June 20, 2021

Pokras Lampas has presented an art object that will serve as the first NFT trophy in world football history for the best goal at the UEFA EURO 2020

On 11 June, work began on a unique art installation in the UEFA Euro 2020 football village, which will be digitized and transformed into an NFT trophy. Gazprom, an official sponsor of the tournament, came up with the initiative to create a brand-new award for the best goal of the UEFA European 2020 Championship. Prominent […]

Controlling COVID-19 in the Americas will take years if slow pace of vaccination continues, PAHO Director says

In some countries not even 1% of the population has been vaccinated. In other countries, the figure is only 3%. Director calls for “urgently” ramped up access to vaccines and urges countries to contribute doses or financial resources.  Washington, D.C., June 9, 2021 (PAHO)  Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne called attention […]

Huhtamaki completes the asset acquisition of Jiangsu Hihio−Art Packaging Co. Ltd. in China $$

Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of Jiangsu Hihio-Art Packaging Co. Ltd.’s assets. Jiangsu Hihio-Art Packaging is a privately owned manufacturer of paper bags, wraps and folding carton packaging in China. The acquisition strengthens Huhtamaki’s position as the leading foodservice packaging provider in Asia and expands its product portfolio allowing it to better serve both existing […]

Cayman Finance Statement on G7 Global Minimum Tax Announcement

Cayman Finance issued the following statement by CEO Jude Scott following the announcement by G7 Finance Ministers that they have reached agreement on a global minimum corporate tax rate: “The Cayman Islands is a tax neutral jurisdiction and our financial services industry is the world’s leader in international investment funds, which are internationally recognised as […]

Media & Entertainment Law360 – Coronavirus: The Week In Review

Friday, June 11, 2021 TOP NEWSVirtual Voir Dire Devolved Into Circus, Texas Justices HearProspective jurors were spotted putting on makeup, drinking wine, gaming with headsets on and more during remote jury selection in the same Houston court that’s wrongly trying to force a $100 million personal injury dispute into a virtual trial, a fuel company […]

Bitcoin fall has strategists eyeing possible drop To $20,000

From NEWSMAX Another bad week for Bitcoin could be a precursor of more pain to come, according to strategists watching the selloff in cryptocurrencies. Further weakness in its price may bring the $20,000 zone into view as a downside target, according to Oanda Corp., Evercore ISI and Tallbacken Capital Advisors LLC. Bitcoin has dropped about […]

CYDEC 2021 brings together international and local industry leaders, discussing digitising Cayman’s economy.

Over 130 people registered for the fourth annual Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CYDEC), hosted virtually by FTS, on 3 June. Launched in 2018 as the first conference of its kind in the Cayman Islands, CYDEC has become a highly anticipated signature event in Cayman.  This year’s theme focused on how digitisation can help Cayman […]

Cayman: Increase of Distributed Generation Resources

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (‘OfReg’) is launching a consultation on the Proposed Distributed Generation Resources (‘DGR’) 3 Megawatts (MW) Capacity Increase. OfReg considers that it is in the interests of the electricity sector to implement an additional capacity of 3MW of DGR to Caymans’ transmission and distribution system. This will enable continuity of […]

UK: Just 19% of house raffles follow through on their promise

By James Lockett Research by house raffle platform, Winmydreamhome.com, reveals that, while the property raffle sector is enjoying increased popularity, the prize home is only awarded to a winner 19% of the time. In the last 4 years, house raffles have become increasingly popular. In 2018, there were 24 raffles, dropping to just 8 in […]

The Rise of NFTs and How Enterprise Blockchain Could Be Capitalizing

In times past, creatives and other professionals had problems monetizing their work. They had to be part of a larger company or agency that was capable of promoting them to get their works of art in the hands of buyers. This was a problem as these companies shared the money made and the rights to […]