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Mourant appointed as Multilaw member firm in Cayman and BVI

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has been appointed as the member firm for the British Virgin Islands and Cayman within the Multilaw network.
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Mourant Ozannes rebrands to Mourant

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has launched a new branding and adopted Mourant as the overarching brand name.

Kaitlyn Elphinstone joins Cayman Enterprise City as marketing manager

Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s special economic zone, has hired Kaitlyn Elphinstone as its marketing manager.
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Mourant Ozannes strengthens finance practice

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has promoted Chinyin Johnston to its global partnership. The firm has also appointed two new partners in its Jersey office, bringing the total number of partners at the firm to 60.

Business in brief: RISA names accountant and rising star of the year

Declan Magennis, a director at major international accounting firm BDO’s corporate recovery and insolvency subsidiary, BDO CRI (Cayman) Ltd., has been voted ‘Accountant of the Year’ by members of the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists’ Association, Cayman Islands (RISA Cayman).

New reinsurance firm celebrates opening

Monday was a red-letter day for Cayman’s newest reinsurance company, Aureum Re, which held its office launch party that night at Camana Bay after opening nearly a year ago.

Former police superintendent called to Bar

The former highest-ranking female officer in the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has exchanged her badge for a wig. Angelique McLoughlin (formerly Superintendent Angelique Howell) was called to the Cayman Islands Bar on Sept. 18.

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: Caymanian students intern at Port Authority

This summer, the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands provided seven university students and two high school students with firsthand experience in various operations of the port.

Business in brief: Mourant Ozannes promotes 12 lawyers to counsel

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes announced the promotion of 12 lawyers to the role of counsel across its global network of offices, bringing the total number of counsel across the firm to 31.

Business in brief: Cayman artists showcase works at City of London event

Five Cayman Islands artists showcased their work at a special event hosted by law firm Mourant Ozannes in London.

Business in brief

SteppingStones opens U.K. office, Sackville wins Caribbean Trust Company of the Year, BDO reminds U.S. taxpayers of deadline, Mentoring Cayman Class attends educational workshop, Appleby acts as offshore counsel in Chinese convertible bond transaction

Business in brief: C&W names Garfield Sinclair head of Caribbean

HSM appoints head of Private Client & Trusts; CIBC FirstCaribbean donates to charities; Ogier teams advise on fruit giant takeover bid; Ronco Cayman supports education in Ghana; Ogier donates groceries to elders in need

Business in brief: Mourant Ozannes sponsors anti-drink driving campaign

Law firm, Mourant Ozannes, the National Drug Council, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, ecaytrade.com and Radio Cayman have helped launch an anti-drink driving campaign this holiday season with the message “Don’t Drink and Drive – designate a driver.”

Mourant Ozannes swaps desks for community work

Mourant Ozannes staff helped the Cayman Islands Humane Society, the Francis Bodden Children’s Home, the YMCA After-school Care Program at Sir John A. Cumber School and the Lighthouse School during the law firm’s annual Away Day.

Court of Appeal upholds Weavering preference claim

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal brought by a former investor in the failed Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund against an order requiring it to repay more than US$8 million in redemption proceeds it received shortly before the fund’s collapse.

Brexit to hit private equity investments in Europe harder

The U.K. vote to leave the European Union has caused widespread delays to fund launches across Europe, but the outlook for the private equity industry overall remains optimistic, according to research released by offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes.

Automatic tax information exchange raises human rights issues

The automatic transfer of tax information by the government to more than 100 countries and tax authorities scheduled to begin in 2017 may infringe on privacy rights and face other human rights challenges under the Cayman Islands Bill of Rights.

‘Speak to Me’ in language of art

Curated by Emé Paschalides and sponsored by the Cayman office of Mourant Ozannes, “Speak to Me – Understanding the Language of Art” is an unusual examination of art as a language and the visual “dialects” we encounter, from paintings to art installations. The new temporary exhibition opened at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) last Saturday.

Caymanian trainee Stephanie Adolphus admitted as attorney-at-law

CIIPA invites all to annual gala; IP Office stages enforcement training for copyright law; and Caymanian law trainee admitted as attorney-at-law

National Gallery opens ‘Language of Art’ exhibition

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is exploring the language of art in its latest exhibition, which opens on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Business in brief: Mourant Ozannes interns complete summer program

Nineteen young Caymanians have completed their internships at Mourant Ozannes.

Business in brief: Mourant Ozannes hosts trust and private client forum

Ministry, Chamber continue series of small business workshops; Health IT firm expands to Dubai; and young Caymanians intern at CIMA

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.

Cayman business in brief: New attorney for Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen associate Lauren Fletcher has been admitted as an attorney at law in the Cayman Islands, bringing the team in the offshore law...

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