October 23, 2017

Archives for October 3, 2017

Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission considers Regulation of Accomplice Evidence

Accomplice evidence From The Law Reform Commission For public comment is a short paper on the regulation of accomplice evidence (“Queen’s Evidence) and a Bill entitled the “Criminal Justice (Offenders Assisting Investigations and Prosecutions) Bill, 2017. NOTE: This area of review was brought to our attention by the DPP, one of our members as well […]

Cayman Islands: The Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017

By Martin Livingston, Tim Dawson, Adam Huckle From Maples The Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 (“AML Regulations“) were gazetted on 20 September 2017 and come into force on 2 October 2017.  The Money Laundering Regulations (2015 Revision) have been repealed and the Guidance Notes on the Prevention and Detection of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in […]

Cayman Islands: Dart Under 13 High School Football leagues to kick-off this week

After nearly two years of planning, the Dart Under 13 Boys’ and Under 14 Girls’ High School football leagues kick-off this week with girls’ games on Wednesday, October 4th and boys’ games on Thursday, October 5th. Sponsored exclusively by Dart, the leagues have been specifically designed to assist with the development of youth football in […]

The Editor Speaks: Vehicle collisions

I am not surprised there were 22 motor vehicle collisions reported to the police over this past weekend, 29 September to 1 October. This continued the trend here in the Cayman Islands and particularly on Grand Cayman of numerous road collisions for the second week in a row. One would have thought the horrifying accident […]

Cayman resident publishes book on occupational health and safety

Occupational Health & Safety: Practices, Policies and Procedures (Occupational Health and Safety) Paperback –2nd Edition 2014. by Mr Edris Ocho (Author) Amazon Paperback $42.75 4 New from $39.46 This book, Occupational Health and Safety, Practices , Policies and Procedures is an excellent resource for safety professionals, human resources personnel and for employees who work in […]

Trump plan aims new foreign tax at Apple, other multinationals

By Lynnley Browning Bloomberg From Chicago Tribune On the last page of a nine-page tax plan that calls for slashing business rates, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans proposed a little-noticed tax that may hit companies like Apple and Pfizer. It’s contained in one sentence: “To prevent companies from shifting profits to tax havens, the […]

Caribbean islands untouched by storms reach out to visitors

By Gay Nagle Myers From Travel Weekly Irma and Maria have moved on after triggering 16 days of havoc in the northeastern Caribbean. Now the eight or so stricken islands are left wondering if the tourists might move on, too. After all, there are 30-plus Caribbean island destinations offering a plethora of white-sand beaches, amazing […]

Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition Continues to Support Puerto Rico and the Caribbean after Hurricane Maria

PR Newswire ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Convened by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), a group of eight leading diabetes care and research organizations continue, through their Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition (DERC), to help provide critical diabetes supplies to regions impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. (PRNewsfoto/American Diabetes Association) Given the extremely […]

Cayman Islands: More serious motor vehicle collisions this past weekend, 29 September – 1 Octob

From RCIPS A total of twenty-two (22) motor vehicle collisions were reported to the police over this past weekend, 29 September to 1 October, continuing a trend of numerous road collisions for the second week in a row. “While we know that a fair amount of rain in recent weeks has played a role in […]

US: Did Manafort use Trump to curry favor with a Putin ally?

From Hot Air Manafort’s spokesman Jason Maloni has denied that Manafort had done anything wrong. “With respect to the Caymans controversy. Mr. Manafort believes the matter is dormant and will not be pursued further,” he said in a prepared statement. A search of court records shows no filings since 2015. The emails do not specify […]