Oyster News

Oyster’s Henry Komansky’s AML/ATF Training Gaining Recognition

Throughout 2016, Oyster Consultant Henry Komansky conducted sold-out Lunch and Learn training sessions on the new AML Audit requirement and the latest Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorist Financing (ATF) developments impacting all regulated entities on the island. Recently, Komansky was quoted in the Bermuda Fund Services 2017 Report, published by Global Fund Media, a targeted… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Presents AML Lecture: Designated Non-Financial Businesses & Professions

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. lecture focused on the Designated Non-Financial Businesses & Professions impacted by the 2016 Proceeds of Crime Amendment Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd Consultant Henry M. Komansky, J.D., presented another in his very popular series of lectures on 2nd November 2016 discussing the Designated Non-Financial Businesses & Professions impacted by the changes to… READ MORE

Webinar Recording Available: Now What? Next Steps in Preparing for the DOL Fiduciary Rule Change

Oyster Consulting recently presented the second in a series of five webinars addressing the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule. During the webinar Now What? Next Steps in Preparing for the DOL Fiduciary Rule Change, Oyster Consulting experts Polly Cordle, Pete McAteer and Ami Shah shared: The financial industry’s response to the DOL Rule…so far Oyster’s… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. Hires Compliance Consultant

Arthur Rego joins Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd., providing expert advice and consultancy services to firms located in Bermuda and globally  HAMILTON, BERMUDA, August 22, 2016 — Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. announced today that Arthur Rego has joined the financial services consulting firm. Arthur will be providing general compliance consulting with an emphasis on AML audits,… READ MORE

Register Today for Oyster’s DOL Risk Assessment Webinar

On April 6, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulation (DOL Rule) defining the circumstances under which a financial professional will be deemed to be a fiduciary.  Among the critical initial steps that firms should be taking are an assessment of the potential impact of the rule and a gap analysis… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting LLC Wins Fund Consultancy Services Firm of the Year Award

Oyster Consulting LLC was recently awarded the 2016 Fund Consultancy Services Firm of the Year award. The Global Fund Awards is an international awards programme that recognises performance and service providers who support the global finance industry. The judging panel at Corporate LiveWire placed each shortlisted candidate under intense scrutiny, setting its sights firmly on… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. Hosts Regulatory Compliance Seminar

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd hosted its inaugural Regulatory Compliance Seminar on 26th July 2016. Panelists discussed changes to Bermuda’s Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Terrorist Financing requirements, Cybersecurity and Conducting Investment Advisory Business in the U.S. “Over the past year,” said Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Consultant Henry Komansky, “Bermuda has been updating its legislation to address gaps in the AML/ATF… READ MORE