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Archives for July 24, 2019

Cayman: Statement on progress against CFATF recommendations by Premier

Statement on Progress against CFATF Recommendations By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 24 July, 2019 Mr. Speaker support for the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry remains one of the key priorities for this Government. The conditions that attracted financial services providers to these shores still underpin our success today – our adherence to […]

Cayman: Ministry presents Annual Reports for Statutory Authorities in the LA

The Ministry of Financial Services presented annual reports for the Auditors Oversight Authority (AOA), Cayman Islands Stock Exchange Ltd (CSX) and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) to the Legislative Assembly, which started on Wednesday, 24 July. The reports and financial statements for the three statutory authorities were tabled on Wednesday, as part of the […]

Cayman: New Chief Medical Officer takes up role

The Ministry of Health has named Dr. John Lee to serve as its most senior advisor on healthcare matters. As the new Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Lee will work from the Ministry to oversee the mechanisms that monitor the health of the Cayman Islands population, as well as the quality of healthcare services and […]

Cayman: Annual Healthcare Conference to focus on progress and the future

The annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference will take place from 26 to 28 September 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. This year will mark the tenth anniversary of the event, and the theme is “Innovating the Future of Healthcare: Building on a Decade of Progress”. Organisers have confirmed that local company Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, […]

The Editor speaks: Shouldn’t we listen to our children?

We spend trillions of dollars on making weapons of destruction but none of that is permanent. It might kill a few evil people and at the same time killing the innocent. “Sorry about that. The innocent must die along with the guilty,” is the cry. Not true! No innocent must die. No innocent has to […]

Cayman: Red Sail Sports makes it fun to shop, play and save this summer

With the opening of Red’s Emporium in Camana Bay, locals can shop for every day resort and office wear at affordable prices, without having to leave Grand Cayman. Located on the waterfront at Camana Bay between Karoo and Pani, the 2300 square foot store is laid out with an open, welcoming design. Shoppers can browse […]

Cayman: Turtle Conservation Plan Public Consultation Survey

(“NCC” or “Council”) has released an online survey to encourage as many local residents as possible to weigh in on the Council’s draft sea turtle species conservation plan. The draft species conservation plan was approved on 19 June by the Council and was released for public consultation on 3 July, as required under the National […]

Important Cayman Islands Securities Investment Business Law Changes

Last Updated: 24 July 2019Article by Alan Dickson and Maree MartinConyers Conyers From Mondaq The Cayman Islands Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) (the “SIB Law”) has been amended by the Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Law, 2019 (the “Amendment Law”) to, amongst other things, require certain “excluded persons” who currently benefit from an exemption from the requirement to be licensed under the SIB Law […]

Cayman: Southeast Asia Fintech start-up donates computers to free local youth coding program

Omise Holdings is pleased to announce its headline sponsorship of Youth.Code(Cayman) 2019, a new free computer programming course for budding coders and technologists hosted by Code(Cayman). The sponsorship includes the donation of 20 Dell Inspiron laptops as part of the company’s commitment to helping Cayman position itself not only as a leading jurisdiction for financial […]

Summer Teacher Institute

Another Successful Summer Teacher Institute COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies CLACS hosted the 2019 Summer Teacher Institute, “Society and Politics in Contemporary Central America.” Twenty-four educators and 1 student came together to participate and share resources. These educators represented K-12 and post-secondary institutions from five states. The materials […]