International Financial Centre

August 3, 2000By @BahamasFSBIndustry News

International Financial Centre The Government is committed to enhancing the image of The Bahamas as an international financial centre. To this end, the Government will: – maintain The Bahamas as a leading financial services centre; – monitor all developments in the international financial markets and amend any rules, regulations or legislation that would preserve and … Read More

Bank Confidentiality

August 3, 2000By @BahamasFSBIndustry News

Bank Confidentiality In response to concerns by the international financial community that bank secrecy laws of offshore jurisdictions are being abused by international criminal elements, the Bahamas Government has announced that it is not likely to “shed its bank secrecy laws” — but will not tolerate abuse of its financial services system. Bank secrecy laws … Read More

News Briefs

April 6, 2000By @BahamasFSBIndustry News

“The Bahamas plans to maintain its international reputation as a clean, well regulated jurisdiction, hostile to money laundering or any other financial crime” Governor-General Sir Orville Turnquest, Speech From The Throne, March 29 Opening of Parliament “The Bahamas is poised to deliver sophisticated services during a critical and demanding new era for the global financial … Read More

Bahamas Financial Services Guide

February 14, 2000By @BahamasFSBIndustry News

Coming in April 2000 The Bahamas Financial Services Guide: A definitive handbook on all financial and related services, this BFSB publication will be a complete reference guide of information, written and compiled by practitioners in the industry. It will provide industry companies the opportunity for promotion through a medium with broad international reach and appeal.