December 12, 2017

Cayman Islands: 2017 CUC PFL Champions crowned amidst torrential rains

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CUC PFL Final and Third-Place Review Champions crowned amidst torrential rains It was a record-setting day of final and third-place games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football league (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), which took place this past Saturday, December 9 at the Annex Field under gloomy skies and between torrential downpours. This […]

The Editor Speaks: Human rights

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Human Rights Day passed with hardly a whimper last Sunday (10). There were no Ministerial messages to remind us how important the day is here in the Cayman Islands. This is probably because we live in a country where human rights are generally observed, and if they’re not and you belong to the LGBTQ community, […]

Bajan boxers for St Lucia tourney

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By HAYDN GILL From Nation News Participating countries include Cayman Islands BARBADOS will be looking to top the medal tally for the second straight year in third edition of the Caribbean Development Boxing Tournament in St Lucia next week. The Bajans will be represented by a 19-member team during the tournament which will be held […]

Ultimate Christmas trip

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Is this the ultimate Christmas trip? Holiday includes stays at world’s most festive hotels – but it will set you back £45 ByJulie Delahaye From Daily Mirror UK Just wait until you see the gingerbread pirate ship Talk about the Christmas holiday of a lifetime! One luxury travel company has created the festive itinerary of […]

Senior appointments boost Ogier’s finance and funds teams in Cayman

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Two specialists in Banking and Finance and Investment Funds have joined Ogier in Cayman, as part of a period of significant growth for the team. Debt capital markets and structured finance expert Kristi Green, and hedge funds specialist Emma Sutherland, have both been appointed as Counsel. Kristi Green brings extensive in-house and private practice experience […]

First tax havens blacklist published by EU

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By Jamie Robertson From BBC The European Union has published its first blacklist of tax havens, naming 17 territories including Saint Lucia, Barbados and South Korea. A “watchlist” of 47 countries promising to change their tax rules to meet EU standards has also been issued. The “grey list” includes several with UK links, including Hong […]

Words of optimism for Cayman Islands at 25th Captive Forum

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George Town, Grand Cayman Encouraging themes of optimism kick-started this year’s 25th annual Cayman Captive Forum. Famed as being the world’s largest captive insurance conference, the Forum opened with a bang at the Ritz Carlton last week; stirring inspiration amongst its attendees with dynamic speeches and events. Speakers included TEDx motivational speaker Mel Robbins, who […]

Breast imaging in the Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

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Grand Cayman, , Cayman Islands Sun, Jan 7 – Wed, Jan 10, 2018 » Synopsis » AMA/CME Credits » Accommodations » Schedule » Registration Synopsis The program is developed to provide an up-to-date review of the fundamentals of breast imaging with the goal of helping you improve your interpretative and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, […]

Tax reform would let big companies bring profits home, but would it send jobs abroad?

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From PRI’s The World The clock is counting down: Now that tax reform bills have made their way through the House and Senate, Republicans in both chambers are working to iron out the differences between the two bills — with a goal of overhauling the US tax system by December 22. This story is based […]

Rauner hits Pritzker on offshore assets but could have some of his own

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Kim Geiger and Rick Pearson From Chicago Tribune Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner took aim Tuesday at a potential Democratic rival in next year’s general election, accusing businessman J.B. Pritzker of parking his inherited billions offshore to avoid paying taxes — while admitting that some of his own fortune could be socked away there as well. […]