April 27, 2017

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Second Cayman Islands 2017 Election Candidate disqualified – 3rd candidate challenged OK A second candidate vying for election to the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly has been disqualified because he has U.S. citizenship, obtained through family ties rather than by birth A third candidate, Alric Lindsay, however who was challenged, has been given the OK. Both […]

Ogier advise on major asset finance deal for international aircraft group

Ogier Cayman has acted in a major asset finance deal by advising HSBC Bank plc as administrative agent and collateral agent for the senior lenders in connection with the provision of an exit credit facility of over US$300 million to the CHC Group on following completion of the Group’s financial restructuring and exit from Chapter […]

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ALERT: Cayman Islands DOI Phishing Email ***Please be aware of the below email, which has been going out to various clients with the Department of Immigration. Please DO NOT open the link, as it is a form of Malware and will do harm to your computer and possibly the network. The email is originating from […]

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PSBP Pensioners’ Appreciation Event in Cayman Brac The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) is continuing celebrations to mark its 25th anniversary this year with a Pensioners’ Appreciation event at the Aston Rutty Centre on Monday, 24 April 2017. The 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. event is being organised by the fund’s Managing Director, Jewel Evans […]

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Cayman Islands Post Office Closures Postal Service clients are advised of changes to its operations on two days during April. All of Grand Cayman’s post offices will close at 12:30p.m. next Tuesday, 4 April 2017, to facilitate a staff function. However, the post offices on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will operate as normal. Then, […]

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, […]