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Two new members have joined the graduate programme of Grant Thornton’s audit, tax and advisory practice in the Cayman Islands.

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Three Caymanians have successfully completed their articles of clerkship with Maples and Calder, Maples Group's law firm, and were recently admitted as attorneys-at-law.

Harneys offers legal scholarship and summer internships to students

Offshore law firm Harneys has selected Diana DeMercado as the recipient of the firm’s three-year scholarship to complete her Bachelor of Laws at the Truman Bodden Law School in Grand Cayman.
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Harneys advises Banco do Brasil on US$750 million notes issue

Offshore law firm Harneys has acted as Cayman Islands’ legal counsel to Banco do Brasil S.A.’s Cayman branch on the issuance of US$750 million Senior Unsecured Notes, due in 2024, under its Euro Medium Term Note programme.
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Harneys hires new partner in Singapore office

Lishi Fong has joined as a partner in the Banking and Finance team in Harneys’ Singapore office. She will head up the Singapore Transactional practice.
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Harneys wins Hedgeweek, China Business Journal accolades

For the third consecutive year, Harneys has been named Best Offshore Law Firm by Hedgeweek, at an awards ceremony held in London on Feb. 14.
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Harneys names five new partners in new year promotions

Harneys announced the promotions of five partners across the firm’s BVI, Cayman Islands and Hong Kong offices. The new partners are Stuart Cullen, Paula Kay, Paul Madden, Katie Pearson and Daniella Skotnicki.
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Harneys wins award for rebranding

Harneys and its creative agency, the Living Group, took the “Grand Prix” award at the 2018 Transform Awards Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong and won gold trophies in three categories.
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Harneys advises StoneCo Ltd. on $1.4 billion IPO

Harneys advised StoneCo as Cayman Islands counsel on its $1.4 billion initial public offering of 58,333,333 class A shares, which included the full exercise of the underwriter’s option to purchase additional shares, as well as the $100 million private placement of 4,166,666 shares to Ant Financial.

Harneys summer program attracts 18 interns

This year’s Harneys’ summer internship program saw its largest number of participants. A total of 18 young men and women were placed within the firm’s legal, fiduciary and business support teams, where they observed day-to-day operations and earned practical experience.

Harneys grad admitted to Cayman bar

Harneys announced last week that Caymanian Jaron Leslie has completed its professional development program and will join the firm as an associate.
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Partner promotions at Harneys

Harneys announced five new partners and two new directors in the Cayman Islands, Cyprus and Hong Kong offices. The new partners are Jonathan Bernstein, Christopher Hall, Bronwyn King, Marc Parrott and Theodoros Zafiropoulos.

Harneys partner listed among Latin America’s top female lawyers

Latinvex has named Harneys Partner Nicole Pineda as one of 2018’s top 100 female lawyers specializing in Latin America.

Business in Brief: Cayman Islands delegation attends WISTA conference

WISTA Cayman Islands President Dorisley Jackson and board director Robynette Hera attended the annual general meeting and conference of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association in Rotterdam.

Harneys wins 2017 HFM Award for Best Offshore Law Firm

Harneys was the winner of Best Offshore Law Firm at the HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards. It was Harneys’ third win from HFM this year.

Business in brief: Solomon Harris attorney called to Bar

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.

Business in Brief: Honor for Maples and Calder partner

Maples and Calder partner Morven McMillan has been awarded a nomination in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2017. The list aims to highlight the premier trusts and private client lawyers around the world.

Business in Brief: Chamber wins award

Harneys Cayman is proud to be the first corporate sponsor for the Bodden Town Primary School “Revitalising Our Future” project, the company said in a press release.

Business in brief: Maples donates $50K to YMCA

The Maples group is sponsoring YMCA Cayman Islands with a donation of CI$50,000 from the Maples Foundation.

Harneys wins two Deal of the Year awards in China

Offshore law firm Harneys has won two Deal of the Year awards from China Business Law Journal for its work on the Kaisa Group’s debt restructuring and HengXinLi’s launch of the first global real estate crowdfunding platform in China. Award winners were announced on Jan. 13.

Harneys begins 2017 with eight new partners

Harneys has announced the promotion of eight lawyers. Oliver Bell, Monica Chu, Ellie Crespi, Claire Goldstein, Vicky Lord, Raymond Ng, Chai Ridgers and Jessica Williams became partners in the firm as of Jan. 1.

Harneys wins two awards for investment funds work in Africa

Harneys has been named Best Offshore Law Firm and Best Offshore Law Firm – Client Service in a double win at the Africa Global Funds Awards held in Cape Town, South Africa.

Harneys wins trio of HFM Awards

Law firm Harneys has been named Best Offshore Law Firm at the HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards this week, marking the firm’s third win in 2016 from HFM. In September, Harneys received similar awards in Asia, following an award in Europe in April 2016.

Business in brief: Estera appoints business development head

Harneys hires six litigation lawyers; Rawlinson & Hunter receives Singapore trust license; and CFA Society hosts Cayman Investment Forum in October

Business in brief: Sackville Bank receives honor in Chambers Global HNW Guide

Mourant Ozannes to host conference in October; C&W Business recognized; and Harneys Cayman supports local talent.

Business in brief: Danesmead Partners expands team

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Court: Work permit change was legal

An Immigration Department decision to grant new work permits to two Cayman Islands attorneys who quit their jobs last year was legal, a Cayman Islands Grand Court judge has ruled.

Business in brief: Workshop held on culture/heritage policy

Members of the committee that is leading work to create the Cayman Islands’ first National Cultural and Heritage Policy and Plan.

Business in Brief: Small business workshop on fraud risk and prevention

Harneys hires litigation partner in Hong Kong; RE/MAX to sponsor Flowers Sea Swim for five years; Appleby adds investment funds partner and more.

Business in brief: ITS helps First Baptist stay online

Local IT company Information Technology Solutions (ITS) has donated and installed a new wireless network at First Baptist Christian School.

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