Archive for May 23rd, 2018

Cayman to bring fight over BO to local courts

Cayman to bring fight over BO to local courts

| 23/05/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The premier has said that the Cayman Islands will resist the Order-in-Council from Britain if it seeks to impose a public beneficial ownership register before the rest of the world adopts this model of transparency. Alden McLaughlin said that having taken advice from leading constitutional lawyers in London, the government will not seek a […]

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Cayman seeking constitutional changes

Cayman seeking constitutional changes

| 23/05/2018 | 66 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government, with the support of the opposition, is entering into dialogue with the United Kingdom to change parts of the Constitution relating to the territory’s relationship with Britain. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he had already spoken with Prime Minister Theresa May about clarifying and amending parts of the Constitution to prevent […]

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Director suspended as port begins probe

Director suspended as port begins probe

| 23/05/2018 | 90 Comments

(CNS): After weeks of revelations regarding a catalog of issues surrounding the beleaguered port director, Clement Reid, officials confirmed Wednesday that he had been suspended from his job and an internal investigation has been opened. In a short statement from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands board of directors, they said he had been “suspended […]

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Rivers talked with financial sector ahead of EU trip

Rivers talked with financial sector ahead of EU trip

| 23/05/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Ahead of her trip to Brussels this week, Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers and her technical officials engaged with the local industry about Cayman’s commitments in relation to the EU’s assessment of jurisdictions’ tax regimes. Rivers said “developments remain fluid” and that government’s process for fulfilling its commitments continues to include the participation of the […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.