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Archives for June 26, 2019

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce President calls for review of term limit policy and cautions against developing into a high-rise jungle on Seven Mile Beach

The 2nd annual Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum, held last week, provided over 200 attendees, including several Government and business leaders with the forecasted economic outlook for the remainder of 2019 as well as key issues facing local businesses. During his opening remarks, Chamber President, Chris Kirkconnell, called for a review of the term limit policy, […]

Cayman Islands: NRA and partners working to address flooding/Flooding Incident at Owen Roberts International Airport

NRA and partners working to address flooding GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The National Roads Authority (NRA) would like to reassure road-users the Authority is working hard to address issues caused by the inclement weather on Tuesday, 25 June 2019.             Together with private sector partners, the NRA is tackling the areas most affected, specifically those in […]

The Editor speaks: The “iconic” tower Chamber members don’t like nor the current term limit policy

Although our premier, Alden McLaughlin, seemed to be in favour of DART’s proposed skyscraper, Chamber President, Chris Kirkconnell, in his speech he made at The 2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum, held last week, said many of his members “had concerns”. And so say most of us! Kirkconnell said the “iconic tower” had been […]

Digital Cayman announced

Non-Profit Organisation Sets Out to Strengthen Cayman’s Digital Sector Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (25 June 2019) – A new digital sector industry body called Digital Cayman was introduced by Hon. Moses Kirkconnell the Deputy Premier of the Cayman Islands at the Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CYDEC) Thursday, 20 June 2019. The non-profit organisation has […]

Ogier named offshore law firm of the year by The Lawyer

Ogier has been named Offshore Law Firm of the Year by The Lawyer – the firm’s third major industry award in just three months. The award is the third time that Ogier has been named the Best Offshore Law Firm in 2019, having won the offshore categories at the WealthBriefing European Awards in April, and […]

Cayman Islands: CyDEC explores latest trends and the future landscape of the digital economy

The 2nd annual Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference recently welcomed over a hundred delegates to the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa to discuss fintech, blockchain, cryptocurrency, digitization of education, ICO’s and what it all means for the future of Cayman’s digital economy. Acting Premier Hon. Moses Kirkconnell opened the conference saying Cayman is the jurisdiction of […]

Cayman Islands Chamber Pension Plan welcomes Mr. Randall Fisher as new Senior Manager

The Chamber Pension Plan is delighted to announce that Mr. Randall Fisher has returned to the Plan and will serve as a Senior Manager in Business Management and Relationship Development. He previously served as Director of Operations between November 2014 and March 2018. Mr. Fisher has over 25 years’ experience in financial services including in […]

Welcome speech by Cayman Islands Premier at Pre Jmc

Welcome: UK Overseas Territories Heads of Government Pre-JMC By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 Kimpton Seafire Resort Good morning, I bring a warm Caymanian welcome to you this morning. For those of you who have been here before, welcome back. If this is your first visit to […]

Gov visits JGHS ES

Cayman Islands Governor visits John Gray High School Emergency Shelter From Governor’s Office The Governor visited John Gray High School to tour the new state-of-the-art gymnasium, which acts as the George Town emergency shelter and to attend the end of year assembly for John Gray students on Monday, 24 June 2019. During the animated assembly […]

Lobster Pot donates AED to Island Montessori

(Grand Cayman, June 24, 2019) Lobster Pot owner, Marcus Cumber recently purchased and donated a HeartSine 360P AED from the Cayman Heart Fund. The AED was purchased for Island Montessori School.  Mr. Cumber expressed concern that cardiac arrest is one of Cayman’s worst life-threatening medical emergencies and wanted the school to be prepared in a cardiac […]