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Recruitment firm hires YPP graduate

Recruitment firm hires YPP graduate

| 21/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): SteppingStones has recently hired a young Caymanian mother they met while volunteering for the Young Parents Programme. Sharon Woodman was introduced to the company through the programme when the local recruitment firm volunteered by providing seminars and workshops on resumé writing, interview preparation, worth ethics and other relevant subjects. Woodman was initially hired […]

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DMS to hosts offshore funds summit in Brazil

DMS to hosts offshore funds summit in Brazil

| 11/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) will host its 4th Annual Offshore Investment Funds Summit in São Paulo, Brazil, on 18 November. The firm said that this year’s summit will focus on the opportunities and challenges for Brazilian asset managers seeking to raise capital offshore, and developments in the local market with investment diversification […]

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Danes reveal plans for public company register

Danes reveal plans for public company register

| 11/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Danish government has announced that it will create a public registry of beneficial ownership information for all Danish companies as part of the widening global crackdown on money laundering, corruption, and tax evasion. Denmark’s plan follows the commitment by the British government that it would be creating a public registry of the beneficial owners […]

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Tour operators grizzle over weekend sandbar rules

Tour operators grizzle over weekend sandbar rules

| 11/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Small tour operators say that they are not benefitting from the increase in cruise ships visiting Cayman at weekends because the major operators are getting the bulk of the business as a result of limits on commercial trips to Stingray City and the Sandbar. In an effort to both ease the pressure in […]

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New manager for Chamber Pension Plan

New manager for Chamber Pension Plan

| 11/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Chamber of Commerce Pension Plan has appointed Randall Fisher as the new director of operations, and Paul Schreiner has been elected to be the next chairperson for the Board of Trustees. Fisher, who has been serving as the acting office manager since July, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry […]

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Young lawyer joins Maples’ Corporate Team

Young lawyer joins Maples’ Corporate Team

| 06/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Maples and Calder articled clerk, Kimberly Robinson was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by the Hon. Justice Panton on 16 September 2014 before an audience of family, friends and colleagues. Robinson joined Maples and Calder in March 2013 as an articled clerk after completing her Bachelor of Law degree from the […]

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Cayman Cook-Off promoted in NY

Cayman Cook-Off promoted in NY

| 03/11/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Representatives from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism visited New York City this week to promote Cayman Cookout, the highly anticipated culinary festival which will be hosted by Chef Eric Ripert from January 15-18. While they were in the Big Apple, they also took the opportunity to leverage news of tourism updates and […]

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OECD says new deal will end tax havens

OECD says new deal will end tax havens

| 03/11/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Tax havens will no longer exist in five years as a result of new rules aimed at combating tax abuse, the OECD has said. In the wake of the agreement signed last week by over 50 countries, including the Cayman Islands, Grace Perez-Navarro, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), said […]

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Agreement reached over poached channels

Agreement reached over poached channels

| 03/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business) After a lengthy copyright dispute, WestStar’s new owners have landed an agreement with HBO Latin America for the distribution and broadcast of HBO/MAX channels. This agreement comes after the recent take-over of WestStar by telecommunications company Logic. After accusing WestStar of intercepting US Satellite broadcasts and distributing its content to their subscribers, HBO […]

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Shippers club worries retailers

Shippers club worries retailers

| 30/10/2014 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman’s local shipping lines appear to have joined the Caribbean Shipowners Association (CSA), which local retailers fear will lead to future price hikes that will have to be passed on to customers. Some local merchants and wholesalers have raised concerns that with Hybur, Seaboard Marine and Tropical Shipping all joining the association and […]

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