Oyster Bermuda in the News

Fintech Firm Circle Leverages Oyster Consulting to Obtain Bermuda’s First Class F Digital Asset License

Circle and Oyster Consulting show the time is now for Bermuda’s dive into the Digital Assets industry. 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… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Enacts Changes to Board Leadership

Robert Hall assumes position of Chairman of the Board; Brian R. Hall, OBE transitions to Chairman Emeritus HAMILTON, BERMUDA, August 15, 2018 — Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. announced today that Brian R. Hall, OBE, former Chairman of the Board of Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd., has become Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Hall served as Chairman of the… READ MORE

Oyster Consultants Contributors to HFM 2018 Bermuda Report

In the recently published HFM Bermuda 2018 Special Report, Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Director Henry Komansky and Consultant Chiara Soria reflected on the incoming AML/ATF regulation and the evolving necessities of board governance as the island’s regulatory scope increases. (Excerpts) The pace of regulatory change continues to increase and the BMA has recently published a number… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Chairman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Brian R. Hall, OBE, received the Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bermuda Captive Conference last week.  A former director and president of Johnson & Higgins, he is credited with taking the island’s captive insurance industry to global relevance. Hall also served as chair of the Bermuda College and the Insurance Advisory Committee (IAC),… READ MORE

Oyster Sponsors 100 Women in Finance “Seaside Chat with Meredith Whitney”

On February 15, 2018 Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. jointly sponsored with the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) an education and networking session, “A Seaside Chat with Meredith Whitney.” Professionals from Bermuda’s finance, reinsurance and financial services industries heard what Whitney and host Fiona Luck consider essential for women to achieve their professional goals. The event… READ MORE

Oyster Bermuda and Freisenbruch-Meyer Group Host a Seminar for Directors & Officers

“What keeps Directors Up at Night” – seminar looks at challenges for Directors and Officers. Oyster consultants, Henry Komansky and Michelle Cardwell were panelists during the 29 November seminar “What Keeps Directors Up at Night?”  Moderated by Rochelle Simons, chair of Professional Development at the Institute of Directors Bermuda branch.  This seminar jointly sponsored with… READ MORE

Oyster Offers New Service for Insurance Managers

Oyster Consulting is proud to offer a new service for Insurance Managers.  Since late 2016/early 2017 Insurance Managers have been included in the group of entities regulated by the BMA for compliance with Bermuda’s Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”)/Anti-Terrorist Financing (“ATF”) regime.  All such regulated entities in Bermuda are obligated to have an independent AML audit performed… READ MORE