June 26, 2019

The Publisher speaks: Bulldozing and building

by Joan E. Wilson Have you noticed all the building work going on around us at this moment? I cannot ever remember such a lot of construction work being expected here in my life time. Looking ahead there appears to be even more in the pipeline. Even a 20 storey high rise that I hope […]

WME sues Writers Guild of America as agency dispute gets uglier

By David NG From LA Times The dispute between Hollywood writers and their agents has gotten uglier with WME filing a lawsuit against the Writers Guild of America, alleging that the guild has committed antitrust violations and is abusing its power as a union. William Morris Endeavor, widely regarded as the largest talent agency in […]

Martin: Hip hip hooray for newspapers

By Melissa Martin “For the times they are a-changin’” sang Bob Dylan. And the digital age has changed the way information is eaten, swallowed, and digested. We can’t stop progress, but we must maintain the salience of our newspapers (in print or digital). Why? Newspapers, whether country, state, or local serve significant roles in societies […]

Lexology: 13th annual Global Counsel Awards

Lexology are delighted to announce the winners of the 13th annual Global Counsel Awards, held in association with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The black-tie gala event was hosted at New York’s magnificent Cipriani 42nd Street and was attended by more than 400 senior lawyers, including in-house counsel from more than 100 companies. The […]

The Caribbean officially has it’s own Social Network Platform

Cariblime, the Caribbean Social Network “Founded and Launched in Barbados” by its visionary CEO/Founder Daniel DeSouza, Cariblime has the combined service of Facebook, Linkedin, and soon to be Amazon services in one regional social platform to support the Caribbean People, Caribbean Businesses and Caribbean Culture.One of Caribime purposes is to help repair and build the Caribbean economy […]

Cayman Islands: 2-Session coaching for senior staff, training programs and more…

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna ever think, “What About Me?”  Are you the solutions person?  The person people come to.  Are you the boss or Head of a Department?   Need some work-life balance coaching, greater clarity, a solution to a problem or just someone to talk to confidentially?  Schedule a 2-Session Coaching with Donna, in person or on-line. Program […]

Why Janet Jackson is pop’s most underrated legend

By Nick Levine From BBC With a Glastonbury show and a Las Vegas residency, the singer is back in the limelight – which is good reason to celebrate her as the pioneer she has been, writes Nick Levine. Janet Jackson’s upcoming appearance at this year’s Glastonbury Festival has already made headlines. When the singer tweeted the […]

Key trends shaping the patent licensing landscape

With technological convergence continuing apace, many parts of the licensing industry are going through a period of profound change. Developing a successful approach can be tricky when you’re diving into new industries. This October, Patent Licensing 2019 will provide innovative best practice and strategies for crafting successful transactions beyond deal making’s traditional reach. Attendees will hear unique […]

The Editor speaks: Can the problem in the Dominican Republic happen here?

In an Editorial carried by Richmond Times-Dispatch: “At least nine Americans have died in the Dominican Republic since the summer of 2018 after falling ill in the Caribbean nation. Some of the deaths appear to have been under questionable — and similar — circumstances. The deaths have happened primarily at four resort hotels. Several of […]

Crestbridge appoints new director to focus on Family Office Services from Cayman Islands

Dominic Lawton-Smith has joined Crestbridge in Cayman to focus on ultra-high net worth families and their advisers. In his new role, Dominic will be responsible for growing the Family Office Services team in the Cayman Islands, working closely with the Group Heads of Family Office Services, Heather Tibbo and Paul Hunter, as well as Cayman […]