Financial Centres Of The World 2023: Focus On Bermuda

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Nestled in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda has emerged as a prominent hub for international finance, attracting investors, corporations, and institutions from around the world. With its stable regulatory environment, tax advantages, and strategic location, Bermuda offers a unique blend of opportunities and advantages for financial services. In this webinar, we will delve into the key factors that have propelled Bermuda onto the global financial stage and explore the myriad benefits it offers to businesses and investors alike.


The Hon. Jason Hayward, JP, MP currently serves as the Minister of Economy and Labour in the Bermuda Government. In this role, he is primarily responsible for the economic growth, development and the expansion of jobs in Bermuda. His portfolio oversees the island’s immigration, workforce development, labour relations, financial assistance, international business, statistics and economic development. Minister Hayward was first elected as a Member of Parliament in 2019, and was later appointed as the Minister of Labour in 2020.  Before becoming a Member of Parliament, he was appointed to the Bermuda Government Senate in 2017, and served as Junior Minister of Education, Health, Labour, Community Affairs and Sports. Mr. Hayward is a former Chairman of the National Training Board and chaired the Working Group which produced Bermuda’s first National Workforce Development Plan. Prior to entering the political arena, Min. Hayward worked in the Economic and National Accounts Division of the Department of Statistics. Min. Hayward also served as the first elected full-time President of the Bermuda Public Services Union (BPSU), President of the Bermuda Trade Union Congress, and Director and Treasurer of the Bermuda Credit Union. Minister Hayward is an alumnus of the Canada – Caribbean Emerging Leaders Dialogue (a Commonwealth leadership development program), an alumnus of the US Department of States’ International Visitor Leadership Program, and holds a Chartered Manager Designation from the Chartered Management Institute. Minister Hayward holds a MBA in Finance from Nova Southeastern University, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mount Saint Vincent University and an Associate’s degree in Arts and Science from the Bermuda College.

Bourn Collier is a Senior Corporate Counsel in the corporate and commercial practice at BeesMont Law Limited.  He advises on a wide range of local and international corporate and regulatory matters, with experience in banking and finance, debt capital markets, trustee practice, trade finance, Islamic finance, investment funds, real estate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and structuring transactions. Bourn’s practice has a particular emphasis on digital asset businesses and structures, including advising in relation to establishment and licensing of digital asset businesses in Bermuda. Before joining BeesMont, Bourn gained experience working in several overseas jurisdictions including England and Wales, the Channel Islands and the Russian Federation.

Tim Reed has a rare blend of large enterprise experience running global marketing teams at major institutions combined with building marketing functions from scratch as Chief Marketing Officer at numerous FinTech start-ups. Expertise includes: Strategic marketing, Go-to-market planning, Content marketing, Event and conference management, Public relations/Social Media, and Marketing automation.

Monday, 04 December 2023

15:00 - 15:45 GMT


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    The Hon. Jason Hayward, JP, MP
    Minister of Economy and Labour
    Bermuda Parliament
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    Bourn Collier
    Senior Corporate Counsel
    BeesMont Law Limited
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    Tim Reed
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Your Partners
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