EVENTS CALENDAR

Upcoming events

    • 19 Sep 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Camana Bay Cinema
    Register

    Description/Overview:

    Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in tax and regulatory environment. Topics will include tax issues important to both Cayman Islands and US investment industry.

    Speakers:


    T.C. Leshikar, Partner, PwC

    Doug Harrell, Partner, PwC

    Elizabeth Smeltzer, Director, PwC

    Adam Cook, Director, PwC

    Laura Friedman, Senior Manager, PwC

    Learning Objectives: 

    • Update New Partnership Audit Rules & Partnership Representatives;
    • FATCA/CRS/CbCR Update;
    • New PFIC Regulations;
    • New Form 5471 Reporting Requirements (e.g. Form changes, SFC, etc., GILTI, etc.);
    • New Loss Reserves Discounting Update for Captive Insurance Companies

    Who should attend: 

    Professionals and leaders in financial services

    CPD Credits: 2

    Cost:

    CIIPA Member: KYD$50

    Non CIIPA-Member: KYD$60

    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 admin@ciipa.ky.
    • When attending ANY training, please be sure to sign in to be able to receive your CPD certificate.
    • 21 Sep 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Kimpton Seafire Resort
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    For more than a decade, The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) has celebrated Caymanians reaching key milestones in their accounting careers. 

    TICKET PRICES 

    CI $1750 per table of 10

    CI $175 per individual ticket

    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Vanessa Hansen at vanessa.hansen@ciipa.ky, or 1-345-749-3360.

    AWARD NOMINEES

    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 admin@ciipa.ky. 


    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • George Town Yacht Club
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    • 10 Oct 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Cannon Place Training Room (formerly Mirco Centre), 294 North Sound Road, Industrial Park, George Town
    • 46
    Register

    Description/Overview:

    Expanding on the key principles of Insolvency and Restructuring - understanding core principles of liquidating estates, including asset realisations, litigations, funding constraints, creditor's claims, distributions, key challenges and war stories.

    Speakers:

    Tristan Yelland, Senior Manager, R&H Restructuring - Tristan has extensive expertise in conducting litigation against large, multinational financial institutions and has worked closely with attorneys in the UK, USA, Saudi Arabia, France, Switzerland, and the Cayman Islands. His experience also includes conducting forensic investigations and he has played a leading role in investigations into bribery and corruption at large corporates.

    Hannah Gethin, Manager, R&H Restructuring - Hannah has extensive experience in cross border investigations, complex litigation and dispute resolution, with specific focus in official liquidations. She has over 10 years of experience, working in both big four and boutique forensic firms, developing a specialism in forensic accounting and investigations. Since relocating to the Cayman Islands almost three years ago, Hannah has managed high profile multi-jurisdictional insolvency and contentious liquidation cases across the Cayman Islands, United States and Europe, as well as focusing on asset tracing projects and structured finance distressed directorships.

    Learning Objectives:

    To develop on a basic understanding of the principles and processes of liquidations, to a in-depth understanding of the main areas of focus in an insolvency scenario, the common challenges faced, and key strategies for success. Topics to be discussed include:

    • Brief recap on insolvency basics;
    • Importance of and challenges in relation to obtaining books and records;
    • Cross border insolvency and recognition of Cayman Islands proceedings;
    • Role and importance of a Liquidation Committee;
    • Creditor claims and distribution considerations;
    • Litigation - challenges, pitfalls, reasons to pursue;
    • Benefits of utilising forensic accounting techniques and expertise; and
    • Funding in insolvent or cash stripped estates

    Who Should Attend:

    Senior Associate to Senior Manager Level

    Prerequisites: Basic understanding of insolvency.

    Advanced preparation: N/A

    CPD Credits: 2

    Cost:

    CIIPA Member: KYD$50

    Non-Member: KYD$60

    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 admin@ciipa.ky.
    • When attending ANY training, please be sure to sign in to be able to receive your CPD certificate.
    • 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.

