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Archives for May 2018

Greenlight Re provides accurate information in response to erroneous research report

By GlobeNewswire,  May 30, 2018, 09:20:00 AM EDT GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLRE) (the “Company” or “Greenlight Re”), a specialist property and casualty reinsurance company headquartered in the Cayman Islands, today addressed inaccurate statements in a report published by Sunesis Capital (the “Report”). Background On […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder wins two awards at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

1Maples and Calder has been recognised for their recent Cayman Islands and Irish legal advice to Ocean Rig UDW and three of its subsidiaries on the successful restructuring of US$3.7 billion of financial indebtedness. The complex and cutting edge restructuring, which is the largest ever Cayman Islands cross border debt restructuring, secured the firm “Restructuring […]

Nominations open for Cayman Islands’ ‘Proud of Them’ Today

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The public is invited to recognise excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands by submitting nominations to the Proud of Them award scheme. The nomination period, for Round Nine, runs from 1 June – 20 June 2018. Youth ages 10 – 25 who are reaching new heights of achievement in […]

Cayman Islands: Anti-Money Laundering: It’s no longer if, but when you’ll be inspected

Article by Bob Stanier (PwC) and Cora Schwendtke (PwC) Cayman Finance Source: Mondaq In December 2017, the Cayman Islands Government, with support from industry groups recently underwent a review of its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) regulatory regime by the Caribbean Financial Action Task-Force (CFATF), which will be followed by an International Monetary […]

Carey Olsen advises Ultraviolet on blockchain research application platform ICO

Carey Olsen’s corporate team in the Cayman Islands has advised the Ultraviolet Foundation on its token generation event with respect to its innovative research and data exchange blockchain platform, Ultraviolet Protocol (UVP). The platform allows teams and individuals to create independent research applications enabling participants to pose research topics or request data and generate a […]

Introducing PhilPeople

We write to announce the public beta testing launch of PhilPeople, a directory and social network for philosophers developed by the PhilPapers Foundation with support from the American Philosophical Association. PhilPeople’s main features include: 1. Personalized profiles for every philosopher, including customizable publication lists and graphical elements. 2. A comprehensive directory of departments offering an […]

CDB President: Caribbean can “bounce back” by tackling vulnerabilities, building resilience

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, is urging regional leaders and development partners to work collaboratively and proactively to address the Region’s vulnerabilities, and to support resilience-building in the energy, agriculture and air transport sectors. In his opening statement to the […]

accessing finance to become a reality for Caribbean women-owned businesses

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, May 31, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank has kicked off the inaugural activity of the Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport) programme with a two-day workshop aimed at increasing participating firms’ and regional business support organisations’ (BSOs) access to finance. Access to finance has […]

Mango Madness

Mango Madness returns to Anse Chastanet Source: Anse Chastanet ST. LUCIA (May 29, 2018) – Guests at St. Lucia’s luxury resort Anse Chastanet are in for a special treat next month when Mango Madness returns from June 13 to 17, 2018. The popular event celebrates the tropical fruit and offers mango-themed activities to entertain and […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]