September 19, 2018

Archives for May 21, 2018

FURTHER UPDATE – Cayman Islands: Motor Vehicle Collision on North West Point Rd, West Bay, 21 May

From RCIPS: FURTHER UPDATE: Further to the below, the woman injured in the collision on North West Point Road yesterday evening, 21 May, was admitted to the surgical ward last night. Her injuries are considered non-life-threatening. In addition, please note that the woman was the driver of the vehicle, not the passenger as stated below. […]

FURTHER UPDATE: Man missing on Cayman Brac, – Underwater Searches Continue

From RCIPS FURTHER UPDATE MON MAY 21 Underwater Searches Continue Update:  Searches Continue Today, 21 May, for Missing Man on Cayman Brac Water searches on Cayman Brac have continued throughout the day today, Monday, 21 May, for Linvol Smith, who has not been seen since Friday, 18 May, when he indicated to friends he would be […]

Cayman Enterprise City leads blockchain conversation

Special Economic Zone successfully hosts 2nd cryptocurrency conference of the year Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (18 May 2018) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is marking the success of the zone’s second major event in 2018 to bring cryptocurrency and blockchain leaders, who are guiding a surging industry, to the Cayman Islands to showcase the jurisdiction’s […]

Cayman Islands Financial Crime Unit seeks to take the profit out of crime

From RCIPS The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit (FCU) has been taking a different approach in their efforts to tackle crime, by going after the profits of crime. In the past two weeks the FCU has obtained three court orders using both civil and criminal powers under the Proceeds of Crime Law, confiscating and forfeiting just […]

Russian dirty money entering UK through BOTs, report says

By Tom Carnegie, From International Adviser Money laundering is a matter of national security for the UK, and it therefore has the constitutional right to make British Overseas Territories (BOTs) introduce public registers of beneficial ownership, according to a select committee report. Released on Monday (21 May), a UK Foreign Affairs Select Committee Report called […]

Cayman Islands FTS to host seminar on Roles of MLRO, AMLCO & Deputy MLROs

Following the Cayman Islands Monetary Authorities (CIMA’s) recent clarification on the various compliance roles of investment vehicles and other entities, local financial services training company, FTS, has announced it will be hosting a seminar on the roles of MLRO, AMLCO & Deputy MLROs for compliance professionals, CEOs and fun directors. “The seminar will provide delegates […]

Law Enforcement Torch Run Committee launches Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull

From RCIPS The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics (LETR Cayman Islands), a committee which consists of officials from the RCIPS, HM Customs, the Department of Immigration, the Cayman Islands Fire Service, and Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI), is excited to announce the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull.  The […]

The Editor Speaks: More concerns relating to water related deaths

This Editorial is further to the one I wrote and published here on May 16 2018 sub-titled “Seventh water related death”. I have received a number of correspondence about the Editorial and, although they have given me permission to publish their comments, all wish to remain anonymous. This is because they still have or have […]

Cayman Islands: Flow 800m Sea Swim draws 90 participants

The open water swim season officially launched this past weekend with the annual Flow 800m Sea Swim which attracted 90 competitive and non–competitive swimmers.  The event, which is organised by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach on Saturday with 51 males and 39 females participating.  In the end it […]

Cayman Islands Teen Panel airs students opinions on important issues

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Child Month 2018 Teen Panel gave eight high school students the chance to publicly voice their opinions on social issues concerning teens. The panelists’ overriding sentiments were that adults in the Cayman Islands should listen more to the views of youth and nurture teens as they are the future of these […]