MONDAY, MARCH 19: Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) will open for business on Thursday to give advice to companies regarding anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations.

The parent company is Virginia-based Oyster Consulting.

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) was previously Inter-Ocean Management, Ltd.

Alison Morrison will lead Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) as partner and managing director

She will provide cost-effective, expert guidance for Bermuda institutions subject to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations.

Ms Morrison said: “After more than 15 years leading major firms’ risk and compliance efforts, I look forward to applying my expertise to help both Bermuda-based and global entities remain in regulatory and operational compliance in an ever-changing regulatory landscape."

One of Oyster Consulting’s founders, B. Robert (Rob) Hall, a Bermudian and son of Brian Hall, met Ms Morrison at Cup Match three years ago.

Mr Hall said: “For some time, we recognized the need to provide offshore businesses with high-quality, effective advice from acknowledged experts.

“The opportunity to launch this platform with Alison perfectly aligns with our services in the United States.”

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd officially launches on March 22.