April 27, 2017

Cayman Islands: Water related death near Sand Point RD., North Side

Around 10:45 am today, 911 received a report that a snorkeler had become unconscious while swimming in the vicinity of Sand Point Road, North Side. The alarm was raised and several persons assisted in pulling the individual from the water, where they commenced to perform CPR until the arrival of the ambulance. The victim who […]

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 […]

The Editor Speaks: Fathers

To follow on from my Editorial the other day on “Children” I thought I would say something on Fathers. Before I could write anything the following turned up in on ‘What’s App’. It is supposedly true but may not be. It doesn’t matter if it’s not. But it shows how all fathers should be to […]

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 […]

There’s another United horror story, and it will break your heart

BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The United horror stories keep coming out of the woodwork. After the internet exploded over a viral video showing a man being forcibly dragged from his seat on a United flight last weekend, another passenger has taken to Mediumto share his horrible experience with the airline. Trey Harris’ tale of […]

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 […]

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 […]

How one community came together to help four cancer-stricken students

BY NICOLE CAMMORATA From Mashable For a group of eighth grade girls from Deer Park, Texas, organizing a benefit concert has shown them the incredible power of community. The Music 4 A Mission benefit concert was born out of a class the girls are taking at Deer Park Junior High School called Caring Communities. The […]

Nearby ‘super-Earth’ may be our best shot yet at finding alien life

By Jon Fingas From engadget LHS 1140b is in just the right orbit for atmospheric studies. Scientists are finding potentially life-bearing planets at a surprisingly high rate, but the latest may be more tantalizing than most. A research team has discovered LHS 1140b, a temperate rocky exoplanet orbiting the habitable zone of a tiny star […]