BAHAMAS SUPPORTS GLOBAL TAX REFORM

July 2, 2021By @BahamasFSBGovernment, Industry News, Latest

Only July 1st, 2021 The Government of The Bahamas officially expressed its support, for the proposals of the G20/OECD Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting to reform the global taxation system. These proposals and the accompanying rules for international taxation are geared at addressing the tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the … Read More

BAHAMAS REMOVED FROM FRENCH TAX BLACKLIST

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: 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

Bahamas Financial Services Industry tells the LatAm Market that The Bahamas is Open for Business whilst hosting two events in Brazil

October 25, 2019By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Government, Industry News, International Issues

The Bahamas Financial Services Board in collaboration with the Ministry of Financial Services hosted two successful briefings in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 14th and 17th. The Hon. Elsworth Johnson, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration addressed attendees and reaffirmed that The Bahamas is open for business and … Read More

BFSB & Minister Symonette Visits Swiss Financial Institutions with a Presence in The Bahamas and Hosts Bahamas Forum in London

December 6, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Events, Government, Industry News, Members in the News

Hon. Brent Symonette, Minister of Financial Services, Immigration, Trade and Industry recently  along with Tanya McCartney, CEO and Executive Director of The Bahamas Financial Services Board , Mr. Michael Paton, Deputy Chairman of the Securities Commission of the Bahamas and past Chairman of BFSB, Mr. Ivan Hooper , Co-Chairman of The Association of International Banks … Read More

Transformation of the Financial Services Sector: Education & Improved Ease of Doing Business

June 19, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Budget, Education & Training, Government, Industry News, Latest

The Bahamas government is allocating resources to facilitate the transformation of the financial services sector. The 2018/2019 fiscal budget was passed in the House of Assembly on June 18th, 2018. In his contribution to the budget debate to the Bahamian Parliament, The Honourable T. Brent Symonette, the Bahamas Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry … Read More