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Shipowners urged to use Bahamas for captives

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...he Bahamas , who discussed regulatory issues; and Lorraine Stack, a senior vice president with the Marsh Captive Solutions Group, who provided a practical business perspective on captives. Pictured: Panelists (in addition to Aliya Allen) included Ryan Pinder, Michele Fields, and Lorraine Stack. (Photos courtesy Bahamas Financial Services Board) BSA’s 200 members are owners from various nations and shipping sectors including ferry and short-sea......


Captives scholarship recipients named

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...sector and the financial services industry as a whole. Pictured: (seated) Recipients Rashanna Thompson and Yolanda Moss; (standing, from left) Dr Rhonda Chipman-Johnson, coordinator of the Bahamas Insurance Association BIA; Aliya Allen, CEO, BFSB; Yvette Ingraham, president of the Insurance Institute of The Bahamas (IIB); and Carl Culmer, analyst (ICB). Selection Committee member not pictured is Donna Nguyen-Comito, senior consultant at BFSB.......


BFSB targets Swiss, LatAm markets

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...as Landfall: Destination Mexico is being cosponsored by the Ministry of Financial Services, and member firms Ansbacher Bahamas Ltd, Deltec Bank & Trust, Equity Bank & Trust, and Windermere Corporate Management. CEO Allen says all of the events will see participation by a number of BFSB member firms with Landfall Mexico expected to attract the greatest interest by member firms in terms of attendance and sponsorship. “As the second......


BFSB bids farewell to outgoing CEO

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...by Etienne Dupuch III of Dupuch Jr Publications – publishers of the magazine. D Nguyen-Comito, executive consultant at BFSB, said this was considered a fitting gift as that issue of The Bahamas Investor was just months after Allen had assumed the position of CEO and executive director, and an honour that she held dear to her heart. Dupuch recalls that early interview with Allen, indicating that even though new in the position, the youngest CEO......


BFSB CEO to speak at FT summit

Monday, November 19th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...and historic foundations as an international financial centre and how The Bahamas continues to take progressive steps in keeping with the needs of international business, finance and investment professionals,” said Ms. Allen. “The Summit provides a high profile opportunity to present our clear and distinct advantages as an international financial centre to an audience which has significant decision-making influence.” Several......


ICON launched at BFSB events in Brazil

Friday, August 29th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Trust Company Limited), Patricia Avallone (Scotia Private Client Group, Miami), Mechelle Martinborough (Securities Commission of the Bahamas), Michelle Neville-Clarke (Lennox Paton), Edgar Fernandez (RBC Wealth Management), Aliya Allen (Bahamas Financial Services Board), Brandace Duncanson (Ministry of Financial Services), David Munoz (Deltec Bank & Trust Limited), Linda Beidler-D’Aguilar (Graham Thompson), Sharon Stuart-LaFleur (Julius......


Immigration Minister meets with private sector

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...n Sumner from the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation ; Stuart Bowe and Frank Comito with the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association ; Robert Sands representing the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association; and Aliya Allen with the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB). The parties agreed to work together to: undertake a skills needs assessment to help guide training; improve the current work permit review and approval process;......


BFSB announces new board of directors

Monday, October 1st, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ngs many benefits. He stressed, however, the importance of working to ensure that regulation does not become a barrier to sustainable growth. “Regulators must be change agents, fully grounded in business practices,” he said. Aliya Allen, in her CEO’s report, spoke to BFSB’s mandate of industry development and the important roles both “big” and “small” development continues to play as the organization strives to fulfill both this critical......


Bahamas participates at RIMS conference

Monday, May 6th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...n, RIMS representatives said risk management continues to evolve as a discipline, bringing added value to organizations and new opportunities to its practitioners. Mary Roth, RIMS executive director, said: “As membership continues to grow globally, we are better positioned to address risks that transcend national boundaries.” More than 10,000 delegates participated in RIMS 2013. The Bahamas delegation consisted of Aliya Allen and Janelle Sands......


Bahamas represented at LatAm wealth forum

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...kets from a strategic positioning perspective (security, confidentiality, diversification, substance). SMART Funds were of particular interest during the presentation and throughout the networking sessions that followed. CEO Aliya Allen noted “SMART Funds have provided such a smart flexible solution that families want to administer their own funds. The unique features of Bahamas funds generally elicited a lot of interest and......


BFSB’s Bahamas Landfall tours Europe

Friday, June 29th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ed by around 100 leading international financial services providers, lawyers and wealth managers. From left: Commodore Davy Rolle, director and CEO, Bahamas Maritime Authority; Ian Fair, chairman, Bahamas Maritime Authority; Aliya Allen, CEO & executive director, Bahamas Financial Services Board; Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services; Paul Winder, chairman, Bahamas Financial Services Board. The Bahamas delegation at the Bahamas......


Deltec wins BFSB Appreciation Award

Monday, December 14th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...man of the Deltec International Group; and former CEO Aliya Allen. (Photo courtesy BFSB) The Bahamas Financial Services Board has recognised Deltec Bank & Trust Ltd with its 2015 BFSB Appreciation Award. Former BFSB CEO Aliya Allen says the award was introduced in 2014 as a means of showing appreciation to member firms that have made outstanding contribution to the organization. “In recent years, and particularly in 2015, Deltec has......


Working together in financial services

Monday, July 1st, 2013 | Filed Under: Features

...cial services sector and what efforts are being made to ensure its continued success. Q: The sector has seen enormous upheaval during recent times. What is the current state of the financial services industry in The Bahamas? Aliya Allen: We have reached a state of stability in the last year or so and the outlook is improving. I think that we are on the cusp of a very dynamic period for financial services. As a jurisdiction, we have a lot of......


BFSB, ICB to attend major insurance conference

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ss needs of entities in a constantly evolving market driven by regulatory and competitive pressures. “We have worked hard to establish an effective regulatory regime that provides a clear path to establish captive entities in The Bahamas,” she says. “That message is beginning to resonate strongly, translating to more and more enquiries and steady growth and development of our captives sector.” Pictured: Aliya Allen (left), BFSB’s chief executive......


Bahamas representatives promote to LatAm audience

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...amework supports its further growth and expansion. “While many countries in Latin America have achieved greater levels of political and economic stability, diversification is still an important goal for many investors”, said Allen addressing the participants comprising many of the top legal, family office and tax advisory firms in Miami. “Historic levels of inflation in many countries and the fact that appropriation of property is still a very......

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