March 8, 2021By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Featured, Government, Industry News, Latest

The Bahamas Removed from the French List of Non-Cooperative States and Territories in Tax Matters. Source: Central Communications Unit, Ministry of Finance Date: March 8, 2021 Contact: The Government of France has removed The Bahamas from the French list of non-cooperative states and territories in tax matters. The list, which is updated annually by … Read More


February 16, 2021By @BahamasFSBBFSB, BFSB News, Captive Insurance, Events, Latest

February 16th, 2021-The Bahamas Financial Services Board will once again be sponsoring the 2021 World Captive Forum (WCF) Event. This year BFSB will be a platinum sponsor. Celebrating its 30th year, the 2021 World Captive Forum will be hosted virtually for the first time on February 24th-25th, 2021. A domicile neutral conference, the World Captive … Read More

Bahamas Makes Significant Strides In Fight Against Financial Crime: Update On The Bahamas’ National Identified Risk Framework

September 28, 2020By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, FATCA, Industry News, Latest

BRIEFING DOCUMENT PREPARED BY: BAHAMAS NATIONAL IDENTIFIED RISK FRAMEWORK COORDINATOR SEPTEMBER 24th, 2020 Executive Summary INTRODUCTION There have been tremendous efforts made to address all concerns of the CFATF and the FATF Regarding The Bahamas’ Anti Money laundering, counter financing of terrorism and counter proliferation (AML/CFT/CFP) framework – legislative, regulatory and enforcement landscapes have been … Read More

Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration Virtual Symposium

May 21, 2020By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Education & Training, Industry News, Latest

The Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration hosted a successful and engaging virtual symposium on 20th May, 2020 under the theme “An Opportunity for Advancement, Innovation and Creativity”. The purpose of this symposium was to inform industry stakeholders of the Ministry’s initiatives to address the COVID-19 crisis and to engage discussions on … Read More

Ministry of Finance Statement: European Union removes The Bahamas from tax watchlist

February 18, 2020By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Industry News, Latest

‘The Bahamas’ financial services industry is stable and governed by a sound regulatory regime’ The European Union’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council completely removed The Bahamas from its List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes, at their meeting in Brussels today. In a statement this morning, the EU confirmed that The Bahamas has implemented the … Read More

Bahamas Open for Business as Financial Services Sector Turns Sights on Middle Eastern and Northern African Market

December 4, 2019By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Industry News, Latest

The Bahamas Financial Services Board in collaboration with the Ministry of Financial Services hosted a successful briefing in Dubai, UAE on Monday November 18th. The Hon. Elsworth Johnson, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, who led the Bahamas delegation, in his opening address informed attendees that: “Bahamians are warm people who value … Read More