November 23, 2017

Archives for November 1, 2017

How the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service used Spidertracks in the aftermath of Irma

Spidertracks Press Release On Sept. 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands with winds of up to 185 miles per hour — becoming the first Category 5 storm in recorded history to strike the region. Irma left Puerto Rico almost entirely without power; dropped 15 inches of rain on the Dominican Republic and […]

Cayman Islands: Come and celebrate a decade of Camana Bay at the Town Centre birthday party

November marks 10 years since the Town Centre of Camana Bay officially opened with the first companies moving in to 62 Forum Lane. To celebrate this milestone, all are invited to come out to Camana Bay’s birthday party on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. With live entertainment – local bands Big Sun […]

Cayman Islands accountants to formalise relationship

CIIPA & ICAC to formalise relationship through MOU The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) and the the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC), are now working together to formalise their relationship and increase collaboration to support best practices in the accounting and related professions locally and regionally, through the signing of […]

Artex buys Cayman captive manager

By Gavin Souter From Business Insurance Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s captive management unit, Artex Risk Solutions Inc., has acquired Cayman Islands-based Chandler Insurance Management Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. Chandler owner and CEO Steve Butler and Beverley A. Hodkin, its senior administrator, will join Artex’s existing Cayman Islands unit, Artex said Wednesday in a […]

The Editor Speaks: Halloween and Guy Fawkes

October 31st was Halloween and November 5th is Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes. Both are celebrations that children and grownups can enjoy together. Halloween is the biggest of the two events in the USA whilst the other is the biggest in Great Britain. When I grew up Halloween was hardly celebrated at all, although I expect over […]

Brain-implanted device helps ease seizures

From Baptist Health, South Florida A small device manufactured in Silicon Valley, referred to as the RNS System, can monitor and respond to brain activity, somewhat like a pacemaker responds to heart rhythms. On September 28, the first “responsive neurostimulation” device (or RNS) was implanted at Baptist Hospital in Miami for the management of refractory […]

CBRE Brokers Sale of Cayman Islands Resort

By Timea Papp From Commercial Property Executive The Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman sits on approximately 6.5 acres of prime oceanfront land and was originally planned for timeshare sales. CBRE completed the sale of Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman, a 173-key beachfront property in the Cayman Islands. U.S.-based SRE Acquisitions bought the asset, which includes […]

Cleveland Clinic Florida President presents on health and wellness in Cayman Islands

Dr Wael Barsoum, President of Cleveland Clinic Florida, was in the Cayman Islands recently for its annual Healthcare Conference to discuss the negative effects of environment on society’s health and wellness, focusing on diet to match the conference theme of ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship Between Nutrition and Health.” The conference ran from October […]

Cayman Islands HSM team grows with new articled clerk

HSM is delighted to welcome Mrs. Suneeta Lee to its growing Legal Team as an Articled Clerk. Suneeta will spend the next 18-months undergoing rigorous training rotating through all of the firm’s key practice areas, on her journey to becoming a qualified attorney. Suneeta joined the firm in September 2017, having previously obtained extensive knowledge […]

Cayman Islands: 4 students awarded IMAC scholarships

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 2 November 2017 Four young Caymanians are pursuing their tertiary education overseas in the upcoming months, thanks to the support of the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC). Kimberly Tatum; Isaiah Robinson; Lacee Barnes; and Jake Bennett each received IMAC’s Scholarship this year. The students will be studying at the University […]