October 23, 2017

Archives for December 2015

Cayman Islands: Late applications for Tobacco Registration Renewals subject to penalty fee

The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) reminds all tobacco dealers that according to the Tobacco Law, late applications for the registration of certificate renewals will result in a penalty fee. Applications submitted after 31 December, 2015 and up to 31 January, 2016 will attract a late fee of an additional 100% of the registration […]

Cayman Islands: Arrest in connection with incident on Christmas Eve

From RCIPS Thu Dec 31 2015 A man, age 26, of Bodden Town, has been arrested in connection with the assault that occurred on 24 December in Bodden Town (press release below).   He is presently in police custody. 2. Shortly before 10pm, police and ambulance responded to a Bodden Town address in relation to a […]

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

  Government Offices Close Half-Day for Holidays All non-essential government offices will close at 12.30 p.m. on Christmas Eve (Thursday 24th December 2015) and New Year’s Eve (Thursday 31st December). The first day back to work after the Christmas closure will be Tuesday 29th December. Following the New Year’s closure staff will return on Monday […]

Cayman Islands email FLOW scam

If you get a termination of your mailbox from Cayman Islands telecom provider FLOW ignore. It is a scam If you receive this from FLOW BEWARE. Do NOT press CANCEL REQUEST HERE in blue box The attached was sent to one of our readers and he contacted FLOW who confirmed his suspicions. However it did […]

Paris agreement to shape Cayman’s climate change policies

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 21st Conference of the Parties, which took place in Paris this month, resulted in a historic treaty – ‘the Paris Agreement’ – between 195 nations to combat climate change and unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable future. The Paris Agreement attempts to […]

Another petition to stop cruelty at Cayman Islands Turtle Farm

By Chris Wolverton From Care2 Stop the mistreatment and slaughter of sea turtles! Forced to fight for space in cramped and dirty tanks. Picked up out of the water and handled by oblivious tourists every day. Slaughtered for human consumption. The life and death of a green sea turtle at the Cayman Turtle Farm is […]

Cayman Islands health pros receive prestigious awards

Two healthcare professionals at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) recently received 2015 Laboratory Awards from the Regional Council of Caribbean Association of Medical Technologists (CASMET). Ms Sheilane Ricot was awarded Phlebotomist of the Region and Ms Marcia Robinson-Walters was awarded the Meritorious Award for Medical Technologist of the Region. Both Ms Ricot and […]

William Ritter et al v. Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Ltd.: Writ of Summons – Bank sued for $900,000

From Offshore Alert Writ of Summons in William Ritter and Geneva Insurance SPC Limited v. Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. For more on this story go to: http://www.offshorealert.com/william-ritter-geneva-insurance-spc-v-butterfield-bank-cayman-islands-lawsuit.aspx Related stories: Butterfield Bank (Cayman) sued for $900,000 by swindled client December 27, 2015 by David Marchant After a similar action […]

The BVI and Cayman Islands are tax-neutral jurisdictions. What does this mean for your fund?

By Natalie Bell From The Offshore Funds Blog The BVI and Cayman are often referred to as “tax neutral” and you might have been told that, for this reason, it would be advantageous to establish your fund in either jurisdiction. What does this actually mean and what does it mean for your fund? Primarily, it […]

Permission required for use of Cayman Islands Coat of Arms & Flag

From the Office of the Deputy Governor of the Cayman Islands The Office of the Deputy Governor would like to remind the public that permission must be obtained for the reproduction of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms and Flag. Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Coat of Arms, Flag and National Song Law (2005 Revision), […]