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When the money runs out.

It seemed like a good idea at the time, in fact it was more or less the only idea at the time. Around the first world economies, as the prospect of a lockdown to limit the devastating spread of Covid19 became inevitable the knock on effects to the economy were …

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Maritime law history

A bit of history. Today we are going to focus in History and the importance of Maritime trade and regulation in the Balearics.. The first  and most important regulations on Maritime Law in the old Middle Age were the ones from France, (Rules de Oleron),  Venice, Genova and the Costums …

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Two steps forward, one step back

Pardon me for stating the obvious, but things are not easy for many people lately, and for some they are just plain awful. We have, in the main, been privileged to live long, happy and healthy lives, free from privations in a time of unprecedented peace and prosperity with welfare …

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Yachting after COVID-19

It is difficult to imagine a more healthy and COVID friendly situation than one afternoon sailing from Cabrera to Palma with your boat  – or in a chartered one – surrounded only by the sea, the fresh air- our embat  –  and seagulls. Since the 8th of June  – the …

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To infinity, and beyond

A new dawn for accountancy broke at the end of May, most of us were a little too preoccupied with figuring out how the world was going to work as we emerged from Covid-19 lockdowns to pay too much attention. Two Americans climbed into a rocket, fired it up, and …

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On the bright side…

It’s the last few days of May as The Islander closes for press. Here in Spain, and across Europe we are taking our first tentative baby steps out of lockdown, and slowly in the direction of ‘normal’, or at least whatever the new version of that is going to look …

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The Recovery position 

Happy May to you all, at least I think it’s May, it must be by now I guess. It’s a rare day on planet Earth when virtually everyone is doing the same thing at the same time. At the time of writing, I’m locked into my house, I have been …

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Difficult times.

Please allow me to express  my first words in remembrance and encouragement for all the people and their  loved ones affected by this disease that has us all trapped in our homes in this worldwide lockdown that seems a science fiction movie. Our best wishes to all of you Once …

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