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Archives for June 11, 2019

Cayman Islands Premier, Government pay tribute to Justice Quin

It is with deep regret that the Premier and the Government of the Cayman Islands recognises the passing of Justice Charles Quin who was a Grand Court judge and indispensible member of the law community in the Cayman Islands. Mr. Quin passed away from this earthly realm Friday evening at home surrounded by his family […]

The Editor speaks: Free healthcare for children unlikely

Cayman Islands Health Minister, Dwayne Seymour claimed his ministry was looking at the proposal to provide free healthcare to all our children. This was after a private member’s motion brought by Bodden Town minister, Chris Saunders , for Government to look at the possibility to provide same. However, premier Alden McLaughlin poured cold water immediately […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s Statement on the Passing of Justice Charles Quin

From The office of the Governor of the Cayman Islands “With great sadness I learned of the passing of Justice Charles Quin. He was a well-respected man who had contributed greatly to justice in the Cayman Islands and the local region over a long career. We are indebted to him for his service. My deepest […]

Minister receives Cayman Airways Caribbean Journal Travelers Choice Award

Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister, the Hon Moses Kirkconnell, accepted the Caribbean Journal Travellers’ Choice award while in New York City for Cayman Airways. The National Airline of the Cayman Islands won the award in recognition for Best Airline in the Caribbean. According to Alexander Britell, editor and publisher of Caribbean Journal, thousands of subscribers voted […]

Lighted pedestrian crossing pilot project launching in Cayman Islands

A pedestrian crossing pilot programme in the CNB roundabout area will be underway in 3-4 weeks. The scheme offers pathways for pedestrians to cross the roundabout in less disruptive and dangerous ways than at present. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – A National Roads Authority (NRA) pilot scheme will shortly get underway, whereby lighted pedestrian crossings will […]

Cayman Islands drops ‘excluded persons’ regime

By Pedro Goncalves From international Investment Cayman is introducing a a regulatory and supervisory framework for ‘excluded persons’, people exempt from requiring a license to conduct securities investment business or being overseen by the island’s regulator. Lawmakers approved amendments to the Securities Investment Business Licensing Law this week following criticism from the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force […]

Over 150 overseas investors lose FPI licence

By Pavan Burugula From Economic Times India Over 150 offshore investors have lost their foreign portfolio investor (FPI) license for not complying with the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s new documentation requirements, said three people privy to the development. These funds have refused to provide the beneficial ownership (BO) information to their custodians as […]

Tax authority looking into Israeli accounts in Cayman Islands

From Israel Hayom Thousands of Israeli-held accounts in the popular Caribbean tax haven are under review, says Israel Tax Authority Director Eran Yaakov. Probe launched after Cayman authorities alerted Israeli counterparts of thousands of Israeli accounts that have previously gone unreported. Thousands of bank accounts held by Israelis in the Cayman Islands are being investigated, […]

Canadian graphic design

Canada Modern: a Digital Archive of Canadian Graphic Design From Designer Daily Canada Modern is a physical and digital archive of Canadian graphic design, with modernism central to its glowing heart. It’s a great display of what has been achieved by Canadian designers and a good way to promote the country’s image overseas. ABOUT THE AUTHOR […]

Why the Cayman Islands is not the Crypto Haven you think

By James Gaden From Forkast News “What is a coin?” Lawyers who work in the digital assets space have become very familiar with multiple variations of that question over the last few years. “It depends” is the answer with which issuers have become equally familiar.   There is much legal confusion about the exact nature […]