Archive for April 6th, 2016

Call for direct rule ‘absurd’, says Panton

Call for direct rule ‘absurd’, says Panton

| 06/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman’s financial services minister has dismissed as absurd the suggestion by the UK Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, that the British government should consider imposing direct rule on its overseas territories and dependencies if they do not comply with UK tax law. Corbyn was reacting to a massive leak from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which […]

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UK minister ‘misled’ Commons about Cayman Islands

UK minister ‘misled’ Commons about Cayman Islands

| 06/04/2016 | 65 Comments

(CNS): Dr Leonardo Raznovich has accused the UK’s overseas territories minister of misleading the British House of Commons by indicating that the Cayman Islands Government had recognised same-sex marriage. Dr Raznovich, who has challenged a refusal by the local immigration authorities to remain here as a dependent of his legal husband, stated that James Duddridge […]

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Restaurant burglary suspect in court today

Restaurant burglary suspect in court today

| 06/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 23-year-old man from West Bay is scheduled to appear in court this morning charged with the burglary of a restaurant in the district last month. Police said that West Bay officers responded to a report of a burglary on the morning of 22 March, when an employee of Super C’s Restaurant on Watercourse […]

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Key civil servants receive migrant management training

Key civil servants receive migrant management training

| 06/04/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): With the Cayman Islands often the stop for Cuban migrants heading towards the United States, last month government facilitated a five day Strategic Migration Management and Policy Planning training course, described as “intense” for senior immigration, customs and commissions secretariat employees.

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Cayman’s compliance vastly superior to Panama’s

Cayman’s compliance vastly superior to Panama’s

| 06/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The biggest tax leak in history, which revealed how a law firm in Panama helped thousands of people, including a number of world leaders, evade tax and hide money offshore, has up ramped calls for the UK government to increase the pressure on the British overseas territories (BOTs), including the Cayman Islands, to […]

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