2 hrs ago
LIME launches LTE in Cayman Islands
According to a company press release, the network, which was deployed by Swedish equipment vendor Ericsson, offers maximum download speeds of more than 100Mbps, and boasts 100% coverage across the Cayman Islands.
2 hrs ago
FATCA: Rapidly becoming the global model for combating offshore tax
THE FOREIGN Account Tax Compliance Act is an important development in US efforts to improve tax compliance, with the Internal Revenue Services focusing on specified foreign financial assets and offshore accounts in order to catch dodgers and tax cheats.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Jamaica and economic growth
For decades Jamaica has desired and pined for economic growth but not attained it -- except for a brief period in the 80s when Edward Seaga was in power.
Barbados seeks loan option after failing to tap bond markets
Credit Suisse is heard looking to syndicate a US$150m five-year amortizing loan extended to Barbados after the sovereign failed to successfully place a bond in October, according to market sources.
Recent Study: Cayman Islands Life Insurance: Market Update
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the life Insurance market in Cayman Islands.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
National Review Online
Third State Health-Care Exchange Executive Director Leaves Position
Pearce is the third person in such a position to leave her job, following Rocky King's recent extended medical leave from Cover Oregon and Coral Andrews's departure from .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
FOOTBALL: Young Reggae Girls head to training camp ahead of CONCACAF Championship
Jamaica's young Reggae Girls are scheduled to be in camp today and tomorrow to prepare for the CONCACAF Women's Championship in the Cayman Islands from January 9-19.
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong has little to gain from relaxing rules just for competition's sake
Make no mistake, as the world gets smaller, Hong Kong is in competition with Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, London, New York and every other global centre for financial services business Kuala Lumpur? We are reaching well down the barrel if Kuala Lumpur ranks as a global financial centre.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
American Standard Energy Corp. Files (8-K) Disclosing Triggering...
AMERICAN STANDARD ENERGY CORP. FILES Disclosing Triggering Events That Accelerate or Increase a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement, Other Events Item 2.04Triggering Events That Accelerate or Increase a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement.
US News & World Report
New Financial Secrecy Index Shows the Continuing Problems of Tax Havens
Last month was a very busy one, but I would be remiss if I didn't discuss the Tax Justice Network's new edition of the Financial Secrecy Index .
Uzbekistan: Western Oil Company Probed amid Redivision of Economic Spoils
An obscure offshore oil and gas company is reportedly under investigation for stealing oil in Uzbekistan.
East Capital Explorer AB - Net Asset Value (NAV) SEK 82 per share on 30 November 2013
NAV and share price development * NAV per share on 30 November 2013 amounted to EUR 9.23 * NAV per share increased by 0.8% compared to 31 October 2013 * The value of cash, cash equivalents and other short term investments per share amounted to EUR 0.45 , corresponding to an aggregate of EUR 14m * The closing price per share on 30 November 2013 was ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Press Digest- British Business - Dec 6
Dec 6 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Cayman Captive Forum Sells Out
The 21st annual Cayman Captive Forum, believed to be the world's largest captive conference, has sold out with just shy of 1,400 participants taking part in a week of educational sessions, information sharing and networking.
AS2013: HMRC to improve systems to cope with information exchanges
HM REVENUE & CUSTOMS is to upgrade its offshore evasion strategy, in order to cope with data it receives from overseas territories and Crown dependencies signed up to tax information exchange deals.
Today in the press
FACEBOOK PAID 1.9m IN IRISH TAX ON 1.7 BILLION TURNOVER - Facebook Ireland, the Dublin-based company that forms a key part of its global corporate structure, grew its turnover by 737 million last year to 1.78 billion, but only generated an Irish corporation tax charge of 1.9 million, writes the Irish Times.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Walkers Launches New AIFMD Online Resource for Fund Managers
The AIFMD Centre contains information relevant to funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Jersey and Ireland, which will be regularly updated.
Courthouse News Service
Class Seeks $500M From Chinese Data Firm
The Chinese data security firm NQ Mobile concealed that its main product is "actually spyware," and its market value fell by $500 million on the news, a shareholder claims in a federal class action.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Report: Davenport's relationship with Caribbean schools highlighted...
A partnership between Davenport University and for-profit medical schools in the Caribbean was highlighted in a report published Tuesday by Bloomberg News .
DGAP-PVR: Celesio AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of...
Celesio AG 03.12.2013 14:28 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.