Saturday, December 15, 2018

I never felt I was a money launderer

Some say it takes a thief to catch a thief. Humberto Aguilar, helped drug cartels recycle their cash through bank accounts worldwide in the 1980s. Today the convicted money launderer lectures compliance professionals about money laundering methods old and new.

Amendments to Cayman Islands Companies Law

An overview of the important changes that were recently made to the Companies Law by the Financial Services Legislative Committee - a recently formed body with representatives from the private and public sector

Her Excellency, the Governor

Cayman's first female governor hits the ground running...water sports are a different matter, however.

Eight companies recognised as Best Places to Work

Scotiabank and SteppingStones took top honours in their respective business size categories at the 2013 Top Employer Awards and can now boast being one of the Best Places to Work in the Cayman Islands.

Cosmetic surgery available on-island

Dr Victoria Karlinsky, a board certified cosmetic surgeion will be at KY Imaging for one week each month, performing a variety of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.

Insight into the Residential Tenancies Law 2009

The Cayman Islands has a large residential rental property market that provides an important source of income for many of the Islands’ residents and investors. Due to recent media exposure, everyone is no doubt well aware of the current state of the rental market...

I might actually take my vacation days this year!

Many people all over the world work very hard to make a living. Some may enter the workforce at an early age, some may work extensive overtime hours, and some may work several jobs just to pay the bills. At what point though, do workers become overworked and are at risk of burning out?

After the sting: ‘I got a raw deal,’ says Clover’s St-Cyr

St-Cyr says his conviction of conspiracy against the United States through money laundering was only a pretext by the IRS to flush out Americans who evade taxes by using offshore service providers.

Banking: Cayman not Cyprus

The banking crisis in Cyprus could easily be eclipsed by a blow-up in the banking sector of the Cayman Islands, which with its size represent a deadly threat to the world economy, at least according to Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University

A conversation with … Dale Crighton

Dale Crighton has been appointed to statutory boards over the years by both the United Democratic Party and People’s Progressive Movement administrations.

 

Hot HR topics covered at conference

The University of Portsmouth has a history dating back 12 years in helping human resources specialists in the Cayman Islands advance their knowledge, skills and careers. Last month, it not only recognised seven local adult students for attaining professional certificates, it had three of its facility members give talks on hot topics in the HR field.

Byzantium private vaults offer golden opportunities

Byzantium International Ltd. SEZC's precious metals sales, storage and refining operations are up and running full steam on Grand Cayman.

Fertility clinic offers deals

South Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine targets Cayman clients.

Unmanned flying machines: Peering inside a fledgling industry

Cayman Islands residents and visitors should perk up and listen for a faint and slightly irritating buzzing sound, one destined to become more familiar over time. When you hear it, look skyward for a glimpse into the future.

Wrongful dismissal? The Johnson exclusion area

Concerns have been raised about attempts to bring employment disputes before the Grand Court rather than before a Labour Tribunal.

A conversation with… Randy Merren

Few people have been in the Cayman Islands media and entertainment business as long as Randy Merren.

Grand Cayman hotels continue developing

Lately it seems that development activity is occurring all throughout Grand Cayman's hotel sector.

Obesity weighs on Cayman

Obesity is weighing heavily on Cayman’s population, statistics show, and the figures are likely to keep ballooning unless government sectors come together to create a solution, health industry leaders warned at the Cayman Islands National Healthcare Conference last month.

Women run Dart HR show

The human resources and organisational development duties at Dart Enterprises are aptly handled by a team of Caymanian women.

A conversation with Annie Multon

Annie Multon talks about her long career in the tourism industry, her desire to give back and her objection to part of West Bay Road being closed in a conversation with The Journal's Alan Markoff.
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