- Man in stabbing case appears in court
- Visitor charged with DUI, gets curfew
- ‘Fresh Start’ brings hope of rehabilitation
- Bodden Town boxing gym plan shelved
- Guilty verdicts in ‘shoe tree’ firearms trial
- Opposition: Summer work program a ‘band-aid solution’
- Tropical wave brings heavy rain to Cayman
- Ex-civil servant’s theft sentence adjourned
- Two stabbed in George Town
- Health City may push US system to innovate
The reversal of trade liberalization and a return to the average tariffs of 1990 would depress the world’s long-term living standards by about 14 percent worldwide and as much as 15 to 25 percent in the most affected countries.
2017 can be characterized as a year that should be celebrated. The world’s economy enjoyed synchronized global growth, with all major developed economies reporting positive GDP growth.
Island Heritage’s involvement in the community runs a spectrum of activities, but one of its most visible corporate social responsibility initiatives is its annual CharityDrive.
The Chamber of Commerce’s youth-development initiative, Mentoring Cayman, has been inspiring Cayman’s youth since 2002 and matches high school participants with successful mentors in fields they are interested in.
Dart’s long-standing belief in the transformative power of education has evolved into two parallel, sought-after initiatives: Minds Inspired and Dart Scholar.
In the business world, corporate social responsibility, or CSR for short, has become standard practice. A broad term, it essentially sums up the good-will efforts a company makes in the communities where it operates.
The Cayman Islands is facing somewhat of a dilemma. Although its regulatory regime is not tailored to cryptocurrencies, token offerings or distributed ledger technology, Cayman became home to the world’s largest initial coin offering this year.
With constant threats of blacklists, gray lists and other financial sanctions, the Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories have a long-standing contentious relationship with international bodies such as the European Union and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Moderate growth in the U.S. in the context of a wider global slowdown led by reduced consumer demand is going to impact Cayman, especially in the tourism sector, according to Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Stifel Fixed Income.
The number of insolvency petition filings in offshore jurisdictions increased significantly in 2017. The jump in petition filings was based on more activity in the British Virgin Islands and Mauritius, which offset falls in the Cayman Islands and Isle of Man, according to a report from offshore law firm Appleby.
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