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Results for: Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder

Bahamas represented at STEP LATAM

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

Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, September 27 participated in a panel discussion at the STEP LATAM Conference in Panama City, Panama, hosted by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) where the topic for discussion was “Latin America and IFCs: partners in a transparent world.” Minister Pinder accompanied a large private sector delegation from The Bahamas of more than 30 representatives, who were in......


PM urges creativity, innovation in FS sector

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...in the Bahamian government and outside of the government to ensure that Bahamians are ready for the changing realities in the financial services sector. Prime Minister Perry Christie chats with Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (left) during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Caribbean Conference on The International Financial Services Sector. The three-day conference is currently being held at the British Colonial Hilton from March......


New PM: People want less talk, more action

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Cabinet are new to Parliament. I am pleased to note the members of Cabinet. K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime and Minister of Finance; Carl Bethel, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs; Brent Symonette: Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry, and Immigration; Desmond Bannister: Minister of Works; Renward Wells: Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources; Dr. Duane Sands: Minister of Health; Marvin Dames: Minister of......


BFSB’s Bahamas Landfall tours Europe

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

...ract services intermediaries, high-net-worth individuals and investors. During this tour, Bahamas Landfall events took place in Zurich, Geneva and London. The high-level delegation included the Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, BFSB chairman Paul Winder and BFSB chief executive officer and executive director Aliya Allen, along with other Bahamian industry leaders. At the London event, held in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in......


Tapping China

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 | Filed Under: Features

...a Mar have provided a similar commitment in cooperation with their dedicated promotional team in Hong Kong. The Bahamas is well advanced in becoming the pre-eminent jurisdiction of choice for Chinese entrepreneurs and HNWIs. Ryan Pinder served as Minister of Financial Services from May 10, 2012 to December 2014. Prior to that, he served as an international tax and commercial consultant for OL Private Corporate Council and a tax consultant at......


Bahamas committed to compliance

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Filed Under: Features

...e accounts maintained by the reporting financial institutions. Section 6 of the act imposes a duty on reporting financial institutions to obtain, prepare and file with the competent authority an information return related to financial accounts maintained by reporting financial institutions. Section 7 of the act imposes a duty on a reporting financial institution to keep records inclusive of self- certifications and records of documentary......


Financial services to top agenda at Nassau Conference

Monday, September 19th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nder the theme Strengthening Our Competitiveness. New this year, The Nassau Conference extends its footprint to a second day, with a Financial Services Bootcamp scheduled for September 20, 2016 also at the Meliá. Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan will once again deliver opening remarks at the conference and provide attendees with a policy perspective on recent global and local industry and regulatory developments. Presentations and......


Bahamas “led charge” on FATCA negotiations

Monday, November 11th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

Pictured: Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder speaks at the Bahamas Financial Services Board Landfall event held at the Conrad Hilton in Miami November 7. Using The Bahamas’ approach to FATCA as an example of the country’s leading status in financial services, Pinder said the jurisdiction viewed FATCA as a chance to “stay ahead of the game.” Hosted by the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB), Landfall events, which are held......


Ministry of Financial Services lays out roadmap

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...onal business, establishing an arbitration centre, plugging skills gaps and making it easier to do business in The Bahamas, these are the newly created Ministry of Financial Services top priorities, according to the Minister Ryan Pinder. “We were put in place to enhance the industry [and] to ensure you, as the private sector, have the opportunity to enhance yourselves and your businesses.” “The Bahamas today faces a number of......


A culture of compliance

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 | Filed Under: Features

...scandals and Bernie Madoff’s $65-billion Ponzi scheme drove home the necessity of solid oversight to detect and prevent wrongdoing, Bahamian professionals were taking steps to build a strong culture of compliance within the financial services sector. Well-regulated offshore jurisdictions, such as The Bahamas, are key players in the international financial community. To a competitive jurisdiction, anti-money laundering and compliance experts......


Bahamas Advantage to woo Canadians

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Filed Under: Features

...sector should place a high importance on servicing and supporting their Canadian clients through the implementation of the CRS, which will certainly be destabilizing for Canadian investors. It is important that the Bahamian financial services sector addresses this matter with care and sensitivity and is equipped to discuss potential solutions. Most importantly, the Bahamian financial services sector should avoid leaving its Canadian clients......


Leaders in profile

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 | Filed Under: Features

...here is a new generation of leaders that are choosing to return to the jurisdiction after studying abroad and practice their newly found skills here in the land of their forefathers. There are now over 6,000 professionals in financial services in The Bahamas, covering every aspect of the sector from investment fund administration to accounting and legal services. The Bahamas Investor interviewed three prominent Bahamians who are leading the way......


Sterling Global launches bank and trust – photos

Friday, May 27th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...erling Global Financial , a company which claims to have supported over $300 million in high-end residential and resort projects around The Bahamas, launched its local bank and trust arm yesterday. The integrated banking and financial services provider capitalizes select real estate projects through debt and equity lending. Among the projects in which Sterling has an interest are: The Marriott Hotel in downtown Nassau; Ocean Terrace on West Bay......


PM to focus on financial services on trip to EU

Monday, January 14th, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...al talks with high-ranking officials of the European Commission. Discussions will focus on matters relating to the fulfilment by The Bahamas of its commitments to the EU , and how those commitments will be implemented by the financial services sector of The Bahamas. Prime Minister Minnis will be promoting recent initiatives by the government in the financial services sector. The Prime Minister will outline recently passed legislation and a new......


Tourism Minister presents Communication on Gaming Bill

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...e acting as bankers and hiring bank employees for this purpose.  Concern has been expressed with regard to the violations of the country’s international obligations, which could have severe consequences for The Bahamas vital financial services industry.  After wide consultation and in order to preserve and protect the national interest, my Government has decided that the right thing to do in the circumstances is to regulate web shop gaming.  We......

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