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Day: April 5, 2016

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The Sycamore Tree Project at HMP Northward

On Sunday, April 3rd, seven men celebrated a great accomplishment. For some, it was the first time they had successfully completed anything. It was a proud moment for each of them with fellow inmates, staff and family members in attendance….

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UK: Corbyn ‘hopelessly misinformed’ about tax havens – Tony Travers replies From BBC IMAGE: Getty Images [Labour Party Leadrer] Jeremy Corbyn earlier said the UK should consider imposing direct orders in crown territories including the Cayman Islands to make sure…

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Cayman Islands continues to advance key financial services initiative

With the benefit of continued local and international engagement with industry, and with international regulatory bodies; as well as specific discussions with the UK, the Cayman Islands continues to enhance its system of sharing beneficial ownership information, in order to…

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The Editor Speaks: The leaky walls of secrecy

The exposé of the Panama Papers that has made headlines all over the world and has made many companies very nervous here should not have been a surprise. The advocacy group Global Financial Integrity has brought hearts beating and palms…

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Cayman Islands Turtle Farm hosts team from National Geographic

Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF) was glad to host a small team of researchers from National Geographic, who are undertaking pioneering research in fluorescence of sea animals. It was in 2015 while diving at night in the Solomon Islands that they…

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Campbells announces six new partners in Cayman and Hong Kong

From Campbells Leading offshore law firm Campbells is pleased to announce the appointment of six partners in its Cayman Islands and Hong Kong offices. Marianne Rajic will join Campbells’ Hong Kong office as a partner later this month. Marianne was…

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Jamaica: No-confidence motion brought to NEC

From Jamaica Gleaner ‘I’m being targeted’ – Burke claims Hanna misguided as no-confidence motion brought to NEC Claiming that he’s being “targeted”, Paul Burke, the embattled People’s National Party (PNP) general secretary, says a motion of no confidence brought against…

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Tourism Matters: Tourism is mostly about people

By Adrian Loveridge While I would not dream of depriving any ‘worker’ of their fundamental right to withdraw their labour, in the interest of humanity one has to question the timing. Tourism is mostly about people and how the various…

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Panama papers: UK tax havens ‘should face direct rule’

From BBC The government should consider imposing “direct rule” on British overseas territories and dependencies if they do not comply with UK tax law, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said. A huge data leak from Panama-based Mossack Fonseca showed…

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Negative interest rates are costing European banks a ton of money

By Rupert Hargreaves, ValueWalk From Business Insider How much will the ECB’s new negative interest rate policy cost the euro area banks? That’s the question Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s European Banks Strategy research team set out to answer in…