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Archive for March, 2017

Golden Spoons Review: Anchor & Den Boulangerie Brunch

Golden Spoons Review: Anchor & Den Boulangerie Brunch

| 07/03/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Foodie): A friend’s birthday found us at the Marriott’s Anchor & Den Boulangerie Brunch recently, and while it’s a lovely array of traditional and unique brunch fare, I just don’t think it’s as comprehensive nor as delicious as one would expect for $79 per person (including grats).

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Legal Practitioner’s Bill 2016 – layman’s review

Legal Practitioner’s Bill 2016 – layman’s review

| 07/03/2017 | 3 Comments

MM writes: It is obvious that several opposing interests are having a difficult time pinpointing the exact amendments that should be made to the Legal Practitioner’s Bill 2016 – apparently the need to address some outstanding issues within the legal profession has been on the table in one form or another for about 15 years […]

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Cayman model may lead way on beneficial ownership

Cayman model may lead way on beneficial ownership

| 07/03/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): As the technical experts at the financial services ministry continue to work on the systems that will allow UK authorities to access the beneficial ownership details of companies and other financial entities domiciled in Cayman during investigations, the model Cayman is adopting could be followed in many other jurisdictions. The system is not […]

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Flow lays off workers in team restructure

Flow lays off workers in team restructure

| 06/03/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS Business): Local telecommunications company Flow, the brand name of Cable & Wireless, confirmed that they have laid off seven Caymanians workers and two ex-pat positions have been cut in what it described as “adjustments to how we run our business”. The job cuts come following announcements from Cayman’s other major telecoms employer, Digicel, that […]

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Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

| 06/03/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin told an audience of realtors, surveyors and property developers that his government plans to steer through legislative amendments during the current session of the Legislative Assembly to facilitate the registration of volumetric, or three-dimensional, land parcels, sub-dividing them into the sky for overhead development. Speaking at the Royal Institute of […]

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Maritime conference set for May

Maritime conference set for May

| 06/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry is gearing up for a conference in May that will bring together a wide range of organisations and companies in the shipping and yachting industries. “Cayman Maritime 2017 provides an opportunity for our maritime sector and indeed the whole jurisdiction to showcase the array of top quality services […]

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Prison Service recruits receive CCTV training

Prison Service recruits receive CCTV training

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Recruits with HM Cayman Islands Prison Service recently received training on how to use the national CCTV network for surveillance operations. The role of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) operator is multifaceted, as use of the system plays a vital role in safeguarding communities, in addition to serving as a functional tool to prevent […]

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CUC engineer spending year at US power company

CUC engineer spending year at US power company

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) employee has been sent to Tucson Electric Power (TEP) in Arizona, marking the first time that the company has participated in a secondment. Corey Miller is spending a year at the Tucson facility, enabling him to train and gain experience within another utility. Miller said of this opportunity, […]

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CIMA celebrates 20 years of service

CIMA celebrates 20 years of service

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) will host a Family Fun Day for all staff and their families, as well as a charity 5K Walk/10K Run, set for Sunday, 21 May 2017. In January 1997, CIMA began operations as an amalgamation of the Financial Services Supervision […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Burger Shack

Golden Spoons Review: Burger Shack

| 02/03/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS Foodie): A homey little blue hut at one corner of Marquee Plaza (where the old cinema used to be) offering a big burger called out to me the other day. As I approached the Burger Shack, I couldn’t help but be optimistic that this retro-style establishment would deliver the goods. Another instant plus was […]

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Private eye allegations ‘incredibly damaging’

Private eye allegations ‘incredibly damaging’

| 02/03/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Law Society has described the speculative allegations made, without any proof, by Alva Suckoo in the Legislative Assembly on Monday night as “incredibly damaging” and urged all parties to refrain from further speculation and let the appropriate authorities handle this matter, should a formal complaint be made. In a short […]

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Premier in London to promote Cayman

Premier in London to promote Cayman

| 01/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be promoting the Cayman Islands, including its offshore sector, in London this week having been invited to deliver an address on Friday at a conference at Blackstone Chambers, entitled, “Current Issues in Rule of Law and International Trade and Development”. As well as attending the event hosted by the […]

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