June 21, 2021

Unnamed investor snaps up 20 per cent stake in Evening Standard through Cayman Island company

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By James Walker From Press Gazette An unnamed investor bought a 20 per cent stake in the Evening Standard’s parent company in December through a Cayman Islands firm, but owner Evgeny Lebedev has refused to shed further light on their identity. The free daily newspaper’s parent company, Lebedev Holdings, received a £14m investment from the unknown financier, according […]

Anglian Water Services Financing Plc – Removal of Cayman Islands Company

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Anglian Water Services Financing Plc Anglian Water requests Cayman Court consent to progress with the removal of its Cayman Islands company Anglian Water has petitioned the Cayman Islands High Court in connection with the removal of its Cayman Islands holding company Anglian Water Services Overseas Holdings Limited, which has always been registered in the UK […]

Major “Roddy” Watler remembered

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Today (Fridayy 3rd March) is the anniversary of Major Joseph Rodriquez ‘Roddy’ Watler who served as Inspector of Police (for 33 years), was light house keeper, foreman of public works, boarding officer of vessels, and warehouse keeper. He was appointed Officer in Charge of the Cayman Islands Company of The Jamaican Home Guard on 1st  October […]

The Editor Speaks: Remembering a “forgotten” Cayman Islands hero who was born 136 years ago.

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Major Joseph Rodriquez Watler (better known as Mr. Roddy) “Roddy” was born on 3rd March 1880 in the District of Red Bay, Grand Cayman. He died at age 75 in April of 1965. Roddy served as Inspector of Police for some 33 years. He also served as Light House Keeper, Foreman of Public Works, Boarding […]

Split boards favoured as fund governance intensifies

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The following article, featuring commentary from DMS Executive Director and Chief Compliance Officer Don W. Ebanks, appears in the 2014 Hedgeweek Cayman Islands Special Report. Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) – the Islands’ financial regulator – released its Statement of Guidance for Regulated Mutual Funds (‘SoG-MF’). In essence, the SoG-MF codifies and sets guidance on […]