Archive for December, 2015

Cash transfer firm blames local banks for business woes

Cash transfer firm blames local banks for business woes

| 09/12/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS Business): The chair of a Cayman-based Jamaican cash transfer company has made it clear that he believes the banks are to blame for the problems his firm and its affiliates are facing, as he encouraged customers of those banks who also use remittance services to raise their concerns and even im [...]

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Futuristic design for Cayman resort unveiled in Miami

Futuristic design for Cayman resort unveiled in Miami

| 08/12/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS Business): The design for the proposed resort in the Beach Bay area of Bodden Town was unveiled at an art gallery in Miami recently when developers announced the winning architects for the US$250 million hotel they are building at St James Point. Beach Bay Land Limited (BBLL) said TEN Arquitect [...]

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Captive industry still awaits CIMA figurehead

Captive industry still awaits CIMA figurehead

| 07/12/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS Business): As CIMA updated delegates at the Cayman Captive Forum on its licensing activity and regulatory developments, it was unable to provide the update that many international clients have been waiting for, which is a new head of insurance supervision. Morag Nicol has been acting head of in [...]

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Mac’s lawyers merge with BVI firm

Mac’s lawyers merge with BVI firm

| 03/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands-based law firm, Travers Thorp Alberga, which successfully represented the opposition leader in his corruption trial and which is currently dealing with his civil suit against government and defending him in a writ filed by the premier, has merged with the British Virgin Islands [...]

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Hotel lease extension nets $13.4M for public purse

Hotel lease extension nets $13.4M for public purse

| 03/12/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS Business): Government is expecting to collect $13.4 million from the owners of the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa after talks regarding the extension of the hotel’s lease for the crown land it stands on were completed. Planning Minister Kurt Tibbetts told the Legislativ [...]

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New T&B law focus of Brac business expo

New T&B law focus of Brac business expo

| 03/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Government officials will be taking the opportunity to make sure the business community on Cayman Brac is prepared for the implementation of the new Trade and Business Law at a forthcoming business expo. Staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment will be at the expo, which is being [...]

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CAL starts using new boarding ramps

CAL starts using new boarding ramps

| 03/12/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Passengers on Cayman Airways have begun using the airline’s new ramps to get on and off the planes. Officials said the new ramps improve safety and comfort, particularly for people with disabilities including those in wheelchairs. The airline said they are a significant step forward for pa [...]

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Port seeks bidders for Spotts dock spruce up

Port seeks bidders for Spotts dock spruce up

| 03/12/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS Business): The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands has issued a request for proposals for bids on the upgrade at Spotts Dock, the area where cruise ships traditionally anchor when weather conditions prevent them from coming into the George Town Harbour. A release on the port’s website as [...]

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Robertson takes top job at Maples

Robertson takes top job at Maples

| 02/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS Business): Following bi-annual elections at the offshore law firm and financial services company, the Maples Group, for its management team, Alasdair Robertson is the new Global Managing Partner but will continue to serve as MaplesFS Chairman as well. After six years as head of the internationa [...]

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