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Pinder: Bahamas eyeing LatAm mobile capital

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

...h destinations as Zurich and London . “We chose Miami this year for two major reasons, to strengthen historic ties with Miami advisors and because of the increasing importance of Miami as a hub for Latin America,” said Aliya Allen, the chief executive officer and executive director of BFSB–a quasi-government agency whose job it is to promote the nation’s second largest industry to the world. “We thought that there were synergies that could be......


Bahamas to Participate in LatAm’s leading event for Wealth Management

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...3-24 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Florida. The team from The Bahamas will present early on the opening day as part of BFSB’s sponsorship of the event. Bahamas Financial Services Board chief executive officer Aliya Allen, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, and Michelle Neville-Clarke of Lennox Paton will provide an update on the wealth and asset management services and products in The Bahamas, including the new Investment......


BFSB appoints new CEO

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...any years experience in banking, law and financial services. Her most recent role was on Baha Mar’s management team, holding the position of assistant general counsel for regulatory compliance. McCartney succeeds Aliya Allen who has served as BFSB’s CEO since January 2012. Allen will provide transitional support to McCartney until December 31. In commenting on the new position, McCartney stated: “I am honoured to have been given the......


BFSB, FS Ministry partner with Rosetta Stone

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...of the Americas, The Bahamas has benefitted from its many natural advantages. However, a key ingredient of its success has been and always will be found in the capacity of its people,” said BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen. “As we seek to expand economic opportunities for Bahamians, we have to ensure that we are ready to participate in a global job market that is demanding, exacting and highly competitive. Language learning is critical......


Bahamas sets sights on LatAm with ICON

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

...jurisdiction. The ICON follows in the traditions of the Bahamas Foundation and the Bahamas Executive Entity in being the first of their kind in the common law world … and that is iconic indeed. About the author: Aliya Allen began her career in 2004 at the Attorney General’s Office in Civil Litigation and Chambers. She joined Graham Thompson in 2007 as an associate and was quickly promoted to partner in the financial services practice of......


BFSB to host Insurance Industry Briefing

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

.... BFSB last year also introduced its scholarship programme for the Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation through the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE). BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen says: “Continuing education and regular informal learning is essential in today’s workplace and in every sector; this is particularly so in the captives space as we try to regain lost ground. We need to stay up-to-date......


ICON training for RGD

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...; Johnson hosted the event at its corporate headquarters at Ocean Place, East Bay Street, with partner Christel Sands-Feaste participating as one of the trainers–joined by Linda Beidler-D’Aguilar of Graham Thompson and Aliya Allen, BFSB’s chief executive officer. Joining the team of Companies Department personnel were acting registrar general Deirdre Clarke-Maycock, assistant registrar Dellereese Grant and Donna Lightbourne, department......


BFSB announces Mentor of the Year

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...to Edward Virgil II, acting manager at the East Bay Street Branch of Commonwealth Bank Ltd. The MOTY Award will be presented on the occasion of the 2014 Gala Awards Banquet on November 14. BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen extends personal congratulations to Virgil who has contributed to the development of persons in the industry through guidance and advice and by example. Allen indicates that BFSB looks forward to engaging him, as it......


BFSB, ICB offer captive insurance scholarships

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Alternatively, students may take approved elective courses with the American Institute of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (AICPCU) and/or the Insurance Education Association (IEA). BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen points out that the initiative is being undertaken in collaboration with the Bahamas Insurance Association and the Insurance Institute of The Bahamas , who will also form part of the evaluation committee for selecting......


BFSB, FS Ministry plan China promotion

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...se investment and intermediary firms in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai as part of the Bahamas financial community’s business development efforts in Asia. “The Asian market holds enormous promise for The Bahamas,” says Aliya Allen, BFSB’s chief executive officer and executive director. “The number of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and families in China has exploded in the past ten years, and like those in other parts of the world, they have......


The Bahamas Investor – July 2013 Press release

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...or The Bahamas’ economy is the financial services industry and this issue also features an interview with two of the sector’s key protagonists–Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) chief executive officer Aliya Allen and BFSB chairman and managing director of ATC Trustees (Bahamas) Ltd, Paul Winder.  “If you are measuring the development of a nation by economic and social advancement, then no other sector has contributed as......


BFSB urges increased marketing

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nancial centres, The Bahamas needs to increase its visibility and effectively market its portfolio of products, according to chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) Aliya Allen . “We are considered a leader in wealth management,” she told attendees at a recent seminar in Nassau. “We have a very good product as a jurisdiction, but it is now time that we increase the......


Bahamas attracts trading companies

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...have all of the key ingredients in place that make The Bahamas an attractive jurisdiction for trading companies looking to relocate a trading facility or to establish a hub in a new or more favourable time zone,” says Aliya Allen , chief executive officer and executive director, BFSB. “A modern, well-developed infrastructure, light touch regulation and a tax environment that is favourable to both companies and individuals are important......


April news in review

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...he Bahamas was also well represented at the Brasil Investment Summit 2013, which ran April 17-18. With the Bahamas Financial Services Board as the event’s Gold sponsor and chief executive officer and executive director Aliya Allen as chairperson for the first day of the conference, The Bahamas had access to 400 domestic and international funds, investors, traders and corporations. “Our consistent presence at this event and in Brazil generally......


Bahamas promotes US education initiative

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...eorgia — Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald, accompanied by Bahamas consul general to Atlanta Randy Rolle and deputy consul general Monique Vanderpool, recently paid a courtesy call on Lecester Allen, owner of the Allen Entrepreneurial International Institute, at his Lithonia, Georgia, facility. Consul general Rolle said the visit was planned to discuss ways and means of assisting young Bahamians in training and education. The consul......

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