June 25, 2018

UK Military planners in Cayman Islands to discuss OT disaster Relief

From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office The Governor’s Office has confirmed that two senior officers from the UK’s Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) staff have been in the Cayman Islands to discuss disaster relief plans this week. Lieutenant Colonel Rich Maltby from the Royal Marines and Squadron Leader John Kirkman from the Royal Air Force arrived […]

Judge suggests amnesty for overstayers in Cayman Islanders

From RJR Newsonline A judge in Cayman has suggested an overstayer amnesty in that country after hearing a case involving a Jamaican on Tuesday. The balance between proper punishment and costs to the state was debated in Summary Court when the Jamaican pleaded guilty to overstaying for six years. After passing a sentence of eight […]

Be more than just about the numbers, says PwC Jamaica’s Territory Leader, Leighton McKnight to professional accountants at ICAC conference

Nassau, Bahamas – PwC Jamaica’s Territory Leader, Leighton McKnight is challenging regional professional accountants to look beyond the numbers and get more involved in nation building through more focus on corporate social responsibility. McKnight was speaking at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean’s (ICAC) 36th Caribbean Conference of Accountants held in the Bahamas […]

Cayman Islands OfReg tackling fuel prices

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS: 21 JUNE 2018 To advance efforts in keeping with its regulatory oversight and mandate to monitor and ensure prices at the pump are fair and competitive, OfReg, the multi-sector regulator of the Cayman Islands, is seeking assistance for the development of a regulatory framework in the local motor fuels market. OfReg […]

When we look at millennials in the work place, we have to also embrace transformation in the way we work, says PwC Partner Myra Lundy-Mortimer

Nassau, Bahamas – When we talk about millennials in the workplace and the lack of understanding of their career goals and personal wants, specifically in the accounting profession, there are a number of factors we have to look at. Speaking at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean’s (ICAC) 36th Caribbean Conference of Accountants […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: DOI early closure The Department of Immigration Headquarters, including the Visa Office, Enforcement Section, as well as the Passport and Corporate Services front counters will close to the public at 2:00p.m. on Thursday, 28 June 2018. Normal office hours […]

Steve Brady on leaving Moorlands [moving to First Baptist Church in the Cayman Islands]

:I didn’t want to be the Arsene Wenger of Bible Principals By Cara Bentley From Premier UK Dr Steve Brady told Premier it was time to pass the baton on to someone else. He reflected on leading the Bible college in the West Country for almost 20 years: “It’s just been a wonderful long-term joy […]

The Editor Speaks: Seafarers

“Here in the Cayman Islands our rich maritime heritage plays a very important part in determining who we are as a culture. “One thing that many Caymanians and residents have in common, regardless of how recent our arrival, is that we all feel the pull of the sea that bounds our beautiful Islands. “Yet while […]

Maples and Calder advises first aviation company to enter Cayman Islands’ Maritime & Aviation City

Maples and Calder’s Cayman Islands-based Asset Finance team recently advised CHC Helicopter with respect to its application to be licensed to operate in Cayman Enterprise City’s (“CEC”) Maritime & Aviation City. The team, led by Partner Wanda Ebanks and Associate Barnabas Finnigan, advised on the Cayman Islands aspects of CHC’s migration from British Colombia to […]

OECS Authority approves Audit Committee

Saturday, June 23, 2018 — The 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority endorsed the implementation of an Audit Committee, established by the OECS Commission, to provide unbiased and objective oversight to stakeholders – a requirement for many development partners to gain funding, such as the European Union and the Green Climate Fund. The Terms Of […]