September 15, 2019

Dentons Cayman appoints new Partners to expand its Corporate/Funds team

Dentons has recently appointed both Jonathan Bernstein and Ben Booker as Partners in its thriving Cayman Islands’ office. Both attorneys have over 15 years of legal experience respectively, with over 10 years in the Cayman Islands. Jonathan has a broad private funds practice focused on advising fund sponsors on the structuring and ongoing operation of […]

Cayman: Chamber to host roundtable for micro & small businesses

Micro, and small business owners and other entrepreneurs are being invited to attend a roundtable and social at the Chamber of Commerce Training Centre in Governors Square, on Wednesday, September 26, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together micro and small business owners, individual entrepreneurs and […]

Trinidad: Teachers SBA case dismissed

From T&T Guardian High court Judge Vasheist Kokaram has dis­missed the case in­volv­ing the teach­ers union and the Ed­u­ca­tion Min­istry, over the mark­ing of SBA pa­pers by teach­ers. The T&T Uni­fied Teach­ers As­so­ci­a­tion (TTUTA) sued the State over its fail­ure to pay its mem­bers ex­tra for mark­ing Caribbean Ex­am­i­na­tion Coun­cil (CXC) school-based as­sess­ments (SBAs). In […]

Boeing CEO: 737 MAX could be ‘phased’ back into service by regulators

From WN He’s only 8-month-old and is already on the verge of dying KETTO Boeing’s 737 MAX could be brought back into service gradually by government regulators but is still on track to be cleared to fly again in 2019, the company’s CEO said Wednesday. “A phased ungrounding is a possibility,“Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg said at an investor conference in California. […]

Matters of opinion

From Paul McGowan From PS Audio Each of us has different wants and needs, yet all of us share much in common. While I might search for tonal accuracy, dynamics, and detachment from the speakers, and you might be more interested in transient and top-end response, we’re both here for the music. Our love of […]

US: Ex-FBI Director Andrew McCabe loses appeal to avoid criminal charges

From Newsmax The Justice Department on Thursday notified lawyers for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath, that they have rejected his appeal to avoid being criminally charged, according to multiple news outlets citing multiple unnamed sources. The move likely clears the way for him to be indicted for […]

UK: Johnson denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspension

From BBC Boris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the five-week suspension of Parliament. The prime minister was speaking after Scotland’s highest civil court ruled on Wednesday the shutdown was unlawful. Asked whether he had lied to the monarch about his reasons for the suspension, he replied: […]

What is the future for older audiences and ‘The Digital Divide’?

How are media companies looking at how they can Connect, Create and Contribute to their older audiences? By Clare Cavanagh From Reuters Community Each year in May, people engage in celebrating and honouring Older Americans’ Month in the U.S. Established in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy, this day encourages people to recognize the contribution […]

Has another interstellar visitor been found?

By Paul Rincon From BBC An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that could come from outside our Solar System. If so, it would be the second interstellar object after the elongated body known as ‘Oumuamua was identified in 2017. The Minor Planet Center (MPC) at Harvard University has issued a formal announcement of the discovery. […]

Cayman retains United States Coast Guard’s QualShip 21 Status

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman From Cayman Registry The Cayman Islands has qualified for continuance in the United States Coast Guard’s Quality Shipping for the 21st Century (QUALSHIP 21) Program for the 9th consecutive year. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has again recognized the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (Cayman Registry) for their excellent Port State […]