November 19, 2019

Cayman wreath laying London

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 Cayman Islands wreath laying at Remembrance Day ceremony in London Wreaths were laid by the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories, for the first time on Sunday, 10 November 2019. The Cayman Islands Representative to the UK and Europe was invited to lay a wreath at the National Service of Remembrance this year, to be held […]

Cayman Islands Representative invited to lay wreath for Caymanian persons at historic Remembrance Day ceremony in London

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London, United Kingdom –  The Cayman Islands Representative to the UK and Europe has been invited to lay a wreath at the National Service of Remembrance this year, to be held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London this Sunday 10 November.  The ceremony honours the service of the UK Armed Forces community, British and Commonwealth veterans, […]

Maples Group relocates two senior litigators to London

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The Maples Group is pleased to announce the relocation of two of its senior Dispute Resolution and Insolvency lawyers from its British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands offices to London. David Welford, Of Counsel and a senior member of the BVI Dispute Resolution and Insolvency team and Christian La-Roda Thomas, Of Counsel* and a key […]

UK: MPs debate bill paving way for 12 December election

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MPs are debating Boris Johnson’s call for a general election on 12 December after Labour threw its weight behind a pre-Christmas poll. Jeremy Corbyn said he had changed his mind on a snap election after the EU gave the UK another Brexit extension. The prime minister can only hold an election with the support of […]

Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson to speak at OffshoreAlert London

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Two weeks before the launch of his new book ‘Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump’, Glenn Simpson will speak about state-sponsored financial crime and corporate espionage involving Russia at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference in London. While not permitted to speak about the content of his book prior to its launch, […]

GAP analysis and reform proposal for Healthcare Funding in the Cayman Islands

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PART I – Introduction to Identified Gaps in the Cayman Islands Healthcare Funding System We are pleased to share with you the first part of a review of the systems of Healthcare Funding that has been conducted by the Health Insurance Standing Committee (“HISC”) of the Cayman Islands Insurance Association (“CIIA”).  The HISC has spent […]

Crestbridge hires InterTrust Grandee to bolster Fund Services Proposition

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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 […]

$1.4 Trillion crypto scam to be analyzed at OffshoreAlert London

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From OffshoreAlert The biggest scam in the history of finance will be scrutinized at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference on financial intelligence and investigations in London. The fraud – which is ongoing – involves the massive price manipulation of Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies like Litecoin, Ethereum, Zcash, and Dash so insiders can clean-up. Click here to register […]

Two homeless people die every day in England and Wales

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By Alejandro Javierre From The London Economic More than 700 homeless people in England and Wales were registered as dead during 2018, an increase of over 22 per cent since 2017. An average of two Homeless people died each day in England and Wales during 2018, data has shown. More than 700 homeless people in […]

Anti-poachers armed with guns and dogs are battling the illegal rhino trade in Africa. They’re ready to kill for it

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By Hilary Brueck From Business Insider Poaching is on the rise across southern Africa, as more rhino horns, elephant tusks, pangolin, and lion parts are bought and sold on the black market. Civilian anti-poaching forces, armed with guns, helicopters, bulletproof vests, night-vision goggles, and poacher-sniffing dogs are fighting back against poachers. They say this is a war with […]