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Pinder: Bahamas eyeing LatAm mobile capital

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. Miami, Florida–Billions of dollars held by American financial institutions for Latin American clients could potentially make its way to The Bahamas, said Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder during a Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) Landfall event held at the Conrad......


Charting growth in financial services

Monday, February 4th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...change their growth trajectories on their own; rather, it takes vision, action, cooperation between the private sector and the government and perhaps, most importantly, leadership, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder . The Minister made the comments during his address to industry leaders at the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) 10th International Business Finance Summit (IBFS) held at Bimini Bay Resort February......


Proactive Accountancy

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

As the financial services sector adapts to recent global developments, accountants are coming to the fore in ensuring The Bahamas remains compliant and maintains its competitive edge. Accountants are integral to financial services and offer an array of products to help financial providers perform better, tighten their controls and refine their business models. With the impact of the global recession still being felt, accountancy firms are......


Pinder: FS sector to grow, despite industry changes

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

As international momentum grows for multilateral agreements on automatic tax information exchange, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder says he is convinced that The Bahamas will not only maintain, but also grow its financial services sector. He made the remarks during the 8th annual Nassau Conference held Wednesday at the British Colonial Hilton under the theme: “The shift has occurred. How are you positioned?” A key linchpin......


Grand Bahama firms welcome government officials – photos

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder visited PharmaChem Technologies (GB) Ltd August 9, accompanied by the Minister for Grand Bahama Michael Darville and some of his officers. Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder visited PharmaChem Technologies (GB) Ltd August 9, accompanied by the Minister for Grand Bahama Michael Darville and some of his officers. Pictured (left to right): Pietro Stefanutti, president, PharmaChem Technologies;......


ICON launched at BFSB events in Brazil

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

...nium, the structure in which all of Brazil’s almost 13,000 funds are organized. The Investment Condominium Bill was signed into law by Parliament on Monday. “The events were an unqualified success and we were pleased to have Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, with us,” said Aliya Allen, BFSB’s chief executive officer and executive director. The Minister addressed the event participants under the theme: In the age of information......


BFSB summit review

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...this session was “Market Focus: Tax Compliance in Canada and The Bahamas Advantage”. A distinguished panel comprising of Michael Paton, Partner, Lennox Paton, Brian Moree QC, Senior Partner, McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes, Ryan Pinder, Partner, Graham Thompson, Kenrah Newry, Assistant Director of Legal at the Office of the Attorney General and Philip Marcovici discussed The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and The Bahamas’ approach to its......


DPM: Bahamas FS seeing ‘burgeoning renaissance’

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ne option: To adapt. Adaptation is necessary to take advantage of the new realities, to compete globally, and to have a chance at prosperity.” He said: “This jurisdiction is adapting. There is a burgeoning renaissance in our financial services industry, and much of it is being led by financial services regulators.” The DPM explained that it is the regulators who must keep one finger firmly pressed on the pulse of global regulatory best practice,......


FS Minister contributes to budget debate

Friday, June 10th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

In her contribution to the Debate on the 2016/2017 Budget, the Hon. C.V. Hope Strachan, Minister of Financial Services, spoke to the important contribution of the sector to the Bahamian economy, noting that it accounts for (a) more than 15% of the GDP of The Bahamas, (b) more than 20,000 jobs directly and indirectly, representing more than 13% of total employment, and (c) generates substantial government revenues of approximately $200 million......


Minister Symonette hints at immigration reform

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

While delivering the keynote address at the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB ) meeting held September 20, 2017 at the British Colonial Hilton , Minister of Financial Services Trade and Industry and Immigration Brent Symonette outlined some of the government’s objectives regarding financial services, saying that more has to be done to improve the country’s second industry. “Over the past few months as the new Minister of Financial......


New Cabinet sworn in – photos

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...as Cabinet Ministers by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House May 15, 2017. Peter Turnquest was named Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Brent Symonette takes on the post of Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration. Pictured: (sitting, from left) Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security; Jeffrey Lloyd, Minster of Education; T. Brent Symonette, Minister of Financial Services,......


FS Minister Pinder resigns

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Cabinet Office has announced that Prime Minister Perry Christie has accepted the resignation of Ryan Pinder as the Minister of Financial Services. Pinder will be taking up a senior executive position with Deltec International Banking Group in Nassau. Pinder will remain as a Progressive Liberal Party member of Parliament. In explaining his decision to return to the private sector at this time, Pinder indicated that the interests of his wife......


Anti-Money Laundering Task Force launched

Friday, October 25th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...airs, welcomed the members of the Task Force and expressed pride in the appointment of a coordinator and the launch of the project. She described it as an “exciting” time in the country’s history. Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder, undersecretary in the Attorney General’s Office Cynthia Gibbs and Dr Nicola Virgill-Rolle, director, in the Ministry of Financial Services were among those in attendance. The Caribbean Financial Action Task......


Guardian of financial stability

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 | Filed Under: Features

...rnor, much energy is being invested to ensure The Bahamas adopts new international banking standards as quickly as they emerge. But even greater attention is being paid to the creation of regulations and laws that enable the financial services sector to introduce new products and innovations. The financial system is well- functioning and the regulatory environment “robust,” says Rolle. “We have very sound regulations and laws governing the......


Small businesses to act as one

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 | Filed Under: Features

...nd the Bahamas Entrepreneurial Venture Fund would harmonize policies and procedures to become more effective and efficient when catering to SMEs. SMEs (new entrepreneurs): New entrepreneurs that create innovative products or services will have easy access to financial funding and business support services. SMEs (existing businesses): SMEs that operate in a socially responsible manner (are up-to date in NIB and custom duty payments etc) will find......

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