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Seminars For Life Insurance Awareness Month

Seminars For Life Insurance Awareness Month

Life insurance can cover a range of important uses such as helping businesses carry on and ensuring your mortgage is covered. Those will be some of the key issues addressed in a series of workshops to be held by Colonial Life as it marks Life Insurance Awareness Month [LIAM] in September. Sheldon Maybury, Colonial Life’s sales supervisor who will... Read more of this article

BFIS Scholars Lunch With Mentoring Group

BFIS Scholars Lunch With Mentoring Group

The BFIS Mentoring and Alumni Committees hosted current BFIS scholars to lunch in the Chairman’s Suits at Chubb on Friday, August 11th. This annual event gives recently awarded scholars a chance to get to know the ‘BFIS Family’ and establish relationships with industry professionals as well as giving freshman scholars a chance to talk to more... Read more of this article

Registration For 2017 Dive In Festival Launches

Registration For 2017 Dive In Festival Launches

Bermuda’s re/insurance community will once again join Lloyd’s of London and cities around the world next month in an initiative aimed at highlighting the business case for diverse and inclusive workplaces and providing practical ideas and inspiration for how to bring about positive change. “The Dive In festival will take place from September... Read more of this article

BFIS Summer Interns Provide Presentations

BFIS Summer Interns Provide Presentations

On Monday, BFIS Interns gave presentations to over 50 insurance professionals, former interns and BFIS scholars on what they had learned during immersion in the insurance markets of Atlanta, Bermuda, Chicago and London this summer. The presentations will be posted on www.bfis.bm in the near future. The BFIS intern programmes are short but intensive... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Two New Insurance Events

Bermuda To Host Two New Insurance Events

Two major new insurance-industry events highlighting innovation in the Bermuda market are headed to the island this fall, the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] announced today. The BDA has worked with two London-based organisations to bring both one-day events to Bermuda for the first time. Field Gibson Media’s Insurance Risk & Capital... Read more of this article

Burns Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Burns Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Burns, a leading Bermudian corporate lawyer, has been selected winner of the second Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award, to be presented at this fall’s Bermuda Captive Conference [September 10–13]. Burns, a former senior partner, executive board member and global group general counsel of Appleby, now runs his own consultancy, advising... Read more of this article

BFIS Provides $345,000 In Scholarship Awards

BFIS Provides $345,000 In Scholarship Awards

On Wednesday July 12, the Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies [BFIS] awarded $345,000 in scholarship funding to 14 students focused on careers in Bermuda’s insurance sector. The total number of current BFIS scholars now at college is 32, which is a funding commitment of $453,500. BFIS has now assisted 179 students with educational funding and... Read more of this article

Dr Philippe Rouja To Speak At Conference

Dr Philippe Rouja To Speak At Conference

Bermudian marine heritage expert Dr Philippe Rouja will give the keynote speech at this fall’s Bermuda Captive Conference [September 10–13] at the Fairmont Southampton. With more than 20 years’ experience, Dr Rouja is an accomplished researcher who currently serves as Principal Scientist at the Department of Conservation Services as well as Custodian... Read more of this article

Bermudians Travel Overseas For BFIS Programs

Bermudians Travel Overseas For BFIS Programs

Over 50 insurance and industry‐related companies will be hosting interns for meetings, presentations, and work‐shadowing during the three Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies [BFIS] overseas ‘Intro‐to‐insurance’ programmes, with four Bermudian undergraduates traveling to London last weekend and eight more heading out this weekend to... Read more of this article

BFIS, Drinker Biddle Hosting ‘InsurTech Seminar’

BFIS, Drinker Biddle Hosting ‘InsurTech Seminar’

The Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS] and Drinker Biddle’s Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team are hosting a panel titled, InsurTech in the U.S. Market: A Mid‐Year Update. The event will take place on Thursday, July 13 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Princess Hotel. A cocktail reception will follow the presentation. The... Read more of this article

BFIS & Drinker Biddle To Host Panel On July 13

BFIS & Drinker Biddle To Host Panel On July 13

The Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS] and Drinker Biddle’s Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team are hosting a panel titled ‘InsurTech in the U.S. Market: A Mid-Year Update’ on Thursday, July 13 from 5.00pm to 6.00pm the Hamilton Princess Hotel, with a cocktail reception to follow the presentation. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Dan Gardner To Speak At Convergence Event

Dan Gardner To Speak At Convergence Event

ILS Bermuda Ltd, organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2017, have announced that the event’s first keynote speaker will be journalist, writer, and consultant Dan Gardner. Bermuda Convergence 2017 will be held on October 18 and October 19 at the Hamilton Princess. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Gardner is well known for his invaluable knowledge of business,... Read more of this article

Cyber Risk, Regulation & Political Interference

Cyber Risk, Regulation & Political Interference

The global insurance industry’s ability to confront structural and technological changes is now the greatest risk it faces, according to a new survey of insurers and close observers of the industry. The CSFI’s latest Insurance Banana Skins 2017 survey, conducted with support from PwC, surveyed 836 insurance practitioners and industry observers in... Read more of this article