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Cayman Islands To Introduce Public Register

Cayman Islands To Introduce Public Register

The Cayman Islands has announced its intention to introduce a public register of beneficial ownership. A statement from the Cayman Government said, “The Government of the Cayman Islands has today announced its intention to introduce a public register of beneficial ownership, in line with evolving standards and international obligations such as... Read more of this article

Officers Assist With Cayman Islands Royal Visit

Officers Assist With Cayman Islands Royal Visit

Four Bermuda Police Service officers have recently returned from the Cayman Islands, after spending a week working alongside the Royal Cayman Island Police Service [RCIPS] as Close Protection Officers [CPO] during an official Royal visit. A police spokesperson said, “Four members of the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] have recently returned from the... Read more of this article

Cayman Govt To Appeal SSM Court Ruling

Cayman Govt To Appeal SSM Court Ruling

The Cayman Islands, a fellow Overseas Territory, has something else in common with Bermuda, as their Government plans to appeal a decision handed down by the Cayman Court to legalise same-sex marriage. This is according to a report in the Cayman Compass, which said, “Government plans to appeal the Chief Justice’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage,... Read more of this article

Cayman: ‘Akin To An Attempt To Take Over’

Cayman: ‘Akin To An Attempt To Take Over’

Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin denounced a suggestion from the UK Foreign Affairs Committee that British citizens to be able to vote and run for office in the Overseas Territories, with the Cayman Premier saying it is “akin to an attempt to take over the territory.” This is according to a report in the Cayman Compass, which said,... Read more of this article

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