New RTA Appointments

May 10, 2000Members in the News

Finance Corporation of the Bahamas (FINCO) has appointed Colina Financial Advisors as its Registrar and Transfer Agent (RTA). SG Hambros Bank & Trust (Bahamas) Limited also recently announced that it … Read More

May 2000 UK Tour

May 9, 2000BFSB News

Members of BFSB’s Executive Committee will be visiting London, Jersey, and Guernsey between May 21-26. While in London, meetings have been scheduled with Leopold Joseph, Rothschild, The Royal Bank of … Read More

Fall Promotional Tour

May 9, 2000BFSB News

BFSB has planned a 10-day promotional trip to 4 Latin American countries, starting November 5 and continuing through to November 14. The delegation will visit Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil.

$5 Million Banking Facility

May 2, 2000Members in the News

Commonwealth Bank has opened its newest branch on Wulff Road, a $5 million state-of-the-art banking facility. At the Official Opening, Finance Minister William C. Allen commented that the investment demonstrates … Read More

International Endorsement

May 2, 2000Members in the News

AM Best, an international organisation engaged in insurance firm rating, has awarded an “excellent” rating to Bahamas First General Insurance Co. The evaluation included a comprehensive review of quantitative and … Read More

Internet Roaming Service

May 2, 2000Members in the News

Bahamas On-Line, subsidiary company of Systems Resources Group (SRG), is introducing a series of products in line with global technology advances. The first such product is ERoam, an internet roaming … Read More

IPO Prospectus On-Line

May 2, 2000Members in the News

During April Commonwealth Bank became the first Bahamian Company to place its IPO prospects on line – at www.commonwealthbankltd.com. The Bank launched an Initial Public Offering in April, with the … Read More

Bahamas Yellow PagesPlus

May 2, 2000Members in the News

Benchmark Publishing has launched the first ever local digital Yellow Pages Directory. The Directory is national in scope – including business listings indexed by professions, goods and services for the … Read More

Insurance Institute

May 2, 2000Education & Training

The Insurance Institute of The Bahamas held its inaugural meeting recently, with elections of officers scheduled during May. This is the first Bahamian institute for insurance industry employees, with chief … Read More

Telecommunications Act

April 6, 2000Legal

The Telecommunications Act 2000 came into force on March 25 (see earlier news item). The Public Utilities Commission has assumed responsibility for the licensing and regulation of Batelco – as … Read More