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Archive for November 15th, 2016

Tourism heading for another great year for visitors

Tourism heading for another great year for visitors

| 15/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): At the end of September almost 300,000 overnight guests had already visited Cayman this year, setting the tourism sector on track for another great year. Last year was the best year since the Department of Tourism began keeping official records and this year is likely to come very close to those numbers. Speaking […]

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BOTs jittery over Brexit and EU clampdown

BOTs jittery over Brexit and EU clampdown

| 15/11/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Britain’s loss of influence in the EU as a result of ‘Brexit’ could leave Cayman and other offshore jurisdictions exposed to tougher offshore tax rules. In addition to the problems of gaining access to the business in Europe, Brexit poses a challenge to Cayman in that the UK will no longer be in […]

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CIG to use private sector more in fleet maintenance

CIG to use private sector more in fleet maintenance

| 15/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The government has said it will be using the private sector more when it comes to the maintenance of its small vehicle fleet but ongoing reviews of the public sector, which are currently focused on planning ministry departments, are a long way from privatization. Officials said the roll-out of the CIG Vehicle Standardisation, […]

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Plans to cut dredging go to cruise lines

Plans to cut dredging go to cruise lines

| 15/11/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The tourism ministry councillor, Joey Hew, has claimed that the cruise port’s new design reduces the dredging footprint, as government prepares to begin the tender process for the controversial project, which it maintains will be underway before the election. With the tourism ministry’s review of the revised design plans completed, Hew said they had […]

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Lawyers accuse CIG of secrecy over LPB

Lawyers accuse CIG of secrecy over LPB

| 15/11/2016 | 45 Comments

(CNS Business): Efforts by Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton to steer through legislation to govern the Cayman Islands legal profession ahead of the next Financial Action Task Force review and after 15 years of failed attempts by previous governments have been undermined by more complaints from the sector. Four local attorneys have accused the ministry […]

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