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Dart fund seeks Argentina debt

Dart fund seeks Argentina debt

| 28/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): EM Limited, a hedge fund founded by billionaire Kenneth Dart, is pushing for US$835 million it is owed by Argentina. A federal judge, backed by the US Supreme Court, ordered Argentina to pay US$1.33 billion plus interest to so-called ‘holdout’ bondholders led by Elliott Management’s NML Capital Ltd and Aurelius Capital Management to […]

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Offshore compulsory winding up petitions drop

Offshore compulsory winding up petitions drop

| 28/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Compulsory winding up petition filings in most offshore jurisdictions fell, on average, by 31% in the first three quarters of 2014 as compared to the same period last year, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services. The new data, published in Snapshot: Interim Report […]

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Young Caymanians join law firm as articled clerks

Young Caymanians join law firm as articled clerks

| 23/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Walkers has announced the appointment of three new Caymanian articled clerks. Renee Prendergast, Arleth Ebanks and Rebecca Peck, who are all former Walkers scholarship recipients, have completed their legal education and have now begun Walkers’ Articled Clerk Training Programme. Over the next 18 months they will undergo rigorous training with the firm and will […]

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Cayman tops Banker survey for sixth time

Cayman tops Banker survey for sixth time

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman’s position as the world’s top specialised financial centre was reconfirmed again this week with the news that this jurisdiction has come first in a leading international survey, topping the specialised financial centres ranking, as compiled by The Banker magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year that the Cayman Islands has led the […]

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CI Law School graduate returns from Asia

CI Law School graduate returns from Asia

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Sailaja Alla, senior associate at Harneys, has returned to the Cayman Islands following a series of secondments in Hong Kong.  The Cayman Islands Law School graduate spent a total of 4 years working in Asia and has resumed life on island with a wealth of valuable experience, the firm says. “Hong Kong is incomparable […]

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Last chance for tourism job drive this Saturday

Last chance for tourism job drive this Saturday

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) is once again partnering with the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) to host CayTED (Cayman Tourism Employment Drive). The first drive dates took place on 18 October and the second will be this Saturday 25 October. Anyone who is unemployed and wants to qualify to be screened […]

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Tickets now on sale for Cayman Cookout 2015

Tickets now on sale for Cayman Cookout 2015

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Tickets are now on sale for the Cayman Cookout, which will be hosted by Chef Eric Ripert from 15-18 January 2015. The seventh annual event, hosted by the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, and Food & Wine Magazine, will celebrate the Cayman Islands’ dynamic food scene with some of […]

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Chamber Pension Plan appoints new acting Chairman

Chamber Pension Plan appoints new acting Chairman

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Experienced financial services professional Eduardo D’Angelo Silva has been appointed as the acting chairman of the Chamber Pension Plan, following the recent resignation of Ashita Shenoy, who said she resigned in order to avoid any conflicts of interest that could arise from the plan’s investment in an audit client. “As a member of an audit firm, […]

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Investors compete for ‘Green Economy’ awards

Investors compete for ‘Green Economy’ awards

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is inviting anyone, both local and foreign, who has invested in the Cayman Islands to compete in the Regional Investor of the Year Awards (RIYA). The entry deadline is 11pm Friday, 31 October. RIYA is an initiative of the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and its […]

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Student offered taste of healthcare careers

Student offered taste of healthcare careers

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) is providing Year 12 students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) a year long internship programme, as well as offering Year 9 and 10 students from government and private high schools week-long internships over the  next seven months. HCCI says that approximately 150 students will benefit from the opportunity […]

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