January 24, 2020

Archives for February 2019

Royal Fidelity Cayman Economic Outlook Conference – Premier’s address

Cayman Economic Outlook 2019 Address from the Premier of the Cayman Islands Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA 28 February 2019 Good morning. My thanks to our hosts, Royal Fidelity, for this invitation to speak at what has become an important annual conference in the Cayman business calendar. I too wish to pay tribute to […]

Cayman Islands: US Bankruptcy Court upholds industry view of CDOs / CLOs

By John Dykstra and Nick Herrod Maples Group From Mondaq The US Bankruptcy Court (the “Court“) has handed down an important decision which reflects the industry view that the contractual deal terms of a CDO / CLO should not ordinarily be circumvented through chapter 11 proceedings. In Taberna Preferred Funding IV, Ltd. (“Taberna“), the Court dismissed an […]

The Editor speaks: The legal media is gagged but social media can still shout

Five immigration officers and one civilian were found guilty this week in a conspiracy case relating to bribes in connection with the English Language Test. Even though the case is over, the legal media operating here, have been gagged by a court order preventing us from naming any of the defendants involved. The gag order […]

Cayman Islands Higgs & Johnson expands Private Client & Wealth Management Practice Group

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, 27 February – Higgs & Johnson is pleased to announce that Caymanian attorney-at-law, Mrs. Wendy Stenning, has joined the firm as Senior Associate in the Private Client & Wealth Management practice group. Wendy is a seasoned trusts attorney with over twenty years of experience in private client work. Wendy regularly advises […]

DIA introduces nonstop flights with Cayman Airways to Grand Cayman

By Stephen Butzer From The Denver Channel DENVER — Want to trade your snow boots for a few days of rum punch on the beach? Starting Saturday, the Denver International Airport will introduce a new international airline to Grand Cayman through Cayman Airways Limited. This marks DIA’s 11th foreign-flag carrier. “Cayman Airways plays a key […]

Cayman Islands: March is honouring Women Month

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a packed programme of events and activities in March to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Honouring Women Month (HWM). Honouring Women Month’s 2019 theme #BalanceForBetter is a call to action to drive gender balance throughout the world. This year’s focus is on recognising that everyone has […]

Luxembourg, Cayman Islands, Ireland FPIs’ favourite gateways to India

By Paul Burugula FromET Markets Tightening of global tax regulations has changed the way offshore funds choose a jurisdiction. Luxembourg, the Cayman Islands and Ireland are emerging as the leading gateways for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) registering in India. Of the 650 FPIs that have registered with the Indian market regulator since January 2018, as […]

Top Off Iceland

Chopping The Top Off Iceland By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs DAILY PHOTO – CHOPPING THE TOP OFF ICELAND Today’s photo is a good example of taking a single photo and slicing and dicing it different ways. This was originally (and, I suppose, still is) a vertical photo that followed the river further down […]

Conservation of wild animals does not exclude use by humans

By Arthur Goldberg From mercatornet A Biblical perspective on environmental ethics “There are market solutions to most of [the] endangered species problems,” according to Dr Richard Rahn, Chairman of The Institute for Global Economic Growth. He argues that by providing private owners economic incentives to breed eatable wild animals, efficiently selling other parts of the animal, and […]

American College of Bankruptcy president joins Cayman Islands line-up

From Global Restructuring Review Mark Bloom, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s restructuring and bankruptcy practice and president of the American College of Bankruptcy has joined a stellar Cayman and international line-up for GRR Live Offshore next month, which already includes a keynote from a Delaware judge. For more on this story go to: https://globalrestructuringreview.com/article/1180826/american-college-of-bankruptcy-president-joins-cayman-line-up