November 20, 2017

Archives for April 2017

Hundreds tour Hurricane Hunter in Cayman Islands

A huge crowd of eager residents toured a Hurricane Hunter aircraft at the Owen Roberts International Airport’s General Aviation Terminal yesterday (Wednesday, 26 April 2017), during a one day trip to promote hurricane readiness. Around 1,000 school students and members of the public had the rare opportunity to step into the world of the Hurricane […]

Cayman Islands General Registry launches CAP to service providers

Corporate administrators in the Cayman Islands have a new, more efficient online tool for submitting company information to the Registrar of Companies. With the introduction of the Corporate Administration Platform (CAP) on Wednesday, 19 April, Cayman-based companies can electronically submit director, officer and other client details to the Registrar. General Registry, which contracted Brac Informatics […]

Amendments to the Cayman Islands National Pensions Law – what employers and employees need to know

By Cline Glidden and James Bergstrom From Ogier Introduction The following is a review of the National Pensions (Amendment) Law, 2016 (the Law) which amends the National Pensions Law (2012 Revision). The principal Law came into force on the 31 st day of December 2016, however implementation of various sections have been staggered throughout 2017. Full […]

The Editor Speaks: No photocopying of court pleadings

It was with much surprise to learn after what has been practiced for a very long time the making of photocopies of court pleadings will no longer be allowed. Why? According to the court, publishing public court documents online could constitute a violation of copyright, But it is a PUBLIC document. The public can review […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – First Baby!

On Thursday April 20th, 2017 at 9:50am CTMH Doctors Hospital delivered their first baby girl in their newly renovated and exceptionally updated Maternity Ward. Local parents – Daniel and Suneeta Lee were overjoyed when meeting their first child (Aurora Juliet Lee). Weighing at 7 pounds, 3 ounces, Aurora J. Lee gripped her father’s finger in […]

Dart Real Estate’s Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa receives CHRIS Development of the Year Award

Innovative developer Dart Real Estate is recognised at the Caribbean’s most noteworthy hotel investment conference for Grand Cayman’s first new resort in 10 years Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – April 28, 2017 – After raising the stakes in luxury travel with the opening of Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in November 2016, Dart Real Estate […]

Cayman Islands Shop 10th Year Anniversary

A decade of success in the Cayman Islands! World-renowned artist, conservationist, and Grand Cayman resident Guy Harvey addresses the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guy Harvey Gallery and Shoppe in George Town. Proceeds from sales at the store benefit the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, which funds scientific research […]

Health City Cayman celebrates three years of achievements

PRESS RELEASE – Health City Cayman Islands, the renowned Caribbean hospital, has treated more than 29,000 patients since it opened its doors three years ago. As Health City celebrates its third anniversary this month, officials at the Joint Commission International-accredited (JCI) facility are recommitting to its pledge of high quality, affordable healthcare for all, and […]

Fifa corruption: Top official Richard Lai admits bribery charges

From BBC A top Fifa official was involved in “multiple schemes to accept and pay bribes to soccer officials”, United States prosecutors say. Richard Lai, 55, has admitted taking $950,000 (£735,000) in bribes. The Guam Football Association boss sits on Fifa’s audit and compliance committee as well as the Asian Football Confederation ethics committee. Fifa […]

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

From BBC A Bangladeshi toddler born with a third leg attached to her pelvis is returning home after successful surgery in Australia. Choity Khatun, who is three, was born with caudal twinning, meaning that part of a twin had developed in her pelvis. Australian surgeons spent months working out how to remove the extra limb […]