
20 Apr 2017 Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud
23 Feb 2017 2017 CIIPA Annual General Meeting
06 Jan 2017 Identifying and Investigating fraud related red flags in the financial services sector
07 Dec 2016 Hedge Funds IFRS/US GAAP Update
23 Nov 2016 Professional Development Week
11 Nov 2016 CIIPA 2016 Golf Tournament
02 Nov 2016 Essential Skills for Managers
29 Oct 2016 CIIPA Beach Volleyball Tournament
18 Oct 2016 International Standards on Auditing Cayman Funds
15 Oct 2016 CIIPA Gala 2016
04 Oct 2016 Portfolio Management and Capital Markets
22 Sep 2016 CIIPA Bowling Night
13 Sep 2016 Financial Controllers IFRS/GAAP Update
01 Sep 2016 Ethics - Its best for Business
27 Aug 2016 CIIPA Running for Red: Charity 10K and 5K
02 Aug 2016 Annual Tax Update
29 Jul 2016 CIIPA Movie Night
28 Jun 2016 Insurance Update: Audit, Tax & Actuary Presentation
06 Jun 2016 CIIPA 2016 Mentoring Programme - Mentee Registration
19 May 2016 Cayman Islands Business Environment Update
18 May 2016 Professional Skepticism: How accountants, auditors and company directors should act when faced with difficult situations
17 May 2016 Accountants Bill Briefing for Accounting Firms
17 May 2016 QARS Meetings with Firms
12 May 2016 Portfolio Insurance Companies
05 May 2016 CIIPA Launch & Open House
20 Apr 2016 Anti-Money Laundering & Fraud
14 Apr 2016 Careers and Mentoring Programme & Workshops
06 Apr 2016 CISPA Extraordinary General Meeting
23 Feb 2016 2016 CISPA Annual General Meeting
09 Feb 2016 CISPA Social | 2016 Pool Tournament
04 Feb 2016 Introduction to Cayman Islands
03 Dec 2015 Hedge Funds - Accounting Update
18 Nov 2015 Professional Development Week
16 Nov 2015 How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud
13 Nov 2015 CISPA 2015 Golf Tournament
28 Oct 2015 Alternative Investments
22 Oct 2015 CISPA Bowling Night
22 Oct 2015 Auditing
10 Oct 2015 8th Annual CISPA Gala
23 Sep 2015 Tax Update: Business Travelers, PFIC, Insurance
19 Sep 2015 CISPA Beach Volleyball Tournament
17 Sep 2015 Financial Controllers - IFRS/GAAP Update
29 Aug 2015 CISPA Running for Red: Charity 10K and 5K
10 Jul 2015 CISPA Movie Night
24 Jun 2015 Managerial & Professional Development
02 Jun 2015 Insurance Course
21 May 2015 Business Environment Course Update
29 Apr 2015 Valuation Trends
23 Apr 2015 Managerial & Professional Training
19 Mar 2015 Enterprise Risk Management
11 Mar 2015 Assessing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk
04 Mar 2015 2015 CISPA Annual General Meeting
17 Feb 2015 CISPA Social | Pool Tournament
28 Jan 2015 Cayman Islands Business Environment

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