(CNS Business): The Conservative peer who was employed by the Cayman Islands Government to advise and lobby for its offshore sector in the UK appears to have been giving some poor advice. David McLean, known as Lord Blencathra, reportedly told CIG last year that the UK Prime Minister’s goal to clamp down on tax havens was […]
(CNS): With a goal to create a more accurate and timely picture of the country’s workforce, the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will begin the first Labour Force Survey (LFS) of the year on Sunday. Following announcements by the finance minister that the ESO will revert to its twice yearly schedule, starting this weekend interviewers from the department […]
(CNS Business): Ian Kilpatrick, founder of Advantage International Management, is the recipient of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) 2015 Distinguished Service Award. The award recognises individuals or organisations that have made significant contributions to advancing the captive insurance industry. Kilpatrick was presented with the prestigious award at the CICA 2015 International Conference by President Dennis Harwick.
(CNS Business): The National Pensions Office of the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) and the Cayman’s Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) chapter are coming together to offer a free ethics training session for individuals who administer and regulate pensions plans in the Cayman Islands.
(CNS Business): The push to modernise Cayman’s Intellectual Property Protection Regime was brought to the forefront in the Legislative Assembly this week by Minister of Commerce Wayne Panton. This presentation follows after a press conference held last month by the minister and cabinet members, explaining why the change of IP laws is so desperately needed in […]
(CNS Business): Local dive legend and enthusiast Keith Sahm has been recognized for his efforts on a national level and named Diver of the Year at the 2015 Beneath the Sea show in New Jersey. Sahm, the general manager of Sunset House hotel and Sunset Divers, was honoured with the prestigious award during the largest […]
(CNS): Offices, local business, retailers, the courts, government departments, schools and homes across George Town and large parts of Grand Cayman were hit by a more than four-hour power blackout Tuesday — the second one in just a week. The outage led to early closing for schools and many businesses without generators in and around the […]
(CNS Business): The people have spoken and now the popular search engine TripAdvisor has ranked the Cayman Islands in the top ten on three separate lists of the 2015 Travelers Choice Awards. Grand Cayman was third on the list of the “10 Best Islands in the Caribbean” in the 2015 Travelers Choice Awards. The famous Seven Mile […]
(CNS Business): When it comes to marketing the Cayman Islands as the perfect Caribbean getaway, the Department of Tourism welcomes two new firms to represent the area and promote the “Caymankind experience” to US tourists. DoT officials said 20 agencies submitted proposals, and after a rigorous process of narrowing the pool down to eight public relations […]
(CNS Business): Cayman Finance officials said when it comes to tackling money laundering and terrorist financing in the Cayman Islands, it’s all about working together as an industry to create awareness and solutions to this issue. The firm recently hosted a free informational seminar regarding the Cayman Islands Government’s Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing National Risk Assessment […]
(CNS Business): Whether you’re looking to sell, rent, buy or have someone manage a property in the Cayman Islands, one online real estate marketplace is trying to make it a “one-stop-shop” experience. easyCayman is an online real estate marketplace dedicated to providing a resource for individuals and professionals to be able to find and share vital […]
(CNS Business): One of Cayman’s leading offshore financial services firms is suing a former director for a catalogue of wrongdoing that the company claims could have damaged its reputation. DMS has filed a lawsuit against Jazeb Jones, who was until earlier this month the MD of its bank and trust arm, over unauthorized relationships with […]
(CNS Business): The revitalization of George Town has been a topic of conversation for several years. In March, Cayman Island’s Government leaders stressed how critical the update was at the RICS Property Conference. Now, government officials are taking the proposed idea to the next level by unveiling the proposed plans at a Chamber of Commerce […]
(CNS Business): Officials of the Reef Resort in Grand Cayman said they now have a new name to be proud of after recently joining the popular North American Wyndham brand. The property, located in East End, has been rebranded as the Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman.
(CNS Business): Two billion-dollar telecommunication companies have joined forces to take technology and customer service to the next level. Cable and Wireless Communications, which operates as LIME throughout the Caribbean, announced the company has complete its US$1.85 billion acquisition of all of the equity of Columbus International Inc.