November 14, 2018

Archives for August 7, 2018

Cayman Islands court secrecy on the rise: 55% of recent financial cases are sealed

By David Marchant From OffshoreAlert The court that hears international business disputes in the Cayman Islands is sealing records of liquidations and other cases at unprecedented levels, meaning that foreign investors, creditors, and clients of Cayman-domiciled hedge funds and other companies are not alerted to insolvencies and other problems, OffshoreAlert can reveal. One third of […]

RFHL makes offer for Cayman Islands bank

From Guardian Trinidad & Tobago Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) announced yesterday (6) that it is in discussions with Cayman National, the parent of Cayman National Bank Ltd, for potential acquisition of a majority stake—at least 51 per cent and up to 74.99 per cent in the bank. According to a notice sent to the […]

Cayman Islands Under 15s defeat Bahamas in Tournament Opener

CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida August 6th – 12th, 2018 The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team defeated the Bahamas 4-1 in their opening Group E game this morning at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The young ladies put in a […]

Cayman Islands: 8 things not to miss in Grand Cayman

By Marie Nieves From Escape Artist Grand Cayman is the mesmerizing hub island of the small group that hides among the alluring waves of the Caribbean Sea. Even though it is a mere 22 miles long, Grand Cayman still manages to pack quite a punch – it is a bona fide playground for tropical adventurers. […]

The Editor Speaks: What the future holds for UK OT’s

Our government is going to try and renegotiate parts of our country’s 2009 Constitution after the shocking vote in the House of Commons making us more transparent than our competitors that are Crown colonies. A level playing field it is not. It is without doubt the large majority of the UK’s Members of Parliament have […]

Saudi Arabia recalls Ambassador, freezes new trade with Canada

From Newsmax Saudi Arabia announced Monday it was expelling the Canadian ambassador and had recalled its envoy while freezing business ties with Ottawa, over what it called “interference” in its internal affairs. The move follows vigorous calls by Canada for the immediate release of human rights activists swept up in a new wave of detentions. […]

President Bill Clinton to visit Saint Lucia this week

From St Lucia Times Former United States President, Bill Clinton is to visit Saint Lucia, it has been announced. The visit will form part of the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their economies, improve public health, implement renewable energy, and become more resilient, a […]

Cayman Islands’ National Community Enhancement Summer Project 2018

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Government is announcing its decision to undertake a first-ever National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Summer Project 2018. This initiative runs from Monday, 20 August to Friday, 31 August. Led by the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Environmental, Culture and Housing, it will provide […]

After escaping 35 years of slavery, this black Mauritanian woman is running for office

From Face2Face Africa A former slave in Mauritania has put her name on the ballot for the elections in September. Habi Mint Rabah became a slave when she was just five years old and was only released in 2008. “I became a slave at the age of five. Every day I had to take care of […]

China: Government launches nationwide security inspection and correction campaign for Big Data applications

By Samuel Yang, Yang Chen – AnJie Law Firm From ILO The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) recently launched a nationwide security inspection and correction campaign regarding Big Data applications in China.(1) This campaign is one of a series of network security inspection projects launched by the MPS on 1 June 2018, which target: key […]