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The Continued Legal Education (“CLE”) Committee consisting of Chair Cindy Clarke, Tawana Tannock, Kimberley Caines-Best, Christal Hanna & Loxly Ricketts cordially invites members to fill the calendar with training sessions  for 2019!! 

 

The Committee is calling on members of the Bermuda Bar to fill the calendar with at least 2 sessions a month to be scheduled from now until the end of the year. Please submit a quick email to the CLE Committee stating what subject matter you wish to speak on and your available dates. Sessions traditionally run on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30- until 1:30 p.m., however the Bar Office is flexible in that sessions may also be held late afternoons from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Everyone has something to offer!!

 

Attorneys who present legal, or legally related professional courses are entitled to the following CLE Credits: One hour lecture will be the equivalent of four hours of CLE credit; a two hour lecture will be the equivalent of eight hours of CLE credit.

 

All Attorneys, Registered Associates & In-House Counsel must complete eight (8) hours during the period 1st November to 31st October in each calendar year. Members interested in presenting CLE sessions are asked to email clebdabar@logic.bm 

 

Unless otherwise notified, Continued Legal Education sessions are free to members of the Bermuda Bar Association. Visiting Overseas Counsel and Pupils are also very welcome to attend.   


MAY:
TITLE: ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE (1 CLE CREDIT)
SPEAKER: Adam Bathgate & Ashley Fife, Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 2 May promptly at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Bermuda Bar Association Office
DESCRIPTION: An overview and status update of Bermuda’s economic substance requirements
REGISTRATION: No registration required.

TITLE: OVERVIEW LAND TITLE REGISTRATION (1 CLE CREDIT|)
SPEAKER: Debbie Reid, Andrew Hiller, Kelly Lines & Gary Stockely
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 1 May from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm Bar Office
DESCRIPTION: Overview from Debbie Reid of the Land Title Office and introduction to Specialist U.K. Title Insurer Dual Corporate Risks, Andrew Hiller and Kelly Lines and Freisenbruch-Meyer Insurance Services (FMG), Gary Stockley).
With the introduction of the Land Title Registration, which is an important change FMG have arranged for a specialist U.K. insurer (Dual Corporate Risks) to visit Bermuda to provide further information on Title Insurance. They will in turn explain this insurance and provide details to compliment Bermuda Property Transactions. We believe this will be of increasing interest due to the Land Title registration. Bios attached.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.


AUGUST:
TITLE: MONEY LAUNDERING METHODOLOGIES / TYPOLOGIES (1 CLE CREDIT)
SPEAKER: Andrew Tennant, Subject Matter Expert (Money Laundering), National Crime Agency of the Bermuda Police Service
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 14 August promptly at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm. Bermuda Bar Association Office, 2nd floor, Swan Building, 26 Victoria Street, Hamilton. Light lunch & soft drinks available.
DESCRIPTION: Covering several aspects undertaken by organized criminals in the laundering of proceeds of crime Nationally and Internationally. The session will highlight exploitation of the informal value transfer system by criminals and the use of modern technology in the laundering process. The session will also seek to dispel the myth that all money laundering involves, placement, layering and integration.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.


SEPTEMBER:
TITLE: TERRORIST FINANCING (1 CLE CREDIT)
SPEAKER: Andrew Tennant, Subject Matter Expert (Money Laundering), National Crime Agency of the Bermuda Police Service
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 4 September promptly at 12:30 pm -1:30 pm. Bar Association Office, 2nd floor, Swan Building, 26 Victoria Street, Hamilton. Light lunch & soft drinks available.
DESCRIPTION: A brief history of the development of terrorism up to the modern terrorist, and the aspects undertaken to finance terrorism.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.


OCTOBER:
TITLE: SYNTHETIC IDENTITY FRAUD (1 CLE CREDIT)
SPEAKER: Andrew Tennant, Subject Matter Expert (Money Laundering), National Crime Agency of the Bermuda Police Service
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 2 October promptly at 12:30 pm -1:30 pm. Bar Association Office, 2nd floor, Swan Building, 26 Victoria Street, Hamilton. Light lunch & soft drinks available.
DESCRIPTION: - Synthetic identity fraud is a fast growing problem, raising in sophistication, intensity and frequency. The session will provide an overview of this quick growing epidemic in fraud.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.


NOVEMBER:
TITLE: HIGH VALUE DEALERS (1 CLE CREDIT)
SPEAKER: Andrew Tennant, Subject Matter Expert (Money Laundering), National Crime Agency of the Bermuda Police Service
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 6 November promptly at 12:30 pm -1:30 pm. Bar Association Office, 2nd floor, Swan Building, 26 Victoria Street, Hamilton. Light lunch & soft drinks available.
DESCRIPTION: The session will cover the role of a High Value Dealer and associated legislation to ensure an understanding of the system.
REGISTRATION: No registration required.