April 27, 2017

Harneys Cayman takes part in Earth Day clean-up

From Harneys Harneys staff and family in the Cayman Islands formed one of the teams that participated in the annual Chamber of Commerce Earth Day clean-up on Saturday 22 April 2017 tackling garbage on the roadsides around North Sound Estates. Olivia Shanks, organiser of Harneys clean-up volunteers, commented: “We were delighted to take part in […]

Cayman [Islands] Registry listed as a top performing flag in USCG annual PSC Report

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently released its 2016 Annual Report on Port State Control in the United States.  Cayman Registry is listed as a top performing flag in USCG annual PSC Report. Cayman Registry is listed as one of the top performing flag states with a 0% detention ratio on the USCG 3 […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Stock Exchange Listing Rules 2017 Revision

Article by Scott Macdonald, Anthony Philp, Andrew Quinn, Stacey Overholt, Jonathan Caulton, Julia Cornett and Jess Stock From Maples and Calder The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (“CSX”) implemented the 2017 Revision of the Listing Rules in April 2017. In connection with this update, the CSX published a new chapter 14 in connection with listing debt […]

Cayman Islands CIIPO celebrates World Intellectual Property Day

*Representatives from CIIPO (the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office) were scheduled to be at Camana Bay on Wednesday, 26 April, from noon until 7pm for World Intellectual Property Day – and this year, Cayman has very strong reasons to celebrate it.* ‘Three updated laws – trade marks, patents, and design rights – will be enacted […]

Cayman Islands National Trust Home & Garden Tours

This summer the National Trust will showcase some of Cayman’s finest properties through a series of Home & Garden Tours. These events will introduce groups to traditional Caymanian architecture, contemporary design and beautifully landscaped gardens. Tours are taking place on three dates during the summer; Saturday 20 May, Saturday 24 June and Saturday 5 August. […]

Ogier Cayman Islands acts for BTG Pactual in the restructuring of major Brazilian drugstore chain

Ogier has acted for BTG Pactual Participations Ltd. and certain of its affiliates in respect of its recent restructuring of its interests in major Brazilian drugstore chain, Brasil Pharma S.A. The transaction involved a combination of an equity restructuring and the issue of new debt by Brasil Pharma. Ogier’s Cayman corporate and finance team worked […]

STEP CC 17 coming to Cayman Islands

Set to land in Grand Cayman, May 1 — 3, 2017, STEP CC 17 promises to be a gathering place for some of the best and brightest minds in the region and beyond. With professional development a key factor in staying ahead of the myriad of trends, regulations, macro developments and issues, STEP CC 17 […]

Aud Gen & Pres of India

Cayman Islands Auditor General meets the President of India From the Cayman Islands Auditor General’s Office Auditor General, Sue Winspear, attended the 23rd Commonwealth Auditors General Conference in New Delhi, India last month. She joined 74 participants from 36 countries at the conference, which focused on fostering partnerships for capacity development in public audit, with […]

ESPN laying off about 100, including on-air talent

By: Jason Aycock, SA News Editor ESPN (NYSE:DIS) is reportedly laying off about 100 workers, more than even raised estimates had suggested, in what amounts to a remaking of its approach to employment structure centered around changes to its SportsCenter programming. ESPN chief John Skipper has sent out an all-hands memo, Jim Miller reports, and […]

Government cuts $700,000 subvention to St Lucia National Trust

From Caribbean News Service CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Apr 26 2017 – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says cash flow problem being experienced by his government is the main cause for the removal of the EC$700,000 subvention to the St. Lucia National Trust (SNT) for the 2017/2018 financial year. The removal has prompted the Trust to call […]