ASW Guide to Investment Funds

Synopsis: Bermuda has been and continues to be one of the world’s leading offshore jurisdictions for fund administration and fund formation along with the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Bermuda offers a highly developed and mature framework for investment funds to establish … Continue reading

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Worldwide Reinsurance – The Review 2009

Synopsis: 2009 is off to an interesting start in Bermuda. While the outside world descends into economic chaos, the number of new captives formed in the first quarter in Bermuda is up, in comparison to the number for 2008. And … Continue reading

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Weekend at Bernie’s Part II – 2009

  Synopsis: Richard and Larry were best friends working for a company owned by Bernie Lomax. One fine summer day they accidentally discovered that someone had been embezzling money from the company. When they informed their boss, Bernie Lomax, he … Continue reading

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Market Analysis – July 2006

Synopsis: The Hurricane season has begun again, and Bermuda is still at its centre. The island’s reinsurers are battening down their hatches and preparing for another stormy summer, with hedge funds set to play an ever-larger part in their preparation. … Continue reading

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Hedge Funds and the Bermuda Insurance Market

Synopsis: Hedge funds have provided a very significant infusion of capital to the Bermuda insurance market follow in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma (“KRW”). This has happened at a time when insurance brokers, perhaps intuitively a more … Continue reading

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