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Cayman magistrate acquits Bermuda magistrate in traffic case
Magistrate Valdis Foldats, who normally sits in the Cayman Islands summary criminal courts, cleared a magistrate in Bermuda yesterday after he had been drafted to the fellow British territory to hear a traffic case against Khamisi Tokunb...
Job fair stirs up controversy
The Verdant Isle consortium, which has been selected by government to take on the controversial cruise and cargo port project, has confirmed that it will be hosting a job fair ahead of the people-initiated referendum.
2019 set to be a record turtle-nesting season
As Cayman’s turtle-nesting season nears the homestretch, the Department of Environment said it has already been one of its busiest to date.
Firefox update adds detailed tracking reports and password tools
Back in June, Firefox launched Enhanced Tracking Protection, a feature that tries to protect your privacy by blocking more than a thousand third-party trackers by default. With its latest update, which you can download today, Firefox now...
Indian tech group Infosys rocked by whistleblower claims against CEO Salil Parekh
Allegations of misconduct at one of India's largest tech companies have sent its stock plunging.
Universities 'oblivious' to campus racial abuse
With about a quarter of minority students affected, universities must tackle harassment, a report says.
Influencers' Instagram posts banned by watchdog
A trio of influencers have had Instagram posts touting diet products banned by the UK's ad regulator.
UK 'should consider legalising drug possession'
The government should investigate decriminalising the possession of all illegal drugs in a bid to prevent the rising number of related deaths, a group of MPs has said.
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Half the world's banks are too weak to survive downturn - McKinsey
A new survey from consultancy McKinsey & Co has found that a majority of banks globally may not be economically viable because their returns on equity aren’t keeping pace with costs.
UBS to cut 40 Asia trading, investment banking jobs below VP level
Global banks including UBS, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and HSBC are cutting staff to rein in costs as the industry deals with difficult trading conditions, sputtering economies and the impact of trade tensions on cross-border deals.
Police crack down on drunk driving after brunch
Those looking to sip a few bubbles at Sunday brunch, beware – police say they’re cracking down on motorists who have had too many mimosas.
‘Inspire’ summit urges collaboration over competitiveness among women
Women are making strides in the male-dominated financial industry, but those within the industry believe more progress can be made through greater collaboration among women pursuing careers in financial fields.
FOI request takes over a year
In August 2018 CNS made a freedom on information request to the commerce ministry for a copy of a deal it had signed with TechCayman, a proposed digital platform that the ministry claimed would make Cayman the ‘Silicon Valley’ of the Car...
Underwater trip to raise awareness
With over 20 acres of pristine coral reef and two historic shipwrecks in the direct line of fire from the proposed cruise berthing facility in George Town, a number of local environmental campaign groups have come together to organise an...
Swiss banks are charging millionaires to store their money
Instead of paying interest on deposits, Swiss banks are starting to charge wealthy customers to stash their cash.
There are more wealthy Chinese than Americans for the first time
For the first time, there are more rich Chinese than Americans in the top 10%.
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Jamie Dimon says Libra will never happen, and he wishes he could take JPMorgan private
Jamie Dimon doesn't think Libra, Facebook's embattled cryptocurrency project, will ever get off the ground.
JPMorgan wants to hire also people with registered criminal record, not only bankers
JPMorgan wants to give people with criminal records a second chance at a good job, as there is no evidence that they are less trustable then bankers anyway.
Entrepreneurs' tax break fails to boost investment, finds IFS
Thinktank says low rates of capital gains tax on business income do not encourage them to invest more.
Bugatti’s Most Extreme Car
The Bugatti one-off Vision GT, which now has a fully new Chiron engine! It’s their vision of the ultimate track car and was made to feature in the game Gran Turismo.
EY Connect Day supports two local non-profits. Employees from EY Cayman Ltd. joined over 23,000 volunteers from EY in the Americas for EY Connect Day, an annual day of service in their local communities.
Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say
Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Mon...
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