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Transcontinental Trusts International Forum 2016

Transcontinental Trusts International Forum 2016

[Written by Kensley McDowall] The Transcontinental Trust: International Forum 2016, “Private Client TransTrust”, just concluded on Tuesday 10th May at the Fairmont Southampton Princess. This conference was mounted by the IBC Global Conferences, an informa business based in the United Kingdom in conjunction with leading partner, the Bermuda Business... Read more of this article

Investment Firm Concentrating On Nine Themes

Investment Firm Concentrating On Nine Themes

[Written by Kensley McDowall] The hectic start to the year has led many to question their sanity. Speaking recently with Moz Afzal, CIO of EFG Asset Management, he stated that in a bid to keep his head while others might be losing it, the investment firm is concentrating on nine themes:Global growth levelling out: “We predict that economic growth... Read more of this article

EFG Reflects On Bermuda Office One Year Later

EFG Reflects On Bermuda Office One Year Later

[Written by Kensley McDowall] At the recently concluded STEP conference in Bermuda [Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners], Moz Afzal Global Chief Investment Officer of EFG Asset Management, gave a most interesting presentation in which he discussed the implications of future interest rate rises. Bernews caught up with Mr. Afzal and Greg Soares,... Read more of this article

“Navigating The Winds Of Change” Conference

“Navigating The Winds Of Change” Conference

[Written by Kensley McDowall] In keeping with the theme of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Race Weekend in Bermuda, the 2015 Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners [STEP] Bermuda Conference, which was held at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] on Thursday 15th October, was called “Navigating the winds of Change”. This... Read more of this article

Annual Bermuda Captive Conference Concludes

Annual Bermuda Captive Conference Concludes

[Written by Kensley McDowall] In the Captive world, Bermuda remains at the head of the pack and is well regulated and nimble enough to remain at the head of the pack in the ever changing landscape of re/insurance. Moreover, its robust yet user friendly regulatory model is exemplary. This was the message which permeated the air at the recently concluded... Read more of this article

Transcontinental Trusts Bermuda Forum Held

Transcontinental Trusts Bermuda Forum Held

[Written by Kensley McDowall] For the first time in 30 years the Transcontinental Trust Forum was put on outside of Europe and Bermuda has been the recipient. This conference, the leading Trust event for Private Client professionals, has been developed by IBC Global Conferences an informa business based in the United Kingdom and is usually mounted in... Read more of this article

Regulation, Operation, Compliance Conference

Regulation, Operation, Compliance Conference

[Written by Kensley McDowall] A well attended two day compliance conference entitled ‘Regulation, Operation & Compliance -Bermuda 2015′, ended on Friday, April 24 at the Fairmont Southampton. This conference was put on by the US based Regulatory Compliance Association [RAC] with international and Bermuda based endowing organizational... Read more of this article