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July 21, 2016
Charting the way forward for The Bahamas' financial services sector

Recent years have been extraordinarily challenging for international financial services, an industry which serves as the second pillar to the Bahamian economy and in which we have a long established and distinguished history. New competitive threats have emerged, large traditional onshore players bare their teeth to protect their turf and international bodies whose constituents consist primarily o...

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August 08, 2016
Ingraham's analysis is tragically wrong

Dear Editor,
There could have been few sadder sights in recent years than the almost nightly displays whereby former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has gotten on local TV apparently determined to lose all of the credibility earned over a successful political and governmental career.
After having essentially stood out the political meltdown of the party that afforded him the opportunity to govern, ...

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Remarks by Minister C.V. Hope Strachan at the Nassau Conference 2016
September 22, 2016
Remarks by Minister C.V. Hope Strachan at the Nassau Conference 2016

Firstly, I would like to thank the organizers of this Nassau Conference for inviting me to bring remarks under the theme “Strengthening Our Competitiveness”, a continuation from what we began last year.

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November 16, 2016
Minister of Financial Services Meets With the International Trade Center to Discuss Development of a Trade Information Portal

The Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. C.V. Hope Strachan met with officials of the International Trade Centre (“ITC”), a specialised joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, on Tuesday, 8th November, 2016 to discuss the development of a Trade Information Service Desk and Electronic Portal (the “Portal”) for The Bahamas.

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May 25, 2017
Ministry of Financial Services at STEP Caribbean Conference 2017

The Ministry of Financial Services sponsored The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Caribbean Conference 2017 (STEP CC 2017) which was held in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands from 1 – 3 May, 2017...

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Eugene Dupuch Law School and the Coordinator of the Law School's Commercial and Financial Services and Financial Services Law Clinic Clinic.
July 04, 2017
Eugene Dupuch Law School and the Coordinator of the Law School's Commercial and Financial Services and Financial Services Law Clinic (Clinic).

On April 6 2017 the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Bahamas Branch and the Commercial & Financial Services Clinic of the Eugene Dupuch Law School (CFS Clinic) hosted a Moot involving issues related to the law of trusts and estate planning...

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OECD representatives held a luncheon with Bahamas Financial Services Board
July 21, 2010
OECD representatives held a luncheon with Bahamas Financial Services Board

OECD representatives held a luncheon with Bahamas Financial Services Board, on July 19, 2010 at the Arawak Room, Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort, Cable Beach. The Group is in The Bahamas for the Third Global Forum Meeting, being held at Wyndham Nassau Resort and Crystal Palace Casino July 20 - 22.

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October 03, 2010
Financial services awards 'achieve' higher profile

The Association of International Banks & Trust Companies in the Bahamas (AIBT) has joined forces with the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) to enhance the profile of the annual Financial Services Industry Excellence Award for the 'Achiever of the Year'.

In addition to the recognition and awards presented in this category by the BFSB, the Achiever of the Year will receive the AIBT Profession...

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October 25, 2010
Bahamas Financial Services Board honours industry's finest

NASSAU, The Bahamas - The Bahamas
Financial Services Board honoured individuals for their commitment to
improving the industry as a whole.

The honourees were recognised
at the 10th Annual Industry Excellence Awards Dinner &
Presentation Ceremony held Friday, October 22, 2010 at the Sheraton
Nassau Beach Resort...

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October 31, 2010
Pinder on the Status of the Financial Service Industry

Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a press statement by L. Ryan Pinder, MP for Elizabeth on the Status of the Financial Service Industry.

The most recent publication of The Global Financial
Centers Index released in September demonstrates the erosion of the Financial Services
Industry of the Bahamas.

  I have
frequently stated that we need progressive vision and new policies in order for
th...

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