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: MOFcomms@bahamas.gov.bs 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 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
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
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
The Office of the Attorney General of The Bahamas today issued a Q & A Document outlining the stated criteria for the proposed inclusion of The Bahamas on a recent European Union listing and The Bahamas response.
‘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
BFSB and AIBT welcome the news of The European Union’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council’s complete removal of The Bahamas from its List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes, at their meeting in Brussels today. This was done in recognition of The Bahamas having implemented all of the necessary reforms to meet the EU criteria … Read More
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