UPDATE ON IMPACT OF HURRICANE DORIAN – BAHAMAS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

September 3, 2019By @BahamasFSBBFSB News, Industry News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: Bahamas Financial Services Board Date: September 3, 2019 Declaring the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Northern Bahamas, “an historic tragedy,” Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis led a NEMA press conference at The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) headquarters, yesterday September 2, 2019 as Dorian continued to impact … Read More

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: A Bahamas LatAm approach driven by innovation

July 18, 2019By @BahamasFSBLatest

Industry Insight articles are paid-for content written by or on behalf of sponsors. Only five years ago, the Bahamas launched an innovative piece of legislation, the Investment Condominium Act 2014, enhancing the jurisdiction’s fund product offerings. This legislation, the first of its kind in any international financial center (IFC), targeted Brazilian multi-market funds. The Bahamas Investment Condominium … Read More

UPDATED CRS-AEOI INTERESTED APPROPRIATE PARTNER LIST AS AT MAY 24TH 2019

May 28, 2019By @BahamasFSBLatest, News

On Friday May 24th, 2019 the Competent Authority published the attached updated list on CRS/AEOI Exchange Partners. Please be guided accordingly with respect to your 2019 reporting. Questions/Queries: All portal queries should be directed tohelpdesk@taxreporting.finance.gov.bs For queries related to the site and/or information on the reporting obligations please submit emails to information@taxreporting.finance.gov.bs    Official Notice: Please see … Read More

BFSB Hosts Its Annual International Business & Finance Summit (IBFS) In Bimini

March 14, 2019By @BahamasFSBBFSB, BFSB News, Industry News

The Bahamas Financial Services Board hosted its annual International Business & Finance Summit (IBFS) at the Hilton Resorts World Bimini on February 28th through March 2nd. Delegates heard from both local and international speakers. This year’s theme was, “Balancing Change with Continuity” which focused on giving delegates insight into the current regulatory environment and key … Read More

Legislative Developments – December 2018

January 25, 2019By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Latest

ADDRESS BY HON KEVIN PETER TURNQUEST (28 NOVBEMBER 2018) BUSINESS LICENCE AMENDMENT BILL 2018 COMMERCIAL ENTITIES (SUBSTANCE REQUIREMENTS) BILL 2018 Movement for Commercial Entities – 10 December, 2018 Movement for ROBO NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS BILL 2018 PENAL CODE (AMENDMENT) BILL 2018 REGISTER OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP BILL 2018 REMOVAL OF PREFERENTIAL EXEMPTIONS BILL 2018