February 6, 2023

Cayman: ACC charges Geoffry EBANKS with corruption

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Statement re: Charges of 28 October 2022 The Anti-Corruption Commission has today charged Mr. Geoffry EBANKS, the former Chairman of the Cayman Islands National Housing Development Trust, with the following offences: Conflict of interest – contrary to Section 19(2) and 19(3) Anti-Corruption Act (2019 revision) Breach of Trust – contrary to Section 13 Anti-Corruption Act […]

Mercedes−Benz to join ACC

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Mercedes-Benz to become an equal shareholder in Automotive Cells Company (ACC) together with Stellantis and TotalEnergies, with each partner holding a 33% equity stake. Mercedes-Benz to provide technology and production know-how to ACC. Mercedes-Benz and its partners to accelerate ACC’s development, with sustainable cutting edge cell technology, highly competitive costs and an objective of at […]

Latin American Counsel Awards 2020 – reminder

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By Lexology The closing date for the Latin American Counsel Awards is next Friday 22 November 2019. We would like to offer you the opportunity to make a submission either for your own team (or an individual within it) or on behalf of another team and/or individual. To make your submission(s), please complete the following short […]

Lexology: 13th annual Global Counsel Awards

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Lexology are delighted to announce the winners of the 13th annual Global Counsel Awards, held in association with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The black-tie gala event was hosted at New York’s magnificent Cipriani 42nd Street and was attended by more than 400 senior lawyers, including in-house counsel from more than 100 companies. The […]

Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands final report

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Progress has been made in developing a framework to combat fraud and corruption in the Cayman Islands but more needs to be done The report “Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today assesses if the mechanisms for preventing corruption in the Cayman Islands are effective. The report looks at […]

ACC investigating financial irregularities at Cayman Islands Turtle Conservation and Educations Centre

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At Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre Ltd. (CTCEC), purchasing irregularities were discovered during the Company’s 2016-2017 18-month audit. The Company’s Managing Director Mr. Tim Adam explained: “This irregularity was referred to the Anti-Corruption Commission. The investigation is ongoing, and arrests have been made including one CTCEC employee who has been suspended. The Management of […]

Scientists discover why you procrastinate

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From Newsmax The inclination to delay things rather than get right to work on them may be hardwired into some people’s brains, and not the product of a flawed character, German researchers suggest. The findings come from brain scans of 264 men and women. MRIs revealed that a brain region involved in motivation tends to […]

The Editor Speaks: Arming ACC officers seems unnecessary

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Even though the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has never had to deal with violent criminals they are seeking a change in the law so that their officers can battle any such white collar thief turning into one. If the amendment is passed, and most likely will be, ACC officers will be able to arm themselves with […]

Global Counsel Awards 2018: Shortlist announced

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Global Counsel Awards in association with the Association of Corporate Counsel Lexology are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 12th annual Global Counsel Awards, held in association with the Association of Corporate Counsel. With the help of the ACC, we have conducted in-depth analysis of in-house lawyers and legal departments worldwide. More than 4,500 […]

Cayman Islands ACC lays seven charges

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The following persons were charged, on 13 March 2018, for offences which occurred between April 2015 and January 2017, by Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission in relation to an ongoing investigation into the Immigration Department: Alexander, Marcus – 43 year old Caymanian male (public officer) from the Prospect area charged with: Twelve counts of Conspiracy […]