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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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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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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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Clock ticking on daylight savings discussion

Clock ticking on daylight savings discussion

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Commerce and Investment is making a final appeal to the public to complete the government’s survey on the introduction of daylight savings time in the Cayman Islands. The on-line questionnaire will close at the end of this month and people are being urged to express their opinion on whether Cayman […]

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Cayman Express improves airlift for Cayman Brac

Cayman Express improves airlift for Cayman Brac

| 15/10/2014 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): A 30-seat Embraer 120 aircraft, which will be in use by Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) until early next year, completed its inaugural flight between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac Wednesday 15 October.  The Embraer was obtained under a temporary wet lease arrangement and will be operated by interCaribbean Airways. According to CAL President […]

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Moxam calls for financial services plan

Moxam calls for financial services plan

| 14/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Chamber of Commerce president said he was surprised that, despite its significance to the local economy, the Cayman Islands Government does not have a strategic plan in place to deal with the financial services sector. At the Chamber’s annual legislative lunch last week, Johan Moxam argued that much more needed to be done […]

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Premier pats financial services minister on back

Premier pats financial services minister on back

| 14/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands premier was singing the praises of his long-time friend and Cabinet colleague last week when he singled out the financial services minister for a pat on the back over his handling of the latest slight over Cayman’s offshore sector. Alden McLaughlin said that Cayman had once again been forced to defend […]

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CIG is helping economic growth, claims premier

CIG is helping economic growth, claims premier

| 14/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Economic activity is on the up, Premier Alden McLaughlin has said, and his government is helping things along. Marketing Cayman as a great place to do business was a key focus of the Progressive administration, he said at the Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch last week, as he revealed a number of new initiatives, […]

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Cayman bean counters to confer on best practice

Cayman bean counters to confer on best practice

| 14/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Registration for the annual Government Professional Development Week, which will take place in November, is now open, officials have stated. The special conference organized by the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants (CIPSA) is open to both public and private sector financial management professionals and covers the latest developments in managing public sector resources […]

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