December 6, 2023

New global report reveals Evolution of the Family Office Ecosystem

From OCORIAN Key findings from Ocorian’s new report – an international study with more than 130 family office professionals responsible for around $62.425 billion assets under management include: Ocorian, the specialist global provider of services to high-net-worth individuals and family offices, financial institutions, asset managers and corporates, has today launched a new report from an […]

Cayman: Spectrum 2022 hits the mark, brings ESG to the forefront 

This year’s Spectrum, the new financial services conference, saw over 200 stakeholders from the industry participate in an enthralling day of presentations and discussions on key issues affecting the industry. One of the highlights of the day-long event was the presentation on environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) by international expert Ileana Salas, Founder and Chair of the Climate Governance Initiative, Central America and Caribbean, followed […]

Spectrum 2022 conference agenda to feature ESG and other key topics on 8 September event at Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman

Building on its’ success as a forum to bring together the key stakeholders in all aspects of the financial services industry, Spectrum, the annual financial services conference, announced it will take place on 8 September, 2022 at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. This year it will add a number of current topics and high-profile international speakers […]

JTC launches virtual Chief Sustainability Officer for ESG strategy and support

JTC, the global professional services provider, has launched virtual Chief Sustainability Officer (vCSO), an innovative new service to help clients achieve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) ambitions.  The vCSO offering recognises that many organisations, from fund managers and corporates, to UHNWI and family offices, are struggling to navigate the rapidly evolving ESG landscape and […]

Philip Morris International Releases 2021 Sustainability Materiality Report

Recently expanded sustainability materiality assessment informs priorities of PMI’s transformation, strategies for ESG goals, future targets, reporting, and emerging topics LAUSANNE, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 16, 2022–Today, Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) published its Sustainability Materiality Report 2021. Conducted in the second half of 2021, the sustainability materiality assessment helps identify the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues that […]

Cayman: CIIPA ESG committee convenes first meeting in 2022

• CIIPA ESG committee focused on sustainable and socially responsible investing  • Members include key stakeholders from Cayman Islands Government, financial services and accountancy firms • Will examine Cayman’s impact on ESG initiatives globally and locally George Town, Cayman Islands, 18 January 2022 Several key stakeholders from the Cayman Islands Government, financial services industry and accountancy firms met […]

PwC announces new strategy and commitment to invest in digital, diversity and ESG in Caribbean region

●  US$12 billion investment over the next five years, creating over 100,000 new jobs across the network, including the Caribbean ●  Initial commitments include new ESG Centres of Excellence, Leadership Institutes, accelerated deployment of emerging technologies and increased investment to support audit quality ●  Regional leadership appointments for ESG, Net Zero and Inclusion and Diversity […]

My top picks for The Lawyer’s In-house Financial Services Conference 2021

By Catrin Griffiths, Editor, The Lawyer The 2021 edition of The Lawyer’sIn-house Financial Services Conference is just around the corner. Featuring over 15 webinars and roundtables to choose from, storytelling sessions for those interested in a genuine sharing and exchange of ideas, and virtual book clubs to help break the ice with fellow attendees, the programme has something for everyone. So, if you work with in-house counsel […]

Law firm can’t shake claims it aided $6M Facebook IPO scam

From Law360 Law360, Los Angeles — A California judge refused Thursday to toss claims that Miller Barondess LLP helped a con man launder $5.8 million stolen from investors through a bogus deal to purchase pre-initial public offering shares of Facebook Inc. See related story: Con man had friends in legal places, firm says By Lorraine […]