Legislation & Resources

Current laws and regulations in effect for ES in the Cayman Islands.

For previous versions of the legislation or regulations referred to on this page please refer to the official Gazette.



      Guidance Notes

        Enforcement Guidelines

          DITC-issued Resources




              External Resources

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              OECD Reference Materials

              The following OECD documents contain the core elements of economic substance:

                EU Reference Materials

                The following EU documents contain the EU’s requirements for “2.2 jurisdictions” (including the Cayman Islands) to introduce ES requirements consistent with the substantial activities requirements under the OECD’s BEPS Action 5 by 1 January 2019: