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Archive for January 20th, 2015

Lack of will holding Cayman economy back

Lack of will holding Cayman economy back

| 20/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman is ideally placed to continue to build on its past economic success but the lack of will to make tough decisions is what is holding the country back, the outgoing president of the local Chamber of Commerce said last week as as he handed over the reins to Barry Bodden, the new president. “What […]

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Offshore lawyers shape laws to boost earnings

Offshore lawyers shape laws to boost earnings

| 20/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Law Society has continued its “constructive engagement” with government and has had a particularly busy year in 2014, the president said last week. Although lawyers are involved pro bono in reviewing and contributing to laws across the board, Alasdair Robertson said the work of the Financial Services Legislative Committee (FSLC) […]

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New Chamber boss calls for action not more talk

New Chamber boss calls for action not more talk

| 20/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Despite giving the impression of being an easy-going and quiet person, Barry Bodden has promised to fight for the membership of the Chamber of Commerce and the Cayman Islands during his year leading the local organisation. As he accepted the presidency from Johann Moxam, he said he wanted to see less talk and more […]

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Welcome development to insurance industry

Welcome development to insurance industry

| 20/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Amendments to the insurance law and associated regulations have been described by an industry insider as one of the most significant legal developments for Cayman’s insurance industry for many years, allowing insurers formed as segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) to enjoy the same benefits as incorporated cell companies in other jurisdictions. 

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Jersey lawyer joins Cayman Stock Exchange

Jersey lawyer joins Cayman Stock Exchange

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(CNS Business): A former offshore lawyer from Walkers’ Jersey office has joined the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange Exchange as deputy head of listings and compliance, effective 5 January 2015.  In this role, Eva Holt assumes responsibility for supervising and processing listing applications and ensuring compliance among existing participants with the Exchange’s listing rules and procedures.

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