May 16, 2022

BF&M Announces Appointment of Bruce Walker As Group Chief Financial Officer

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Hamilton, Bermuda, 11 May 2022—BF&M Limited (“BF&M”, “the BF&M Group”) announced today the appointment of Mr. Bruce Walker as EVP, Group Chief Financial Officer of the BF&M Group. Mr. Walker has over 25 years of extensive risk and capital management experience. A former CFO and transformational leader at ACE INA Insurance, Mr. Walker more recently […]

Bermuda based Edmund Gibbons Limited donates $100,000 to Cayman Island’s R3 Foundation

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Bermuda-based Edmund Gibbons Limited (EGL) has directed $100,000 in charitable giving to the Cayman Islands’ R3 Foundation to help Cayman’s community cope with the hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.EGL has a long-standing relationship with the Cayman Islands and does business in the jurisdiction through its majority ownership of British Caymanian Insurance through CG Coralisle group as well as its shared […]

PwC announces new strategy and commitment to invest in digital, diversity and ESG in Caribbean region

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●  US$12 billion investment over the next five years, creating over 100,000 new jobs across the network, including the Caribbean ●  Initial commitments include new ESG Centres of Excellence, Leadership Institutes, accelerated deployment of emerging technologies and increased investment to support audit quality ●  Regional leadership appointments for ESG, Net Zero and Inclusion and Diversity […]

IQ-EQ Cayman strengthens leadership team with two senior appointments

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Leading global investor services group IQ-EQ is pleased to announce the appointment of James Bolton as Country Delivery Director and Andrew Edgington as Client Director for the Cayman Islands. Cayman is a leading funds domicile with nearly half of the alternative fund industry’s estimated assets.  Q-EQ’s Cayman Islands business is fully licenced and regulated, enabling […]

IQ-EQ appoints new Managing Director of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

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Leading global investor services group, IQ-EQ, has appointed Colin Targett as Managing Director of its Bermuda and Cayman Islands operations. This strategic new hire follows other senior appointments announced in recent months evidencing the Group’s drive to build its Funds, Private Wealth and Corporate servicing operations in the region. Colin brings to IQ-EQ more than two […]

Offshore captives outperform commercial casualty sector: AM Best

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Captive insurance companies in Bermuda, Cayman and Barbados rated by AM Best have outperformed the segment’s counterparts in the commercial casualty sector, the rating agency said.  Meanwhile, in 2018 net premiums earned by captives in Bermuda, Cayman and Barbados surpassed $3.5 billion for the first time. In a market segment report titled Rated Bermuda, Cayman […]

Motley Fool says: The ultrarich have $13 Billion at this offshore bank – Here’s why you should buy

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Bank of N.T. Butterfield may not be a household name for most people, but it’s an institution for offshore banking. It’s also cheap and pays a very high dividend yield. By Jason Hall (TMFVelvetHammer) From Motley Fool The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (NYSE:NTB) doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Chances are, it’s also not […]

Bermudan magistrate cleared [by Cayman magistrate] over failure to take breathalyser following car crash

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From Jamaica Gleaner HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Cayman Islands magistrate Valdis Foldats Monday dismissed a case against one of Bermuda’s leading magistrates following a car crash earlier this year. Foldats, drafted in to oversee the case, exonerated Khamisi Tokunbo, 65, who had denied refusing a breathalyser test after he was arrested following the crash in […]

Estera launches legal services in Bermuda and Cayman Islands

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Estera Oct 10, 2019, 11:32 ET HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Estera, a global leader in corporate, funds and trust services, has launched legal services to Bermuda and Cayman registered or incorporated entities and partnerships. Estera’s legal services cover a number of practice areas including: corporate and commercial; regulatory; insurance and investment funds. “We are […]

Bermuda judge slammed for saying he got ‘horny’ during murder trial

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By Natalie Musumeci From New York Post  now-retired judge in Bermuda has been slammed by the Court of Appeal in England for remarking that he was getting “horny” during a murder trial, according to reports. Carlisle Greaves, who served as a junior Supreme Court judge, was presiding over the murder trial last fall for defendant […]