Archive for February 19th, 2019

OfReg making ‘truth’ rules for utilities

OfReg making ‘truth’ rules for utilities

| 19/02/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): OfReg, the regulatory body which now has oversight of all utilities in the Cayman Islands, has opened a public consultation on proposed new rules to ensure that these providers tell the truth in their advertisements and promotions. Officials said the aim is to create a set of rules that will allow the Utility Regulation […]

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Store clerk fights off would-be robber

Store clerk fights off would-be robber

| 19/02/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A lone masked man, who turned out to be unarmed when he attempted to rob a store in George Town Monday evening, met with some resistance from the store clerk, who hit the suspect with a stick, sending him off empty handed, according to a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service report. The foiled stick-up […]

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Poor record keeping keeps public in dark

Poor record keeping keeps public in dark

| 19/02/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston called out the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) for poor record keeping following a hearing over a disputed freedom of information request relating to pension records where civil servants claimed that communication about the issue in question was largely through word of mouth. Hermiston said the practice of government […]

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Securities expert returns to Cayman for CIMA job

Securities expert returns to Cayman for CIMA job

| 19/02/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Gerald Halischuk is the new head of the Securities Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, effective Monday, 11 February, according to a CIMA release. Halischuk, who is Canadian, comes to Cayman from Anguilla, where he was the managing director of the Financial Commission there for four years. Halischuk has previously worked in the […]

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