December 5, 2021

Cayman Islands Data Protection Law and Working Group announced

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Data Protection Law commencement date set, and Working Group appointed to develop subsequent regulations Upon the recommendation of the Hon. Attorney General the Cabinet has approved the reconstitution of the Data Protection Working Group tasked with developing draft Regulations by March 2018, as well as a proposed timeline of January 2019 for the Law to […]

The Editor Speaks: Oh No – Tempura again!

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Tempura will NOT go away but it isn’t making the top news anymore. It was notable Tue (16) evening that the announcement the Acting Information Commissioner, Jan Liebaers, had ruled the Cayman Islands governor must once again release the Tempura report, did not make the very top news. In fact it was down to #3 […]

The Editor Speaks: I am proud to be part of Cayman’s media

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It was with great shock to learn after reading the submissions to the information commissioner that the governor’s office has given one of its reasons to suppress the findings of Operation Tempura is because Cayman’s media is “wholly unregulated and uncontrolled”. Perhaps the governor would like to give examples of our wholly unregulated and uncontrolled […]

Cayman’s ICO overturns Governor’s office decision to withhold “Tempura” records – Full report

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Acting Information Commissioner, Jan Liebaers, in a written decision on 10th July has “overturn the decision of the Governor’s Office to withhold the requested records by virtue of section 20(1)(d)of the Freedom of Information Law 2007.   From ICO Hearing Decision FINDINGS AND DECISION Under section 43(1) of the Freedom of Information Law, 2007, I make the […]

Cayman’s ICO overturns Governor’s office decision to withhold “Tempura” records

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Acting Information Commissioner, Jan Liebaers, in a written decision on 10th July has overturned “the decision of the Governor’s Office to withhold the requested records by virtue of section20(1)(d)of the Freedom of Information Law 2007,and require  the Governor’s Office to disclose the records no later than 45 days from the date of this decision, except […]