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Premier Signs Another Fintech Related MOU

Premier Signs Another Fintech Related MOU

The Premier signed an MOU today “establishing a strategic partnership with interests from the Republic of Korea”, with the MOU involving B-Seed Partners, FinHigh Capital and B.F.S. Holdings as partners in a new Bermuda venture, Bermuda FinTech Accelerator which “could lead to a potential investment of up to $10 million.” This... Read more of this article

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

The Philippine Embassy officials from Ottawa, composed of First Secretary and Consul Eric Aquino, Second Secretary and Consul Jeffrey Salik, Finance Officer Rosalie Gonsalves, and Consular Assistants Aileen Cuya, Alvin Conchas III and Josephine Gonato, held a consular outreach mission on the island on May 18th – 22nd at the Mariner’s Club. Consul... Read more of this article

Dr Edward Harris’ Book Published In Korean

Dr Edward Harris’ Book Published In Korean

Dr. Edward Harris’s book ”Principles of Archaeological Stratigraphy” has now been published in Korean, joining a host of other languages that the book is already available in. Originally appearing in 1979, with a second edition in 1989, the book is now available in Czech, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Slovene and Spanish,... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier Meets Chinese Ambassador

Photos: Premier Meets Chinese Ambassador

Earlier today Premier Michael Dunkley met with the Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming, to discuss ways in which to establish stronger trade ties between China and Bermuda. “During their conversations, the Ambassador updated the Premier on some of the areas where he believed Bermuda and China could further strengthen their relationship... Read more of this article

‘Favoured’ Status For Vessels In Chinese Ports

‘Favoured’ Status For Vessels In Chinese Ports

China confirmed that Bermuda can benefit from a UK/China agreement which bestows ‘Most Favoured Nation’ status to Bermuda-registered vessels trading into Chinese ports, with the advantages including reduced port dues paid by Bermuda-flagged ships visiting Chinese ports. A Government spokesperson said, “The People’s Republic of China have... Read more of this article

Chinese Ambassador To UK Visiting Bermuda

Chinese Ambassador To UK Visiting Bermuda

This weekend the Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming arrived on the island where he will attend a host of events on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The visit of the Ambassador is a direct result of the diplomatic and trade visit undertaken at the end of November by Minister Counsellor Jin Xu, First Secretary, Mr. Huang Hongyong and Third... Read more of this article

Chinese Consulate Delegation Visits Bermuda

Chinese Consulate Delegation Visits Bermuda

Premier Michael Dunkley recently welcomed to Bermuda London Embassy based representatives from the People’s Republic of China. The Chinese delegation was on Island from November 27th – 29th. The Minister Counsellor, Jin Xu of the Economic & Commercial Counsellor’s Office was accompanied by First Secretary, Mr. Huang Hongyong and Third Secretary... Read more of this article

Appleby Advise ChipMOS Bermuda On Merger

Appleby Advise ChipMOS Bermuda On Merger

Law firm Appleby acted as Bermuda counsel to ChipMOS Technologies [Bermuda] Ltd, a Bermuda company with shares listed on the Nasdaq, in relation to its US$540 million merger with its 58.3% owned subsidiary ChipMOS Technologies Taiwan, with ChipMOS Taiwan being the surviving company, effective on 31 October 2016. The merger is consistent with the ongoing... Read more of this article

Keith Robinson To Speak At Asia Conference

Keith Robinson To Speak At Asia Conference

Appleby Bermuda Partner Keith Robinson is speaking at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners [STEP] Asia conference taking place in Hong Kong 1-2 November. The sold-out conference features exceptional speakers, specialist breakout sessions and panel discussions. Mr Robinson’s panel, sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]... Read more of this article

Ironshore Bolsters M&A Unit With Mandarin

Ironshore Bolsters M&A Unit With Mandarin

Bermuda-based Ironshore International has enhanced the language capabilities of its Mergers & Acquisitions unit with insurance documents and services offered in Mandarin. Ironshore developed a suite of marketing materials and policy forms produced in Mandarin to assist Chinese companies in understanding the value of insurance coverage for in-country... Read more of this article

Qatar Re Branch Licence Approved In Singapore

Qatar Re Branch Licence Approved In Singapore

Qatar Re — which is headquartered in Bermuda — announced that the Monetary Authority of Singapore [MAS] has granted the Company a licence to operate a branch office in Singapore. The licence became effective as of October 3rd, 2016. Micky Lee, previously in charge of Qatar Re’s representative office in Singapore, will become the Principal... Read more of this article

Three Bermudians Teaching At School In China

Three Bermudians Teaching At School In China

Three Bermudians are now teaching in China after grabbing a chance to gain new experience working overseas. Alex Godfrey and Kelsey Pichery have joined follow Bermudian Emily Chadderton to work at Dulwich International High School in Suzhou, China. Also joining Ms Chadderton is Cameron Kuebler, who studied in Bermuda for four years. All are former... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Appoints Beedle, Head Of Asia-Pacific

PartnerRe Appoints Beedle, Head Of Asia-Pacific

Bermuda-based PartnerRe Ltd. announced that, subject to regulatory approval, James Beedle will be appointed to the position of Head of Asia-Pacific & CEO of Partner Reinsurance Asia Pte. Ltd., to head up PartnerRe’s business operations in that region. He will take up his position on January 1, 2017 replacing outgoing Head of Asia-Pacific, Alain... Read more of this article