July 30, 2021

Cayman Island’s legal associations to merge

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The two legal professional associations, the Cayman Islands Law Society (CILS) and the Caymanian Bar Association (CBA) are due to complete their merger later this month following approval by both memberships in June. Under the plan approved by membership, a new body, the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA) will assume the functions of the […]

Commonwealth Bank loses chief financial officer to Cayman Islands blockchain firm

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By Asha McLean From ZD Net Commonwealth Bank CFO Rob Jesudason will leave the country’s largest bank to lead Block.one as group president and chief operating officer. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will be losing its group executive of financial services and chief financial officer Rob Jesudason after he announced he’d be joining blockchain-focused […]

CBA President welcomes Cayman Islands Government Legal Practitioners Bill

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CBA President’s address at the opening of the Cayman Islands’ Grand Court My Lord Honourable Chief Justice, Honourable Justices of the Grand Court and Magistrates of the Summary Court, my colleagues at the Bar, Ladies and Gentleman, I rise on behalf of the Caymanian Bar Association (CBA) to second the motion of the Honourable Attorney […]

The Editor Speaks: Caymanian lawyers suffer difficulties

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I was horrified after reading Abraham Thoppil’s (President, Caymanian Bar Association) address at the 2017 Opening of the Grand Court. Whilst the president congratulates Government on “grasping the nettle and presenting a ” Legal Practitioners Bill “that the CBA can support”, he is less happy about the current Immigration policy in its “lack of success […]

Address by Alasdair Robertson at 2017 opening of Cayman Islands Grand Court

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PRESIDENT OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS LAW SOCIETY – ADDRESS 11 January 2017 My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Mr Attorney, Madam Director, Madam Solicitor, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen. If it may please my Lord I have had an opportunity […]

CBA and Cayman Finance work together to shape next generation of young Caymanian lawyers

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The Caymanian Bar Association (“CBA”) and Cayman Finance joined forces at the CBA’s Annual Student Chapter Lecture and Summer Social on 10 August. The lecture was hosted by Ogier and was followed by a social at The King’s Head in Camana Bay. The annual lecture delivered by Mr. Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, focussed […]

CBA and Cayman Finance work together to shape next generation of young Caymanian lawyers

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The Caymanian Bar Association (“CBA”) and Cayman Finance joined forces at the CBA’s Annual Student Chapter Lecture and Summer Social on 10 August. The lecture was hosted by Ogier and was followed by a social at The King’s Head in Camana Bay. The annual lecture delivered by Mr. Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, focussed […]

Australian thermal coal exports to China fell nearly 30% last year

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From Business Insider Chinese thermal coal imports tumbled last year, mirroring the decline seen in coking coal imports over the same time period. According to analysis released by Vivek Dhar, mining and energy analyst at the CBA, thermal coal imports fell to 108 million tonnes in 2015, representing a decline of 35% on 2014. The […]

Abraham Thoppil Address at opening of GC 2016

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CBA President’s Address at the opening of the Grand Court My Lord Honourable Chief Justice, Honourable Justices of the Grand Court and Magistrates of the Summary Court, my colleagues at the Bar, Ladies and Gentleman, I rise on behalf of the Caymanian Bar Association (CBA) to second the motion of the Honourable Attorney General to […]

Alasdair Robertson Address at opening of GC 2016

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Address of Alasdair Robertson President of the Cayman Islands Law Society 13 January 2016 My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Mr Attorney, Madam DPP, Madam Solicitor General, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen. If it may please my Lord I have […]