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Archives for September 24, 2020

What are the go-to jurisdictions

What Are The Go-To Jurisdictions for Wealthy Middle Easterners and Why? From Walkers Ultra High Net Worth Middle Eastern families and individuals have a variety of jurisdictions to look to for succession planning and asset protection vehicles, but the three “go-to” jurisdictions are Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey. This piece by partners from Walkers Private Capital […]

Cayman injunctions in aid of foreign proceedings

By Jeremy Snead, Marc Kish, Victoria King, OGIER From ILO Where a potential judgment debtor in onshore proceedings threatens to dissipate its assets, the plaintiff may face a pyrrhic victory with no assets against which to enforce its judgment. Where the defendant is a Cayman company or has assets in the Cayman Islands, the Cayman […]

IMF Global Economy

IMF Global Economy/ China/ Argentina/ Lebanon The global economy is beginning to turn a corner and the outlook looks less dire than expected, but “we are not out of the woods” said IMF spokesman Gerry Rice in a virtual news briefing Thursday (Sept. 24) in Washington, DC. Gerry Rice: “I would emphasize we are not […]

Reebok Celebrates

Reebok Celebrates the Underground Energy of Iconic Cities with Zig Kinetica Undersounds Collection In Collaboration with Spotify, Reebok’s Newest Zig Kinetica Collection is an Immersive Experience for Your Feet September 24, 2020 – Boston, MA –  Building off its debut in SS20, Reebok continues to add momentum to its Zig Kinetica franchise with unique collaborations and unexpected styles.  Its […]

EU Commission gives UK CCPs 18-month equivalence post-Brexit

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The European Commission has confirmed an 18-month equivalence for UK-based central clearing counterparties, giving EU banks a set timeframe to reduce their overexposure to derivatives clearing houses in Britain after the Brexit transition period ends. The Commission announced the move in a press release on 21 September. The EU took the measures […]

FCA and PRA push Brexit changes as transition end-date approaches

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is encouraging bigger and riskier EU banks to establish local subsidiaries rather than branches after Brexit, in a new guide to its approach to international firms – while the Prudential Regulation Authority has issued a brace of changes to its binding technical standards and rulebook […]

CHTA Online Roundtables seek to build stronger Caribbean Tourism

MIAMI, Florida (September 24, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is using online roundtable discussions as part of its wider efforts to help accelerate the rebuilding of the Caribbean tourism sector and to ensure the region emerges from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) stronger than it was before the pandemic brought the lifeblood […]

Fallen leaves, rain and fog: the challenges of autumn

SEASON TIPS Autumn is the most challenging season for drivers due to weather events that seriously affect driving Windscreen wiper blades in poor condition can reduce visibility between 20% and 30% Leaves on the road reduce tyre grip similar to driving on snow The automatic braking, lane keeping or high beam assistants are a great […]

Stay in the Loop – 21 September 2020 edition

From CARICOM STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms. Michelle Nurse and Ms Tusankine English-Francis, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights:0:01:03 CARICOM-US RELATIONS: CARICOM SG holds fruitful discussions with US Secretary of State 0:02:02 BILATERAL RELATIONS: Suriname, Guyana receives a historic visit from […]

10 gym alternatives for busy parents who want to be fit & healthy

From BPI – PHILAM Life Assurance Group At one point, you’ve probably thought that a gym membership is the thing you need to kick-start your fitness journey. Perhaps you were trying to convince yourself that only in the gym could you have the chance to use top-of-the-line equipment or do a personalized workout plans developed […]