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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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Stay-over guests soar to new heights

Stay-over guests soar to new heights

| 03/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism’s promotional and marketing efforts continue to pay dividends, reflected in record-breaking summer statistics for air arrivals. After 77,030 visitors arrived during July and August, officials said that figures are significantly outpac [...]

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CUC speeds power restoration in TCI

CUC speeds power restoration in TCI

| 03/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) has sent two more staff members to hurricane-hit Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Right after Irma ripped though the islands, CUC sent a crew of seven linepersons to help with restoration efforts. But with conditions there still very difficult, Jo [...]

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Doctor sells paper to former bank boss

Doctor sells paper to former bank boss

| 28/09/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Dr Steve Tomlinson has sold The Cayman Reporter to Ralph Lewis, the former head of the Cayman Islands Development Bank. The acquisition by Lewis, who also owns the more recent publication, Caymanian Times, comes after months of speculation that the Reporter was in dire financial [...]

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Moses lauds NCL despite CIG plans to overhaul

Moses lauds NCL despite CIG plans to overhaul

| 27/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): In a message to mark World Tourism Day, Minister Moses Kirkconnell has sung the praises of the National Conservation Law as an important element in Cayman’s commitment to sustainable tourism, which is this year’s theme. The tourism minister said the unanimous passage [...]

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Dart puts in plans for new Foster’s store

Dart puts in plans for new Foster’s store

| 26/09/2017 | 17 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman’s largest land owner has announced yet another venture to expand its growing property empire. Dart Real Estate has submitted a planning application to build a supermarket at the northern end of Camana Bay, which Foster’s Food Fair has agreed to lease. According to [...]

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Premier heads to Europe for more talks

Premier heads to Europe for more talks

| 26/09/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): As pressure continue to mount from Europe regarding offshore financial services, Premier Alden McLaughlin is heading another group travelling to London and Brussels this week for more talks regarding the sector. Accompanying him are his back [...]

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DMS hails proposed changes to fund governance industry

DMS hails proposed changes to fund governance industry

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A Cayman Islands based firm has welcomed proposed changes to the governance of UK Authorised Fund Managers (AFMs). DMS Governance hailed the proposed changes, which were published in response to a Financial Conduct Authority report that highlighted a number of concerns with the g [...]

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C&W achieves security standard

C&W achieves security standard

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An telecoms and entertainment provider operating within the Cayman Islands has announced it has been recognised for its standard of information security. C&W Business, a division of C&W Communications, achieved compliance with ISO/IEC 270001:2013, a security standard with thorough [...]

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Tourism ministry touts for business in wake of storms

Tourism ministry touts for business in wake of storms

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Ministry of Tourism is touting its ‘Caymankind’ brand as the government here does what it can to assist other destinations devastated by the storm. But officials are also making it clear that the Cayman Islands are unscathed by the recent trio of hurricanes and wel [...]

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Emergency measures grant evacuees the right to work

Emergency measures grant evacuees the right to work

| 25/09/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Government is waiving normal procedures for temporary work permits for workers in the financial services industry who have evacuated to this jurisdiction from islands devastated by hurricanes Irma or Maria. “For those who say we should not be doing this, [...]

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Flow offers free credit in Dominica

Flow offers free credit in Dominica

| 22/09/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W), the parent company of Flow, says it has begun the successful restoration of mobile services to Dominica and has extended free credit to help mobile customers communicate with family and friends. The island’s infrastructure, inc [...]

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Ex-Digicel boss moves to C3

Ex-Digicel boss moves to C3

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Martin Bould, formerly the chief executive officer at the regional telecom firm, Digicel, has taken the top job at locally owned communications firm, C3. Officials from the wholly Caymanian-owned company said in a press release that Bould will head up the expansion of the firm. T [...]

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GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

| 19/09/2017 | 31 Comments

(CNS Business): The proposed new hotel development at the Pageant Beach site in George Town will be going before the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, but not everyone will be hoping the board gives the proposed project the nod. Despite enthusiastic support from government for the new hot [...]

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