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Cayman HRC Call For Same Sex Union Laws

Cayman HRC Call For Same Sex Union Laws

“Immediate steps should be taken to introduce legislation to recognise same-sex unions and to outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the Cayman Islands as a matter of the greatest importance.” That was the view expressed by the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission in their submission to the British Parliament’s... Read more of this article

Cayman Islands Seeking Constitutional Changes

Cayman Islands Seeking Constitutional Changes

The Cayman Islands has presented the UK with proposed constitutional changes and now await the UK’s response, Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin said, explaining that they seek “safeguards” to confirm that the UK “will not seek to legislate, directly or indirectly for the Cayman Islands without, at a minimum, consultation with... Read more of this article

Cayman Also Pass Economic Substance Bill

Cayman Also Pass Economic Substance Bill

As Bermuda’s legislators were passing a Bill designed to keep the island off the European Union’s blacklist, lawmakers in the Cayman Islands were doing the same, with the Cayman also passing an Economic Substance Bill on Monday. This follows after the European Union threatened to blacklist jurisdictions that did not meet their specifications... Read more of this article

Cayman Govt’s Submission To UK Committee

Cayman Govt’s Submission To UK Committee

Sufficient safeguards should be put in place to protect the Cayman Islands and the wider British Overseas Territory family from “future constitutional overreach by the Houses of Parliament,” the Cayman Islands Government said. “In view of the actions taken by the UK Parliament to amend the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018... Read more of this article

Column: Cayman Conference, Population, Budget

Column: Cayman Conference, Population, Budget

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] “He hath founded it upon the seas” - Cayman Islands Motto Day Two of the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association [CPA] Caribbean Americas Atlantic Region conference, held in Grand Cayman June 16-23rd, 2018 saw delegates from around the Caribbean gather once again at the Marriott Hotel for a... Read more of this article

Column: Reflecting On Visit To Cayman Islands

Column: Reflecting On Visit To Cayman Islands

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] Located approximately 450 miles south or 90 minutes flying time from Miami are the three beautiful sister islands of; Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. Collectively known as The Cayman Islands. Recently Grand Cayman served as the host island for the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s... Read more of this article

MP Famous: OT’s Must Speak With One Voice

MP Famous: OT’s Must Speak With One Voice

MP Chris Famous, who was in Cayman for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Forum, told a Cayman news outlet that “as British Overseas Territories, we must speak with one voice.” Cayman 27′s website said, “When it comes to seeking changes on areas where British Overseas Territories and Great Britain disagree, like public... Read more of this article

Cayman’s Governor ‘Temporarily Withdrawn’

Cayman’s Governor ‘Temporarily Withdrawn’

Cayman’s Governor Anwar Choudhury “has been temporarily withdrawn from his post as Governor of the Cayman Islands to allow the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to investigate a number of complaints against him.” This is according to the official Cayman Government website, which cited Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin as saying, “I was... Read more of this article

Fireminds & Logic Launches Cayman Cloud

Fireminds & Logic Launches Cayman Cloud

Logic Communications and Fireminds recently announced the launch of the Fireminds Data Center in Cayman, bringing Fireminds co-location, cloud services, software-as-aservice solutions and managed services to the Logic Business Solutions portfolio in Cayman. Also, customers with operations in Bermuda and Cayman can now leverage the Fireminds data centers... Read more of this article

Soldiers Take Part In Nautical Training In Cayman

Soldiers Take Part In Nautical Training In Cayman

Two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers have started an intensive nautical skills course in the Cayman Islands run by the Royal Navy. Private Donavin Trott-Burchall and Private Jessica Pimental, both members of the RBR Boat Troop, will spend three weeks with the RN’s International Defence Training Maritime Training Team learning small boat navigation,... Read more of this article

Cayman Options Open, Including Legal Challenge

Cayman Options Open, Including Legal Challenge

The Cayman Islands is “keeping all options on the table including a legal challenge to the amendment” as the UK House of Commons “seeking to legislate for the Cayman Islands amount to constitutional overreach and are reminiscent of the worst injustices of a bygone era of colonial despotism.” This is according to the Cayman Compass,... Read more of this article

Couple Challenging Cayman’s Law On SSM

Couple Challenging Cayman’s Law On SSM

A couple plan to challenge the law prohibiting same sex marriage in the Cayman Islands, taking legal action after their application for a marriage licence was rejected by Cayman officials. The Cayman News Service reported, “A woman from the Cayman Islands and her fiancée are taking legal action after their application for a marriage licence... Read more of this article

LOM Celebrate Opening Of New Cayman Offices

LOM Celebrate Opening Of New Cayman Offices

Directors of local investment firm LOM Financial Ltd. travelled to Grand Cayman last week to mark the opening of the firm’s new Cayman Islands office. The global financial services provider, founded and headquartered in Bermuda, celebrated the opening of the new office with an intimate cocktail reception for 80 guests on “The Island” in Camana... Read more of this article