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Bruce and Simone closed another large commercial transaction

MF&G Takes the Cake – Bruce and Simone closed another large commercial transaction, this time involving tasty rum cakes. The Tortuga franchises through out the Caribbean were merged into one entity, in which Jamaica Producers Group acquired a majority interest. See related article here.

Norman Minott appointed as a member and Chairman of the Municipal Service Commission and the Parish Councils Services Commission

Norman Minott appointed as a member and Chairman of the Municipal Service Commission and the Parish Councils Services Commission. The Commission is responsible for the appointment of persons to the Parish Councils, their promotion, transfer, termination, dismissal and disciplinary control.

Andrea Scarlett Lozer appointed to the 2012-2013 Non-Traditional Trademark – Latin America & Caribbean Subcommittee of International Trademark Association

Duncan-Pryce Wants Review of Drivers’ Licensing System

Government Senator, Imani Duncan-Pryce, is proposing that the system of granting drivers’ licences be re-examined, in particular the process and qualifications required for an applicant to successfully obtain the valid licence. “There is widespread doubt concerning the integrity of the system by which drivers’ licences are issued in Jamaica,” Senator Duncan-Pryce said on February 24, […]

Preferential Treatment of a Creditor

Many companies have been hard hit by the global recession. In some cases, the company’s ability to pay its debts has been severely and irreversibly impaired. When faced with such financial difficulties the company may be pressured or tempted to treat one creditor in a more favourable way than the treatment afforded to the general […]

MF&G embarks on reading program at High Holborn Basic School

MF&G regularly provides assistance to High Holborn Basic School. The firm holds annual Easter and Christmas Treats, aids in providing back to school supplies and will now be implementing a reading program. Attorneys will be visiting the school from time to time to read to the students to help enhance their learning experience.

2012 Pan Caribbean Sigma Run

Myers Fletcher & Gordon participates in the 2012 Pan Caribbean Sigma Run

What’s Your Credit Score?

If you have cable T.V. chances are you have seen advertisements for websites like A credit score is a number representing the creditworthinessof an individual and the likelihood that that individual will pay his or her debts. Lenders use credit scores to evaluate the potential risk of lending money to consumers. Until fairly recently […]

Government compiling Realistic Legislative Programme – Justice Minister

Minister of Justice, Senator the Hon. Mark Golding, has informed that the Government is compiling a “realistic” legislative programme for the remainder of the 2011/12 fiscal year, as well as the 2012/13 financial year. In a statement in the Senate, on February 24, Mr. Golding said that Bills which were tabled by the last Government, […]

Policy on Gifts and Donations Drafted

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says the Government has drafted a policy relating to gifts and donations, to enhance the mobilisation of resources for the health sector, particularly from charitable organisations. We have drafted the policy on gifts and donations to ensure an effective system of accepting, documenting and distributing all resources mobilised […]