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Archives for June 4, 2019

Tax Authority probing thousands of Israelis’ Cayman Islands accounts

From Jewish Business News Eran Yaakov: We will conduct tests and check whether the account owners have explanations; We know for certain that some of them did not report to the Tax Authority The Tax Authority has received information from the Cayman Islands on thousands of financial accounts of Israelis in the country that were […]

The Editor speaks: Not even Gentleman Ken was there!

When there is a public event held that George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan does not attend, especially if he is invited, you know there is something afoot. The public event was very well publicised and attracted delegates from around the world. The Guest Speaker was even the presiding Commonwealth Chief, Baroness Scotland. Surely Bryan […]

Cayman Islands: Significant changes to Cayman Islands Trusts Law

by Carlos de Serpa Pimentel and Esmond Brown Appleby From Mondaq The well-established regime for trusts in the Cayman Islands has been improved by significant changes to the Trusts Law (2018 Revision) (Trusts Law) pursuant to The Trusts (Amendment) Law, 2019 (Amendment), gazetted on 15 May 2019. The Amendment is to come into force at a future date […]

Commonwealth Caribbean Conference opens in the Cayman Islands

Governor Martyn Roper formally opens Commonwealth Caribbean integrity commissions and anti-corruption bodies’ conference. ·        Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC, gave the main address. ·        Delegates will share their experiences combatting corruption in their respective jurisdictions during the three-day conference. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Cayman Islands welcomed delegates from the Commonwealth Caribbean nations to an ongoing […]

Cayman Islands Health Screening required for new students

All students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands for the first time are required to have health screenings this summer. The screening includes a growth and development assessment, screening for vision and hearing, a dental assessment, the administration of necessary immunisations and obtaining a student’s personal medical history. Noting that this includes […]

Nest implementation at Cayman Islands Government House

From Cayman Turtle Center HE Governor Martyn Roper (bottom left) carefully hands one of the turtle eggs to Dr Walter Mustin (bottom right), Cayman Turtle Centre’s Chief Research and Conservation Officer, while his wife Elizabeth (top left) looks on. Tim Adam, The Centre’s CEO, kneeling behind the egg transportation box, prepares to give the eggs […]

Pink Duck Publishing sponsor CIMPA Awards / Today (Tue 4), is the last day to purchase tickets

Pink Duck Publishing is the proud silver sponsor of the upcoming Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association Awards. The CIMPA Awards celebrate Cayman’s best marketing and creative professionals. This year, award winners will be announced at a gala event at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Thursday, June 6. Today, Tuesday, June 4, is the […]

Cayman Islands’ national flower is in bloom at Botanic Park

North Side, Grand Cayman, June 3, 2019] – The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is pleased to share that the Cayman Islands’ national flower is in bloom! The “Wild Banana Orchid” is an endemic species of orchid found only in our islands. There are two varieties; Myrmecophila thomsoniana var. thomsoniana originates from Grand Cayman and […]

Food-and-Wine Festivals

11 Food-and-Wine Festivals Where You’ll Never Have to Leave Your Resort Access Michelin-starred chefs, the world’s best winemakers and luxury resort amenities all in one place. BY Kelsey Ogletree From The Robb Report If the idea of a food festival conjures the mental image of long lines, flimsy paper plates and sticky plastic wine glasses, you haven’t […]

ESR Cayman delays US$1.4b IPO in Hong Kong amid jitters over trade tensions: Sources

From The Straits Times HONG KONG (REUTERS) – Logistics property developer ESR Cayman has delayed the launch of what would have been Hong Kong’s biggest initial public offering (IPO) so far this year, according to two people who cited the rise in market volatility amid fears over escalating trade tensions. ESR Cayman, backed by private […]