May 26, 2018

Archives for January 16, 2018

The Editor speaks: No Robin Hood v The Sheriff of Nottingham

We have another case today (published in iNews Briefs) of banking fraud. The story is headlined “Banks accused of rigging Canadian rate benchmark”. It involves “Nine large banks, including six from Canada”, who have been accused of “conspiring to rig the Canadian Dealer Offered Rate from Aug. 9, 2007, to June 30, 2014.” They potentially […]

Collas Crill Cayman Islands welcomes Articled Clerk

From Collas Crill Jared Awe has joined offshore law firm Collas Crill as a new Articled Clerk in its Cayman Islands office. The 18-month Articled Clerk programme, designed to develop the legal practice and professional skills of future lawyers, will see Jared rotate between the firm’s departments, gaining experience across commercial and corporate law, investment […]

CFO Joel Burke is a Fixed Asset at Cayman Islands Ministry of Community Affairs

As Chief Financial Officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs, Joel Burke has a lot of responsibility balancing on his shoulders. A trailblazer, at not yet 27 years old, he is believed to be one of the Government’s youngest CFO to date. Mr. Burke’s meteoric rise however is no flash in the pan. He got […]

Cayman Islands: Q&A with Bradley Kruger: The offshore perspective on blockchain and cryptocurrencies

Ogier From Lexology Cayman Islands January 15 2018 Bradley Kruger is a partner in Ogier’s Cayman team, and heads the firms Caribbean and Asia corporate practice. In this Q&A he explores the offshore perspective on blockchain and crypto-currencies. What do offshore jurisdictions offer Crypto currency innovators that onshore jurisdictions don’t? The benefits are the same […]

NPD and DoA Officers capture ferocious strays in West Bay after dog bite, 12 January

From RCIPS Last Thursday, 11 January, a man made a report of being chased by three stray dogs in the vicinity of Finch Drive while riding his bicycle, and being bit on the ankle.  The next day, Neighbourhood Police Officers along with DoA Animal Control officers executed a joint operation in the area during which […]

Cayman Islands Auditor General commends improvement in Government financial reporting

From the Office of the Auditor General Cayman Islands Today [Tue Jan 16] the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) published its compendium report “Financial Reporting of the Cayman Islands Government: General Report 30 June 2015 &2016” which summarises the results of the audits of the 42 public sector entities in the Cayman Islands, and […]

5 luxury Caribbean resorts

Get Out Of The Cold at These 5 Luxury Resorts In The Caribbean By Everett Potter , From Forbes Jade Mountain Much of the United States has been incredibly cold for the past few weeks, leading many to wonder how they can face at least two more months of this freeze and thaw existence. Well, […]

Cayman Islands [is] Proud of Them: Sarah Jackson and Kareem Foster

Sarah Clair Jackson, 17, – George Town – Academics Sarah Clair Jackson is a true all-rounder. A swimming phenom, the 17-year-old’s drive, commitment and dedication to her sport of choice has seen her excel enough to represent Stingray Swim Club and the Cayman Islands in top-flight international competition. Sarah has competed regionally in CARIFTA, the […]

This year’s deadly flu season is reaching its peak — here’s how to tell if you’re contagious

By Hilary Brueck From Business Insider People who have the flu can be contagious the day before they start showing signs of the virus. You’re generally most infectious during the first two or three days of the illness. Experts say you can head back to work or school when you’ve been fever-free for a full […]

Haiti’s popular ecotourism

Haiti’s most popular ecotourism destinations From Mongabay.com The tropical Caribbean island of Haiti is a paradise with a rich, fascinating history, natural wonders, and diverse cultural offerings. It has also been named by some as the next big thingin regional tourism. But ecotourism in particular could become important for Haiti, with its rich land and sea […]