Digital Assets Report

Opening by Premier McKeeva Bush, OBE
Topic:  The current state of discussions with the UK Government.  Rumours of our demise are greatly exaggerated.

Opening by Premier McKeeva Bush, OBE
Topic:  The current state of discussions with the UK Government.  Rumours of our demise are greatly exaggerated.
Cayman Finance Chair Anthony Travers, OBE
Topic:  Where are we? What is the same? What isn’t the same? And what should we do about it?
Richard Teather, Senior Lecturer in Taxation in the Bournemouth University Business School, UK.
Topic:  “The fallacy that low tax rates contribute to poverty and why high tax rates do”
Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute
Topic: The Supra-nationals and the not so hidden agenda.
Matthew Jones, Associate Director of Regulatory and Tax Department, Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA).
Topic:  The AIFM Directive and the Cayman Islands.  Friend or Foe? 
Gary Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Topic:  International Tax Proposals and Their Implications for Cayman
Steven Cantor, partner, Cantor & Webb
Topic:  The HIRE Act and its impact on Cayman.
Keynote Speaker:  Dick Armey, former US House Majority Leader and Chair of FreedomWorks
Topic: Tax competition. The way forward.
Stephen J. Entin, President and Executive Director at the Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Topic:  No tax more tax avoidance:  A Territorial Approach.  Leave the international disputes and data sharing behind and move to consumed income or consumption tax model.

James Miller and David Shaw, co-authors of The Miller Report.
Topic:  The Miller Report explained.
Jack Irvine, Media House International and Jack Quinn, Quinn Gillespie & Associates
Topic:  How the Cayman story is playing in the UK and US media.  The prejudices of the press and politicians.  What Cayman Finance has done and is doing about it.