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Cayman Enterprise City has won an Excellence Award in Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) Practices by the Financial Times’ fDi Intelligence Magazine.
Leana Smith and Maria Lewis are this year's recipients of the EY Cayman Scholarship.
For the second consecutive year, Athena International Management has been named 'Best Offshore Governance Firm' at the HFM US Service Awards.
Professional services firm Vistra is expanding its company formation and private wealth businesses after entering into a sale and purchase agreement with Newhaven.
Butterfield has awarded a scholarship to Caymanian student Javon Lewinson as part of its annual programme covering six scholarships.
NCB Group celebrated the ‘topping off’ of its latest residential development, four-storey, 39-unit AURA, on 26 May.
Attorneys Francine Bryce and Jo-Anne Stephens have launched Bransens, a new Cayman law firm.
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, has maintained its position as the top listing agent on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, having advised on 53% of all CSX listings in 2020.
Law firm HSM participated in the Layman E. Scott Sr. High School Career Fair, which helped to give students first-hand experience at applying for jobs and learning what career opportunities exist in the Cayman Islands.
More than 1,000 students and school leavers attended the Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Careers Expo at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) Sir Vassel Johnson Hall on 5 March.
EY’s Robert Moncrieff, Global Insurance International and Transactions Tax Services leader, has joined the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands.
Appleby Cayman has donated $1,000 to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society’s Stride Against Cancer annual walk/run, which takes place on Sunday, 31 Jan.
Farah Ballands has decided to step down as CEO of Ocorian. Current chairman Frederik van Tuyll will take over the responsibilities of the chief executive officer role on 31 March 2021 in addition to those as chairman.
Two new members have joined the graduate programme of Grant Thornton’s audit, tax and advisory practice in the Cayman Islands.
Grant Thornton Cayman Islands has presented the Cayman Islands Humane Society and YMCA of the Cayman Islands each with a cheque for more than US$7,000 from its annual golf event fundraiser.
Ocorian, previously Estera (Cayman), has donated US$5,000 to Jasmine to help support patient care in the community.
The Chamber of Commerce has launched its Leadership Cayman 2021 programme, with the application deadline Friday, 27 Nov.
The Bahamas last week followed Cayman and other jurisdictions in offering a new residency permit for remote workers.
Joseph ‘Zeppi’ Barefoot has been admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands, following completion of his articled clerkship in Conyers’ Cayman office.
Cayman National Bank has announced the extension of the optional three-month loan deferral first announced in March. The bank offers clients in good standing the opportunity to waive up to three months of loan payments.
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Appleby publishes guide to offshore COVID-19 response Offshore law firm Appleby is publishing information on how offshore governments, across jurisdictions, are responding to the COVID-19...
Maples promotes lawyers to Of Counsel, New managing director for Mourant Governance Services, Forensic accountant joins insolvency firm Kalo, 40 Walkers staff recognised,
Water Authority awards scholarship The Water Authority has presented annual scholarships to Alexander Elias and Kaled Giron. The scholarship, worth up to $30,000, is usually granted...
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Demi McLean has joined Campbells’ training program as the law firm’s newest articled clerk.
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Harvel Grant was called to the Bar on Aug. 29 after completing his articled clerkship at Solomon Harris. He will work as an attorney at the firm focusing on immigration, companies, including nonprofits, local licensing and other corporate matters.
Accounting, auditing and advisory firm EisnerAmper Cayman celebrated its 10th anniversary in the Cayman Islands at The Westin Grand Cayman last week.
Christopher Dibben and Sarah Dombowsky, two articled clerks at Walkers, completed their legal training in early May and were called to the Cayman Islands Bar. Ingrid Pierce, Walkers’ global managing partner, moved their applications before Justice Ingrid Mangatal.
Grant Thornton Cayman said goodbye to retiring founding partner Terry Carson and welcomed new partner Dara Keogh at a celebration at Grand Old House on Feb. 22.
Walkers opened its doors to 78 students, faculty members and parents from several high schools and tertiary institutions in the Cayman Islands last month. In two sessions, members of the Walkers Trainee Committee and current articled clerks Erin Panton and Michael Testori presented financial services career options.
Cayman Islands Yellow Pages has changed its brand name to Yello with the unveiling of a new online directory and distribution of locally designed print directory covers.
Nineteen young Caymanians have completed their internships at Mourant Ozannes.
Women in Maritime Association to hold forum in Cayman; Kristina Powell receives Water Authority scholarship; Ogier announces scholarship recipient and more.
Digital forensics expert joins KRyS Global; EY wins top CPA firm at Captive Services Awards; HSM Group adds dispute resolution attorney; Butterfield scholarship recipient to study at Durham
Members of the committee that is leading work to create the Cayman Islands’ first National Cultural and Heritage Policy and Plan.
