October 22, 2017

Grand Cayman’s Kittiwake Offers a Whole New Dive Experience in 2018

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Oct 17, 2017) – The U.S.S. Kittiwake, Grand Cayman’s immensely popular shipwreck, is being shaped by the sea as it undergoes its natural life cycle in the shallow waters off Seven Mile Beach. Recent rough seas moved the wreck slightly, so the Kittiwake now leans on her port side and is […]

Harneys announces expansion of Investment Funds practice in Cayman Islands

Harneys is pleased to announce Daniella Skotnicki will join its Cayman Islands funds practice as a senior associate effective 02 October 2017. Daniella is highly experienced in all aspects of closed-ended and open-ended fund formation, ongoing compliance, restructuring and termination. She has worked with top tier investment managers and fund service providers as well as […]

Cayman Islands litigation scholar called to the Bar after joining Ogier

Deborah Barker-Roye, an associate in Ogier’s leading Cayman Dispute Resolution team,  was called to the Cayman Islands Bar this month. Deborah is the author of two leading texts on Cayman Islands law and procedure: ‘Criminal Litigation in the Cayman Islands’ and ‘Civil Litigation in the Cayman Islands’. Before joining Ogier, she was Assistant Director of […]

Andrew ‘Andy’ Greiff, former Cayman Islands Police Commissioner, dies age 90

Andrew Greiff was born in 1926 in Burma where his father was in the Indian Survey Service. As Europe was edging towards the Second World War, his father retired and the family moved back to England, settling in Sussex. Despite the onset of the war and its effect on Southern England, the young Andrew Greiff […]

CNN plans to fly drones over crowds to capture news from above

BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable CNN will soon be the flying news network. The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. The Part 107 waiver the company was granted means CNN will be able to fly a 1.37-pound Vantage […]

A massive deal in the cannabis industry just imploded after a CEO was fired

By Jeremy Berke From Business Insider MassRoots was set to buy CannaRegs for a $12 million stock deal announced in August. The deal imploded after MassRoots’ CEO, Isaac Dietrich, was fired. CannaRegs’ CEO, Amanda Ostrowitz, said she pulled the plug on the deal to focus on what’s best for her company. CannaRegs is pulling out […]

Why you need a medication checkup

By Ginger Skinner From Consumerist US: On Oct. 21, National Check Your Meds Day, take all your meds to your pharmacy for a safety review With half of Americans regularly taking prescription medication—four, on average, according to a nationally representative Consumer Reports survey of 1,947 adults—a medication “checkup” can reduce your risk of side effects and interactions, and stop […]

WeatherTiger: Calm weather is expected to persist for next week or so

Ryan TruchelutFrom Tallahassee Democrat Unless you’re reading this from Ireland or the western United Kingdom, it’s been a quiet week in the Atlantic. And as we count down the number of weeks, I’m increasingly hopeful that the U.S. can run out the clock on this hurricane season without further incident. However, there are a couple […]

Drug companies make eyedrops too big for people’s eyes — and it points to why health care costs are so high

By Marshall Allen, ProPublica From Business Insider Eyedrops are larger than needed, and pharmaceutical companies know it. Research has shown it’s possible to waste less — and that smaller eyedrops work just as well. A “micro drop” never made it to market, possibly because it raised too many questions about profits. Like eyedrops, cancer drugs are sold […]

United Airlines lost $185 million due to the hurricanes

By Alana Wise, Reuters From Business Insider United Airlines reported a third-quarter drop in profits partly due to flight cancellations triggered by recent hurricanes.  The company forecast a decline in passenger revenue per available seat mile, a gauge of profitability, for the current quarter.  (Reuters) – United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly […]