December 5, 2021

Anthony Travers: Letter to the Washington Times – Cayman initiative is warfare

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By Anthony Travers From The Washington Times Recently, Pascal Saint-Amans, a representative of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD), was in Cayman to explain the OECD position with respect to the proposed European Union and OECD“black list” of the Cayman Islands. I am not sorry that I missed his visit, as the true position of the OECD cannot be explained politely. As Richard […]

The Editor Speaks: Rules are made for breaking (and violated, even)

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Or more correct – “rules are meant to be broken”. This means if something has to be stated as a rule, it is something that is not absolutely necessary, but rather preferable. So while theoretically you would be better off never breaking the rule, it’s expected that you have a tendency to break the rule. […]

The Editor Speaks: The law was not followed but……

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Jobs for Caymanians! That is the trumpet call. Laws were put into place to protect Caymanians. Transparency. Caymanians must have the opportunity to take the top jobs. This applies, especially when the jobs are Government bodies. When our most proven financial qualified Caymanian, Marco Archer, incredibly lost his seat at the last election, we knew […]

Letter to the Financial Times From Anthony Travers Chairman, Cayman Islands Stock Exchange

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Letter to the Financial Times 7th April 2016. Sir, Much as Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour party leader, may secretly admire Lord Palmerston, sending a gunboat to the Cayman Islands is constitutionally impermissible (“Cameron accused of backing down on tax havens”, FT.com, April 5). The Cayman Islands are internally self-governing. Nor on any factual analysis is […]