December 14, 2017

Government gets the kinks out of ex-gratia pensions system

The Cabinet has addressed some significant shortcomings in the Ex-Gratia pensions system which operates under the legislative authority of the Public Service Pensions Law. The Public Service Pensions (Ex-Gratia Pensions)(Amendment) Regulations, 2011 were issued by extraordinary gazette on 15th December 2011. The enactment of the Public Service Pensions Law in 1999 brought with it the […]

TV taste for interns at WestStar

University students get hands-on experience at Television Centre this holiday season. WestStar continues to support the community this Christmas by having three full-time interns over their winter break. Shanda Hunter, Debert Dawes, and Jade Webster are all working in various departments putting the skills they are learning in school to the test. Jade Webster is […]

Stacy-Ann Kelly admitted as an Attorney-at-Law

Honourable Mr. Justice Quin has admitted Stacy-Ann Kelly to the Cayman Islands Bar. Ms. Kelly served her articles with Philip Boni of Higgs & Johnson. Philip Boni, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department made the application for Ms. Kelly’s general admission as an attorney at law of the Cayman Islands.  Mr. Boni informed the […]

Volunteer legal advisor recognised

Sharla Barnes is the first recipient of the Legal Befrienders programme’s Lee A. Freeman Service Award for compassion and generosity to those in need. This is a Family Resource Centre (FRC) initiative created to honour Lee A. Freeman’s life. A paralegal with Priesley’s law firm, Ms. Barnes was recognised as the Legal Befriender who demonstrated […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean launches Christmas campaign

There is a Christmas ballad that describes the holiday season as the most wonderful time of the year.  CIBC FirstCaribbean is determined to give back to those for whom this sentiment might not be true, and for whom the Christmas spirit may be thwarted by difficult circumstances. In its on-going Christmas campaign, the Bank has […]

Compliance Association donates $5,000 to International College library

  The Cayman Islands Compliance Association donated $5,000 to the International College of the Cayman Islands today for its library in an ongoing effort to re-build its book collection to pre-Hurricane Ivan levels as a resource to students, faculty and the wider community. “We are pleased to support the International College’s ongoing efforts to enhance […]

Cayman named most favoured domicile in global Hedge Fund Survey

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 14 December, 2011   “It is welcome yet unsurprising news that the Cayman Islands was named the most favoured domicile in the recent Hedge Funds Review’s Service Provider Rankings”, said Richard Coles, Chairman of Cayman Finance.  “The survey underscores Cayman’s ongoing relevance in the worldwide financial industry and role as a key […]

Master funds need to register

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) now requires master funds to register by the end of the first quarter 2012. These funds previously fell outside the jurisdiction’s regulatory framework. The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is introducing requirements for master fund registration under the Mutual Funds (Amendment) Bill 2011. The master fund in a traditional […]

Caymanopoly back for 20th Anniversary

The popular Caymanopoly board game from Junior Achievement is coming back to mark the organisation’s 20years of service in the Cayman Islands. First produced almost 20 years ago, the game proved to be a successful fundraising effort for the youth organisation as well as a local sensation and popular souvenir for visitors.  A second edition […]

Promotion at leading law firm

Leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has announced the promotion of Simon Dickson to the partnership with effect from 1 February next year. Simon is based in the Cayman Islands office of Mourant Ozannes, which he joined in 2002. During this time he has been selected by Chambers and Partners, one of the leading legal […]