August 20, 2019

Archives for August 8, 2019

Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands confirms and expands upon the ‘standard directions’ in section 238 proceedings

From Ogier Publication – 31/07/2019 Introduction In a decision that serves as a clear warning to companies seeking to limit their discovery obligations in proceedings brought under section 238 of the Companies Law (2018 Revision) (the “Law”), the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands has handed a group of dissenting shareholders a significant victory in what […]

The Editor speaks: Twelve Just Men

My title could easily have been “Twelve (almost the same) Just Men”. Or another one – “Almost Just Men”. You see, there is a woman amongst the twelve just men. The new faces are Jaron Leslie, a lawyer with Harneys; Roland Bodden, a surveyor; and the lone woman, former manager of the National Trust, Christina […]

Cayman: Grand Harbour roundabout traffic metering

NRA taking a proactive approach with traffic-easing project in the Grand Harbour area. ·         The project is due to launch on Monday, 19 August 2019. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The National Roads Authority (NRA) will launch a traffic signal metering system in South Sound near Old Crewe Road, with the aim of easing traffic congestion on the […]

CI:GO app available for download

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (8 August 2019) The Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport is pleased to announce its new digital taxi fare calculator, CI:GO, is now available for download from the App Store and Google Play. The app can be found by typing “CIGO” or “Taxi Fare Cayman” in the search bar of the […]

Cayman: The JMU and AOU continue to do vigilant border patrols that produce results

From RCIPS Just before 10PM on Tuesday 6 August, the Joint Marine Unit consisting of officers from the RCIPS and CBC , along with the Air Operations Unit were on border patrol duties. About 11 miles off the shore of East End and within the Cayman Islands jurisdictional waters, the AOU spotted a boat that […]

PanAm Games Cayman Update August 8

UPDATE: Brett Fraser finished 8th in Men’s 100m free the Final A with a time of 49.97.Brett and Lauren will swim tomorrow in the 50m free. Brett’s time of 49.68 in the Men’s 100m freestyle has earned him a B cut time for the Olympics. Brett will also be in the Men’s 100m free Final […]

Cayman: Butterfield introduces EMV 3-D Secure as new fraud prevention standard for online purchases

Hamilton, Bermuda and George Town, Grand Cayman—8 August 2019: Butterfield has today adopted EMV 3-D Secure (2.0) as its new standard for protecting customers who use their credit and debit cards for online purchases . EMV 3-D Secure was developed by EMVco (representing Europay, Mastercard, and Visa) as a new way to validate card transactions to decrease the […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Superyacht ‘Big Sky’

Caribbean yacht charters available with superyacht ‘Big Sky’ this winter By Katia Damborsky From Yacht Charter Fleet The 48m/157ft motor yacht ‘Big Sky’ has announced her winter availability in Caribbean hotspots including Antigua and the British Virgin Islands. A well-equipped and highly experienced charter yacht,Big Sky was launched in 2010 by Oceanfast and last refitted in 2018. She is now taking […]

Cayman: Report of workplace injury

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Employment and Border Control. On Monday,  5 August 2019, at approximately 10:30am, the Inspections Unit (OSH) of the Department of Labour & Pensions (DLP) was informed of a workplace injury. The incident took place at a construction site by Vela Phase 2 at #845 South Sound. The injured male employee […]