November 23, 2017

Archives for November 6, 2017

Paradise Papers: Appleby reaction to media coverage

From Appleby “Recent media coverage, including the Panorama programme aired on 5th November, continues to focus on the offshore sector. The journalists do not allege, nor could they, that Appleby has done anything unlawful. There is no wrongdoing. It is a patchwork quilt of unrelated allegations with a clear political agenda and movement against offshore. […]

Paradise Papers: MoS Jayant Sinha’s links with Omidyar in Appleby files

By Shyamlal Yadav From Indian Express Omidyar Network invested in D.Light Design which took a loan of $3 mn through its Cayman Islands subsidiary. Records show Sinha served as Director of D.Light Design founded in 2006 in San Francisco. Before he was elected Lok Sabha MP from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand in 2014 and became a […]

Learn the story behind Papagayo’s largest investor [& Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman]

By Emiliana García, María Fernanda Cruz and Andrea Rodríguez From La Voz de Guanacaste A foundation in the United States may have lost $500 million in the Four Seasons Hotel Papagayo, the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman and the Four Seasons Hotel in the Bahamas. The largest investor in the Gulf of Papagayo Tourism Development, The Marvin […]

The Editor speaks: From Panama to Paradise

Some people think Panama is Paradise but not the law firm of Appleby. Appleby has been described by one media outlet as “The company [Appleby] helps the rich and wealthy to avoid taxes, hide names and even supply directors for shell companies. In a Press Release Appleby said: “Recent media coverage, including the Panorama programme […]

Football: FIFA corruption trial opens in New York

 AFP From World Soccer Talk New York (AFP) – It was the raid that changed the face of the world’s most popular sport. Swiss police swooped in on a five-star Zurich hotel at dawn, arresting seven soccer officials at US request. Two and a half years later, the only defendants detained in the United States […]

Jho Low sought refuge in Cayman Islands after 1MDB scandal broke

From The Malaysian Insight AFTER news broke about allegations of large-scale embezzlement in 1Malaysia Development Berhad, one of financier Low Taek Jho’s main concerns was in finding a safe haven, a new cache of leaked emails revealed. One of the countries Low, better known as Jho Low, considered was the Cayman Islands, according to leaked […]

Paradise Papers: Queen’s private estate invested £10m in offshore funds

From BBC Panaroma About £10m of the Queen’s private money was invested offshore, leaked documents show. The Duchy of Lancaster, which provides the Queen with an income, held funds in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda. A small amount ended up in the company behind BrightHouse, a chain accused of irresponsible lending, and Threshers, which went […]

Cayman Pharmacy Group – Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

From Cayman Pharmacy Group During the eighth annual CI Healthcare Conference at The Ritz-Carlton last month; The Cayman Pharmacy Group was honored to participate in spreading awareness in the latest services and technology offered within our three locations. The theme for the conference this year was ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship between Nutrition and […]

CTMH Doctors Hospital – Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

From CTMH Doctors Hospital CTMH Doctors Hospital was a proud participant during the eighth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme for the conference this year was ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship between Nutrition and Health’. Our exceptional staff shared their wealth of knowledge with the attendees from the […]

CBC Investigates: Trudeau’s chief fundraiser linked to Cayman Islands tax scheme

By Harvey Cashore, Chelsea Gomez, Gillian Findlay From CBC News Massive offshore leak reveals secrets of Stephen Bronfman’s company In the early summer of 2015, Justin Trudeau was the star attraction at a private fundraiser in Montreal hosted by philanthropist andfinancier Stephen Bronfman. Bronfman, an heir to the Seagram family fortune and a close Trudeau family friend, […]