Posts Tagged ‘Bermuda’

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

BDA Stakeholders Update – October 2016

BDA Stakeholders Update – October 2016
Anatomy of events   Why does the BDA bring industry conferences to Bermuda? No, it’s not a trick question. Over the past two years—and the past two months, in particular—we’ve been involved in an unprecedented number of them. Not only have members of our team been flying...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Reports | Read More

Global Fund Forum underway in Bermuda

Global Fund Forum underway in Bermuda
BDA Business Development Manager Sean Moran with Hedge Connection CEO Lisa Vioni Alternative funds conference kicks off in Bermuda Hamilton, Bermuda, October 25, 2016—An estimated 220 asset management industry professionals are attending this week’s Global Fund Forum, being held in Bermuda for the...
October 25th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Oct-2016 LARGE SWELLS AS NICOLE HEADS BACK OVER ATLANTIC USA, Bermuda & Canada TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT, SAILING AND SWIMMING RACES Bosphorus, Turkey Large swells as Nicole heads back over Atlantic Friday, October 14, 2016, USA, Bermuda & Canada At 500am AST...
October 14th, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Oct-2016 POWERFUL HURRICANE NICOLE SET TO STRIKE BERMUDA Bermuda Powerful Hurricane Nicole set to strike Bermuda Thursday, October 13, 2016, Bermuda At 200am AST (0600 UTC), the large eye of Hurricane Nicole was located near latitude 30.6 N, longitude 66.2 W. Nicole is moving...
October 13th, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Aviation industry en route for Bermuda conference

Aviation industry en route for Bermuda conference
Hamilton, Bermuda, October 7, 2016—Close to 100 delegates are set to attend a major aviation event in Bermuda next week, bringing together air-finance and aircraft registration experts from Europe, the US, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The sixth annual Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit, hosted by...
October 7th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | 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

Celebrity guests line-up slated for WAIS Bermuda event

Celebrity guests line-up slated for WAIS Bermuda event
NBA All-Star Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Hamilton, Bermuda, September 14, 2016—One of the National Basketball Association’s top 50 players of all time, entrepreneur Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, and writer Mike Reiss, of TV’s award-winning animated series, The Simpsons, are VIP guests at this month’s...
September 14th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

Organised-crime expert Elman Myers to be ALARYS 2016 keynote speaker

Organised-crime expert Elman Myers to be ALARYS 2016 keynote speaker
Elman Myers Hamilton, Bermuda, September 12, 2016—Elman Myers, a former US Air Force special agent who is now a managing director at Hiscox, will be the keynote speaker at this month’s 2016 ALARYS Congress conference (www.alarys.bm) in Bermuda. Based in Miami as Managing Director at Hiscox Special...
September 12th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Top risk-industry speakers scheduled for ALARYS 2016

Top risk-industry speakers scheduled for ALARYS 2016
ALARYS 2016 speakers: (top row, from left) Ross Webber, Marian Fenton, Javier Mirabal, Brad Kading, Jorge Luzzi; (bottom row) Eduardo Fox, Elman Myers, Cinthia Motley, Marcelo Ramella and Janita Burke Hamilton, Bermuda, August 30, 2016—Experts on hot topics affecting Latin America’s risk-management...
August 30th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Bermuda welcomes raft of new corporate legislation

Bermuda welcomes raft of new corporate legislation
Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons Hamilton, Bermuda, August 3, 2016—Bermuda’s Parliament has passed an impressive raft of new corporate legislation to update the island’s legal framework, stimulating growth and keeping the jurisdiction globally competitive amid ever-changing market...
August 3rd, 2016 | Legal, Politics and Government, Regulatory | 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

BDA Podcast: What is Bermuda’s competitive edge?

BDA Podcast: What is Bermuda’s competitive edge?
Hamilton, Bermuda, July, 2016—BDA CEO Ross Webber and Business Development Manager Sean Moran spoke to Bernews podcaster Chris Famous recently about the agency’s strategies, successes and goals, including new incorporations and major industry events on the island. What is Bermuda’s competitive...
July 19th, 2016 | Communication, Markets | Read More

Centaur Fund Services opens Bermuda office

Centaur Fund Services opens Bermuda office
Global fund administrator opens Bermuda office Hamilton, Bermuda,  July 13, 2016—Bermuda Business Development Agency today welcomed a globally-recognised fund administration company that is opening a new office in the jurisdiction. Already established in London, Dublin, and New York with...
July 13th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance | Read More

Aviation conference to be held in Bermuda

Aviation conference to be held in Bermuda
BDA Business Development Manager Kevin Richards, centre, with (from left) Len Cormier and Thomas Dunstan of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Hamilton, Bermuda,  July 11, 2016—Bermuda will host the island’s first aviation industry conference later this year, attracting air-finance and aircraft...
July 11th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | 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

Bermuda global business reacts to Brexit

Bermuda global business reacts to Brexit
Hamilton, Bermuda,  June 24, 2016—International business bodies in Bermuda have reacted to yesterday’s referendum vote in the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union:  Bradley Kading, President and Executive Director, Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers (ABIR): “Bermuda’s...
June 24th, 2016 | Organisations | 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

Visit Bermuda at Posidonia

Visit Bermuda at Posidonia
Visit Bermuda @Posidonia Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) is leading an industry team to Posidonia 2016 in Athens, Greece,  June 6-10. Visit us in Hall 2 at Booth #252 and meet key Bermuda-based shipping industry representatives and members of the BDA to connect with this globally respected...
June 2nd, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Flags | Read More

BDA CEO urges top-tier offshore IFCs to show value

BDA CEO urges top-tier offshore IFCs to show value
Hamilton, Bermuda,  May 2, 2016—BDA CEO Ross Webber delivered the keynote speech to a Legal Week Offshore Investment Forum in London recently. We used this event as another timely opportunity to describe Bermuda’s global value and underscore our status among top-tier jurisdictions. The theme of...
May 2nd, 2016 | Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More