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By Tanya McCartney
On September 11, 2017 Z/YEN published its twenty-second Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 22).
By Bahamas Financial Services Board
Representatives of The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and The Association of International Banks and Trust Companies (AIBT) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd...
By Dan Bobbie
BFSB and the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas are partnering again to provide two (2) full scholarships for the Associates in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation offered by the ICCIE.
By Dan Bobbie
Financial services industry representatives of BFSB and AIBT held an initial meeting with The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, Hon. Carl Bethel Q.C.,
In light of the action taken by the Securities Commission of The Bahamas and in accordance with the Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Bahamas Financial Services Board ("BFSB"), the membership of Dominion Investments (Nassau) Ltd. has been suspended
The Bahamas has an excellent record, dating back to 1987, for robust Anti-Money Laundering arrangements. The Bahamas first criminalized the proceeds of drug trafficking in 1987 with the enactment of the Tracing and Forfeiture of Proceeds of Drug Trafficking Act.
The second Nassau Conference will take place February 7 and 8, 2006 at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau. The two-day event, which attracted nearly 150 delegates in its inaugural year, will cover a broad range of topics under the theme "Wealth Management in a Diverse World".
The Bahamas is the first premier Common Law jurisdiction to introduce Foundations. Wendy Warren, CEO & Executive Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board, says that in launching its Guide to Foundations, The Bahamas as a Common Law country has looked beyond its boundaries and traditions to be of greater relevance for estate planning by persons from civil law countries.
As a result of the joint project undertaken with the Government of The Bahamas on an online Bahamas Strategy and Branding Survey, results are being tabulated for presentation to the Ministry of Financial Services and Investments and The Cabinet of The Bahamas.
The Bahamas has become the first premier Common Law jurisdiction to introduce Foundations, and this article represents the second in a series of reports on this new product in The Bahamas’ toolkit.
The EU Savings Directive ("EUSD") which subjects savings income in the form of interest payments made in one Member State to beneficial owners who are individuals resident for tax purposes in another Member State to effective taxation in accordance with the laws of the latter Member State was implemented on July 1, 2005.
The Bahamas ranked 2nd in the Latin Amercian/Caribbean region, and 39th globally, in the latest Country Credit Scorecard published by the Institutional Investor as a result of its country creditworthiness survey.
Pursuit of the highest possible professional standards in an environment which facilitates the efficient operation of financial services guides the regulatory and supervisory approach in The Bahamas.
The Bahamian economy has recovered well from the 2001-02 slowdown, achieving some acceleration of activity in 2004 even in the face of two hurricanes, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The Bahamas Government has established a committee with representatives from all of the country’s financial regulatory institutions to consider options for consolidating regulatory agencies into one or more bodies.
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