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

‘Tis the Season for the Bribery Act

As gifts are given and received, with the introduction of the Bermuda Bribery Act 2016, its time to consider the following important questions: Do I need to report the Quality Street? (Not Likely) What about that Goslings 2017 America’s Cup Trophy Rum and Decanter? (Yes, and can I have some?) The Bermuda Act, like its UK parent,… 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 AML/ATF Training

Is your AML/ATF program effective?  Does it contain training for your employees as well as customized policies and procedures?  Creating, distributing and training on regulatory and continuing education topics can be time consuming and run the risk of not being up to industry standards.  Oyster Consultant Henry Komansky conducts training sessions on the latest Anti-Money… 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

Oyster’s Henry Komansky a Panelist in HFM Week Special Report – Bermuda 2017

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Consultant Henry Komansky is a featured panelist in the HFM Week’s Special Report, Bermuda 2017.  Henry, Brian Desmond (The Horseshoe Group), and Greg Wojciechowski (BSX) discussed Bermuda’s Insurance Linked Securities market. Excerpt – Innovation in Bermuda can only happen in an environment that allows investors and counter-parties to sleep at night. Bermuda… READ MORE

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