About CIFC - Curaçao International Financial Center
Who we are
The CURAÇAO INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTER, “CIFC” is a public-private partnership between the government of Curaçao and public institutions with key players of the financial sector of Curaçao. CIFC’s Board unites local and international banking associations, trust and funds sectors, accounting and tax advisory, legal specialists, logistics industry, and a number of business associations, with the Central Bank and the Ministries of Economic Affairs and Finance. We operate primarily in English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese.
What we do
We connect key financial aspects of the Curaçao economy with a web of players in the financial industry creating a multi-disciplinary platform offering a continuous flow of solutions for financial and business opportunities in Curaçao. We serve as the gateway for market access and business opportunities for financial investors who are looking to launch large and impactful projects in Curaçao. Our legal experts navigate common and civil law with ease, providing solutions to complex investment structures.
Where we work
Curaçao is a piece of the Dutch Kingdom in the southern Caribbean, situated at “the front door” of Latin America, close to Venezuela and Colombia. Our strong and long-standing ties with the United States of America, Latin America, and Europe make Curaçao the ideal location as gateway and hub between the Americas and the rest of the world.
How we do it
CIFC works in close cooperation with the Curaçao International Financial Services Association (CIFA), which represents approximately 120 companies of the International Financial Services Sector of Curaçao. Together they represent and promote the development of all sectors of the Financial Services Industry, including Family Office Services, Investment Funds, Trust services, Intellectual Property Rights Management, Wealth Preservation & Asset Protection, Shipping and Aircraft registry and International Trade Services, including eCommerce Operations with all embedded in a modern and efficient legal, tax, and compliance environment that meets international standards. Curaçao, is part of the Dutch Kingdom, and has been home to many leading international financial institutions for over 70 years.
Our strength lies in the diversity of services and vast knowledge and experience that we are able to offer: our regulated, compliant, and transparent infrastructure as well as innovative and diverse jurisdictional products.
In addition, our geographical location and ideal telecommunications multi-cable and multi-region connectivity along with our connections between Latin America, North America and Europe, make Curaçao the ideal financial and logistical center and bridge for UHNW individuals and families, internationally operating enterprises and institutional investors.
The Curaçao International Financial Center (CIFC), offers an innovative commitment from the financial industry partners, government, and regulatory delegates of Curaçao, to promote greater awareness of Curaçao’s strengths as an international financial service center.
As a public-private partnership between all financial service industry players, we support common goals that lead to the development of new compliant and cutting-edge products and services.
Ideal financial and logistical focal point for doing business.
Strong connection to European law structure.
Compliance with international standards of integrity