December 17, 2017

Game-changing ID Register goes from strength to strength with advice from Carey Olsen

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From Offshore-Bankers One year after launch, the revolutionary Guernsey-based private funds platform, The ID Register (www.theidregister.com), has grown substantially with help from Carey Olsen. The ID Register is a universal investor onboarding platform created in response to the changing regulatory requirements and frustration in the funds industry at the lengthy paper-based processes for customer due […]

Cayman Islands latest jurisdiction to unveil foundations legislation

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By: Helen Burggraf From International Investment Cayman Islands latest jurisdiction to unveil foundations legislation The Cayman Islands has brought into force new legislation allowing for the creation of “foundation companies”, in what experts there are hoping will enable companies established under Cayman company law to function like a civil law foundation, while retaining separate legal […]

Collas Crill supports Cayman Finance student education and work experience programme

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Offshore law firm Collas Crill has once again demonstrated its commitment to supporting local Cayman Islands students with their career development goals through its summer internship programme. For the second year the firm has offered two students quality career development opportunities in both the legal and company management services sectors. This year Allena Rankine joined […]

Butterfield employees around the world participate in coastal cleanup

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George Town, Grand Cayman—19 September 2017: Employees of Butterfield Group companies around the world joined forces with local environmental groups to take part in the International Costal Clean-Up on Saturday, 16 September 2017.  267 Butterfield team members cleared 113 bags of trash and recyclables from public spaces in six countries during the first of what […]

Ogier wins International Legal Team of the Year at STEP Private Client Awards

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Ogier was named International Legal Team of the Year at the prestigious STEP Private Client Awards last night. The firm scooped the award in the mid-sized law firm category at an industry event at the Westminster Plaza Park Hotel in London, marking the second time that Ogier was won the award in the last three […]

Cricket: Cayman Islands lose to Qatar and to Guernsey

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Germany clinch thriller; Jersey, Italy cruise to wins From ESPNcricinfo Germany marked their return to WCL Division Five for the first time in nine years with a nail-biting one-wicket win over Ghana. Chasing a target of 159 to win, Germany were 10 runs away from victory with four wickets in hand when Obed Agbomadzie took […]

Cricket: Cayman Islands to play Qatar in opener in SA

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Qatar reach SA for ICC WCL Division 5 challenge From The Peninsular Qatar Qatar national cricket team yesterday arrived in South Africa to take part in the  ICC World Cricket League – Division 5 tournament. The tournament will be held from September 3 to 9 and will see eight nations vying for honours. Qatar have […]

Aviation Lawyer Boyer-Cartwright: ‘Sign Cape Town Treaty to enable Int’l Airline Registry for Bahamas while industry booming’

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By Diane Philips & Associates From The Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas is well poised to becoming the world’s newest international aircraft registry, a move that holds “immeasurable long-term economic benefits,” according to a leading aviation attorney. “The Bahamas is closer than ever to the establishment of the long sought-after Bahamas International Aircraft Registry,” said Llewellyn […]

Cayman Islands: Collas Crill advises on multi-million buyout

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Collas Crill has advised Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation on its acquisition of Quintel Cayman, Ltd. by way of statutory merger with Cirtek’s Cayman subsidiary, Cirtek Cayman Ltd valued at approximately $77million. Founded in the Philippines and listed on the Philippines stock exchange, Cirtek is engaged in providing manufacturing solutions for value-added, highly integrated radio frequency […]

Ogier nominated for hat-trick of Citywealth IFC awards

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From Ogier Ogier has been nominated for Law Firm of the Year for the Caribbean, Guernsey and Jersey at the prestigious Citywealth International Finance Centre Awards. The hat-trick of nominations came after the firm was named Law Firm of the Year in both the Caribbean and Jersey at the 2017 awards at Lords cricket ground […]