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Archives for June 24, 2020

Cayman: Deputy Governor’s Office introduces new, more convenient ways for customers to submit and pay for services

The Office of the Deputy Governor (ODG) has made it easier for customers to submit applications and pay for services provided by the Office. Starting on Tuesday, 23 June 2020, applicants for British Overseas Territories Citizenship (BOTC) Naturalisation/Registration; British Registration; and the expungement of criminal records, can submit applications via email.  Customers may also pay […]

Reasons why personalized business cards are still very important

Certain people might think that handing out customized business cards is old-fashioned. But, in reality, it is an excellent way of creating a pleasant and long-lasting impression of your business. We have become so digital-minded lately, that we have lost the appreciation of old-school and personal touch. But, whenever someone gives us their card, it […]

Summer sun can kill Coronavirus in 34 minutes says study

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A new and very encouraging study said the summer midday sun is extremely effective in killing 90% of coronavirus living on surfaces. Scientists said it took only 34 minutes to deactivate the virus when UVB light was applied to surfaces that had bene infected by the pathogen. The researchers Jose-Luis […]

Key changes in brain found after heart attack

From Newsmax People who’ve recently had a heart attack show increased activity in the area of the brain involved in stress and emotions. And this is associated with elevated inflammation in arteries, a small, preliminary study finds. “The results of this study advance our understanding of the interconnections among the brain, bone marrow and blood […]

Kia Motors ranked #1 brand in industry in J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study

Kia Owners Reported Fewest Quality Issues Within the First 90 Days of Ownership in the U.S.  Kia #1 mass-market brand for the sixth consecutive year More J.D. Power Awards for Initial Quality than any other brand, two years in a row The Forte, Sedona, Sorento and Soul each topped their respective segments Kia ranked number one […]

Cayman: Recovered property by the RCIPS for public viewing

From RCIPS Officers, during the course of their burglary investigations, have recovered several items of jewellery that were believed to be stolen, while conducting search warrants. The items, including watches, bracelets, rings and chains, are currently being held in police custody pending further investigations. Photographs of the items were taken and are now being issued […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 24 June 2020 – 1 new Positive

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 451 COVID-19 tests carried out since Tuesday’s press conference of which one result detected SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease. This individual is asymptomatic and was picked up through screening; contact tracing has started.

Luckin lenders win Cayman court approval to liquidate Chairman’s stake, shareholders seek to oust him

By Shanthi Rexaline From Benzinga Close on heels of the resignation of an independent board director, embattled Luckin Coffee Inc – ADR LK is contending with incremental negative news.  What Happened: Luckin’s lenders, led by Credit Suisse, have won a court order to recover debt owed to them by the company, according to a filing in a Cayman Islands court. The court has […]

Remote court hearings in the Cayman Islands: from moot to mute

By Alex Potts QC, Roisin-Murphy From ICLG.com Remote Court hearings by video-link have now become common in the Cayman Islands, especially during Covid-19 lockdown. Alex Potts QC and Róisín Liddy-Murphy of Conyers discuss some of the pros and cons, and public policy concerns, associated with online justice in offshore jurisdictions. As a result of the […]

Antique Maps: Grand and Lesser Caymans surveyed by British Admiralty

From Rare Maps Description “[T]he first chart of all 3 [Cayman] islands” – David Wells, A Brief History of the Cayman Islands A rare separately issued chart of the Cayman Islands, first published by the British Admiralty in 1880. The image includes a map of the two Lesser Caymans, a separate map of the Grand […]