August 6, 2020

Save the date: world premiere of the Audi e-tron Sportback in Los Angeles

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Audi launches the next stage of the electric offensive with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron Sportback** in Los Angeles Follow the unveiling worldwide online on Audi MediaTV and Audi social media channels Los Angeles/Ingolstadt, November 18, 2019 – Even if you can’t be there, you don’t have to miss a thing: you can […]

Jamaica: Prime Minister to review AG’s report on Petrojam

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by Donique Weston From Proud Jamaica A watershed moment for transparency and accountability in the country – this from Prime Minister Andrew Holness who is to review the Auditor General’s report on the operations of the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, The report, titled ‘A review of aspects of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and a […]

Another corporate hero: Exxon Mobil fights back for free speech

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By Jaana Woiceshyn From How to be Profitable & Moral Many oil companies succumb to the pressure from environmental activists and the media and join the fight against ‘climate change,’ or at least make motions to appear to do so. Not Exxon Mobil. In a previous column, I applauded CEO Rex Tillerson for refusing to […]

Jack Warner wins small victory in battle against extradition

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From Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) In a small legal victory for former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner, a local judge has refused the United States government permission to join the judicial review lawsuit brought by Warner challenging Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi’s decision to sign off on an extradition request from the Justice Department. Barack Obama’s Attorney […]

The Editor Speaks: A staggering lawyers’ bill we have to pay. Why?

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We revealed on Wednesday (30) following a FOI request that the Cayman Islands government have had to fork out nearly $1.5 million on legal advice and/or services from attorneys not employed by the local public sector in three budget years between 2010 and 2013. Why? Outside counsel was required in 27 cases in those three […]

Warner files judicial review to block extradition on corruption charges

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From CARIBBEAN360 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sunday November 29, 2015 – Corruption accused Jack Warner has filed an application for judicial review, challenging his extradition to the United States. Warner, through his attorneys Senior Counsel Fyard Hosein, Rishi Dass, Nyree Alfonso, Sasha Bridgemohansingh and Anil Maraj, is asking the High Court to stay the proceedings […]

Dietary supplement maker gets another bite at Texas AG

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By Miriam Rozen, From Texas Lawyer A Utah-based dietary supplement maker may pursue constitutional claims against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in his official capacity, according to a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit reversed a trial court in part. In 2011, the […]

Credit Suisse ruling helps preserve Martin Act’s reach

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By Scott Flaherty, From The Litigation Daily In refusing to toss a multibillion-dollar fraud lawsuit against Credit Suisse AG last week, New York Supreme Court Judge Marcy Friedman didn’t just disappoint the bank and its lawyers at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. The judge also poured coal in the stockings of other defendants looking for vulnerabilities […]

The Editor Speaks: Why the law costs so much

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After reading the high costs to this country of outside lawyers the Attorney General’s Chambers and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) have engaged, even though both these offices employ “an army” of high paid lawyers themselves in house, I can only speculate why law costs so much and the need to […]

iNews Briefs

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Grand Cayman’s landfill will stay in GT Minister of Health, Osbourne Bodden, confirmed last Friday (Jan 31) in the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly the George Town landfill problem will stay exactly where it is – in George Town! The minister said any proposal would have to be undertaken in a public-private partnership arrangement. It would […]