September 15, 2019

Cayman: Registrar speaks to NPOs on AML/CFT Risks

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The Registrar for NPOs (non-profit organisations) addressed dozens of charitable organisations on their money laundering, terrorist financing, targeted financial sanctions and proliferation financing risks at an information session on Thursday, 5 September at the Government Administration Building. Last Thursday’s meeting also featured presentations from other Government agencies, namely the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group, the Financial […]

Cayman: US Government coordinates IP training through CIIPO

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The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) worked with United States Government enforcement agencies to stage regional intellectual property (IP) training in the Cayman Islands. CIIPO, which falls under the remit of the Ministry of Financial Services, coordinated the enforcement training through the Homeland Security Investigations division. The sessions, which took place 23-26 July on […]

Cayman: Minister Rivers discusses tax and regulation with US lawmakers

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Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers visited the US Capitol in Washington, DC last week, where she described the Cayman Islands’ financial services industry and emphasised Cayman’s leadership role in combatting money laundering and ensuring tax transparency in meetings with Justin Muzinich, the Deputy Secretary of the United States Treasury, US Senators, Members of Congress, senior […]

Cayman Islands Ministry encourages private sector and public to support NPOs

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs (MoCA) over the years has made an unwavering commitment to five non-profit organisations (NPOs) with grants totaling almost $2.5 million annually. Recognising the important functions that these entities provide in our community, such support from the Cayman Islands Government has been consistent for more than a decade. As […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism urges public to disregard Cruise Berthing rumours – no deal with anyone

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George Town, Cayman Islands (8 May, 2019) Rumours circulating on various radio talk shows that the Cayman Islands Government has prematurely entered into an agreement with a contractor to build the cruise berthing facility are completely untrue and the public is urged to pay no attention to such claims. The rumours, which amount to nothing […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Health re-tenders contract for construction of Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility

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The Ministry of Health last week published a request for tenders on the Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility (LTRMHF) project. In order to encourage small and medium sized contractors to submit bids, the Ministry divided the project into five packages which are outlined below: Tender Package 1 : Enabling Works (Site preparation with site services) […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Education local scholarships application process now open

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The Ministry of Education’s local scholarships application process is now open and eligible Caymanian students and adults are invited to apply until the deadline of 30 April 2019. Funding is available for Year 12 students to pursue studies in A-level and BTEC Level 3 Extended for two years, and Year13 students to pursue studies in […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism addresses Cruise Ship/Cargo Port financing

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 February, 2019) At every significant milestone the Ministry of Tourism has kept the public informed and updated on the latest developments regarding the cruise berthing facility project, including the financing aspects of the project. On 30th November, 2018, the Premier formally announced to the public that two cruise lines had […]

Statement – Cayman Islands Chief Fire Officer remuneration in keeping with Ministry Policy/ Acting Chief named

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From the Cayman Islands Ministry of Home Affairs A pay-out to staff across several departments in the Ministry in early 2018 was made in keeping with established HR policy to reduce the amount of accrued annual leave and comp time carried forward into a new budget year by its personnel. With the approval of the […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Education strengthening relationship with University of West Indies

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From the Cayman Islands Education Ministry Minister for Education, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and officials from the Ministry recently met with Mrs. Andrea McNish, Chief Financial Officer of the University of West Indies (UWI), to continue discussions about the funding of the Cayman Islands Open Campus site and how UWI can support the Ministry’s vision for […]