December 6, 2019

Blockchain can be new economic pillar

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Scott Neil, Assistant Business Editor From Royal Gazette Next steps: Bermuda is working on regulations to strengthen its ambitions to be a world leadier in the sphere of digital ledger technology and blockchainFuture-focused: Chris Garrod spoke about what blockchain technology could mean for Bermuda in the years ahead Bermuda is placing the emphasis on quality […]

Bathroom tiles repurposed

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Bathroom tiles repurposed in a creative way From Designer Daily Innovation and creativity come straight out of our brains, not from huge budgets or financial conditions. Actually, a constraint can even force designers and other creatives to innovate in order to produce good work. This bathroom redesign for a restaurant in Lithuania is a perfect […]

Everything you need to know about skeleton

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The Olympic sport that sends athletes hurtling head first down icy tracks at 90 miles an hour By Caroline Praderio, INSIDER From Business Insider Skeleton is a Winter Olympics sport that dates back to the 1880s. Events take place on a track made of ice. In Pyeongchang, the skeleton track is 1,376 meters long.  Skeleton […]

Remember the world’s poorest and most marginalized, IFAD President urges leaders gathering at WEF

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Rome, 23 January 2018 – As an unprecedented number of government and business leaders gather at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos today to improve international collaboration in a ‘fragmented world’, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) issued an urgent call to remember the world’s poorest and most marginalized people. […]

Expert Director joins Cayman Islands accountancy firm

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Global accountancy, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton is pleased to announce its continued growth in the Cayman Islands with the recruitment of Margot MacInnis as a director of Grant Thornton Specialist Services (Cayman) Limited, their Cayman based restructuring and insolvency practice. With an experienced background of over 20 years in restructuring and insolvency, Ms […]

Deadly Storm Eleanor batters Europe

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From BBC Three people have died as winter storm Eleanor swept across most of northern Europe, causing widescale disruption. A skier died in the French Alps and 15 others were injured elsewhere in the country, four of them seriously. Two people were killed when they were swept away by a huge wave on Spain’s northern […]

EU grey list must not let tax havens ‘off the hook’

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By Tom Carnegie, From International Adviser Oxfam has warned that the EU grey list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes should not be treated as a way of letting tax havens “off the hook”, as those named try to get to grips with the implications of their inclusion. On 5 December, EU finance ministers published […]

Butterfield to acquire Global Trust Solutions business from Deutsche Bank

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HAMILTON, BERMUDA— 25 October 2017: The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Deutsche Bank’s Global Trust Solutions (“GTS”) business, excluding its US operations. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Upon completion of the transaction, which is […]

Destinations of the week

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The 32 best places to travel alone Part 1 By Sarah Schmalbruch From Business Insider Although traveling solo can seem daunting, it’s something that everyone should try at some point. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you’ll take in more of the culture. The fjords of Norway are perfect for some self […]

Renowned award for PV Energy’s 10 MWp solar energy project cluster for Antigua & Barbuda

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The award “Best Utility Scale Solar” was presented yesterday at the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum 2017 With its 10 MWp clean energy project cluster, planned, designed and realised for the Caribbean twin-island state Antigua and Barbuda, the solar energy provider PV Energy has been selected by the CREF Project Award Advisory Committee to win the […]