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Tag: CNS Business

Panton navigates choppy ‘blacklist’ waters

Panton navigates choppy ‘blacklist’ waters

| 08/02/2017
(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands financial services minister has been doing the rounds in Brussels and London over the last week to persuade European officials that Cayman should not be on any grey or blacklists and to talk about the continued pressure from the UK for Cayman and the other territo [...]

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TV regulator rejects blame over commercial failings

TV regulator rejects blame over commercial failings

| 03/02/2017
(CNS Business): Following the news that Cayman 27 is dropping its costly ‘Daybreak’ local morning magazine TV show, the TV arm of the new regulator OfReg has stated that this issue is entirely commercial and not a regulatory matter. “The failure of cable providers to come to an agreement with [...]

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Premier heads to London for Brexit talks

Premier heads to London for Brexit talks

| 02/02/2017
(CNS Business): The premier will be heading to London Friday with a small government team for the special meeting with UK officials and the heads of other overseas territories on the thorny issue of Brexit and how it will impact Cayman and the other British dependent territories. The Joint Ministeri [...]

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Southwest flights to Grand Cayman to begin in June

Southwest flights to Grand Cayman to begin in June

| 06/01/2017
(CNS Business): Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the US Department of Transportation to serve Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport daily from Fort Lauderdale beginning 4 June 2017, provided the service receives requisite governmental approvals. On the same date, the a [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: The Greenhouse

Golden Spoons Review: The Greenhouse

| 27/12/2016
(CNS Foodie): The Greenhouse Restaurant, located in the new strip of shops across the street from Casanova (North Church St), specializes in fresh, local ingredients prepared with love. Gluten free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian and allergy friendly options are made primarily from locally sourced goods o [...]

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Panton: Objecting lawyers wrong on bill

Panton: Objecting lawyers wrong on bill

| 07/12/2016
(CNS Business): The public criticisms made by four local attorneys regarding the Legal Practitioners Bill have been roundly refuted by the financial services minister. Wayne Panton has indicated that the four sole lawyers are wrong on all of the critical points they made about the proposed legislati [...]

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Input sought on beneficial ownership plan

Input sought on beneficial ownership plan

| 01/12/2016
(CNS Business): Government is hoping to steer through amendments to the Companies Law in January to allow the development of a centralised platform for beneficial ownership information and is seeking comment on the proposals. The financial services ministry has stated that it will not consider the i [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Star Island

Golden Spoons Review: Star Island

| 21/11/2016
(CNS Foodie): Star Island on Cayman Brac is not a dinner venue. If you arrive for dinner you will likely find yourself at the only occupied table watching a series of customers collect take-away orders in an otherwise empty restaurant, which doesn’t make for the best ambience. Arrive at lunch time [...]

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Lawyers accuse CIG of secrecy over LPB

Lawyers accuse CIG of secrecy over LPB

| 15/11/2016
(CNS Business): Efforts by Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton to steer through legislation to govern the Cayman Islands legal profession ahead of the next Financial Action Task Force review and after 15 years of failed attempts by previous governments have been undermined by more complaints fr [...]

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Industry analysts find Flow fastest local provider

Industry analysts find Flow fastest local provider

| 24/10/2016
(CNS Business): Independent telecoms analyst Ookla, which operates speedtest.net, an online portal that measures internet speeds, has found that Flow has the fastest broadband and mobile services in the Cayman Islands, based on raw data records for the past six months. Regardless of ongoing complain [...]

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Lawyers’ law delayed as small firms ask for time

Lawyers’ law delayed as small firms ask for time

| 19/10/2016
(CNS Business): The financial services minister has postponed the debate on the still controversial Legal Practitioners bill until the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly because of a request by some small and sole practitioners who want more time to submit suggestions that specifically impact [...]

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