Race is on as Cayman plans crypto exchange
Royal Gazette

A race to the start line in the offshore cryptocurrency exchange market is heating up.Bermuda's fintech ambitions are well established, but now a company behind a planned cryptocurrency exchange based in the Cayman...

Assessors identify Cayman 'deficiencies'
Royal Gazette

The Cayman Islands has failed to fully appreciate the risks of money laundering and terrorism financing and has a poor record on investigating and prosecuting financial crime. Those are two of the findings detailed in a...

Blue Bison Launches Payroll Tax HR Solution
Bernews

Blue Bison, the software division of Paragon GRC Bermuda, is officially launching their HRM/payroll software solution that has been modified to support the calculation and reporting of Bermuda’s progressive payroll...

TT's Republic Financial Holdings completes takeover of Cayman bank
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Republic Financial Holdings Ltd (RFHL) Wednesday announced it had acquired the majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Ltd (CNC) at a cost of US$198.4 million.

Cayman reaches for the sky
Royal Gazette

One of Bermuda's main rival offshore jurisdictions is reaching for the sky, with plans to build a skyline-transforming tower.Dart Enterprises wants to build the structure in the Cayman Islands at a height that would...

What Bermuda can learn from Cayman and vice versa
Royal Gazette

When Bermuda's voters gave a landslide electoral victory to the notoriously protectionist Progressive Labour Party in July 2017, we wrote that the election could well prove "the final mis-steerage that drives the...

Butterfield to sharpen cost-cutting focus
Royal Gazette

Butterfield Bank will be "intensely focused" on reducing expenses in the higher-cost jurisdictions where it has operations, during the next six months.Automation, and moving aspects of its business to Canada and...

SSL buys stake in Island Pizza
Jamaica Observer

SSL Growth Equity Limited, formerly Stocks and Securities (Barbados) Ltd, has purchased a stake in Island Pizza Holdings Ltd in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.The entity is the operator of the Papa John's franchise in...

Estera Wins Trust Company Of The Year
Bernews

Estera, a leading, global fiduciary provider, has won the prestigious Trust Company of the Year – Caribbean in the Citywealth IFC awards. The awards were announced in London on Wednesday 23 January 2019 and recognise...

Premier travels to US and Europe for talks
Jamaica Observer

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – Premier Alden McLaughlin left the territory on Wednesday to attend meetings in London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin and New York to continue discussions about recently approved economic...

BMR Energy acquires 5-MW solar plant in Cayman Islands
Jamaica Observer

BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America, has acquired a 5 MW alternating current solar plant in the Cayman Islands from Entropy Cayman Solar I. A member of...

Cayman Islands on track to surpass 2017 stayover visitation
Jamaica Observer

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — The Cayman islands says it welcomed more than 410,000 stayover visitors to the island during the first 11 months of this year.It said that the 11.26 per cent increase over the...

ODea joins BFM board of directors
Royal Gazette

Conor ODea has joined the board of directors of BFampM Limited. He joined Butterfield Bank Cayman in 1989, serving as managing director from 1997. After also taking on the positions of president and chief operating...

Conor O’Dea Joins BF&M Board Of Directors
Bernews

BF&M Limited announced the appointment of Mr. Conor J. O’Dea to the Board of Directors of BF&M Limited. Mr. O’Dea joined Butterfield Bank [Cayman] in 1989, serving as Managing Director from 1997. After...

ACTs OneCloud reaches Bermuda milestone
Royal Gazette

ACT OneCloud has taken on its fortieth customer in Bermuda, only three years after setting up. The company states it is the islands largest provider of on-island cloud services. It also has a presence in Cayman Islands,...

Disaster recovery in the neighbourhood
Jamaica Gleaner

The shortest, or as the crow flies, air travel distance between Jamaica and Puerto Rico, according to www.distancefromto.net, is 1,133 kilometres or 704 miles.That island, along with Cuba, The Cayman Islands and...

Cayman welcomes 250th company into special economic zone
Jamaica Observer

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – The technology-focused special economic zone, (SEZ) Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), says it has welcomed its 250th company into the Cayman Islands.

Caribbean tourism stakeholders to meet in Cayman Islands
Jamaica Observer

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (CMC) —Tourism practitioners from the public and private sectors will meet here in November to share strategies and best practices on issues affecting the industry, the Barbados-based...

Fitch Upgrades XLIT Following Acquisition Close
Bernews

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings of XLIT Ltd. [XL, a Cayman Islands subsidiary of XL Group Ltd] and its property/casualty [re]insurance subsidiaries following the completion of the acquisition by AXA SA. “This...

KPREIT collects US$1.5m from Florida condo sales
Jamaica Gleaner

Kingston Properties Limited, which trades under the symbol KPREIT, has completed the sale of four condo units in South Florida and is setting aside proceeds for acquisitions in Jamaica and Cayman Islands in deals that are...

BFMs ratings affirmed by AM Best
Royal Gazette

AM Best has affirmed the credit ratings of island insurer BFampM Ltd. Three of the groups operating companies BFampM General Insurance Company, BFampM Life Insurance Company and Cayman-based Island Heritage Insurance...

Proven buys Cayman company IFP for US$14m
Jamaica Gleaner

Proven Investments Limited confirmed completion of the full acquisition of shares in International Financial Planning (Cayman) Limited, IFP, paying US$14.2 million ($1.95 billion) for the company.The deal closed on August...

Cayman Islands exports iguana meat to US
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) – The Cayman Islands has shipped more than 200 pounds of iguana meat to the United States, a move that the private sector says could help in tackling the problems posed by the invasive...

Cayman Islands exports Iguana meat to US
Jamaica Observer

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — The Cayman Islands has shipped over two hundred pounds of iguana meat to the United States, a move that the private sector says could help in tackling the problems posed by the...

Proven success
Jamaica Observer

Proven Investments Limited (Proven) has been granted regulatory approval from various applicable jurisdictions to acquire 100 per cent of the common equity of a licensed security dealer with offices in the Cayman Islands...

Honey Bun gets toehold in Cayman, Antigua
Jamaica Observer

Jamaican baking company Honey Bun has secured clients in Antigua and the Cayman Islands for distribution of its Buccaneer Jamaica pocket-size rum cakes.The product, which is the latest addition to Honey Bun's portfolio,...

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