PwC appoints new Caribbean CEO; Health City recognized for commercial development; Walkers admits Caymanian attorney; Greenlight Re supports school garden program
Early liquor licensing renewals encouraged; Harneys admits Caymanian lawyer to Bar; Maples and CIASA continue partnership for swimmers; Appleby awards 2016 student scholarships
Harneys hires litigation partner in Hong Kong; RE/MAX to sponsor Flowers Sea Swim for five years; Appleby adds investment funds partner and more.
The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants celebrated the official launch of CIIPA last week with more than 70 members, government representatives and members of the financial services industry.
Forbes Hare expands Cayman litigation practice; Appleby counsel speaks at key insurance events; Hurley’s Media raises nearly $20,000 for Cancer Society.
Dozens of representatives from Cayman’s captive insurance industry, including the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman, government officials, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, and Cayman Finance represented the jurisdiction at the annual Risk and Insurance Management Society conference in San Diego, California.
Updates from KPMG, HSM, Cayman Airways and more in this week's Business in Brief.
Following the merger with British Virgin Islands law firm, Orion Law, Cayman Islands and BVI-based law firm Travers Thorp Alberga, has appointed three new partners and three new associates.
CFA Society Cayman Islands, the local member society of CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has announced that 15 local investment professionals have earned the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation.
Sandy Cram, client relationship manager at HighWater, is this year’s recipient of the Deloitte Alumni Community Impact Award for her philanthropic work in support of Rotary Central, Leadership Cayman and Junior Achievement, among other projects.
MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Mark Catalano as executive director, business development.
Special economic zone company Fabrilink SEZC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global manufacturing company Fabrinet, has announced plans to establish an engineering design center...
JTC Cayman completes GAM acquisition; Tickets to be issued for business licensing offenses; Digicel makes Crisis Centre donation; Elian adds to commercial team; Corporate lawyer joins Carey Olsen
Checklist clarifies licensing requirements; Harneys starts 2016 with three new partners
Record year for Cayman Captive Forum; C and W Business named company of the year; LDM Global appoints director for the Caribbean; Students receive $4,100 scholarship grant
Only 58 percent of hedge funds deliver positive returns; Tortuga obtains license to export rum to the US; Appleby advised Fosun on acquisition of Ironshore Insurance; Charities featured on Butterfield roundabout
Cable and Wireless and Manchester United team up; Travers Thorp Alberga merges with Orion Law; The Banker names Butterfield ‘Bank of the Year’; PwC moves to Camana Bay
Hedge funds end losing streak; Cable and Wireless and Wikimedia sign partnership deal
Mourant Ozannes responds to jump in fund registrations; KRyS Global expands to the UK; Maples and Calder earns SOC2 accreditation; Drake Consulting obtains preferred provider status; Cayman students kept Walkers busy in summer; Chamber of Commerce hosts marketing workshop
UBS, Walkers sponsor Ladies in Trusts event; Maples expands global private client services offering; DMS hosts Offshore Investment Funds Summit; and Hurst promotes Cayman at overseas real estate symposium
KPMG renews partnership with St. Ignatius; Walkers welcomes two new articled clerks; Harneys adds lawyer to litigation team; Restructuring and insolvency expert joins Mourant Ozannes; ‘Walk for the Cure’ sees big response
Global Directories names new president and CEO; Michael Garvey joins DMS; Aon Cayman adds to Risk Solutions team; Mourant Ozannes offers development opportunities; National Gallery welcomes intern
Free small business workshops; Ogier awards annual scholarship in Cayman Islands; Cayman Insurance Centre’s life agents receive top honors; Cayman Enterprise City receives Investment Environment Award;
KeyTech Ltd. and CellOne to combine operations; The Security Centre Ltd. celebrates new office opening; Cayman Finance’s student program a success; Harneys opens Bermuda office; Maples and Calder grants scholarships to six Caymanians; Caymanian seconded to Intertrust Hong Kong
Red Cross raises $56,000 with golf tournament; Campbells announces scholarship recipients; Pan-American Life celebrates launch; Samson & McGrath’s Trevor Burke admitted to Cayman Bar; Extended hours for business licensing; Fidelity Bank Bahamas appoints new chairman.
Crestbridge to open office in Cayman; Butterfield sponsors National Gallery exhibition; anf Hedgeweek names Mourant Ozannes best Offshore Law Firm
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RBC Royal Bank launches private banking; interns get work experience at LIME; Mourant Ozannes expands Hong Kong practice; Appleby acted for holdings firm in Hong Kong listing
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