September 19, 2018

Archives for June 5, 2018

2018 Hurricane Message from Cayman Islands’ Premier

2018 Hurricane Message By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Hurricane Season is upon us once again and it is my prayer that we keep in mind the many lessons we have learned over the years as major storms wreaked havoc in our sister British Overseas Territories last year and our own Islands in […]

Cayman Islands:The LETR Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull and Special Olympics National Games, 4 June

On Saturday 2 June, the four (4) Law Enforcement Agencies of the Cayman Islands along with some two (2) corporate bodies participated in the Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull to raise funds for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands Athletes. A large number of Special Olympics Athletes as well as members of the public, gathered […]

The Editor Speaks: Why we should be proud of our Coat of Arms

Yesterday (Mon 4), saw the beginning of the “Celebrate Cayman” 60 years celebration of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. Captain Owen Farrington, a Vestryman who was serving in office when the Cayman Islands was granted its own coat of arms in 1958, unveiled the new replacement warrant, which recently arrived from the United Kingdom. […]

Cayman Islands: CIMPA 2018 Marketing Awards shortlist announced

Local Marketing Agencies and In-House Teams Shortlisted for CIMPA 2018 Marketing Awards, with Winners Announced at a Prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner on June 22nd. Earlier this year, Cayman’s marketing community compiled their most successful marketing initiatives from 2017 for submission to the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association’s (CIMPA) 2018 Marketing Awards. All the submissions […]

OGIER: Funds specialist Justin Savage promoted to partner in Ogier’s Cayman team

Funds specialist Justin Savage has been promoted to partner in Ogier’s Cayman Investment Funds team. Justin, who joined Ogier in 2013, advises some of the firm’s largest investment fund clients on the full life-cycle of open-ended and closed-ended investment funds and private equity structures. He has also played a leading role in the firm’s cross-jurisdiction […]

SGG Group launches offices in the Cayman Islands

SGG, a leading global investor services firm, has recently strengthened its global operations through the opening of the Cayman Office due to an increased client demand and a growing book of Cayman domiciled funds and structures. To celebrate this opening, the Managing Directors of SGG Cayman, Lynden John and Selma Lee Arch, hosted a cocktail […]

OGIER: Cayman-based finance lawyer Mark Santangeli promoted to partner

Ogier has announced the promotion of Cayman-based finance lawyer, Mark Santangeli, to partner. Named as a leading lawyer by IFLR for successive years, one of his clients describes him as “operating like a top-notch New York lawyer”. Ogier’s global head of banking and finance, Angus Davison, said: “Mark has a formidable reputation in the Cayman […]

Cayman Islands public asked to review pictures of items recovered during police search, 4 June

From RCIPS The RCIPS is asking the public to assist in identifying several items which were recovered during the execution of a search warrant last week, and which are suspected to have been stolen. Pictures of the items can be viewed here or on Facebook. If a member of the public identifies any of the […]

SGG Group acquires Lawson Conner to expand its regulatory and compliance offerings for asset managers

SGG Group, a leading global investor services firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Lawson Conner, a leading London-based provider of regulatory infrastructure software and managed compliance services to the global investment industry. The acquisition strengthens SGG’s service offering to institutional clients through the provision of a complete suite of compliance and regulatory services. […]

Guatemala volcano: Search after deadly eruption

From BBC Soldiers are helping firefighters search for missing people after Sunday’s horrific volcanic eruption in Guatemala, when torrents of superheated rock, ash and mud destroyed villages. The official death toll from the destruction at the Fuego volcano has risen to 69, the authorities say. Thousands of people are being housed in temporary shelters. Volcanologists […]