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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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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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BFSB awardee Eve Poitier a financial services trailblazer
November 03, 2010
BFSB awardee Eve Poitier a financial services trailblazer

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) has launched a new award to recognize persons who have contributed to the development of persons within the industry.


Eve Poitier - the first Bahamian and first Bahamian female to become a chartered financial analyst, who is encouraging more to obtain this qualification - is the first to accept the award, coming on the 10th anniversary of BFSB's In...

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November 15, 2010
Young Bahamian Gets Top Financial Services Post

Nassau, Bahamas - The Board of Directors of
Leno Corporate Services has announced that Khalil Braithwaite has been
engaged as the firm's newest Manager for Business Development &
Client Relations. 

"Leno Corporate Services is pleased to secure Khalil Braithwaite's
services and expects that he will make a valuable contribution to the
team," said Sean Longley, president and CEO of the firm. "M...

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