April 24, 2019

GCF Caribbean Private Sector Engagement Workshop

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CARICOM countries highlight medium, small and microenterprises (MSMEs) as key pathways for driving climate action in the Caribbean Port of Spain, April 8, 2019 – Medium, small and microenterprises (MSMEs) comprise the majority of businesses in the region and must be recognised as key pathways towards achieving climate resilient, inclusive and environmentally sustainable economies in the […]

Significant reduction in pre-cancerous cells highlights the need to expand HPV vaccinations

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ANALYST COMMENT from GlobalData Following the publication of research in the BMJ, on 03 April 2019, indicating that human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations in Scotland have reduced the prevalence of precancerous cervical cells at age 20, by 89%, compared to women who had not received the vaccination, James Mather, MChem, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading […]

Cayman Islands police issue reminder to the public about securing vehicles

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From RCIPS Police Issue Reminder to the Public about Securing Vehicles, 19 April Officers are investigating a series of vehicle break-ins which occurred overnight from 17 – 18 April. On Wednesday morning, 18 April, police received reports of 6 vehicles that had been broken into overnight with their windows smashed: three in the Fairbanks Road […]

100 Women in Finance event tackles ten years of change in investment funds

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Ogier and KPMG are teaming up as 100 Women In Finance co-hosts later this month. Ogier investment funds partner Joanne Huckle is moderating a panel on the new funds era, examining the radical change facing the alternative investment industry. Joanne will be joined by international panellists from KPMG, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, CIBC and Indus […]

Maples and Calder advises on largest semiconductor acquisition in history

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands | Maples and Calder has advised Singapore-based Avago Technologies Limited (“Avago”) on the Cayman Islands aspects of its US$37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation (“Broadcom”), which closed on 1 February 2016. Under the agreed terms of the deal the transaction included a scheme of arrangement implemented by Avago under Singapore law […]