A bleak picture of starvation, illness and death worldwide perpetrated by what is called 'petty corruption'.
Interest rate policy only becomes critical if the rates are raised more quickly than previously planned.
Ryan Rajkumarsingh is the newly appointed director of the government’s Department of Commerce and Investment. Here he talks with the Journal about how the DCI facilitates business for Cayman and he speaks about his hopes for the development of the Department under his directorship.
International financial centre law firms are positioning themselves to take advantage of new emerging markets in Asia and South America. The Journal spoke with Diarmad Murray, global managing partner at Walkers about the effect this has on the firm’s business in the Cayman Islands.
What can we glean from this 800-year-old document that is relevant to the Cayman Islands in 2015?
One of the most significant trends over the last decade has been the increasing influence of politics in the financial markets of advanced economies.
Many people confuse tax residence and domicile. In particular, it is common for individuals to assume that because they have ceased to be tax resident in the U.K., it must follow that they have also ceased to be U.K. domiciled. But is this necessarily the case? In short, the answer is definitely no.
Some myth-busting figures about immigration in the Cayman Islands are released under the Freedom of Information Law.
BNY Mellon opened its first wealth management office in the Cayman Islands in January. The Journal spoke with Lawrence Hughes, CEO of BNY Mellon Wealth Management, about the move and the evolving nature of the global investment environment.
Cayman remains a cash and cheque-based economy, where electronic payment systems that would ensure faster payment for both businesses and individuals are still a rarity
Jude Scott, the new CEO of Cayman Finance, says the industry has grown and has been very successful, “but we all now have to reinvest.”
From the great recession of 2008 emerged a new Dr. Frankenstein, in the person of Dr. Bernanke.
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.
Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been the buzzwords in the tech sphere for the past couple of years.
The volatile price swings in the U.S. on Aug. 24 were a disaster for the reputation of ETFs.
AIMA chairman Todd Groom expressed concerns over the EU Commission’s draft regulation that is going to implement the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive at a luncheon hosted by the Cayman chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association in April.
According to documentation recently received from the Department of Immigration, there are approximately 350 expatriates holding Residency and Employment Rights Certificates (RERCs) as the spouse of a Caymanian. We expect this number will increase.
Global financial markets have revelled in somewhat of a sweet spot over the last eight years. Most striking are the significant positive returns across major asset classes that historically exhibit strong negative correlation.
For the past several years, the Cayman Islands has stayed on the radar of extremely wealthy people looking to invest in residential real estate.
Kevin Mitnick, who once was on the FBI’s Most Wanted list and is now a computer security consultant, took to the stage at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit to show off some of the newest ways hackers are breaking into computer systems.