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November 14, 2013
'SMART' listing on BISX

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) announced the listing of a new "SMART" fund yesterday.
The Internazionale Investment Fund Limited successfully submitted an application to be listed on BISX using the exchange's mutual fund listing facility.
The fund was approved for listing by the BISX Listing Committee and will now have its information disseminated via the BISX Website.
The fu...

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February 24, 2014
'Standards bureau is critical to nation's development'

MINISTER of Financial Services Ryan Pinder told participants in the recent Bahamas Bureau of Standards' First National Standardisation Forum and Formation of Technical Committees Workshop that the benefits of the standards bureau are critical to the Bahamas' national development.

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July 13, 2011
'Substantia lFATCA costs'could hurt Bahamas

A former Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) chairman yesterday said that while the re-emergence of Senator Carl Levin's Stop Tax Haven Abuse Bill was likely to have minimal impact on this nation, "substantial costs" involved in complying with other US legislation could pose a threat to the sector.

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February 21, 2014
'The Dollar That Could Project' donates 16,000 to charities

Bahamas Striping's legacy of giving includes education, public safety and donating necessities to its community.
In November 2013, Bahamas Striping launched its first annual 'The Dollar That Could Project' which sought to raise $60,000 through a dollar drive campaign for one month in aid of The Bahamas Red Cross, Special Olympics Bahamas, BAARK, and The Bahamas Humane Society.
Managing Director Al...

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May 19, 2014
'Timing and market right' for China financial services push

The country's most significant push to date into the Chinese market will be spearheaded later this year by representatives from the country's financial services sector, a move which seeks to capitalize on a view that the "timing and the market are right" for The Bahamas to tap into Chinese demand for asset diversification.
Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder suggested that the decision by t...

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'Top' banking institution pursues Bahamas presence
July 29, 2013
'Top' banking institution pursues Bahamas presence

Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder said he is confident that The Bahamas will see an increase in Latin America-based business within the next year after a recent meeting with a top banking institution.

While he would not confirm the name of the banking institution, Pinder told Guardian Business that Friday morning's meeting with executives represents a "huge opportunity" for the country's ...

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April 05, 2011
'Victim of own success'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The Bahamas has become "a victim of its own success" in financial services, a senior attorney warned yesterday, having become "somewhat complacent" - a factor that caused successive governments to invest less than they should have done in the industry's continuing development.

Brian Moree QC, senior partner at McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes, in an exclusive...

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July 25, 2012
'White paper' on tax reform delayed in Cabinet

The proposed "white paper" focusing on finding an alternative tax system for The Bahamas has not yet reached Cabinet, Guardian Business can reveal.
"I am settling the basis of the paper to bring to my colleagues in Cabinet. The core of that has been finished, so I am hoping that in the not too distant future, I will be able to present it for consideration to my colleagues," Prime Minister Perry ...

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July 05, 2012
(Photo) Bahamas Minister of Financial Services meets World Trade Organization Director

SWITZERLAND - Minister of Financial Services, Hon. Ryan Pinder, is pictured with World Trade Organisation Director-General

 

Pascal
Lamy during the Bahamas WTO 2nd Working Group Session held in Geneva,
Switzerland in June 2012.

Minister Pinder, along with

The
Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) has completed a busy eight day
schedule of events and meetings with private banks, inde...

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May 11, 2012
(Photos) Eight Cabinet Ministers of the new Progressive Liberal Party Government Sworn In

Nassau, Bahamas  - Eight
Cabinet Ministers of the new Progressive Liberal Party Government took
the Oath of Office in the presence of Governor General Sir Arthur
Foulkes, May 10th, 2012 at Government House. The new ministers are: Hon.
Bernard Nottage, Minister of National Security and Government Leader in
the House of Assembly; Hon. Obediah Wilchcombe, Minister of Tourism;
Hon. Jerome F...

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