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Premier: Govt To Accept Some Digital Currency

Premier: Govt To Accept Some Digital Currency

Premier David Burt announced that the Bermuda Government has “committed to accept, for payment of government taxes, fees and services, 1:1 US dollar backed digital currencies that get licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority.” The Premier made the announcement today during the Bermuda Tech Summit, at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club,... Read more of this article

Crypto Firm Circle Engages Oyster Consulting

Crypto Firm Circle Engages Oyster Consulting

Circle, an global crypto financial services company, engaged Oyster Consulting [Bermuda], to help guide them through a successful application process for the Class F license, and to provide compliance services for the future. “In June 2019 Circle became first full-service crypto finance company with a trading desk, stable coin and exchange to... Read more of this article

XBTO International Receive Digital Asset License

XBTO International Receive Digital Asset License

Premier David Burt announced that the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] has granted a license under the Digital Asset Business Act to XBTO International Ltd. [Bermuda] [XBTOI], a licensee of XBTO Group, one of the most active global crypto investors. XBTOI marks only the third firm to be granted this type of license in Bermuda.“Present in Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Diamond Standard On Fox Business

Video: Diamond Standard On Fox Business

Cormac Kinney, Diamond Standard’s founder and CEO, recently appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Countdown to the Closing Bell’ as he detailed how his company created a blockchain-based token backed by real diamonds, called Bitcarbon Technologies. A spokesperson previously said, “Diamond Standard Co. is founding member of the Diamond Standard... Read more of this article

Premier: FinTech Education Initiative Update

Premier: FinTech Education Initiative Update

Premier David Burt provided an update on the FinTech Business Unit’s Education initiative in the House of Assembly today [June 7], saying that hundreds of people have, or are, taking part in the offering. “Technology companies are domiciling in jurisdictions that have a high incidence of talent with technical skills,” the Premier said.... Read more of this article

Govt: ‘Will Focus On Making Strides In Fintech’

Govt: ‘Will Focus On Making Strides In Fintech’

The Government “will continue to focus on making strides in the Fintech space” and “will not be deterred by the Opposition’s myopic focus on one of the many tech companies that have incorporated in Bermuda,” the Government said. The Government also added that “there is no Memorandum of Understanding with Arbitrade, and... Read more of this article

VLT Releases Testnet For Compliant Platform

VLT Releases Testnet For Compliant Platform

Velocity Ledger Technology today released its “testnet and blockchain network API” which is said ”allows the community to develop applications to integrate with the network for the issuance, trading and settlement of digital asset tokens. “The VLT platform is a compliant platform for issuing, trading and settlement of digital... Read more of this article

IoD To Hold Digital Asset Workshop On June 3

IoD To Hold Digital Asset Workshop On June 3

People are being invited to attend a presentation by leading Fintech lawyer Natalie Neto on Bermuda’s digital assets, legal and regulatory framework. Ms Neto, a partner in the corporate funds and finance practice at Walkers Bermuda law firm, will give the talk, titled ‘Corporate Governance Requirements for Digital Assets Businesses, on June 3 at... Read more of this article

Delegation Attends Tech Conference In Toronto

Delegation Attends Tech Conference In Toronto

Bermuda Premier David Burt turned the spotlight on the island’s innovation community for a sold-out audience of global entrepreneurs in Toronto this week at North America’s fastest-growing tech conference, the Bermuda Business Development Agency said. “Collision, which brought 25,000 delegates, including investors and start-ups, to the city’s... Read more of this article

Free FinTech Online Education Opportunity

Free FinTech Online Education Opportunity

The Government’s FinTech Business Unit said they are launching a “free online program” with the San Francisco-based FinTech School. A Government spokesperson said, “As part of the Bermuda Government’s FinTech Education Programme, the FinTech Business Unit announced today the launching of a free online program with The FinTech... Read more of this article

Bermudian Receives Grant To Attend Consensus

Bermudian Receives Grant To Attend Consensus

Bermudian Waheedah Mahasin Zarif, recently attended the 2019 Consensus Conference in New York, after receiving a grant from the Diversity in Blockchain Program and travel arrangements provided by the Cabinet Office. One of the biggest events of the blockchain calendar, Consensus is the annual gathering of the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology... Read more of this article

Bermuda Spotlights Fintech Innovation In NY

Bermuda Spotlights Fintech Innovation In NY

Bermuda highlighted its regulatory and legal framework for fintech business, as a delegation of government and industry experts returned for a second year to “Blockchain Week” in New York for Consensus 2019. Premier David Burt, accompanied by Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson and Bermuda Business Development Agency CEO Andy Burrows, led a group... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt On Bloomberg Podcast

Premier David Burt On Bloomberg Podcast

Premier David Burt appeared on the Bloomberg Market podcast to discuss the “country’s growing crypto and blockchain business.” The Bloomberg website said, “The Honorable David Burt, Premier of Bermuda, discusses the country’s growing crypto and blockchain business. Dr. Christopher Smart, Head of the Barings Investment Institute, on... Read more of this article