Tag: Alden McLaughlin

Governor hopes BO register will be global standard

Governor hopes BO register will be global standard

| 05/11/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has said he hopes the Cayman Islands will not be going it alone when it introduces a public register identifying the beneficial owners of companies and other financial entities, as the UK will be promoting this as a global standard. There are international efforts now af [...]

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Premier hints Roper should tackle marriage equality

Premier hints Roper should tackle marriage equality

| 30/10/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): In an address to the Legislative Assembly yesterday, the premier appeared to signal that he wants the new governor, Martyn Roper, to deal with the contentious issue of same-sex unions and demonstrated his own reluctance to tackle it. Welcoming the UK’s representative to Cayman and speak [...]

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Governor Roper hopes to stay for full term

Governor Roper hopes to stay for full term

| 30/10/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Governor Martyn Roper has said that he will be serving as Britain’s representative here for between six to nine months but hopes he will be staying much longer. Addressing the Legislative Assembly after he was sworn into office on Monday, he acknowledged that his arrival [...]

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Premier told FCO what he wanted in a governor

Premier told FCO what he wanted in a governor

| 25/10/2018 | 77 Comments
(CNS): As the relationship between London and the Cayman Islands continues to be delicately balanced, the premier has said that he “offered advice” to the FCO about what he wanted in a governor before Martyn Roper was selected, and had held up Helen Kilpatrick as an example. In a stateme [...]

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Vote count challenges claim for port mandate

Vote count challenges claim for port mandate

| 10/10/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the government does not need to put the proposed controversial cruise berthing and cargo expansion project to a referendum because the last election result gave it a mandate to press on. But voter numbers don’t add up for government: an analysis of the [...]

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Premier: Cruise opposition political

Premier: Cruise opposition political

| 10/10/2018 | 124 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that while there may be a few people genuinely concerned about the environment, the majority of those opposing his government’s proposed cruise berthing project and calling for a referendum are politically motivated — a claim that may soon be tested [...]

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UK and local agencies agree on info exchange

UK and local agencies agree on info exchange

| 08/10/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): British and Cayman Islands crime fighting agencies appear to have resolved their differences over the exchange of information on beneficial ownership information in criminal probes following recent complaints from the National Crime Agency (NCA) that the Cayman authorities were being uncooper [...]

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Bank shareholders asked to give back ‘people’s cash’

Bank shareholders asked to give back ‘people’s cash’

| 08/10/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The opposition is appealing for the shareholders of Cayman National, who are about to enjoy a cash windfall if its sale to Republic Bank Trinidad and Tobago (Barbados) goes ahead as expected, to give up some of their financial gain to the public purse, arguing that government lost out in a po [...]

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Premier adds lunch in Athens to Euro trip

Premier adds lunch in Athens to Euro trip

| 02/10/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): After rubbing shoulders with European royalty in the playground of the rich and famous in Monaco, the premier lunched with Greek shipping magnates, having added Athens to his European trip this week. According to a press release from his office, Premier Alden McLaughlin, along with officials [...]

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Cayman delegation rubs shoulders with European royalty

Cayman delegation rubs shoulders with European royalty

| 01/10/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): As public attention was focused on whether or not the Cayman Islands should embark on developing a cruise berthing facility, Premier Alden McLaughlin, Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers and representatives from the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands were in Europe rubbing shoulder [...]

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Premier and minister at luxury boat show

Premier and minister at luxury boat show

| 25/09/2018 | 62 Comments
(CNS): Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers, who is responsible for the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands, and Premier Alden McLaughlin will both be in the playground of the wealthy this week as they attend the Monaco Yacht Show, which opens tomorrow. The delegation to the event includes [...]

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