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Archives for August 25, 2019

Cayman: Trust regulations take effect

Two pieces of legislation to clarify Cayman’s regime for trusts are now in force, as the Private Trust Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 2019 and Trusts (Transparency) Regulations, 2019 were gazetted on Friday, 16 August. The Private Trust Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 2019 provides clearer definitions for terms given to persons involved in the administration of trusts while the Trusts […]

The Editor speaks: Why ever was this case brought to trial?

I am speaking of the astonishing trial of assistant chief immigration officer for compliance, Jeannie Lewis. Lewis, who had been at the immigration department for thirty years before her arrest, was charged with her home in Savannah being used for illegal drugs and there was an illegal immigrant living there. One has to be found […]

Cayman: Bodden Town officers assist woman in medical emergency following traffic report

From RCIPS Just after 3:15PM on Wednesday 21 August, police were alerted to a report of a vehicle driving in a dangerous manner on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Country Side. The officers made checks in the area and the vehicle was not seen, however, an update on the vehicle’s last known location was […]

Collas Crill makes two new appointments in Cayman office

Collas Crill has made two new appointments in its growing Cayman office. Andrew Peedom has joined as Counsel in the Dispute Resolution and International Private Client and Trust teams. Andrew was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2001 and the High Court of Australia in 2003, and more […]

Maples Group sponsors student award in honour of local lawyer

George Town, Grand Cayman | The Maples Group is pleased to support the Alicia Thompson Award, a newly developed award established by George Town Primary School bestowed to one exemplary student in Year 6 at the school’s annual graduating ceremony. The award was created in honour of the school’s past pupil, Alicia Thompson, now an […]

Cayman brings together public and private sector in fight against money laundering

By Pedro Goncalves From International Investment The Cayman Islands decision to name a national coordinator for the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group (AMLSG) has brought closer local public and private sector agencies combatting money laundering and terrorist financing. Elisabeth Lees was appointed earlier this year to co-ordinate the Cayman Islands response to recent recommendations by the Caribbean […]

Cayman: CDS – The Illusion auditions and complimentary workshop

THE ILLUSION by Tony Kushnerfreely adapted from Pierre Corneille’s L’Illusion Comique Directed by Paul de Freitas A father has lost his son, and engages a magician to help him with the search…The Illusion is a journey through time, blurring the lines of fantasy and reality. So who is this son, who has been found? Why is […]

WORC JobsCayman launching soon

Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) will soon launch JobsCayman. An online system that allows registered users to access job postings created by registered employers. The purpose of the system is to offer a better approach to facilitate Caymanians in finding employment. It will also allow employers to search for qualified and skilled Caymanians who […]

Coldharbour tiles

As Ocean Waste Piles Up, Coldharbour Tiles Propose a Backsplash By Kickstarter Design & Tech From Core77 Emily Packer spotted an opportunity to create home decor from plastic waste, and her facilities could one day upcycle as much two tons of plastic every day. “I think a lot of people have lost confidence in the recycling […]

Cayman: Local lecturer’s research reaches the far East

Laura Panades, LLM Course Leader at the Truman Bodden Law School, was invited to present her research on Cayman Islands Law at an international conference in Hong Kong, China. The three-day conference was called “Unpacking the Complexity of Regulatory Governance in a Globalising World” and focused on good governance and compliance in complex regulatory environments. […]