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Biltir gives maths tutorials at CedarBridge (Royal Gazette May 8, 2018)

The body that represents the life insurance and reinsurance industry in Bermuda has completed a 12-week math tutorial programme for students at CedarBridge Academy.  Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers said that this was the third year that programme has been offered to students...

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Bermuda's insurtech revolution  (Royal Gazette May 4, 2018)

Bermuda has been at the forefront of innovation since survivors of the Sea Venture shipwreck settled our shores.  Successor generations grew from strength to strength, finding ways to survive on an island with limited natural resources.  The insurance industry proved to be our biggest success.  Bermuda remained innovative in insurance by (i) being the birthplace ov captives in the 1960s...

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Registry move sparks warning from Burt (Royal Gazette May 2, 2018)

Relations between the UK and its Overseas Territories have taken "a significant backwards step" following a move to compel the OTs to make their company ownership registries public by the end of 2020.  That was the reaction of David Burt, the Premier, after hearing the outcome of a debate in the UK's House of Commons... 

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Frequency of terror attacks falls while casualties rise (Intelligent Insurer April 30, 2018)

The frequency of terror attacks in advanced markets has decreased over the past 25 years while casualties have increased, according to the latest Pool Re Terrorism Frequency Report.  

The frequency of attacks across advanced markets is significantly lower than it was during the 1990s, the report shows...

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Regulation plans attract crypto-business (Royal Gazette, April 12, 2018)

Bermuda will stake claim to be a significant financial technology centre by creating a world-leading regulatory and legal framework.  That was the clear message in an information session on the Bermuda Government's plans for virtual currency and blockchain-based technology...

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Bermuda broadens beneficial ownership regime (Royal Gazette, April 5, 2018)

Bermuda is taking steps to preserve its reputation as a well-regarded and desired domicile for quality business by committing to implement international standards of transparency in order to support the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing...

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