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Archives for April 13, 2017

Cayman Islands’ Foundation Companies Bill, 2016 passes through the Cayman Legislative Assembly

From Appleby The Foundation Companies Bill, 2016 (once enacted, the “FC Law”) was passed by the Legislative Assembly in its latest sitting and is expected to be gazetted and come into force as a law in the next few weeks. This long awaited and much anticipated piece of legislation is a welcome addition to the […]

Cayman Enterprise City launches Aviation Services Park in Cayman Islands

By Maples and Calder From Lexology Cayman Islands April 12 2017 Cayman Enterprise City continues to expand the types of businesses that are eligible to be registered within its special economic zone. Adding to the already existing Internet Park, Science & Technology Park, Media Park, Commodities & Derivatives Park and the Maritime Services Park, through […]

Ronco increases bench strength with hire of two new senior staff

Following a recent recruitment drive to expand its team in order to meet the growth of its business, Cayman IT provider Ronco Cayman has announced the appointment of Brian Janiszczak and Peter Woodward, bringing its staff complement to seventeen. Mr Darrell Hines, Managing Director of Ronco, said the company searched for natural talent and demonstrated […]

Ogier advise on first liquor licences for gas stations in at least 20 years

Ogier has secured the first alcohol licences for gas stations for at least 20 years as part of the firm’s growing suite of legal services to local firms in Cayman. The firm, which last year marked its 25th anniversary in Cayman, has made a series of five successful applications for licences to sell alcohol from […]

United States: Chapter 15 Inapplicable Unless “Foreign Representative” Seeks Enforcement Of Foreign Insolvency Court’s Order

Article by Timothy Hoffmann and Mark G. Douglas From Jones & Day Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code offers an effective mechanism for U.S. courts to provide assistance to non-U.S. courts presiding over the insolvency proceedings of foreign debtors with assets located in the U.S. An important feature of chapter 15 is “comity,” the deference […]

Cayman Islands Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme completed

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) recently completed a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP). The workshop was for frontline professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, counsellors and those wishing to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relationships and help others. Held on 4-6 April 2017 at the George Town Library, it […]

The Editor Speaks: How our football sinks further into the swamp

With the new man (actually he has been President nearly a year), Lee Ramoon, in charge of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), one couldn’t expect much improvement. Not with Bruce Blake, the former President, still there as Vice President and a seat on the board of the Caribbean Football Association. It is pretty obvious […]

OfReg’s First Cayman Islands public consultation exercise is on public consultation process

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (“Ofreg”) has launched its first public consultation exercise which is open until Monday, 8 May 2017 at 5pm. The purpose of the consultation is to get public input on how OfReg should conduct public consultation exercises in the future, and will help to establish […]

Cayman Islands Film Festival to offer film production workshop

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Organisers of Cayman’s premier film festival announced that Canadian writer, producer and director Lee Chambers will be a part of the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival schedule this year. His film “The Pineville Heist” will be screened at the event and he will also present his film production workshop entitled […]

Seminar provides training for CIMA Inspections

A unique seminar aimed at helping local financial services firms deal with regulatory inspections from CIMA will be held at the Kimpton Resort on April 20th. The seminar features an expert panel featuring industry professionals and senior members of CIMA’s onsite inspection team and is aimed at helping CEOs and compliance staff better understand how […]