Our Clients

Client Services

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) supports businesses of all sizes. Our clients range from start-ups to some of the world’s largest financial service institutions. Whether you are an Investment Manager, Corporate Service Provider, Bank, Broker Dealer, Insurance or Re-insurance Company, Oyster Consulting’s experienced team of industry practitioners have the knowledge and resources you need to be more successful. Oyster has worked with hundreds of financial services firms, providing them with a variety of services to help them start, grow, and protect their businesses.

Oyster’s objective is to add value to your organisation. Our consultants draw from our diverse financial services background, working together to provide each other with the resources to achieve a thorough understanding of the industry to create a competitive edge for our clients.

Banks and Broker Dealers

Oyster Consultants have served as leaders at small firms, regional firms and wirehouses, and have first-hand knowledge of the issues broker-dealers face and the necessity of sound solutions. Whether you are starting a broker-dealer and need help to get through the planning and registration process, or you are an existing broker-dealer and want to assess your needs and implement practical solutions to improve your control environment and efficiency, Oyster Consulting can help.

Corporate Service Providers

Oyster Consultants can assist you with applying for a Corporate Service Providers license under The Corporate Service Provider Business Act (2012) (“CSP Act”). All companies who wish to provide those functions identified under the CSP Act will be required to meet a list of minimum licensing requirements and Oyster can guide you through the application process.

Fund Administrators

Oyster Consultants have strong operational experience working within Fund Administrator companies, and have first-hand knowledge of both the operational and regulatory issues that they face. Whether you need a resource to review your policies and procedures, provide Anti-Money Laundering training for your staff, or need advice on best practices, Oyster Consulting can help relieve the regulatory burden and provide the support you need.

Insurance Companies

A well-implemented risk assessment programme is the best way to help your company determine how to focus valuable resources. Oyster Consulting has the experience and expertise to work with you to gain an in-depth understanding of the risk profile for your company, and implement actionable steps to improve controls.
A strong compliance programme is vital to any insurance company. Not only is it required by the regulators, it also makes sense to protect your reputation, your company and your clients. Now more than ever, regulators closely scrutinise a company’s overall compliance programme.

Insurance Linked Securities

A strong compliance and operations program will create controls which can help hedge funds avoid unnecessary risks and achieve better pricing. In today’s financial environment, hedge funds are being closely scrutinised by investors and regulators and rules are changing quickly. Oyster Consulting has the experience and expertise to assess your operations, trading and compliance needs on an ongoing basis, and implement practical solutions to improve your control environment. Whether you need support for a project, want to outsource tasks or need interim staffing, Oyster Consulting is ready to help.

Investment Managers

A strong compliance programme is vital to any investment management firm. Now, more than ever, regulators are closely scrutinising a firms’ overall compliance programmes. Oyster Consulting has the experience and expertise to act as a partner for part or all of your firm’s compliance needs. Oyster Consulting will assess your firm’s programme, operational procedures and trading practices, and recommend practical solutions to improve efficiency and your control environment. Whether you are starting a new firm or looking to grow, Oyster Consulting can give your firm a competitive advantage and allow your business to thrive.

Law Firms

Oyster Consulting can support your firm by providing strategic consulting to help manage the compliance and risk considerations driving your business structure. Whether you or your clients need guidance and advice on FATCA or AIFMD, or wish to outsource compliance requirements, Oyster Consulting is ready to help you.

Trust Companies

Oyster Consulting supports Trust Companies with strategic consulting to help manage the operational, compliance and risk considerations driving your business structure. Whether you need support implementing your compliance program, drafting policies and procedures or putting together a risk assessment, Oyster Consulting is ready to help. In addition, Oyster Consulting can provide an Independent Director to ensure a strong Corporate Governance framework is in place.