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January 31, 2016
Report: U.S., the new tax haven

Even as Bahamian financial institutions enter a new regulatory environment supposedly aimed at stripping tax dodgers of international hiding places, the anti-secrecy thrust behind the new regulations has yielded an interesting result.

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Intellectual Capital Generated by CANTO, is Robust says Newly Elected Chair of CANTO
February 04, 2019
"Intellectual Capital Generated by CANTO, is Robust" says Newly Elected Chair of CANTO

Intellectual capital generated by CANTO, is robust” declared newly elected Chairman of CANTO, David Cox in his acceptance speech at CANTO’s 35th AGM. Mr. Cox who is the Head of Regulatory Affairs at Cable & Wireless...

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CIBC FirstCaribean's Kerry Jordan Named to BAFT's Future Leaders Program Class of 2019
January 15, 2019
CIBC FirstCaribean's Kerry Jordan Named to BAFT's Future Leaders Program Class of 2019

BAFT, an international financial services association, recently announced its Future Leaders program class of 2019 and for the first time an employee of a regional bank has landed a place in the prestigious programme...

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January 04, 2019
Government Set to Enhance Financial Services Sector to Maintain Competitive Edge

The government is moving ahead to strengthen the financial services sector. The aim is to develop a new framework to enhance industry regulations and protect revenues to the Public Treasury...

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January 04, 2019
Govt announces new financial services framework

The government announced a new framework yesterday that took effect January 1, aimed at leveling the playing field for financial institutions operating in The Bahamas, and further moving this country toward compliance with international standards imposed by the likes of the European Union (EU) and ...

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Statement from the Hon. Peter Turnquest, DPM and Minister of Finance Regarding Financial Sector Reform
January 03, 2019
Statement from the Hon. Peter Turnquest, DPM and Minister of Finance Regarding Financial Sector Reform

In an effort to enhance the Financial Services Sector, the Government of The Bahamas is developing a new framework aimed at strengthening industry regulations and protecting revenues to the Public Treasury...

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Government will 'stay the course', as IMF reports signals positive movement on key issues
December 10, 2018
Government will 'stay the course', as IMF reports signals positive movement on key issues

The Government will stay the course with its fiscal strategy to boost economic growth, strengthen the fiscal balance and increase transparency and government accountability,” said K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance...

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The Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs-Public Statement on FATF ICRG Announcement
October 30, 2018
The Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs-Public Statement on FATF ICRG Announcement

The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) conducted a mutual evaluation of The Bahamas during an onsite visit (November 30, 2015 to December 11 2015)...

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July 03, 2017
Foulkes proposes developing team leaders to address productivity

Underscoring the importance of a skilled labor force, Senator Dion Foulkes said critical is the training of young people for improved performance and productivity. The National Training Agency (NTA), with its approved center status from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), can work toward this mandate.
Approval ratings from the UK-based Institute of Leadership and Management are "inde...

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January 26, 2017
Central Bank rolls out its objectives for 2017

After the banking sector experienced a "challenging" 2016, the Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) Banking Supervision Department (BSD) quarterly letter outlined the regulator's objectives and plans for 2017.
The BSD pointed out that, of the many challenges faced by firms in 2016, "the macroeconomic risks on a global scale, continued regulatory pressures and cyber security have been some of the mor...

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