December 11, 2017

Dawn Howe to join Cayman Islands’ Genesis

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Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd. (“Genesis”) announces that Dawn Howe will be joining Genesis, from 2 January 2018. J. Paul Drake, Managing Director of Genesis, said: “We are delighted that Dawn has agreed to join the team at Genesis. In the New Year she will be providing fiduciary services to clients and additional in-house […]

Australia: Privatisation gravy train rolls on

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By Michael West From michaelwest.com.au There’s no work like government work. Look what dropped out of the tree: the guide to the consultants’ gravy train 2012 to 2016. This is just NSW privatisations mind you. The mind boggles at how much taxpayer money has been crisped on other consultants, and in all states. Unlike the […]

Update on the new Cayman Islands John Gray High School

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The Ministry of Education is pleased to provide an update on the positive progress that has been made toward the completion of the new John Gray High School (JGHS) project. A contract with KPMG was signed this month to undertake a business case that will aim to meet stakeholder needs while ensuring value for money. […]

Dart-led consortium is preferred bidder for Cayman Islands ISWMS contract

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A Dart-led consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) to be implemented in the Cayman Islands. ISWMS will replace the current landfill in George Town, which is nearing the end of its life. The new system is expected to process and divert up to 95 […]

The Editor Speaks: Community affairs

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One can only wonder why the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month was denied copies of a $180,000 KPMG outline business case on reforming the social services programme. Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders had said, before he walked out of PAC meeting saying it was a waste of time, he had received privately a […]

Cyber Security the focus of upcoming Small Business Workshop

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The latest Small Business Workshop to be held at the Chamber’s Small Business Centre will focus on ‘Cyber Security,’ and it will be held on Monday, September 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. With the continuous evolution of technology, cybersecurity is becoming more of a risk every day. Whilst we may only hear about cyberattacks […]

Cayman Islands government launches whistleblower hotline

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As a vital step in implementation of the new Anti-Fraud Policy, the Cayman Islands Government has launched a whistleblower hotline, which will be located overseas and operated by the accounting firm KPMG. The service can be used by anyone in the Cayman Islands or overseas, as a platform to report any suspected fraudulent incidents or […]

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2017: Defying Gravity

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From hedgeweek Defying Gravity: The Future of Alternative Investments in Exceptional Times. This was the theme at the fourth Cayman Alternative Investment Summit, hosted by Dart Enterprises at the stunning, recently opened Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa on Grand Cayman.  Featuring a stellar cast of panellists from leading institutional investment groups, alternative fund management groups, […]

Book donations breathe LIFE into Cayman Islands’ classroom libraries

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Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) has accepted a donation of over 3500 reading books, believed to be the largest recorded gift of reading materials given to a Government school in Cayman. The contribution was organised by charitable organisation Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) and was the result of a partnership between LIFE, private […]

Financial Consultants appointed for Cayman Islands Cruise Berthing Facility Project

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (20 March,2017) KPMG have been appointed by the Central Tenders Committee to provide commercial financial and legal consultancy services for the proposed George Town Cruise Berthing Facility. KPMG won the bid through an open tender process conducted by the Ministry of Tourism to attract firms with specific experience in Design-Build-Finance Maintain […]