    • 30 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • The Wharf Restaurant
    • 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.


    • 05 Nov 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Cinema

    Stay tuned for more details!

    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Chamber of Commerce
    • 20

    Mark your calendars for this interactive course that will bring out your inner performer and change the way you approach presentations and public speaking.

    More details to come - stay tuned!

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

    Shotgun Start:12:30 p.m.

    Texas Scramble Format

    Cost: KYD 600 per team

    More details coming soon!

    • 25 Nov 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 26 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa


    Conference details

    Adapting and Advancing!


    The third annual AICPA (American Association of CPAs) and CIIPA (Cayman Islands Institute of CPAs) Annual Summit brings together the strengths of two dynamic accounting organizations:

    • The global reach of the American Institute of CPAs, with
    • The regional influence of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants


    Attendees will take part in a one-of-a-kind gathering for the region, featuring opportunities to engage the profession’s leading figures at the local, regional and global levels.

    This conference is designed for:


    • CIIPA members
    • Public sector staff in the Caribbean region
    • International AICPA members in the Caribbean region
    • U.S. based AICPA members interested in doing business in the islands/region
    • AICPA & CIIPA members interested in earning NASBA-approved continuing education in a desirable locale


    Joseph Brusuelas, Chief Economist, RSM LLP, New York, NY

    Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA; President and CEO, American Institute of CPAs CEO, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, New York, NY

    Sara Safari, Founder, Climb Your Everest, San Diego, CA


    This AICPA/CIIPA conference is one of its kind in the Cayman Islands and enables you to position your company as a leader when participants are eager to learn.  Benefit from an audience from both the private and public sector as well as international delegates who come to learn from internationally recognized speakers through a top-notch agenda. Enhance your corporate identity!


    CONFERENCE PRICING

    1 Day Program  AICPA & CIIPA Members  Non-Members 
    Early Bird Rate
    Save $100 through Oct 10, 2019

    After Oct 10, 2019
     US$500


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    2 Day Program  AICPA & CIIPA Members  Non-Members 
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     US$800


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    REGISTER NOW


    TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS

    Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa
    60 Tanager Way, 
    Seven Mile Beach
    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

    Hotel Phone: 1-855-546-7866 or 1-345-746-0000

    Group rate of $559 USD per night honored: 11/24/19 - 11/27/19
    Cutoff date: 10/24/19

    Reserve Here --> AICPA CIIPA Summit reservations

    Area airport: Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM)
    Nonstop flights available from Miami, Charlotte, Atlanta, Houston and New York–JFK

    Rates are subject to availability. The AICPA is not liable for any penalties incurred if you cancel/change your reservations.


    Cancellation Policy

    On-Site/Flex Pass Conference: You may cancel without penalty if cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

    Online Conference: You may cancel and receive a refund if cancellation request is received up to and including 15 days prior to the start of the conference. You can cancel and receive a 100% credit if your registration is canceled within 7 days of the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a 60% credit will be issued for requests received up to the day prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received once the online conference begins.

    For more information about AICPA's conference cancellation policy, contact the AICPA Service Center at 1-888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

    • 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 Sep 2019 Networking Skills & Conversational Confidence... Creating and building relationships through networking
10 Sep 2019 Financial Controllers: IFRS/US GAAP Update (NASBA CPE)
31 Aug 2019 CIIPA Charity 5K/10K for YMCA
24 Jul 2019 Targeted Financial Sanctions with UK Treasury
19 Jul 2019 CIIPA Movie Night: The Lion King
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
08 Nov 2017 ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR MANAGERS
25 Oct 2017 Cayman Islands Data Protection Law & Cybersecurity
19 Oct 2017 CIIPA Member Social
16 Oct 2017 INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ON AUDITING CAYMAN FUNDS
11 Oct 2017 Insurance Update: Recent Disclosure Requirements
04 Oct 2017 Alternative Assets & Credit Derivatives
30 Sep 2017 DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY GALA
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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