September 21, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands Labour and Pensions closing early The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) would like to notify the public that their office will close at 12:30 p.m. this Friday (22 September 2017), to facilitate a staff meeting. The DLP will resume normal business hours on Monday, 25 September 2017. DLP staff apologise for […]

International Peace Day With the Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites the public to join it in the observance of International Peace Day today (Thursday, 21 September 2017). International Peace Day calls for individuals to put aside their differences and promote peace at home, in schools and the community. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity […]

Cayman Islands Prison inmates complete STP programme

HMCIPS Inmates Complete STP Programme Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) leaders, chaplaincy volunteers and family members recently joined together to celebrate 10 inmates who had completed the Sycamore Tree Project (STP). The rehabilitation programme is based on the principles of restorative justice and covers topics such as the effects of crime, responsibility, confession, […]

Cayman Islands government announces temporary provisions for evacuees of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria

In light of the current circumstances, due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria on the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands,  the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, the Cayman Islands Government acknowledges the difficulties faced by  persons wishing to relocate temporarily with their children and pets. As […]

Cayman Islands: Handover of The Disabilities (Solomon Webster) Law, 2016

Websters Receive Presentation Copy of Law Bearing Son’s Name Members of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) presented a bound copy of The Disabilities (Solomon Webster) Law, 2016 to the family of the late special Olympian on Tuesday, 19 September 2017. Solomon Webster, who would have been 28 years old last Friday, died […]

Butterfield’s Young Musicians visit Juilliard

(Grand Cayman – 20 September 2017) The 2017 and 2016 winners of Butterfield’s Young Musician of the Year competition were treated to a trip to New York City to visit The Juilliard School as part of their prizes. Marcos Bertran, the 2017 winner, plays the Alto Saxophone and Daniela Granados, 2016’s winner, plays the flute. […]

Ogier advises on crowdfunding platform IPO

Ogier has advised crowdfunding platform Dragon Victory International Limited on its initial public offering of shares listed on NASDAQ. Ogier advised on the Cayman law aspects of the IPO alongside lead counsel Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li LLC. Dragon Victory International Limited offers reward-based crowdfunding, business incubation services and financial services to entrepreneurs in China. […]

R&Q completes novation from Cayman Captive

By Becky Butcher From Captive Insurance Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Holdings has completed the novation of reinsurance policies issued between 2006 and 2011 from a Cayman domiciled group captive. The policies were novated into the R&Q owned segregated account company, R&Q Quest. The group captive provided workers’ compensation, general liability, auto liability and product liability […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Conquering Cancer Health Fair

CTMH Doctors Hospital was once again a proud sponsor of this year’s Cayman Islands Cancer Society Health Fair in Conquering Cancer. CTMH Doctors Hospital was present with their “New Blue” at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort for a day of cancer awareness and education. The sponsorship was a great fit, at CTMH Doctors Hospital, […]

Hurricanes may threaten future of tourism in Caribbean islands

By Amber Grigley From abc3340 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —  Just weeks apart, two Category 5 storms have impacted the Caribbean Islands. For an entire region that depends on tourism, this is a major blow. Those planning cruises this fall might have their travel plans impacted as well. With back-to-back storms ravaging some of their most booked […]