Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Steady growth amid increased regulatory requirements

2012 will see a continuation of the steady growth since 2009 and the opportunity to increase market share, says Ben Leung, managing partner of accounting firm PKF Cayman.

Compliance: the elephant in the room

The Caribbean Regional Compliance Association’s conference in Trinidad and Tobago in March showed the difficulties that many Caribbean countries face when implementing the latest regulations and processes demanded by international organisations.

CUC smart meters: Savings, but also questions

A Caribbean Utilities Company program to replace standard electricity meters with new “smart meters” is set to finish late this year, but it has generated questions about the safety and security of the equipment.

Regulating Cayman’s insurance industry

Over the years, the financial industry of the Cayman Islands has remained highly competitive in several areas. One in particular is the insurance industry.

Cayman slow to catch on to e-commerce

Online commerce, commonplace in most developed nations, has been slow to catch on in the Cayman Islands.

A sustainable finance industry

On 16 September the world’s capital markets urged action on climate change in a powerful message to the UN Copenhagen climate change conference. 181 leading investors and financial institutions responsible for the fiduciary management of USD 13 trillion issued a Statement ... 

A dynamic company with a human touch

Recruitment firm CML was awarded Top Employer of the Year in the small business category, at the top employer awards, held earlier this year and organised by the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resource Professionals. The Journal speaks with employees at the firm to appreciate why CML is worth the top spot.

Inflationary dynamics: Clear as mud

Addressing the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen delivered a striking tone on the inflationary debate. Reiterating the “mystery” surrounding the recent low inflation readings, the chairman’s candid remarks did very little to stir markets.

Has the shareholders’ oppression remedy arrived in Cayman?

Part 1:Has the shareholders’ oppression remedy arrived in Cayman?The first part to this series ran in th May 2009 edition of The Journal.This is...

Women need to be the force for change

What is the fastest growing economic force in the world’s economy today – is it China? India? No – it’s women. In Cayman to give a keynote speech to the Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs conference last month...

Getting FIT for renewable energy

“Renewable energy continues to be more expensive than conventional power sources and we have to integrate it on a gradual basis so that the costs for general consumers do not increase. Our objective is to grow the programme. We will learn from this initial offering and be able to refine and improve it going forward.”

What makes a successful entrepreneur?

In her interviews with local business owners, Ebanks found that besides the necessary excellent business acumen, common to all of them were self-efficacy and risk-taking. 

 

Mid-level rental market heats up, hits constraints

A surge in demand in the most popular segment of Cayman’s rental property market has caused prices to rise by more than 10 percent in the last 12 months, real estate experts say.

2013: Market conundrum

Unlike the start of 2012, 2013 appears to have started on much firmer footing.

Fibre future for telecoms

The Journal speaks with Bob Kenner, director of Technical Operations, Lee Greene, VP sales from TeleCayman to find out how new infrastructure will revolutionise...

RE/MAX continues franchise expansion in the Caribbean

Gustavo Caricote, senior regional development consultant for RE/MAX in the Caribbean and Central America, says RE/MAX Cayman Islands has been a “model office” for the region in the past 20 years, as he sketches the expansion drive of the real estate franchise network.

Around the world: New Caribbean tourism conference

The Burba Hotel Network has launched the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit, a new conference which will take place 10-12 February, 2010 at the InterContinental, Miami.CHRIS...

Trusts STEP Caribbean conference tackles global issues

The largest conference in the Caribbean dedicated to trusts and estate planning is going to take place in Cayman from 14 to 16 May, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton and focus on the new economic realities affecting the trusts business.

Future of Cayman website launched

Future of Cayman website launched.

Three new partners for Ogier

The Journal sits down with newly promoted attorneys at Ogier at finds out that this law firm has a positive view of Cayman’s future.
Colin Mackay, Christopher Russell and Angus Davidson

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