March 27, 2017

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Cayman Islands Elections Office offering postal and mobile Balloting The Elections Office reminds registered voters that the period during which they may request postal ballots or mobile voting is underway, and will continue until close of business on Friday, 12 May 2017. Persons who will be away from the Cayman Islands on Election Day may […]

Collas Crill Cayman ranks in Chambers directory

Collas Crill‘s Cayman office has been ranked in the Chambers & Partners Global Guide for 2017. The firm, that merged in 2015, submitted rankings to Chambers for the first time and has seen the inclusion of its corporate & finance and dispute resolution practice areas, as well as five of its lawyers ranked as notable […]

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PROUD OF THEM NOMINATIONS CLOSE IN 2 DAYS Help spread the word! [Description: PROUD OF THEM_EMAIL SIGNATURE 20 MARCH 2017-01]<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8bnd8c2P72JQnfoBkMXqBbkA_xgtPR_r-YDjlcurtM1Rh3g/viewform> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8bnd8c2P72JQnfoBkMXqBbkA_xgtPR_r-YDjlcurtM1Rh3g/viewform   Cayman Islands: Butterfield adjusts loan rates in response to FED funds increase George Town, Grand Cayman—15 March 2017: Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited. (“Butterfield” or the “Bank”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) announced that, […]

Cayman Islands accountants look forward to year ahead

The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) recently held its Annual General Meeting to elect a new council and announce its plans for 2017. Elected to serve on the CIIPA council this year are David Walker, James George, Baron Jacob, Craig Smith, Joel Dodson, Mike Mannisto, Francois Lamontagne, Chris Gauk, Serge Berube, Peter Small, […]

The Editor Speaks: Sorry. We all make mistakes

To admit you made a mistake and to say ‘sorry’ is actually a very hard thing to do. When you are the premier of a country and to have do this it is even harder. People in power who make a mistake seldom admit it. They have the power, or so they think, to say […]

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  Register for the Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge Registration for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is open on the CaymanActive website www.caymanactive.com/dg5k. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the event aims to raise $60,000 for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. The DG’s 5K Challenge is being held on Cayman Brac on Sunday, […]

Made a movie? Here’s how to get it rated in Cayman Islands

Persons who want to publicly exhibit films in the Cayman Islands are reminded that the local Film Control Board views and assigns ratings to all movies that haven’t already been rated by an internationally recognised film control board. Under The Film Exhibition Control Law (2015), which came into effect on 1 January 2016, Cayman’s board […]

Isaac Douglas Rankine announces candidacy in Cayman Islands May Elections

Isaac Douglas Rankine announces candidacy as independent for East End (George Town, Cayman Islands) — Mr. Isaac Douglas Rankine is pleased to announce that he will be running for office as an independent candidate for East End in the 2017 General Elections. On Saturday, 4 March 2017 Mr. Rankine officially kicked-off his political campaign with […]

Cayman Islands police warns boaters to take precautions before every voyage

RCIPS Reminds Boaters of Necessary Precautions Before Every Voyage Despite slightly calmer waters this year, the Joint Marine Unit is reminding the public that the sea can nonetheless be treacherous, and that preparation is the best safety measure that can be taken before any journey offshore. “We have not had many distress calls so far […]

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CAYMAN ISLANDS: George Town Clinic Closures The George Town general practice clinic will be undergoing necessary infrastructural repairs beginning onMonday, 13 March through to Sunday, 26 March. Normal functioning will resume on Monday, 27 March 2017. As a result, there will be no appointments during that period. Acute care services (walk-in clinic) will continue as usual, although patients may not have […]