February 25, 2020

Mobile Communications Archiving – Monetary Authority of Singapore regulations to consider

From TeleMessage Mobile devices carry an ever-growing percentage of communication in many regulated industries around the world. In the Western Hemisphere, apps are being increasingly used by companies in sectors such as financial services, government, healthcare, and education. Companies and organizations in the Eastern hemisphere, particularly Asian countries, are doing the same as well, as […]

Cayman: Applications sought for Island Heritage’s CharityDrive

Grand Cayman, 24 February 2020- Applications are now being accepted for Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd.’s CharityDrive. This year the popular charitable event is set for the 5th, 6th and 7th of May. Island Heritage will donate CI $10,000 each to three local charities. One of the charities selected will also have the opportunity to […]

Statement of condolence on the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin

Monday, February 24, 2020 — The OECS Commission extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to Lady Betty Hopkin, the Hopkin family, the Spice Island Beach Resort staff and to the Government and people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique on the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG. Sir Royston was the most accomplished indigenous hotelier in […]

Cayman: Red Sky At Night sets the stage for an explosion of local talent

There aren’t many places in Cayman where one can find four sound stages offering an eclectic mix of musical performances, drama, theatre, poetry, fashion, dance and film for six hours. However, each year the Red Sky At Night multi-cultural arts fair presents multiple stages for local artistes and performers to showcase their talents while surrounded […]

Cayman: Higgs & Johnson Real Estate Group an ‘Excellent Team’ according to Chambers Global

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, 14 February January 2020 – Higgs & Johnson has been ranked in the Cayman Islands in the area of Real Estate by Chambers and Partners in its annual publication Chambers Global (2020) with clients praising their ‘first-class turnaround time.’ The Guide, who identifies the best law firms globally, noted that the firm is a […]

1.4M tourists visited Turks and Caicos Islands last year

By Hayden Boyce, Editor-in-Chief From The Sun TCI A record 1.4 million tourists visited the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2018, with cruise ship arrivals taking the lead with a record-breaking performance of just over one million passengers (1,021,741), while there were 441,344 land-based arrivals. According to the recently-released 2018 Tourism Statistics Report, the TCI […]

Cayman Finance response to Tax Justice Network Financial Secrecy Index 2020

The Tax Justice Network (TJN) is once again publishing misleading and inaccurate information about the Cayman Islands and appears to be more focused on entertainment than reality. Its scoring skews results whereby successful financial centres are artificially pushed up the ranking. The Cayman Islands would not be highly ranked on any secrecy index that is […]

Cayman: Ministry of Culture & CMEA President present cheque to National Song Competition winner

Home-grown musician Mikhail Campbell was presented with a CI $5000.00 cheque by the Minister of Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour, along with current Cayman Music & Entertainment Association (CMEA) President Jeán – eric Smith. The Musician, who performs as “Matrixx”, received the funds for his first place finish in the National Song Competition held during Pirates […]

St K-N: PM Harris says CARICOM meeting underscored the leaders’ commitment to joint advocacy against “Existential Threat” of blackmailing

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris says the recently held 31stCARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting underscored the commitment of Member States to pursue joint advocacy against blacklisting, de-risking and the withdrawal of correspondent banking services. The Communiqué issued after the meeting states that, “Heads of Government view the strategy of blacklisting and de-risking, which lead to […]

Cayman: Amendment to Customs & Border Control Law helps to fight laundering

o further strengthen Customs and Border Control’s (“CBC”) capacity and capability to adequately identify, investigate and detect cases of money laundering  (ML) and terrorist financing (TF), The Customs and Border Control (Amendment) Law, 2019 (“the Law”) and the Customs and Border Control (Money Declarations and Disclosures) Regulations, 2019 came into force on 10 February 2020.  […]