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Air arrivals: the harsh reality

Air arrivals: the harsh reality

| 03/08/2017 | 32 Comments

A CNS reader writes: It’s a pity the Hon Minister wasn’t a bit more forthcoming with some of the arrival stats that don’t make quite such happy reading. UK arrivals – 6,808, down just under 10% on the first six months of 2016 and stuck at slightly below the same level they have been for t [...]

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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 for [...]

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LPB: Nothing said, nothing gained

LPB: Nothing said, nothing gained

| 19/10/2016 | 12 Comments

101 writes: “There is an urgent need for the profession to address law school scholarships, articles of clerkship, hiring opportunities, equitable distribution of billable work, marketing and networking opportunities, attendance and contribution to conferences, being mentored and training other [...]

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Brexit and its impact on non-EU hedge funds

Brexit and its impact on non-EU hedge funds

| 17/06/2016 | 0 Comments

Laura O’Brien writes: The implications of a potential Brexit for non-EU hedge fund managers are hard to fathom. At present, public opinion polls appear to be neck and neck although fund managers seem confident Brexit is unlikely to occur. A survey by Aviva Investors in February 2016 found 20% [...]

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Cayman is on the right path

Cayman is on the right path

| 12/05/2016 | 0 Comments

Grumpy the Cat writes: It sounds like many of the posters on here do not understand that there is a world outside of the Cayman Islands. There are some important events around some funky law firm in Panama and some “independent” journalist organisation that has galvanized much of what [...]

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Ten storeys: setbacks and other restrictions

Ten storeys: setbacks and other restrictions

| 21/04/2016 | 3 Comments

Stuart Rowe writes: A recent decision of the Grand Court has affirmed the relevance of the 1997 Development Plan within Cayman’s development and planning regime and in so doing has cast doubt over the Central Planning Authority’s ability to effectively deal with ‘high rise’ [...]

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Viewpoint: Uncle Sam’s Stronger Arm

Viewpoint: Uncle Sam’s Stronger Arm

| 23/02/2015 | 8 Comments

Commentary by 101: For years those with an inkling of interest in how the global monetary system works have bemoaned the fact that the US wields far too much power because it is the clearing house for US dollars. Banks from all corners of the world have accounts at US correspondent banks so th [...]

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