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Scotiabank appoints head of Cayman operations

Scotiabank Cayman has appointed Sarah Hobbs as vice president and country head of Scotiabank & Trust (Cayman) Ltd.

Scotiabank Cayman gives US$15,000 in student grants

Scotiabank Cayman has given grants totalling US$15,000 to three students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees overseas.

Scotiabank donates $25,000 to Cayman ARK

Scotiabank presented a $25,000 cheque to Cayman Acts of Random Kindness on Friday, 11 Sept., to help local families who need assistance due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Scotiabank updates customer assistance programme

Scotiabank has announced updates to its customer assistance programme for retail and business account holders.

Cost-of-living increase cuts into court budget

Government’s 5% rise in cost of living for civil servants has taken a toll on the judiciary’s budget and its plans for staffing increases.
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New technology helps Scotiabank customers take control

Scotiabank announced new enhancements to its alerts feature, which will give customers more control of their banking. In addition to transaction alerts and security alerts, the bank now offers credit card controls.
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Scotiabank targets fraud with transaction alerts

Scotiabank recently launched its new alerts feature for debit and credit card transactions, which gives real-time notification once a debit or credit card transaction is conducted.

Suckoo calls for action to deal with causes of crime

The Chief Justice’s plea for more courtrooms to manage a growing number of criminal cases should serve as a “stark warning” that a new approach to Cayman’s social problems is needed, according to deputy opposition leader Al Suckoo.

Republic Group acquires Scotiabank operations in nine Caribbean countries

Republic Financial Holdings Ltd., the Trinidad-based company that is in the process of becoming the majority shareholder of Cayman National, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Scotiabank’s banking operations in Guyana, St. Maarten and seven Eastern Caribbean territories.

Government buys Scotia building for court space

Government has purchased the former headquarters of Scotiabank and Trust in George Town and plans to use the office building for much-needed additional court space.

50 years ago: Scotiabank opens Cayman Islands HQ

In the June 6, 1968 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story, titled “Scotiabank opens,” appeared:

Scotiabank opens in Camana Bay

After more than 50 years of operating its headquarters in downtown George Town, Scotiabank and Trust (Cayman) held a grand opening event on Thursday for its new “digital branch” in Camana Bay.

Six Cayman retail banks install automated clearing house

Six major Cayman banks have come together in a partnership to install an automated clearing house that will ease the transfer of electronic funds.

Scotiabank consolidates branches, goes digital

Scotiabank and Trust (Cayman) is closing its George Town and Strand locations and will open a new digital branch at Camana Bay on April 16.

Local business in brief: Scotiabank awards financial support to students

Scotiabank has awarded five Caymanian students each with a US$5,000 student bursary. The bursary provides additional financial support to students attending an overseas university. The Scotiabank bursary supports Caymanian students in financial need who are seeking to pursue an undergraduate degree in business or finance at a college/university overseas.

Business in brief: EY awards scholarships

EY has selected Jamal Hinds and Raidez Perez as the winners of this year’s EY Cayman Scholarships. The scholarships have a value of up to $30,000 a year for a maximum of five years until recipients have completed the minimum educational requirements to qualify as a CPA.

Business in brief: Scotiabank raises $15,000 for Special Needs Foundation

Scotiabank recently presented a $15,000 check to the Special Needs Foundation of Cayman. The money was raised at the seventh annual Scotiabank Charity Golf Tournament in March.
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Scotiabank recognized by Euromoney

Scotiabank has been recognized for the “Best Commercial Banking Capabilities in the Caribbean” by Euromoney, a leading global financial publication, in its recently released annual Global Private Banking survey.

‘Wild’ author to speak at fundraiser

Cheryl Strayed, author of the New York Times best-selling memoir “Wild,” will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Power of the Purse luncheon on March 17.

Forum: Region needs cash-transfer rules

A forum with government and private sector representatives from around the region last week called for a Caribbean-wide effort to deal with U.S. banks “de-risking” and pulling out of doing business with cash transfer companies and other financial institutions around the region.

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