Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Managing Director Alison Morrison Speaks at Opalesque Roundtable (Bermuda)

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Managing Director Alison Morrison recently participated in the 2016 Opalesque Roundtable (Bermuda).  The Opalesque Roundtable Series was begun as a collection of intelligence on the most important global hedge fund jurisdictions and players.  The Opalesque Bermuda Roundtable took place at the office of Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) in Hamilton with the following experts:… READ MORE

SEC Form ADV Revisions – Performance Books and Records Retention

Whether it is part of your annual 206(4)-7 testing or a routine on your compliance calendar, making sure your records are in order is a basic requirement.  On August 25, 2016, the SEC adopted multiple amendments to Part 1A of Form ADV (“Form ADV”), which include amendments to the books and records rule under the… READ MORE

Oyster Consultants to Speak at WAIS (Bermuda) Conference

Oyster Managing Director Hank Sanchez and Consultant Henry Komansky will be panelists at the World Alternative Investment Summit (WAIS) this week, held at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel in Southampton, Bermuda. Hank Sanchez will address the current SEC regulatory environment and anticipated rule changes on Friday during the Global and Bermuda Regulatory Debate panel. Hank brings… READ MORE

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. Presents AML Audit/Sanctions Lecture

  Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd Consultant Henry M. Komansky, J.D., presented another in his very popular series of lectures on 7th September 2016 discussing the new requirement under the Bermuda Proceeds of Crime Amendment Act 2015 for AML audits as well as sanctions, with a focus on UK and Bermuda laws and regulations. On 1… 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

Bermuda Welcomes Global Fund Administrator

Centaur Fund Services opened for business this week in Hamilton, Bermuda.  Already domiciled in London, Dublin and New York, the firm with $12 billion in Assets Under Management will use the island as a strategic base from which to service its global clients. “Bermuda’s location makes doing business with the US ideal,” said founding partner… READ MORE

Oyster Consultant Komansky, Panelist in HFM Week Special Report – Bermuda 2016

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Senior Consultant Henry Komansky is a featured panelist in the HFM Week’s Special Report, Bermuda 2016.  Henry, Sean Moran (BDA), Tonesan Amissah (Appleby), Ken Mahadeo ( Apex Fund Services) and Craig Bridgewater (KPMG) discussed Bermuda’s development as a domicile. “Bermuda continues to enhance its anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing regime with amendments to various… READ MORE