November 30, 2020

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem

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By Helena Smith from the Guardian UK Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologist Cyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosystem and posing a venomous danger to humans. “They’re actually very placid,” […]

Premier and Cayman delegation meet EU representatives

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BRUSSELS, Belgium. On Monday Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and members of the Cayman delegation had discussions with members of the EU Commissions of Moscovici and Dombrovskis along with representatives of the EUís DG Taxud and the Code of Conduct Group. Discussions were also had with the representatives of Belgium, Cyprus and Luxemberg. On Monday morning […]

The Essential Guide to Travelling with a Medical Condition

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From insurancewith The guide offers helpful travel advice and information, such as: Some of the common problems associated with travelling abroad with a health condition. How to plan and pack for a holiday if you have a disability or certain health issues. Vaccinations and visas, and taking medical supplies through customs. Other useful tips and […]

England’s High Court refuses to restrain EU court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration agreement

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By Marie Berard Anna Kirkpatrick, Clifford Chance LLP From ILO Introduction The English courts will not grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration clauses in the courts of other EU member states. In Nori Holdings Ltd v Public Joint-Stock Company “Bank Otkritie” Financial Corporation,(1) the High Court refused an application […]

SGG Group completes acquisition

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From Offshore Bankers SGG Group has announced that regulatory approval has been received and the transaction to acquire First Names Group has successfully completed. This acquisition considerably strengthens SGG Group’s reach and capabilities in key markets such as Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Switzerland, Cyprus and Ireland with the combined Group becoming a significant […]

Innovative countries in Europe 1

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These are the 20 most innovative countries in Europe Part 1 By Fernando Belinchón, From Business Insider Microbiologist Ashley Paulick looks through a stereoscope to identify bacterium in a blood plate in an anaerobe lab within the Infectious Disease Laboratory at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Atlanta. […]

Are you paying too much in taxes? See the lists of corporate and personal income tax by country

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By Sorin Melenciuc From Business-Review “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” according to Benjamin Franklin. But it is certain that some in the world are paying more taxes than others. And to the surprise of many, Romanians are at the bottom of the list of taxes paid around […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The OECD: A robust response required

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By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US and the OAS. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and at Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own) SMALL states, including those in […]

Manafort sued by Russian Billionaire Deripaska over TV deal

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By David Voreacos and Chris Dolmetsch From Bloomberg Suit also names Rick Gates in claims of fraud, breach of duty Conduct mirrors that outlined in indictment, lawsuit alleges President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was sued by a company tied to Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, who claims he was defrauded after giving $18.9 […]

Stunning Moments 4

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50 stunning moments captured by the award-winning Reuters photography team in 2017 Part 4 By Sarah Jacobs From Business Insider This year, 600 award-winning Reuters photojournalists worked across the world to document both major historic moments and the human stories that might otherwise have gone unnoticed. The team won the Pulitzer Prize in the Breaking […]