Cayman Islands


Cayman to Create Technology District

By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush signed an agreement today with Cayman Enterprise City, Ltd in a deal that will give CEC the opportunity to build a special economic zone based on technology in Grand Cayman. “CEC […]


Green Building Council Heads to Cayman

The Sailfish Estate in Sunrise Landing on Grand Cayman is the first LEED-certified private residential home built outside of the United States. LEED is the certification system of the United States Green Buildings Council, which rates the energy efficiency and […]


In Cayman, an Unwelcome Tourist

It may flutter innocuously, but the Papilio demoleus, or Chequered Swallowtail, is no friendly butterfly. The creature, which has recently been sighted for the first time in Cayman, has spread across the Caribbean with great intensity, from Jamaica to Puerto […]

CJ Politics

Questions over Cayman-China Port Deal

Opposition members of Cayman’s Legislative Assembly are questioning the decision by the government to make a deal with the China Harbour Engineering Company to build a new cruise port. “I would like to know if the governor, through the secretary […]

Chinese Firm to Build Cayman Port

A CHEC visit to the Bahamas earlier this year (Photo: CHEC) Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush said he expects to sign an agreement with a Chinese developer to build a new port in George Town. The company, China Harbour Engineering Company, […]

Cayman to Regulate, Tax Hedge Funds

Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Premier McKeeva Bush announced that Cayman’s government would tax and regulate hedge funds for the first time, with the announcement coming in his budget address. “The Government will introduce a single revenue […]

U.K. Won't Approve Cayman Budget

The United Kingdom will not sign off on Cayman’s budget for the upcoming year without cuts to civil service personnel, it announced. The budget had been set for delivery to the Legislative Assembly May 23, but British concerns about personnel […]

Cayman Passes Changes to Companies Law

Caymanian legislators passed three laws yesterday aimed at bringing financial services in the Cayman Islands in line with international standards. The three laws were the Companies (Amendemnt) Bill 2011 and two companion bills — the Securities (Amendment) Bill and the […]

Cayman, IRS Meet on U.S. Foreign Tax Compliance Statute

Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush led a Cayman delegation to meet with the United States Internal Revenue Service’s Deputy Commissioner, Michael Danilack, along with other senior officials to discuss implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance […]


Cayman to Enforce Libya Sanctions

Cayman Islands Attorney General Samuel Bulgin The Cayman Islands financial industry is preparing for restrictive measures to execute U.N. Security Council and European Union sanctions against a number of Libyan nationals and entities. Cayman’s Attorney General, Samuel Bulgin, who is […]


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