Posts Tagged ‘Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)’

BDA Stakeholders Update – December 2016

BDA Stakeholders Update – December 2016
Ross Webber Less than charitable If this year is remembered beyond Pokemon Go, Klopp’s revival of the Reds, the passing of rock legends, the Queen’s 90th, or Usain Bolt’s “triple, triple,” it may be for the populist politics that helped sway public perception worldwide. Commentators ascribe...
December 14th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

BDA refutes Oxfam report, stresses Bermuda’s global economic value

BDA refutes Oxfam report, stresses Bermuda’s global economic value
BDA CEO Ross Webber Hamilton, Bermuda, December 11, 2016—A new Oxfam report that targets Bermuda as a corporate “tax haven” ignores the substantial global economic contribution of this British Overseas Territory, according to the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). “Unfortunately, many...
December 12th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Markets | Read More

BDA Stakeholders Update – November 2016

BDA Stakeholders Update – November 2016
BDA CEO Ross Webber Growing science When any legitimate, respectable and progressive company selects Bermuda as its home base, whether start-up, branch operation or relocation, it’s good news. When that company is a technology, biomed or life-sciences enterprise, we are especially gratified. The BDA...
November 24th, 2016 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Podcast: resurgence of Bermuda’s shipping industry

Podcast: resurgence of Bermuda’s shipping industry
Kevin Richards   Hamilton, Bermuda, November 21, 2016—BDA Business Development Manager Kevin Richards spoke to @Shippingpodcast host and producer Lena Göthberg about the revitalisation of Bermuda’s shipping industry, the jurisdiction’s blue-chip reputation and the America’s Cup 2017.   Göthberg,...
November 21st, 2016 | Associations, Markets, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Bermuda industry experts head to Toronto, Canada to promote captive insurance

Bermuda industry experts head to Toronto, Canada to promote captive insurance
Jereme Ramsay Bermuda captive insurance experts head to Canada Hamilton, Bermuda, November 4, 2016—A team of Bermuda industry and regulatory experts heads to Toronto, Canada later this month to educate corporate executives about the risk-management benefits of captive insurance. Bermuda Business Development...
November 4th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

NBA great Earl Munroe visits Bermuda high-school basketball team

NBA great Earl Munroe visits Bermuda high-school basketball team
NBA icon Earl Monroe (centre, in blue) with the CedarBridge high-school basketball team and Head Coach Rickey Watts Hamilton, Bermuda, October 6, 2016—NBA legend Earl “The Pearl” Monroe paid a visit to CedarBridge Academy last week when he came to Bermuda as a special guest of the World Alternative...
October 6th, 2016 | Associations, Markets, Sports | Read More

BDA and industry prepare for week of major events

BDA and industry prepare for week of major events
BDA CEO Ross Webber Hamilton, Bermuda, September 22, 2016—A standout week of major international business conferences to close September will bring hundreds of delegates to the Island from Latin America, the US, Canada and further afield next week. Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) and its...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Bermuda reinsurers brainstorm on blockchain

Bermuda reinsurers brainstorm on blockchain
Pictured, from left: R3 managing director Tim Grant, BDA consultant Stafford Lowe, and BDA CEO Ross Webber Bermuda’s global reinsurers look to distributed ledger technology revolution to give jurisdiction industry lead Hamilton, Bermuda, September 16, 2016—Representatives from the Bermuda Monetary...
September 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

New BDA study on Bermuda’s ILS market

New BDA study on Bermuda’s ILS market
ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector Hamilton, Bermuda, July 21, 2016—Bermuda’s convergence and insurance-linked securities industry generated at least 400 jobs in the jurisdiction by the end of 2015, representing a 30-percent increase over...
July 21st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Reports | Read More

New funds industry event comes to Bermuda

New funds industry event comes to Bermuda
BDA CEO Ross Webber Hamilton, Bermuda,  June 29, 2016—An estimated 250 asset management professionals and investors are expected to travel to Bermuda this fall for the first annual World Alternative Investment Summit Bermuda (WAIS Bermuda) at the Fairmont Southampton Resort. Slated for September...
June 29th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

BDA stakeholder update – June 2016: Brand value of America’s Cup

BDA stakeholder update – June 2016: Brand value of America’s Cup
BDA CEO Ross Webber Brand value of America’s Cup Brexit may be focusing attention on the eastern side of the Atlantic, but I’d like to reflect a bit on our recent trip to the American Midwest. Earlier this month, I joined Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons on a visit to Chicago’s...
June 29th, 2016 | Reports, Sailing, Sports | Read More

BDA statement on Brexit

BDA statement on Brexit
Hamilton, Bermuda,  June 24, 2016—The CEO of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), Ross Webber, today made the following statement on the United Kingdom’s vote to withdraw from the European Union: “The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, and the question now becomes...
June 24th, 2016 | Associations, Organisations | Read More

Bermuda’s Posidonia debut

Bermuda’s Posidonia debut
Team Bermuda at Posidonia 2016 in Athens, Greece. From left, the BDA’s Nicole Conrad Morrison, Kevin Richards and Sophie Burt, with Bermuda’s Registrar of Shipping Edward Robinson Bermuda’s ship registry and companies showcased at major industry conference in Greece for the first time  Hamilton,...
June 17th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Flags | Read More

Webinar explores benefits of Bermuda captive insurance…

Webinar explores benefits of Bermuda captive insurance…
l to r: Jereme Ramsay, Giulianna Molero Solari, Eduardo Fox and Andres Carmona Webinar explores benefits of Bermuda captive insurance as risk-management tool for Latin American corporations Hamilton, Bermuda,  April 22, 2016—The benefits of Bermuda-based captive insurance for Latin American corporations...
April 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Impressive “Team Bermuda” ready for RIMS 2016

Impressive “Team Bermuda” ready for RIMS 2016
BDA, government and IB stakeholders prepare to highlight jurisdiction’s strength and value at insurance industry’s biggest annual event in San Diego this spring Hamilton, Bermuda, March 3, 2016: Close to 200 representatives of Bermuda’s re/insurance industry and affiliates will join...
March 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More