The Bahamas Securities Industry Reforms Near Completion

November 22, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Industry News, Securities Industry

By: Christina Rolle, Executive Director, Securities Commission Of The Bahamas A complete overhaul of legislation governing The Bahamas’ investment funds industry is nearing completion, announced Christina Rolle, executive director of the Securities Commission of the Bahamas (SCB) at the annual briefing for the Bahamian securities and investment funds industries earlier this month. The overhaul includes … Read More

The Bahamas Financial Services Board Hosts Webinar for Brazilian Market

September 26, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Webinar

The Bahamas Financial Services Board hosted a webinar for intermediaries and service providers in Brazil on Tuesday September 26th at the Island House. The webinar entitled The Bahamas Financial Services Update was geared towards the Brazilian market. Live, video-linked, participants signed on from different parts of Brazil including Rio and Sao Paulo. They were able … Read More


September 21, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Latest

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) hosted its nineteenth (19th) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the Victoria Room of the British Colonial Hilton Hotel on Wednesday September 19th. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest gave the keynote address at the AGM. He updated attendees on the status of our international … Read More

Central Bank AML/CFT Guidelines

September 21, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Industry News

On August 29th, 2018 The Central bank issued new AML/CFT Guidelines for Supervised Financial Institutions (SFIs). These Guidelines incorporate both the mandatory minimum requirements of the AML/CFT laws of The Bahamas and industry best practices and are enforceable by virtue of regulation 8 of the Financial Intelligence (Transactions Reporting) Regulations 2001. All SFIs of the … Read More

Bahamas Landfall: London

August 14, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB, Events

Spotlight on The Bahamas 29th November, 0830 am, London Hedgeweek in partnership with the Bahamas Financial Services Board will be hosting an exclusive event at the Reform Club, Central London. The event, entitled The Bahamas: The Clear Choice for Investment & Financial Services – will run from 8.30am to 10.30am and will showcase the jurisdiction … Read More

The Bahamas List of AEOI/CRS Exchange Partners

June 22, 2018By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Tax Co-operation, Tax Cooperation

Please be advised that the Competent Authority has today released a list of the exchange partners for  The Bahamas with respect to the Automatic Exchange of Information/Common Reporting Standard.  Provided below for your information. It can also be accessed on the Bahamas Tax Reporting website: Click here to Download (PDF) Should you have questions please … Read More