January 26, 2020

Archives for March 14, 2019

Republic Financial Holdings complete takeover of Cayman Islands bank

By CMC From St Lucia Online News PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 13, CMC – Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) Wednesday announced it had acquired the majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Limited (CNC) at a cost of US$198.4 million. “Cayman National is a leading full-service institution in one of the world’s most sophisticated financial […]

Cayman Islands: Maples Group raise over $2K for the ADACI

The Maples Group recently held another successful bake sale for staff, raising CI$2,000 for the charity Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (“ADACI”) “Our colleagues are always eager to show off their talents in the kitchen and consistently go above and beyond to prepare for our charity bake sale events,” said Allison Bodden, […]

The Editor speaks: The earth may be flat

I have heard from my Washington sources that US President Donald Trump is becoming convinced the earth is flat and will be Tweeting his views to that effect. This will explain the increasing news that people disappear every day and their bodies are not found. Look at the aircraft that disappear. The belief is they […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Economic Substance Requirements – Overview

By Nick Rogers and David McIntyreOgier From Mondaq From 1 January 2019, new legislation came into effect in the Cayman Islands, requiring in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have demonstrable economic substance in Cayman. The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law (Law), 2018 was enacted after an extensive process of consultation with the EU Code […]

Dart Real Estate shares key takeaways from trio of Elite Financial Conferences held in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands continued to strengthen its position as a financial services leader and one of the world’s top financial centres with three noteworthy and well-attended industry conferences in February: STEP 2019, CAIS19, and Royal Fidelity CEO. “These conferences collectively drew over 300 international speakers and delegates to the Cayman Islands. The gathering of so […]

Caymanian author pens book promoting Alzheimer awareness, Sarma

From South Florida Caribbean News CAYMAN ISLANDS – In November 2018, Sarma was officially released to the public and online market, written by Joshua J. Dilbert, a Caymanian author based in the Cayman Islands. This is Mr. Dilbert’s second book, the first one entitled ‘The Mordenham Acres’ and written under pen name Brad Tarlem. This latest book has given him […]

Protection from prying eyes: Trusts in the Cayman Islands

By Bernadette Carey From Carey Olsen While the flaunting of one’s wealth remains a common pastime for many of the world’s well-heeled, increasingly so in the age of social media, the majority of private clients wish to remain just that – private. However, remaining discreet and keeping personal affairs under wraps can be a huge […]

New Acting Chief Fire Officer for Cayman Islands Fire Service

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Following the appointment of three Caymanians as senior leaders within the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS), the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs has announced that the newly appointed Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Aviation will now serve as the Acting Chief Fire Officer. Mr. Brevon Elliot is the first member […]

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House Before The Storm by Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs CHECK OUT MY WHOLE KIT I’m always making big and little changes to my Kit.com so head over there to see all the latest goodies! DAILY PHOTO – THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE BEFORE THE STORM We spent an amazingly fun day out on […]

CDS: Gold “Golden Pond”

Golden Pond was really GOLD “On Golden Pond” opens today Thursday 14th at The Prospect Playhouse, Red Bay. I watched the Preview that was the final dress rehearsal, in a very cold auditorium with just three other people. I can vouch for all of us, we thoroughly enjoyed it. I did not enjoy the famous movie […]