SEMINAR: Building Ties Between Toronto and Bermuda - 4th October 2012
SEMINAR: Building Ties Between Toronto and Bermuda - 4th October 2012
Toronto, Sep 20, 2012 AEST (ABN Newswire) - For the fourth consecutive year, Hedge Fund Hotel are hosting a meeting to further promote business between Toronto and Bermuda. In an afternoon information session on 4 October, our speakers will explore the costs and benefits for Canadian companies of doing business in Bermuda. There will also be an in-depth discussion on re-insurance, insurance-linked securities and captives, a long standing backbone of Bermuda's financial sector.

4 October 2012
1.30 pm until cocktail hour
Venue: 34F, First Canadian Place, Toronto


Afternoon Seminar Session

1.30 Delegate welcome and registration
Moderator for the half-day session: Whit Clay, Managing Director, Sloane PR, New York

1.45 Opening Remarks: Ross D. Webber, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Business Development and Tourism

2.00 Keynote Speaker: Kevan Cowan, President TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX Group
Observations on Global Stock Exchanges, M&A Trends and the TMX-BSX Relationship

2.45 Stretch break

3.00 Panel One: Benefits for Canadian Companies Offshore

Participants for this panel:
- Cheryl Packwood, CEO, Business Bermuda
- Steve Woodward, Partner, KPMG LLP
- Brendan Caldwell, CEO, Caldwell Securities
- William Woods, CEO, W. Woods & Co, Toronto

3.45 Tea and stretch break

4.00 Panel Two: Insurance: Captives, Re-Insurance, Insurance-Linked Securities: Understanding the Opportunities and Complexities Participants for this panel:
- Jason Carne, Partner, KPMG LLP
- Greg Wojciechowski, CEO, Bermuda Stock Exchange
- Alan Waring, Member, Bermuda Insurance Development Council
- Thomas McMahon, President, Cedar Management

4.45 Closing comments

5.30-7PM An informal wine and cheese reception will be held immediately following the seminar session in the reception rooms adjacent to the meeting room in Bennett Jones' offices.

This briefing session is free of charge, however, pre-registration is essential. How can you register?

- visit our website at;
- email Janet Keefe at;
- or call Janet Keefe on 416.849.1925.


Janet Keefe
TEL: 416.849.1925

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