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Minister On Government Cryptocurrency Initiative

Minister On Government Cryptocurrency Initiative

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an update on a new Government initiative in the area of Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology [DLT]  in the House of Assembly today [Nov 24], saying that they ”are expeditiously developing cryptocurrency rules.” “Bermuda is committed to building upon its position as an innovative... Read more of this article

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Luncheon Held

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Luncheon Held

U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig hosted a luncheon sponsored by Butterfield Bank for local entrepreneurs celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on November 17, featuring American guest speaker, Monica Dodi, founder of The Women’s Venture Capital Fund.The luncheon was part of a series of activities highlighting Global Entrepreneurship Week... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: Shoppers At Black Friday Sales

Photos, Videos: Shoppers At Black Friday Sales

Crowds of people lined up in Hamilton early this morning [Nov 24] to take advantage of Black Friday specials being offered by island’s retailers, some of which opened as early as 4.00am with lines of people waiting outside. P-Tech, Phoenix Centre, Annex Toys, and Brown & Co all offered major discounts as they opened at 4.00am, with lines of... Read more of this article

Charity Shops Join For Second Hand Saturday

Charity Shops Join For Second Hand Saturday

Charity Thrift Shops across the island are coming together to hold Second Hand Saturday on November 25, offering in-house promotions and events in order to draw customers. A spokesperson said, “Once again charity thrift shops throughout the island are working together to push Second Hand Saturday. “Most Thrift Shops will have their own... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 23 2017

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 23 2017

November 23 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,188.35, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 59 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related StoriesNasdaq & BSX Market Technology Agreement BSX Moving To A T+2 Settlement Cycle BSX: WFE Report... Read more of this article

Giret & Greening Join Wakefield Quin Law Firm

Giret & Greening Join Wakefield Quin Law Firm

Wakefield Quin continues to expand with the appointments of Joseph Giret QC and Victoria Greening, further supporting the firm’s growing litigation practice. “We are very excited to welcome Joseph and Victoria, as they bring a wealth of expertise and skill to the table,” said Nicholas Hoskins, Managing Director of Wakefield Quin. The company said,... Read more of this article

Black Friday Deals, Opening Hours, Flyers

Black Friday Deals, Opening Hours, Flyers

Tomorrow’s Black Friday events are taking place at businesses across the island, with discounts to be found on a wide variety of goods, and stores opening as early as 4.00am. The list of sale information below covers businesses including Treecon, Marine Locker, Social Cycles, Sound Decision, ESC Ltd/ESCAPE, Bate’s, Brighton Nurseries, Touche’,... Read more of this article

Government Responds To  UK Budget Debate

Government Responds To UK Budget Debate

The Government said they note the “statement made yesterday in the House of Commons by Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition, and also the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s proposals to attach the UK corporate income tax rates to digital revenue generated in the UK and currently paid into ‘low tax jurisdiction[s]’.” “Bermuda... Read more of this article

CCS Offer Cybersecurity Governance Consulting

CCS Offer Cybersecurity Governance Consulting

CCS Group has added cybersecurity governance consulting to its roster of services. “This type of service is typically offered by specialty or accountancy firms. Although these firms conduct the security compliance audits for Bermuda businesses, they often don’t have the resources to help remediate the cybersecurity gaps illustrated by the audits,”... Read more of this article

Premier, Executives To Speak At London Forum

Premier, Executives To Speak At London Forum

Premier David Burt will join more than two-dozen Bermuda executives in a multi-industry forum being held in London next week to showcase the breadth of expertise and advantages offered by the island’s global business market. Organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], the one-day event Tuesday, November 28 at ME London has attracted... Read more of this article

‘Rocket Pitch’ Competition Winners Announced

‘Rocket Pitch’ Competition Winners Announced

Global Entrepreneurship Week brought out a wide array of entrepreneurs to pitch their newest innovative way to stimulate the economy by starting new businesses at the tenth annual Rocket Pitch competition held on Thursday evening, November 16th. This competition was sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC], the Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

2017 Technology Innovation Award Winners

2017 Technology Innovation Award Winners

Earlier this week, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines recognized the winners of the 2017 TechAwards. The event, which took place at XL Catlin, was celebrating its 10th anniversary year. The purpose of the TechAwards is “to publicly recognise the outstanding achievements being made in information technology in Bermuda. The initiative serves... Read more of this article

BDA Partner With Govt To Attract Cryptocurrency

BDA Partner With Govt To Attract Cryptocurrency

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] said they “will take a lead role in an initiative launched by the Bermuda government to accelerate the establishment and growth of digital currency business on the island.” At a press conference held by Premier David Burt and National Security Minister Wayne Caines, the government announced the... Read more of this article