December 11, 2019

Archives for November 21, 2019

Cayman: MLA Barbara Conolly says “I stand by my promise to do what is right for the benefit of our people”

From Barbara Conolly (GTS) When I campaigned during the 2017 general elections I asked the people to vote for me because I was willing to do what is right for the benefit of our people and these beautiful Cayman Islands. I have thought long and hard about the various issues surrounding the proposed cruise berthing […]

Cayman ranked top offshore M&A jurisdiction

By Pedro Gonsalves From International Investment The Cayman Islands is the busiest offshore jurisdiction for dealmaking in the first six months of 2019, accounting for 38% of all M&A transactions and 42% of total deal value across the offshore region, according to offshore law firm Appleby. This according to the latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby […]

Cayman: RCIPS Recruitment Fair

From RCIPS The RCIPS is currently in the middle of our recruitment campaign and as part of this campaign we will be hosting a career fair on Saturday 23rd November, 2019 at the Training and Development Unit located at Governors Square, West Bay Rd. The fair will start at 9AM and will have appearances from the […]

Cayman: People’s Choice Award winners announced at Festival of Seas gala

The Cayman Islands has many individuals who are passionate about protecting and preserving our marine environment, and the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) shined a spotlight on local leaders, bold innovators, creative thinkers and those who give generously of their time and talents to ocean and coral reef conservation efforts in the Cayman Islands at […]

Virtual asset services must comply with Cayman laws

The Cayman Islands is committed to implementing global AML/CFT standards set out by the FATF, including recommendations relating to the regulation and supervision of virtual assets and the provision of virtual asset services. Government is currently taking steps to prepare a legislative framework to enable compliance with these international measures relating to virtual asset service […]

The Publisher speaks: What a find, what a treasure, what memories

By Joan Wilson As child, many, many years ago, I was playing in the sandy dirt in the back garden, just outside our family’s kitchen. I really don’t remember too much about it but, according to my Mother, I found a ring – just a gold ring without its stone, and I gave it to […]

Cayman National Bank IOM suffers data hack

From International Investment Cayman National Corporation (CNC) has officially confirmed that its Manx-based bank and trust company were the subject of a “data theft” by a “criminal hacking group” on Sunday. A criminal hacking group has claimed responsibility for the data theft. It claims to have published 2TB of confidential data. A criminal investigation is ongoing […]

Cayman: Deadline in 2 weeks approaching to request an absentee ballot!

Cayman Islands People-Intitiated Referendums Please click on this link (or copy and paste this link) https://www.facebook.com/ELWCaymanIslands/posts/2780182525412338 and today visit the Elections & Legislative Watch Facebook page for instructions to request EARLY VOTING. DO SOMETHING TODAY!  REGISTRATION DEADLINE ends Saturday, 7th December 2019. EARLY VOTING starts week beginning Monday, 10th December 2019. GENERAL VOTING for Referendum Day […]

Amerant acquires Mercantil Bank and Trust Ltd. (Cayman)

Acquisition furthers wealth management platform expansion strategy CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amerant Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:AMTB and AMTBB) (the “Company”) announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Grand Cayman-based Mercantil Bank and Trust Limited (Cayman) (the “Cayman Bank”) from Mercantil Holding Financiero Internacional (Mercantil), a former affiliate.  The […]

Cayman: Kadejah departs for Miss Universe Pageant

The big day is almost here! Miss Cayman Islands Universe, Kadejah Bodden, is departing next week for the prestigious Miss Universe Pageant in Atlanta, Georgia to be held on Sunday, 8 December 2019. Well-prepped for the main event, Kadejah recently completed her training with pageantry coach Dianne Brown where she learned invaluable tips and skills […]