September 23, 2018

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 […]

Miami Open Partnership provides opportunities for BVI’s aspiring athletes

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By Chandi Trott Research Consultant BVI Tourist Board Four Scholarships Available for BVI Youth to Attend Elite Miami Sports Camp Friday, June 8, 2018 — Tortola, British Virgin Islands, June 7, 2018 – The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) in partnership with the prestigious U.S. based sports institution IMG Academy, is accepting applications for […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder wins two awards at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

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1Maples and Calder has been recognised for their recent Cayman Islands and Irish legal advice to Ocean Rig UDW and three of its subsidiaries on the successful restructuring of US$3.7 billion of financial indebtedness. The complex and cutting edge restructuring, which is the largest ever Cayman Islands cross border debt restructuring, secured the firm “Restructuring […]

UK: Government crackdown on ‘frightening’ tax havens welcomed by North East MP

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By Jonathan Walker From Chronicle Live County Durham MP Helen Goodman backs new law making it easier to discover who owns businesses A Government climbdown on tax havens and money laundering has been welcomed by a Labour MP. Helen Goodman, Labour MP for Bishop Auckland, said: “The level of corruption is frightening, so to win […]