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Golden Spoons review: Lobster Pot

Golden Spoons review: Lobster Pot

| 15/10/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Along the George Town waterfront and boasting a million-dollar view, the Lobster Pot has been serving customers for more than 30 years. Newly refurbished, in a classically elegant setting, the restaurant, known for its fresh seafood, may be rooted in nostalgia but is filling a niche [...]

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Radio Cayman assists Turks and Caicos broadcaster

Radio Cayman assists Turks and Caicos broadcaster

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Radio Cayman recently stepped in to help the Turks and Caicos Islands, after Hurricane Irma destroyed the majority of the jurisdiction’s broadcast network. Following high-level talks between the Cabinet Office and the government-owned radio station, Radio Turks and Caicos (RTC) [...]

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Powerful local law firm marks 50 years in Cayman

Powerful local law firm marks 50 years in Cayman

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The largest and one of the most influential offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands marked its 5oth anniversary recently with a swanky reception at the Ritz-Carlton. Maples and Calder started life in 1967 when James “Jim” MacDonald and John Maples began doing business [...]

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Cayman Islands technocrats lobby on Capitol Hill

Cayman Islands technocrats lobby on Capitol Hill

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Two officials from the Ministry of Financial Services were in Washington DC last month for face-to-face discussions with US politicians and officials on tax and financial services. Meetings were held with advisers and staff for several US senators and representatives who are at th [...]

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Cayman’s insurance sector eyes another successful year

Cayman’s insurance sector eyes another successful year

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Insurance Managers Association of Cayman is expecting 2017 to be another successful year for the industry. So far this year, 20 Class B licences have been issued, eleven of which represent third party insurers, as well as three Class C licences, and with the final quarter, no [...]

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DCI offers AML help to vulnerable businesses

DCI offers AML help to vulnerable businesses

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Professionals in the real estate sector and dealers in precious metals and stones were offered help and support recently from the Department of Commerce and Investment in ways to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. The sectors are classified as Designated Non-Financi [...]

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People on the move: new hires and promotions

People on the move: new hires and promotions

| 16/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A new feature on CNS Business, People On The Move, highlights new hires and promotions in the Cayman Islands. This week, two up-and-coming lawyers are promoted, while a corporate governance firm adds to its senior management. And a law firm has taken on a new partner to head up it [...]

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Mobile booze licensees warned to follow rules

Mobile booze licensees warned to follow rules

| 15/10/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): The chairman of the Liquor Licensing Board has issued a reminder to all mobile licensees to comply with the laws and that their licences are restricted to mobile bartending and limited to private and organised events or functions. There was [...]

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Customs begins registering importers for e-system

Customs begins registering importers for e-system

| 11/10/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Customs Department will start registering importers Monday, ahead of plans to roll out a new online electronic system for entry declaration in November. The implementation of the new system will require importers to complete and submit entries electronically to [...]

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Premier urges bosses to take part in wage survey

Premier urges bosses to take part in wage survey

| 11/10/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin is urging all employers to take part in the forthcoming Occupational Wage Survey, as the data collected will be an important tool for government and business in a number of areas, such as re-assessing the current minimum wage and helping young Caymanians m [...]

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CUC staff help BVI restore power

CUC staff help BVI restore power

| 11/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Seven members of CUC’s transmission and distribution (T&D) operations department left Grand Cayman Monday, 9 October to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Ma [...]

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DoT makes impact with marketing awards

DoT makes impact with marketing awards

| 06/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT) received three IMPACT Awards at the Internet Marketing Association’s (IMA) annual awards celebration held 29 September 2017 in Las Vegas. The DoT received the Content Marketing Strategy Award for Cayman Vows magazine, launched in J [...]

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GDP grows in first quarter of 2017

GDP grows in first quarter of 2017

| 05/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands rate of gross domestic product grew by around 2% in the first three months of 2017, according to the Economics and Statistics Office. The measure of local economic activity indicated that in the first quarter economic performance was broad-based and consistent [...]

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CIG hopeful of dodging EU’s latest blacklist

CIG hopeful of dodging EU’s latest blacklist

| 03/10/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin and Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers lobbied EU officials last week in an effort to keep the Cayman Islands off the latest Brussels list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. During the visit to the European capital, the premier said, the delegatio [...]

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Cayman government hires new firm to lobby Washington

Cayman government hires new firm to lobby Washington

| 03/10/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services  Home Affairs has quietly hired Texas-based law firm Baker Botts to provide counselling and advocacy services in the US capital, according to an article in the marketing industry press, which was republished on the firm’s [...]

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Former CIMA policy officer returns as deputy head

Former CIMA policy officer returns as deputy head

| 03/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has welcomed back an old employee who, after more than two years in the private sector, has returned to the regulator as the deputy head of Policy and Development Division. Rayford Britton, a former chief policy officer at CIMA, returned to t [...]

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