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Archives for October 25, 2017

Panama Papers-style leak may follow breach of offshore law firm Appleby

By Bradley Barth From SC Magazine An offshore law firm representing wealthy clientele suffered a data breach earlier this year that reportedly is preparing for its sensitive financial information to be publicly leaked, in an incident similar to the 2015 Panama Papers case. According to a report in the The Telegraph, the exposed information could place […]

Intertrust announces senior appointment in Private Wealth in Cayman Islands

George Town, Grand Cayman Intertrust, a leading global provider of high-value corporate and fund services, announces the appointment of Sheena Thompson in the Cayman Islands. Sheena will be responsible for leading the private wealth service line in Cayman, as the firm continues to strengthen their expertise and service offering in the Cayman private wealth market. […]

8 romantic reasons to visit the Cayman Islands

From Roamaroo Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post by the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are entirely our own. There are certain spots that rouse a romantic spirit; perhaps it is an idyllic azure ocean, an unforgettable escapade, or a serene seaside setting. When it comes to romantic rendezvous, […]

The Editor Speaks: Another breach and another cover up

Bermuda based Appleby has admitted there has been a breach earlier this year but did not disclose exactly when. It all smells very much like the 2015 Panama Papers case and the UK’s Daily Telegraph said the exposed information could place a high amount of scrutiny on various tax havens used by the rich. The […]

12 adventures to have in the Caribbean

By James Henderson From Conde Nest Traveller Don’t just laze on the beach, says James Henderson. Bike mountains, raft rivers and trek into volcanoes Photo: Ethan Daniels | Shutterstock.com The Caribbean offers more than just blue waters and white-sand beaches. Experience these 12 exciting adventures that you can brag about back home. Dive into Belize’s […]

Butterfield-sponsored Seabin installed at Cayman Islands Yacht Club

Grand Cayman—24 October 2017: A V5 Hybrid Seabin—The Caribbean’s first—has been installed at the Cayman Islands Yacht Club in West Bay thanks to the sponsorship of Butterfield Group, a Global Pilot Partner of the Seabin Project. The Seabin is a floating rubbish bin designed to be placed at marinas, docks, yacht clubs and commercial ports […]

Cayman Islands: CIS Blue and Cayman Prep top standings in Dart High School Football League

After three weeks of play in the inaugural Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Dart Under 13 Boys’ high school football leagues, the young ladies from Cayman International School (CIS) Blue and the young men from Cayman Prep sit atop the standings in their respective leagues. In the girl’s league, the top 3 schools remain undefeated […]

Major Nor’easter could get an assist from 93L

By Bob Henson from Weather Underground Showers and thunderstorms continue to bubble around a large area of disturbed weather in the Western Caribbean. Designated as Invest 93L, the system had a broad center located on Tuesday morning just off the east coast of Nicaragua, near 13°N, 82°W. Data from the ASCAT scatterometer shows that winds […]

Butterfield to acquire Global Trust Solutions business from Deutsche Bank

HAMILTON, BERMUDA— 25 October 2017: The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Deutsche Bank’s Global Trust Solutions (“GTS”) business, excluding its US operations. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Upon completion of the transaction, which is […]

Digital bank Monzo now supports Android Pay

By Nick Summers From engadget Monzo, the British “bank” with a coral-coloured card and a clever savings app, has added support for Android Pay. It’s only available for users with current accounts, however. Monzo started with a simple pre-paid card, forcing customers to transfer money from an existing bank account to take advantage of its […]