September 22, 2021

Archives for July 30, 2021

Maples Group appoints Six Partners in the Cayman Islands

George Town, Grand Cayman | Maples and Calder (Cayman) LLP, the Maples Group’s law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of six of its lawyers in the Cayman Islands to Partners across the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Funds & Investment Management practice groups.   The Partner promotions are Louise Cowley, Lee Davis, Robin Harding, […]

Dart addresses PAD process

Cayman: Dart addresses PAD application process Earlier this year, Dart submitted a Planned Area Development (PAD) application for a resort residential district in the Seven Mile Beach corridor, north of Governor’s Harbour, consistent with and adjacent to existing hotel and tourism areas including Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, the Cayman Islands Yacht Club, restaurants and condominiums. […]

Cayman: Governor’s Statement on DPP Audit

From The Governor’s Office In response to a serious allegation of perceived racial discrimination in an appointment made by the former Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran, I asked the Cayman Islands Government’s Internal Audit Service (IAS) to undertake a full and immediate investigation. The IAS has completed its work and concluded that there was […]

Regiment prepares to roll out vehicles

Cayman Islands Regiment prepares to roll out vehicles Last week a number of support vehicles arrived for the Cayman Islands Regiment, just in time for peak hurricane season. The shipment consisted of the following:-  MAN HX60 4×4 Drop Side Cargo Truck x 2 MAN 4×4 HX60 Crane Truck Mercedes Unimog U1300L x 2 Volvo 4200 […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 30 July 2021, ONE NEW Positive, 97,707 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 476 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 29 July, 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller. There have been 97,707 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 49,960 (70% of 71,106) have […]

UK: The most expensive property postcodes of the West Midlands revealed

By James Lockett The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has taken a look at the high-end market in the West Midlands and how it’s currently performing. The research shows that: –  –          Across the West Midlands county, the average price paid for prime properties over £1m is £1.240m.  –          However, when […]

UK: Kensington house prices fall by more than two times the average annual earnings in the last year

By James Lockett The latest research from the homebuying platform, YesHomebuyers, has revealed that over the last year, house prices in Kensington and Chelsea have fallen by more than twice the annual net salary in the borough.  The average house price across Britain has climbed by almost £24,000 in the last year, just shy of the […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

EBA set to classify MMFs as shadow banks

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR In a consultation paper published on 26 July, the EBA sought feedback on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) that would specify the criteria for identifying shadow banking entities. Among these entities, the EBA highlighted the increasing significance of money market funds (MMFs), which have been at the forefront of global regulatory debate […]

Progress to end forced child marriage!

This World Day Against Trafficking in Persons we’re asking if you can help sustain the movement to end forced child marriage! The global Freedom United community has been making progress to end forced child marriage and this progress is funded and owned by you. We don’t receive government or institutional funding so any amount helps keep campaigns against forced child marriage […]