December 16, 2018

US: Ninth Circuit decision for IRS affects shifting of income to tax havens

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By Peter J Reilly From Forbes The Ninth Circuit is generating a lot of excitement this week.  Probably most exciting is its ruling that open carry is a constitutional right protected by the Second Amendment.  But this is a tax blog, so I get to write about Altera Corporation & Subsidiaries v IRS.  It is […]

The Editor Speaks: A tunnel without love

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The DART tunnel along the West Bay Road that most people hate will be extended. The DART original application to extend it by 170 ft. to 595 ft. was turned down because the applicants, Cayman Shores Development, failed to demonstrate sufficient reason to increase it. Now they have come up with a reason. They MIGHT […]

St. Kitts and Nevis pursues strategy towards poverty eradication

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OECS Media Release Thursday, December 21, 2017 — The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis launched their Enhanced Country Poverty Assessment (CPA), under the theme Assessing the level of progress made towards reducing poverty, and charting the course for promoting equitable growth”; and tagline “It takes you and me to Eradicate Poverty”. The launch was […]

Cayman Islands Post-Election Seminar: Remarks by Mr Akbar Khan Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General

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Opening Remarks CPA Post-Election Seminar for the Legislative Assembly of The Cayman Islands 3-4 August 2017 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General Mr Akbar Khan  Honourable Dr. William McKeeva Bush, OBE, MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands  Honourable Members of Parliament  Mrs Zena Merren-Chin, Clerk to the Legislative Assembly and […]

Cayman Islands Post-Election Seminar: Remarks by Minister Hon. Roy McTaggart

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Remarks by the Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Roy McTaggart Opening Ceremony, CPA Post Election Seminar, Legislative Assembly, Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9-9.30 am Protocol being established, it gives me distinct pleasure, on behalf of the Cayman Islands Government, to welcome all to this significant Post-Election Seminar for our MLAs, which includes a […]

Cayman Islands branch to host CPA Roadshow for Youth

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The Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will host a special event for Cayman Islands’ youth on Friday, 4 August 2017 at the Town Hall in George Town. The CPA Secretariat and Cayman’s MLAs will be bringing the ‘CPA Roadshow’ for youth that is taking place this year across 53 Commonwealth member […]

Commonwealth to send Election Observer Mission to the Cayman Islands

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From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office The Governor’s Office and Elections Office can confirm that a team of Commonwealth election observers will be present in the Cayman Islands for the forthcoming election. The Mission, which is being arranged by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR), will oversee the election’s: political […]

UPDATED: The Editor Speaks: Outrageous!

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UPDATED: New image showing kiosk Outrageous is probably an understatement to be used on the contempt shown by the developer of the Purple Box on North Church Street, for the law and the people of the Cayman Islands. Whilst the likes of Dart make proper application for a Coastal Works licence this particular developer is […]

The Editor Speaks:An accident waiting to happen

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The farce of the Kel Thompson car park continues. Just take a look at the attached photograph. The car park, in my opinion, is being operated illegally, as the Appeals Tribunal vetoed it several weeks ago. Why the Central Planning Authority (CPA) has not issued an enforcement order is incomprehensible. It is not just unmitigated […]

Cayman Islands church honours achievements of young member

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Twenty-two-year-old Vanessa Williams, believed to be the youngest Caymanian to have achieved the CPA (Certified Public Accounting) qualification, was honoured at the West Bay Adventist Church on Saturday, 10 December 2016. Church Pastor Reinaldo Dracket said that his church felt it important to take time out to recognize academic achievement which seems to often take […]