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Cayman Islands on UK blacklist

Cayman Islands on UK blacklist

| 14/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The UK’s financial regulator has placed Cayman on a list of what it describes as high risk countries. Despite on-going efforts by the Cayman Islands Government to change attitudes towards the financial services industry here, the Financial Conduct Authority has still blacklisted the country. The British watchdog, which replaced the Financial Services Authority, […]

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Law firm recruits two new article clerks

Law firm recruits two new article clerks

| 19/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Ogier in Cayman has appointed two new articled clerks, Paul Ebanks and John Carey, for an 18-month term. “Paul and John have achieved strong academic results and we are confident they will continue to thrive in the next phase of their legal education,” said Nick Rogers, Managing Partner, Ogier in Cayman.  “Both Paul and John join […]

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New property valuation programme for Cayman

New property valuation programme for Cayman

| 14/08/2014 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Valuer Registration programme is now mandatory for all professionals performing valuations under the RICS designation in the Cayman Islands. The Global professional body that represents, regulates and promotes chartered and technical surveyors, says the move aims to provide quality assurance and reduce the risk associated with valuations in the region. […]

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Tax haven film to première at Toronto film festival

Tax haven film to première at Toronto film festival

| 14/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A new documentary about tax havens, “The Price We Pay”, is to receive its world première on 5 September at the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF says Director by Harold Crooks “blows the lid off the dirty world of corporate malfeasance with this incendiary documentary about the dark history and dire present-day reality […]

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Cayman Brac shares sports tourism boost

Cayman Brac shares sports tourism boost

| 14/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): With the new Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) approved stadium for the pitch on Cayman Brac’s Bluff, some of the matches for the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) inaugural Girls’ Under-15 championship competition, held in the Cayman Islands from 6-17 August, were played on the Sister Island. Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell […]

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LIME calls for duty free smartphones in Caribbean

LIME calls for duty free smartphones in Caribbean

| 14/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): LIME Caribbean CEO, Martin Roos, has called on regional government ministers to remove taxes on smart phones as a part of their market liberalisation programme to better facilitate content creation and entrepreneurship, especially among young people. He urged regional government ministers and fellow telecoms providers to push for greater broadband penetration, allowing the […]

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Turtle Farm not the sole focus of animal charity

Turtle Farm not the sole focus of animal charity

| 13/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): World Animal Protection (WAP), the international animal charity that has been critical of the Cayman Turtle Farm, doesn’t just focus on issues surrounding the CTF but deals with a range of different animal welfare issues around the world, ranging from the inhumane culling of dogs, the terrible conditions of farm animals in the UK […]

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