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Premier Burt Travels To Europe For Meetings

Premier Burt Travels To Europe For Meetings

Premier David Burt has traveled to Europe for “wide ranging meetings” which are scheduled to take place in the UK, Estonia, and Brussels. A Government spokesperson said, “Premier the Hon. David Burt, JP, MP, this weekend left for Europe for wide-ranging meetings. Many meetings were scheduled as part of the Premier’s previously planned... Read more of this article

Mallorca Hotel To Feature Bermudian Recipes

Mallorca Hotel To Feature Bermudian Recipes

Local author and vegan culinary artist Ilona Perry has collaborated with a four-star vegan hotel in Mallorca to showcase her Bermudian recipes. Located in the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Villa Vegana was recently named as one of the best vegan hotels in Europe by The Guardian newspaper. Villa Vegana’s restaurant serves up a diverse... Read more of this article

UK And EU Reach Tentative Brexit Deal

UK And EU Reach Tentative Brexit Deal

A new Brexit deal has reportedly been agreed to between the United Kingdom and European Union during a meeting of negotiating teams in Brussels. A BBC story said, “Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted: “We’ve got a great new deal that takes back control.” “The two sides have been working on the legal text of a deal, but... Read more of this article

Post-Brexit Working Group To Be Formed

Post-Brexit Working Group To Be Formed

As part of Bermuda’s ongoing preparation, a Post-Brexit Working Group will be formed to “consider and address” any issues required to prepare Bermuda, Premier David Burt said in the House of Assembly today [July 26]. “Now that the leadership process in the UK has been completed and the new Prime Minister had signaled a clear intention... Read more of this article

Irish Fans Celebrate Leverock’s Historic Goal

Irish Fans Celebrate Leverock’s Historic Goal

As Bermudians celebrated Dante Leverock’s goal in the Gold Cup, we were joined by football enthusiasts thousands of miles away as some Irish fans showcased their excitement on social media, while the Irish media quickly reported on the historic goal. Leverock — who serves as the captain of the Bermuda national team — plays professionally... Read more of this article

Bermudian Aboard Cruise Ship During Tragedy

Bermudian Aboard Cruise Ship During Tragedy

Bermudian Dr. Kyjuan Brown planned to enjoy a cruise in Europe on the Norwegian Epic, however tragedy struck when a fellow passenger went overboard, with the Coast Guard and the ship’s passengers – including Dr. Brown – taking part in a search that sadly proved to be unsuccessful. When the woman was first reported missing, the ship’s... Read more of this article

Kempe On EU Removing Island From Tax List

Kempe On EU Removing Island From Tax List

“Bermuda has consistently demonstrated its commitment to combating money laundering and terrorist financing, therefore it was regrettable that a ‘minor technical omission’ led to a major fail,” Shadow Finance Minister Nick Kempe said. Senator Kempe said, “In addition to the potential reputational damage and inhibition... Read more of this article

Bermuda Industry Groups Applaud EU Decision

Bermuda Industry Groups Applaud EU Decision

Bermuda’s global industry groups have welcomed today’s [May 17] decision by the Economic & Financial Affairs Council [ECOFIN] in Brussels to remove Bermuda from a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions after all sectors worked collaboratively with Bermuda’s government and regulator to ensure a successful result. “We applaud today’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Removed From EU Tax Blacklist

Bermuda Removed From EU Tax Blacklist

[Updated] Bermuda has been removed from the ‘EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions,’ the Council of the European Union has officially confirmed today [May 17]. The statement said, “The Council today decided to remove Aruba, Barbados and Bermuda from the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. “The EU list is contributing... Read more of this article

EU: ‘Should Remove Bermuda From The List’

EU: ‘Should Remove Bermuda From The List’

The Council of the European Union said they are “expected to approve an update to the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions” tomorrow and “the Council should decide to remove Aruba, Barbados and Bermuda from the list.” This is as “Bermuda implemented its commitment to introduce substance requirements under criterion 2.2″... Read more of this article

Report: EU To Remove Island From Tax Blacklist

Report: EU To Remove Island From Tax Blacklist

The European Union will remove Bermuda from their tax blacklist on May 17th, according to a report from Bloomberg. The story said, “The European Union will eliminate Aruba, Bermuda and Barbados from its tax haven blacklist because they are changing their corporate tax laws. “EU finance ministers will approve the removal at a meeting on May... Read more of this article

Minister: Acting To Be Removed From EU List

Minister: Acting To Be Removed From EU List

“Bermuda has acted promptly and effectively in order to be formally removed from the EU list,” Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson said, adding that they believe that the EU will remove Bermuda from the tax blacklist on May 17th. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 10], the Minister said, “On March 28, Premier David Burt... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Meets With Pierre Moscovici

Premier David Burt Meets With Pierre Moscovici

Premier David Burt met with Pierre Moscovici, the European Union Commissioner of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, and the Government said they “look forward to continued dialogue with the Commission,” adding that “Bermuda is confident that we will be removed from the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax... Read more of this article