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Cayman tops Banker magazine’s global survey

Cayman tops Banker magazine’s global survey

| 05/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands has been named the world’s number one specialised financial centre in The Banker magazine’s 2017 survey, marking the ninth consecutive year earning the top spot in the global survey. Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, said the Cayman Islands has long been r [...]

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New law boosts trade mark registrations

New law boosts trade mark registrations

| 04/09/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Since the Trade Marks Law came into effect 1 August 2017, modernising legislation which originally dates from the 1970s, the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) has received 50% of the total number of applications to register trade marks usually submitted in a yea [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Pirates Point Resort

Golden Spoons Review: Pirates Point Resort

| 31/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Foodie): Dining at Pirates Point in Little Cayman, which bills itself as a gourmet diving resort, is not your typical restaurant experience. Consistently earning top ratings from travel websites and magazines, the restaurant was high on our list during a recent visit to Little Cayman. Since [...]

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Airport says phases 2 and 3 will be complete by year-end

Airport says phases 2 and 3 will be complete by year-end

| 24/08/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): With work on phase one of the Owen Roberts International Airport expansion project complete, officials said this week that they are also on target to finish phases two and three before the end of 2017. The first phase included the development of the new baggage handling and scre [...]

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Cayman still has work to do to satisfy OECD

Cayman still has work to do to satisfy OECD

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Authorities in the Cayman Islands dealing with the offshore sector still have work to do to satisfy the OECD, according to the latest peer review results by the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. Cayman was rated “largely complian [...]

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CIMA appoints new deputy head

CIMA appoints new deputy head

| 22/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) last month named Shakira Cox Deputy Head of the Banking Supervision Division, responsible for providing support to the overall operation and management of the division, both on-site and off-site. CIMA Acting Managing Director Patrick B [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Pani Indian Kitchen

Golden Spoons Review: Pani Indian Kitchen

| 17/08/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Foodie): East Indian cuisine has been something of a hidden gem here in Cayman. For the last few years, options have been limited to the one establishment on West Bay Road (see Golden Spoons review of Southern Spice) or the offerings from one of the many restaurants across the island taking [...]

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Tourism sector puts faith in cops over crime

Tourism sector puts faith in cops over crime

| 14/08/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) has said it is encouraged to learn that the police are now addressing several of the concerns stakeholders in the sector have had for some time about rising crime. Following a meeting with the police commissioner and other senior polic [...]

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CPA paves way for GT boutique hotel

CPA paves way for GT boutique hotel

| 09/08/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business) The Central Planning Authority has paved the way for a boutique hotel on the old Tree House site on the George Town waterfront after granting planning permission to NCB Investments at last month’s meeting. One of two planned hotel developments in the area, the $30million proj [...]

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IMAC books self-help guru for annual talking-shop

IMAC books self-help guru for annual talking-shop

| 09/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The author of the self-help book, The 5 Second Rule, and award-winning CNN contributor Mel Robbins will top the bill at the 25th Cayman Captive Forum this year, organisers of the conference, Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC), have said. The industry talking-shop will [...]

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US fraudster used stolen cash for Cayman home

US fraudster used stolen cash for Cayman home

| 07/08/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): A Kansas City man who admitted embezzling over US$6.5 million from his bosses also used some of his ill-gotten gains to buy a pricey beach house in the Cayman Islands using Cayman National Bank, according to a release from the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of [...]

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Air arrivals: the harsh reality

Air arrivals: the harsh reality

| 03/08/2017 | 32 Comments

A CNS reader writes: It’s a pity the Hon Minister wasn’t a bit more forthcoming with some of the arrival stats that don’t make quite such happy reading. UK arrivals – 6,808, down just under 10% on the first six months of 2016 and stuck at slightly below the same level they have been for t [...]

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Air arrivals heading for record-breaking year

Air arrivals heading for record-breaking year

| 02/08/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): As the tourism sector passes the halfway mark for 2017 government officials are confident that the Cayman Islands will enjoy another record-breaking year as a destination for overnight visitors. If the numbers continue Cayman can expect to see at least 400,000 guests this year. Fo [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Ragazzi

Golden Spoons Review: Ragazzi

| 26/07/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Ask anyone for a top 10 list of restaurants in Cayman and Ragazzi is sure to be on every one. Not only is it a longstanding, Italian mainstay in the heart of Seven Mile Beach, but also its reputation for fine dining makes it a “go to” for residents and visitors alike. Having sai [...]

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Carnival to bring jobs as well as fun

Carnival to bring jobs as well as fun

| 24/07/2017 | 37 Comments

(CNS Business): With a trip down memory lane for many local people and a new experience for others, local businessman Matthew Leslie is promising to bring all the fun of the fair to Cayman at the end of this year as well as jobs and businesses opportunities. Leslie said he is in the process of w [...]

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