January 20, 2020

Archives for October 24, 2019

The Editor speaks: Family offices

We have published today a Press Release from GIS titled “Single family offices asked to participate in anti-money laundering consultation”. I have to confess I hadn’t a clue what it was all about. Single family offices? I know what single families are – but how many live in offices? What has that to do with […]

Cayman: Neighbourhood Watch launched in Belford Estates

From RCIPS Community police officers in Bodden Town joined with residents of Belford Estates to launch a new neighbourhood watch this past Sunday, 20 October. Bodden Town CPD officers PC Garcia and AC Pascal gave a presentation to the residents, who reaffirmed their commitment and willingness to report suspicious activity and crime to the police, […]

IQ-EQ appoints new client director to support growth in the Cayman Islands

IQ-EQ, a leading investor services group, has appointed Tedrick Green as Client Director to support its growing offering in Cayman. Cayman is widely recognised as a leading funds domicile, which now houses nearly half of the alternative fund industry’s estimated assets under management. As the regulatory environment in the Cayman Islands develops and compliance requirements […]

Cayman: Rotary Sunrise hosts World Polio Day Event

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise will mark historic progress toward a polio-free world while urging the community to help end the disease.  The group is hosting an event, which is among thousands to be held by Rotary clubs around the world on World Polio Day, October 24.   Rotary Sunrise members in Grand Cayman are […]

Schedule confirmed for last round of Concacaf Nations League group stage matches

The decisive matches in November will determine the participants for the Finals and the first 12 teams qualified to the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Miami (Thursday, October 24, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the schedule and venues for the third and last round of group […]

Single family offices asked to participate in anti-money laundering consultation

Single family offices in the Cayman Islands are asked to give input — either via their trust and corporate services providers (TCSPs), or directly through the Ministry of Financial Services — into the Ministry’s consultation on additional anti-money laundering regulations. The consultation, on the Anti-Money Laundering (Single Family Office) Regulations, 2019, will be open from […]

Mars the Final Frontier?

Is Mars the Final Frontier for Design? By Alexandra Alexa From Core77 At London’s Design Museum, “Moving to Mars” explores “the role that design will play in humanity’s journey to the Red Planet” Despite the difficult journey and inhospitable conditions on Mars, humans remain intent on getting there. Ventures such as NASA and ESA’s Orion […]

Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event on track for the Bahamas

CHTA renews commitment to bring premier Caribbean travel and tourism marketing event to Baha Mar, Bahamas in 2020  MIAMI (October 24, 2019) – Citing the new tourism offerings in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and the opportunity to showcase the nation of islands to the travel world following Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean Hotel and […]

Crestbridge hires InterTrust Grandee to bolster Fund Services Proposition

London, October 24, 2019: Crestbridge has appointed Michael Johnson as Group Head of Fund Services as the firm bolsters its ability to support the needs of a growing global fund client base. Michael will be responsible for continuing to grow and evolve Crestbridge’s overall funds proposition, supporting managers operating across asset classes, including private equity, real […]

7 verification tools for better fact-checking

By Ella Wilks-Harper From Reuters Community Reuters Institute researchers found than less than half the population (43%) trust the media, across all the 36 countries surveyed. One way publishers can improve trust is ensuring content is fact-checked and verified properly to prevent the spread of misinformation. Here are 7 tips to help you verify online images and […]