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Another Cuban migrant challenges asylum denial by Appeals Tribunal

A Cuban migrant is challenging the Immigration Appeals Tribunal’s decision last month to deny him asylum, arguing that he did not receive a fair hearing of his application.

Two more challenge denials of permanent residency

Two more people are challenging government’s decision to deny their permanent residency bids, arguing that the Immigration Appeals Tribunal unfairly discriminated against them in considering their applications.

Former Brac labor inspector sues government

Former Cayman Brac Senior Labor Inspector Sandra Solomon is suing the Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration, claiming that she has been subject to an unwarranted workplace investigation, and that she suffers ongoing depression and anxiety as a result.

Jamaican files legal challenge to permanent residency denial

Jamaican national Clide Coley is challenging government’s decision to deny his permanent residency application, arguing that the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board did not fully factor his investment in a local business when making its decision.

90% of financial court cases available for public inspection

Earlier this month, the financial services site OffshoreAlert published an article reporting that the documents for an increasing number of cases at the Grand Court’s financial services division are not being made public.

Report: More court records being kept secret

The Grand Court’s financial services division is keeping an increasing number of court records from the public, according to a report published this week by OffshoreAlert, a financial services website that publishes Cayman- and other offshore-related court records.
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Arrest warrants stemming from Cayman lawsuit withdrawn

U.S. arrest warrants have been withdrawn against two men who were previously wanted there for filing a lawsuit in Cayman that violated a U.S. anti-lawsuit injunction.

Journalists and offshore representatives clash at OffshoreAlert conference

The fight between offshore law firm Appleby and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists over the publication of the firm’s client data in the international press continued at the annual OffshoreAlert conference.

Cayman court records dispute enters international spotlight

The domestic dispute over the Cayman Islands court system’s new restrictions on photocopying public records has ballooned into a potential international incident.

EDITORIAL – Reputational alert: Cayman’s court secrecy on international stage

Following the recent foolish, if not foolhardy, restrictions on access to local court records, a tidal wave of negative public relations is heading for the Cayman Islands. Our treasured financial services sector could get soaked.

Court clamps down on open records policy

An apparent change in policy is making it more difficult for people to access Cayman Islands court documents. A sign posted on the third floor of Kirk House informs visitors that they are allowed to access court records but not permitted to make any copies of the documents.

Offshore finance journalist says he’s been hacked

The editor and owner of financial news and information website OffshoreAlert said last week that his site had been hacked and that it appeared “an attempt was made to wipe out our company.”

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