December 11, 2019

Ogier wins International Legal Team of the Year at STEP Private Client Awards

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Ogier was named International Legal Team of the Year at the prestigious STEP Private Client Awards last night. The firm scooped the award in the mid-sized law firm category at an industry event at the Westminster Plaza Park Hotel in London, marking the second time that Ogier was won the award in the last three […]

Cricket: Cayman Islands lose to Qatar and to Guernsey

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Germany clinch thriller; Jersey, Italy cruise to wins From ESPNcricinfo Germany marked their return to WCL Division Five for the first time in nine years with a nail-biting one-wicket win over Ghana. Chasing a target of 159 to win, Germany were 10 runs away from victory with four wickets in hand when Obed Agbomadzie took […]

Cricket: Cayman Islands to play Qatar in opener in SA

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Qatar reach SA for ICC WCL Division 5 challenge From The Peninsular Qatar Qatar national cricket team yesterday arrived in South Africa to take part in the  ICC World Cricket League – Division 5 tournament. The tournament will be held from September 3 to 9 and will see eight nations vying for honours. Qatar have […]

Aviation Lawyer Boyer-Cartwright: ‘Sign Cape Town Treaty to enable Int’l Airline Registry for Bahamas while industry booming’

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By Diane Philips & Associates From The Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas is well poised to becoming the world’s newest international aircraft registry, a move that holds “immeasurable long-term economic benefits,” according to a leading aviation attorney. “The Bahamas is closer than ever to the establishment of the long sought-after Bahamas International Aircraft Registry,” said Llewellyn […]

Cayman Islands: Collas Crill advises on multi-million buyout

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Collas Crill has advised Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation on its acquisition of Quintel Cayman, Ltd. by way of statutory merger with Cirtek’s Cayman subsidiary, Cirtek Cayman Ltd valued at approximately $77million. Founded in the Philippines and listed on the Philippines stock exchange, Cirtek is engaged in providing manufacturing solutions for value-added, highly integrated radio frequency […]

Ogier nominated for hat-trick of Citywealth IFC awards

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From Ogier Ogier has been nominated for Law Firm of the Year for the Caribbean, Guernsey and Jersey at the prestigious Citywealth International Finance Centre Awards. The hat-trick of nominations came after the firm was named Law Firm of the Year in both the Caribbean and Jersey at the 2017 awards at Lords cricket ground […]

The Netherlands is world’s biggest conduit to offshore tax havens: research

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The Netherlands is the biggest conduit to offshore tax havens in the world, with almost a quarter of fiscal constructions having a Dutch link, according to researchers at a specialist unit at the University of Amsterdam. ‘Only five big countries act as conduit-OFCs,’ the researchers from Corpnet said in a new report. ‘Together these five […]

Mourant Ozannes promotes 12 lawyers to counsel

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Offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has promoted 12 lawyers to the role of Counsel across its global network of offices, bringing the total number of Counsel across the firm to 31. Six have been promoted in the firm’s Guernsey office, four in Jersey, one in the Cayman Islands and one in Hong Kong. Seven of […]

Italy’s voluntary disclosure in search of a second chance: Revenue Agency provide new fiscal clarifications

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From Italy Europe24 Italy’s voluntary disclosure in search of a second chance: Set by the Italian Revenue Agency a new round of fiscal clarification and guidance. With a technical note, Circular n.19/E, published yesterday, Revenue Agency has provided further clarification on how to access the Voluntary Disclosure introduced, in its second version, by Decree n.193/2016. […]

PLP calls on Govt to ‘Take Action’ to keep jobs

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From Bernews “In light of the news that Butterfield Bank is considering moving jobs from Bermuda to Halifax, the PLP calls on the minority OBA government to take action to keep Bermudian jobs here in Bermuda,” PLP spokesperson for Home Affairs Walton Brown said. Mr Brown said, “The job of the Bermuda government is to […]