December 3, 2020

Archives for October 28, 2020

ISDA announces fallbacks protocol, seeking to catalyse Ibor transition

By Douglas Thomson After receiving antitrust clearance, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has announced a series of fallback provisions for when existing interest rate benchmarks fall out of use – a development that practitioners hope will accelerate the move to new risk-free-rates. From 25 January 2021 all new derivatives contracts referencing ISDA definitions will […]

Cayman Turtle Centre announces close of very successful captive breeding season

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre is pleased to announce the close of a very successful nesting season, with a total of 433 nests laid by the females of the Centre’s Breeding Pond. “This is great news for the Centre’s conservation programmes,” Mr. Tim Adam, Chief Executive Officer, Cayman Turtle Centre, said. “We are proud […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 28 October 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative. The inpatient at the Health Services Authority continues to require the support of a ventilator. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government […]

CUC announces 2020 scholarship recipients

In keeping with the Company’s commitment to scholastic excellence, six young Caymanians recently received financial assistance towards furthering their education. Nicholas Scott, James Ebanks, Jayden Downey and Marcus Lawrence were awarded scholarships to pursue university level studies and Alexander Havlin and Shayana Windsor were awarded scholarships to complete their A level studies. A 2013 CUC […]

Cayman: 2020 Thomson Leadership and Innovation Award Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Carrie McCoy and Le’Bron McLean who are the recipients of The Thomson Leadership and Innovation Award scholarships for 2020. Twenty-two-year-old Carrie McCoy from George Town is pursuing a Master’s of Science degree in Physician Associate Studies from the University of Brighton in the United Kingdom. Ms. McCoy is a graduate of St. Ignatius […]

Join us at the TIC virtual experience!!

From Caribbean Export Looking Forward To Recovery – Emerging Trends Shaping the COVID Environment for the Future for CARIFROUM MSMEs The seminar, scheduled for Thursday 29th, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am,  will explore how CARIFORUM MSMEs can leverage the opportunities provided within the Economic Partnership Agreement and minimise risks during and after the pandemic […]

Leadership Matters Opening remarks by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, PM of St. Kitts and Nevis, Oct 27th, 2020

As Prepared for Delivery My fellow citizens and residents, I am grateful for this opportunity to communicate with you another time on a matter of major concern and importance to all of us, to wit, the imminent opening of our country’s borders fully to travelers, be they from the region or beyond. This is an historic […]

Cayman: Legal Services Bill, 2020 Out for Public Consult

From Portfolio of Legal Affairs. The Cabinet has approved the Legal Services Bill, 2020 (the “Bill”) which has been submitted to the Legislative Assembly to be dealt with at the next meeting subject to the Bill having a 28-day public consultation period. The Bill was gazetted Tuesday, 27 October 2020 in Legislation Gazette No. 79 of […]

Are you ready to meet this year’s Lawyer Awards host?

Introducing the 2020 Lawyer Awards host… From Mock The Week, Robot Wars and Three Men in a Boat, our host for this year’s Lawyer Awards in association with Travelers is definitely a force to be reckoned with.  Recognised as one of the UK & Ireland’s favourite stand-up comedians and television presenters, we are thrilled to announce Dara Ó Briain as this year’s Lawyer Awards […]

Sustainable Views: Santander’s Ana Botín, anti-corruption veteran Frank Vogl, RAN on JPMorgan

SUSTAINABLE VIEWS Silvia Pavoni Sustainable Views Transitioning to a just economy will require leadership, commitment and money. This is why the second edition of Sustainable Views is dedicated to the role of finance in swaying corporate behaviour and the extent to which financial institutions themselves need to address their own sustainability agendas. Banks not only […]