The Bahamas: A Premier Provider Of International Financial Services

March 14, 2002By @BahamasFSBNewsletter

In its 2002 & Beyond Strategy Document, BFSB reflects on how the financial services industry must continue to evolve to maintain its position in the international financial services arena. Focusing on the key issues of service, education, communication, and development, the organisation is highlighting the considerable opportunities existing for The Bahamas as a provider of … Read More

The Bahamas Secures Qualified Jurisdiction (QJ) Status

March 14, 2002By @BahamasFSBNewsletter

The Bahamas has secured further approval by the US Treasury of its Know-Your-Customer rules and its qualified jurisdiction status under the Internal Review Services program, through the signing of an agreement for the provision of information with respect to taxes and for other matters between the two Governments. Under the agreement, The Bahamas has made … Read More

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)

March 14, 2002By @BahamasFSBNewsletter

##Promoting National and International Financial Stability and Growth## An International Monetary Fund Team was in The Bahamas last month as part of a preliminary appraisal, eventually leading to participation by the nation in an FSAP. The FSAP, a joint IMF and World Bank effort introduced in May 1999, aims to *”increase the effectiveness of efforts … Read More