October 21, 2017

Archives for July 2015

BATEMAN FINANCIAL LTD & ORS RE: CAYMAN iNEWS APOLOGY & RETRACTION

Further to this matter we have now been asked to take out the letter asking us to remove the offending article together with the Schedule. This is the FIRST time we have been asked to do so and we are very pleased to comply.   BATEMAN FINANCIAL LTD, BATEMAN & COMPANY LTD & B&C CAPITAL […]

Cayman Immigration Dept WILL BE OPEN TODAY (FRI 31)

NOTICE All offices in The Department of Immigration Will Open at 8:30am for normal office hours this Friday July 31, 2015 The planned closure has been cancelled.

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events

Community Events Grand Court Jurors Report Date Changed The Grand Court jury report date has been changed. Grand Court Jurors who are in the 1 July – 6 October 2015 session are now to report on Monday, 3 August, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. Please call the Jury Information line at 945-5072 for the most up-to-date […]

Dust may keep tropics quiet/Tropical wave in Atlantic

Saharan dust strongest in decade, but will it help keep tropics quiet? By Kimberly Miller From The Palm Beach Post Plumes of Saharan dust wafting off the west coast of Africa this summer have been some of the strongest in a decade, sending a dry, sandy blast through a prime birthplace for tropical cyclones. While […]

Macquarie sues Cayman fund Artefact over Van Eyk failure

By Ben Butler From THE AUSTRALIAN Macquarie has launched legal ­action in London on behalf of ­investors in Van Eyk funds as part of an international hunt for ­millions of dollars belonging to the failed ­finance empire. The target of the lawsuit is Cayman Islands fund Artefact Partners Global Opportunities, which Macquarie alleges breached its […]

The Editor Speaks: There is no such thing as Internet security. Why?

We have two stories on iNews Cayman today, one illustrating the vulnerability of the Internet as it relates to your privacy and the other how to make it as secure as possible using encryption. The latter article on encryption highlights the work executed by Phil Zimmerman who in 2013 said, “The natural flow of technology […]

Cayman Islands: Walkers Professional Services welcomes Steven Manning into its fiduciary team

Grand Cayman – Walkers Professional Services is pleased to announce the recruitment of Steven Manning as Director of its fiduciary services. Steven has broad fiduciary experience, sitting on the boards of various asset finance and structured finance companies. He specialises in ensuring corporate compliance in US and UK FATCA as well as regulatory issues such […]

The Cape Town Convention: Extension to the Cayman Islands ratified By UK

Article by Richard May, Dale Crowley, Sherice Arman, Manuela Belmontes, Donna Ager, Mark Western, Jonathan Caulton and Jess Stock from Maples and Calder Further to our previous update of 15 May 2015 we are pleased to announce that the UK government has deposited instruments of ratification to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment […]

Mauritius & P-notes: Any proposed change in rules may spook Dalal Street

By Sugata Ghosh, ET Bureau From The Economic Times Just as every new government fiddles around with high school history text books, it also dabbles in Mauritius and P-notes. Both actions have a sharp, short-lived impact, leaving behind a trail of conspiracy theories. Mauritius and P-notes are ghosts that New Delhi and regulators could never […]

Cayman Islands gymnastics medals at Inter-Island Games

Four members of the Cayman Islands Gymnastics team travelled to Ynys Mon for the Inter-Island Games and returned with 8 medals — 4 silver and 4 bronze! Igor Magalhaes competed in the first event of the Games, the Junior Boys Set (compulsory) competition, on July 23. Igor competed in all six events in a field […]