Who: Minister of Financial Services, Wayne Panton

What: Announcement of the opening of Cayman’s online portal for the automatic exchange of tax information

Where: GIS conference room, 2nd floor, Government Administration Building. Please check in with building security in the front lobby.

When: 10:30am Friday, 13 March 2015

Background: The portal enables Cayman financial institutions to comply with their reporting obligations under domestic law, and in accordance with intergovernmental agreements including US FATCA. The portal will permit the secure transmission of the reported information, direct by the Cayman TIA to the US IRS.

Participants: Minister Panton; Financial Services Councillor and Chair of the joint ministry/industry working group, Roy McTaggart; Department of International Tax Cooperation Director Duncan Nicol.

RSVP by noon Thursday to: Angela Piercy, Head of Communications and Public Affairs, angela.piercy@gov.ky.