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Bermuda Celebrates Inspiring Girls In ICT

Bermuda Celebrates Inspiring Girls In ICT

On April 26th, the Department of ICT Policy and Innovation celebrated the winners of three competitions aimed to recognise women in ICT [Information and Communications Technologies] on the Island. The Department ran the competitions to mark the occasion of the International Telecommunication Union’s [ITU] Girls in ICT Day. The global effort is meant... Read more of this article

Speakers Announced For KPMG FinTech Summit

Speakers Announced For KPMG FinTech Summit

The KPMG’s FinTech Summit will be held on Thursday May 31 at Elbow Beach, with topics ranging from the “current and future implications of RegTech to how blockchain is revolutionizing the way business is transacted.” “The FinTech landscape is far reaching. With KPMG’s FinTech Summit, we will concentrate on separating reality from... Read more of this article

Thompson & Eaton To Speak At Chamber AGM

Thompson & Eaton To Speak At Chamber AGM

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has announced the keynote speakers for this year’s Annual General Meeting [AGM] Luncheon will be Mark Thompson, Global Privacy Lead for KPMG International, presenting alongside Chris Eaton, Cyber Security lead for KPMG Islands Group. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Thompson specializes in Cyber Security and Privacy... Read more of this article

First Atlantic Online Gateway Available In Canada

First Atlantic Online Gateway Available In Canada

First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a global online payment gateway and payment solutions provider, is now available in Canada to online Canadian merchants. FAC is a Bermuda-based, feature-rich payment gateway that delivers customized and flexible online credit and debit card processing to businesses in the Latin American Caribbean Region including the Caribbean... Read more of this article

RA Town Hall Meetings On Island’s Energy Plan

RA Town Hall Meetings On Island’s Energy Plan

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda is hosting Town Hall meetings starting today – Tuesday May 8th — with a second one set for Thursday May 10th. The public meetings are open to all interested parties to learn more about how Bermuda’s future energy plan will be developed and how to submit proposals toward the plan. The presentation... Read more of this article

MP Dunkley: ‘Hype Has Outpaced Discussion’

MP Dunkley: ‘Hype Has Outpaced Discussion’

“We want growth, opportunity and jobs for Bermudians and will support the Government with any initiatives that have the potential to do such but we will never hesitate to ask questions and raise concerns where appropriate,” Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said, adding that the “hype” around digital currency... Read more of this article

New Work Permit Policy For FinTech Companies

New Work Permit Policy For FinTech Companies

There will be a new Immigration policy for fintech companies setting up businesses in Bermuda, Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown said, with the policy to allow a “fintech company that is new to Bermuda to receive immediate approval of five work permits within the first six months of obtaining the first Fintech Business Work Permit.” Speaking... Read more of this article

Govt Plans E-Gazette To Post Notices Online

Govt Plans E-Gazette To Post Notices Online

The Government plans to establish an e-Gazette to publish official notices online, Minister of Government Reform Lovitta Foggo said, adding that benefits will include “time savings, easy access to and retrieval of information” and “cost savings of in excess of $300,000 a year for the Government.” Speaking in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

Premier Burt: MOU Terms To Create 70 Jobs

Premier Burt: MOU Terms To Create 70 Jobs

The MOUs signed with Binance Group and Medici Ventures have terms in which they will create 40 and 30 jobs in Bermuda, Premier David Burt said today, adding that the terms with Binance also include $10 million in funding for university-level training for Bermudians in blockchain and regulatory compliance and up to $5 million investment in new Bermuda-based... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Do Interviews In New York

Premier & Minister Do Interviews In New York

Bermuda’s work to position itself as the world’s first regulated hub for blockchain business and digital assets was the focus of a series of media interviews and live broadcasts in New York, Representatives of the BDA joined Bermuda Premier David Burt and National Security Minister Wayne Caines for a morning of interviews focused on emerging technologies. The... Read more of this article

Clarien To Launch Clarien iBank Mobile App

Clarien To Launch Clarien iBank Mobile App

Clarien Bank announced the launch of Clarien iBank Mobile, which will be available to download free for Android and Apple smartphones and tablets from Google Play and the Apple App Store from Monday, May 7, 2018. “Clarien iBank Mobile will be available to registered users of Clarien’s existing iBank online banking platform and will offer customers... Read more of this article

RA Public Consultation On Energy Sector

RA Public Consultation On Energy Sector

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda has today launched the first stage of public consultation on a proposed Integrated Resource Plan [IRP] for Bermuda’s energy sector. The proposed IRP document, produced by BELCO, is now published and the public is encouraged to provide input on the proposal. Public and stakeholder submissions and comments will feed... Read more of this article

Abed To Serve As Digital Asset Consultant

Abed To Serve As Digital Asset Consultant

The Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt, today [May 2] announced the signing of an agreement with Mr. Gabriel Abed, Founder of BITT, Inc and the Founder of Digital Asset Fund. Mr. Abed will be a consultant and advisor to the Government of Bermuda.In making the announcement, Premier Burt stated, “Mr. Gabriel Abed, is a digital assets and blockchain... Read more of this article