November 14, 2018

Regional designers ‘wow’ at the International Fashion Festival – Barbados Fashion Week

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 6, 2018. The eye catching designs showcased at the recently held International Fashion Festival – Barbados Fashion Week could easily have been snatched from the runway and worn to the beach or to an upscale all-inclusive event! The impressive fashion displayed by the designers was possible thanks in part to the Caribbean […]

BVI launches country assessment of living conditions

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 — The British Virgin Islands has launched the Country Assessment of Living Conditions (CALC) for the islands, as the region continues to advance the efficient collection and use of statistical country data. Minister of Health and Social Development, the Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton, delivered an address to the people of the […]

Concacaf Nations League Qualifying Match Between Martinique and British Virgin Islands to take Place in October

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Miami – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that the 2018 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying match between Martinique and British Virgin Islands, which was postponed due to Tropical Storm Isaac, will take place Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Pierre Aliker Stadium, in Fort-de-France, Martinique. Earlier this month, […]

Walkers’ promotions highlight growth of global firm

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Grand Cayman, September 2018 Leading international law firm, Walkers, is pleased to announce that 8 attorneys across its global offices have been invited to join the partnership. In addition, 18 associates have been promoted to senior counsel, or local equivalent, highlighting the continued growth of the firm over the past year. In total, there were […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder top ranked in Chambers High Net Worth

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As a continued testament to the strength and market leading expertise of Maples and Calder in the international trusts and private client industry, the firm is pleased to announce that it has been recognised once again within the latest edition of the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide. The firm maintained its Band 1 ranking […]

Maples and Calder Welcomes Newly Qualified Caymanian Lawyer to Finance Team

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Maples and Calder is pleased to announce that Alicia Thompson has completed her articles of clerkship with the firm and was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by Hon. Justice Williams on 8 June 2018, before an audience of family, friends and colleagues. Ms Thompson attended the Truman Bodden Law School where she […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder wins award at 2018 Global Restructuring Review Awards

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Maples and Calder has once again been recognised for its cross border restructuring expertise on the successful restructuring of Ocean Rig UDW and three of its subsidiaries comprising US$3.7 billion of financial indebtedness. Following the firm’s recent success at the 10th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards in May 2018, where Maples and Calder won “Restructuring […]

Trinidad & Tobago and Bahamas win top culinary honors

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T & T Wins Top Team, Bartender, Best Non Alcoholic Drink and Beef Categories; Bahamas Takes Chef and Junior Chef of the Year Awards at Taste of the Caribbean 2018 MIAMI, FL (June 27, 2018) – Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year. The team won top honors in the […]

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

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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 […]

CCRIF welcomes two new members: British Virgin Islands and Montserrat

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 — The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) is pleased to announce that the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat have joined the facility and purchased coverage for the 2018/19 policy year beginning June 1st. Both countries obtained tropical cyclone and excess rainfall policies and the Government of the Virgin Islands […]