July 24, 2017

Archives for May 1, 2017

Merger dissenters prevail in Cayman Islands Grand Court Ruling

By Mac Imrie, James Eldridge and Gemma Freeman Maples and Calder From Lexology Cayman Islands April 26 2017 The Cayman Islands Grand Court has delivered its ruling in Re Shanda Games Limited(FSD 14 of 2016, 25 April 2017, Segal J). This is only the second merger fair value appraisal ruling in the Cayman Islands, and in both […]

Cayman Islands Blood Bank partnering to save lives

The Cayman Islands Blood Bank is seeking more opportunities and partnerships that will spread awareness of the importance of blood donation and increase the number of registered donors to achieve its goal of 500 new donors by the end of 2017. It is already on track towards this objective having hosted four blood drives that […]

The Editor Speaks: Money laundering still a battle here

Last week, the Attorney General’s Chambers released findings from the first ever National Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment (NRA). Attorney General Samuel Bulgin said, “It is important for us to understand the threats, risks and vulnerabilities that face our jurisdiction. These summary results are based on analyses of reports from competent authorities, government […]

UK looks to boost trade links

By Glen Munro From The Voice Foreign Office Minister tells The Voice that the Government wants to explore new opportunities CLOSE TRADE TIES: Baroness Anelay, Foreign Office Minister for Overseas Territories is looking for ways to bolster Caribbean trade ties after Brexit THE British Government has pledged to boost trade links with the Caribbean post-Brexit. […]

Navy PC Zephyr and Coast Guard make $22.5M bust in Caribbean

By: Mark D. Faram from Navy Times In the Navy’s version of the popular TV show, “Deadliest Catch,” the coastal patrol vessel Zephyr and its embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment have made a large haul of illicit drugs. The Zephyr, along with the Karel Doorman-class multi-purpose frigate HNLMS Van Amstel of the Royal Netherlands Navy, pursued and […]

Could we see Caribbean tropical development during the first half of May?

From Soualiga Newsday Sint Maarten SINT MAARTEN/CARIBBEAN – Caribbean Tropical Development is possible during the first half of May, according to Crown Weather. “The long range operational GFS model and its ensemble members continue to strongly hint at the potential for tropical development to occur somewhere in the Caribbean during the first two weeks of […]

Hotel – rooms start $1,100 a night

Billionaire Larry Ellison teamed up with Robert De Niro and chef Nobu Matsuhisa to open a hotel where rooms start at $1,100 a night By Madeline Stone From Business Insider Ten years after he bought the beachfront Casa Malibu Inn for $20 million, Oracle founder Larry Ellison is just about ready to unveil the first […]

Cayman Islands Proud of Them Recipients 2017

Bios Jonathan Christian – Academics, Business – 25 – George Town Mobile and digital are the new frontiers for commerce, and someone firmly rooted in these new markets is Jonathan Christian. Through his company JRC Investment Inc., the 25-year-old has launched his first business venture, a mobile ticketing app called Event Pro. Available in both […]

DG’s 5K Challenge

Record Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge Crowd Turns Out For YMCA There was a sea of blue t-shirts in George Town today (Sunday, 30 April 2017) as walkers and runners took part in the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. Wearing the event’s signatory colour, participants helped raise money for this year’s chosen charity, the YMCA […]

The ‘Butch’ Stewart legacy

BY DESMOND ALLEN From Jamaica Observer Peers hail ‘The Chairman’ for 50 years of building tourism, people’s lives MIAMI, United States — Of all those arts in which the wise excel, nature’s chief masterpiece is writing well… Only those who are endowed with the literary prowess of which the author speaks should attempt to retell […]