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The Editor Speaks: It is everyone’s right to plead “Not Guilty”

A lot of people in the Cayman Islands may have been shocked at the plea of “Not Guilty” by Hon. Rolston Anglin, the Cayman Islands Minster for Education, to three charges in connection with an incident that occurred near the Avalon condos on the West Bay Road in the early morning hours of 23rd May […]

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Foreign banks and presidential candidates

By Vincent Joyce, Patriot Ledger Besides Swiss banks, the little European principalities of Monaco and Liechtenstein have long been known as tax havens. Until this year, bank secrecy laws made it illegal for these banks to disclose holder account information. These secrecy laws made these countries (including the Cayman Islands) popular tax havens for wealthy […]

16 recommendations of PSML not agreed by COs

The Minutes of the Deputy Governor and Chief Officer’s Meeting held on 24th Sept. 2012 showed there had been a meeting in regards to the internal Public Service Management Law (PSML) review. The review had been conducted in 2008 by a subcommittee of Chief Officers and circulated earlier this year. In February/March the Portfolio of […]

Foreign Office approved peer’s role as tax haven lobbyist

From The Bureau of Investigative Journalism The Foreign and Commonwealth Office approved Lord Blencathra’s appointment as a paid lobbyist for the Cayman Islands government, despite his role potentially breaching parliament’s code of conduct. Lord Blencathra was appointed director of the tax haven’s London office in November 2011 and his consultancy, Two Lions, is paid £14,000 per […]

Offshore [the Cayman Islands] Tactics Helped Increase Romneys’ Wealth

By Michael Luo and Mike Mcintire, New York Times Published: October 1, 2012 Buried deep in the tax returns released by Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign are references to dozens of offshore holdings with names like Ursa Funding (Luxembourg) S.à.r.l. and Sankaty Credit Opportunities Investors (Offshore) IV, based in the Cayman Islands. Mr. Romney, responding to […]