Membership and Licensing Committee
CIIPA is a membership organization comprised of Student, Associate, Regular, and Practitioner Members from recognized foreign professional accountancy organizations and Registered Firms. To practice publicly in the Cayman Islands, membership of the institute as a Regular Member is mandatory.
The MLC reviews all membership applications and supporting documentation and makes recommendations to the CIIPA Council for approval.
Under the Accountants Act of 2020 and supplementary regulations known as the Accountants (Disciplinary) Regulations of 2016, the Accountants (Application for Membership) Regulations of 2016 and the Accountants (Quality Assurance) Regulations of 2016, CIIPA is responsible for (i) licensing all practitioners engaged in public practice; (ii) maintaining a public register of its members; (iii) verifying initial professional development requirements of recognized foreign institutes; (iv) implementing continuing professional development requirements; (v) setting ethical requirements for members; (vi) establishing a quality assurance review system; and (vii) establishing an investigative and disciplinary system for its members.