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FS Ministry to publish FATCA legislation

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...rong compliance enviroment saying: “The Bahamas is ahead of the curve. The future is bright.” Accountants’ Week runs November 11-14 and features such speakers as Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis, Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance John Rolle and chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen. cmorris@dupuch.com......

 

BFSB announces FSI Executive of the Year

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Aliya Allen , chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB), has announced that an independent Blue Ribbon Panel has named April Nicole Turner as the Financial Services Industry’s Executive of the Year April Nicole Turner. A partner of the law firm of McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes , April Turner also serves as chief operating officer at affiliate MB&H Corporate Services Ltd–a licensee......

 

Recipients selected for ACI Designation Scholarships

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ing provided for the Associates in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation. BFSB is partnering with the ICB on the scholarships for The International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) Course. Chief executive officer Aliya Allen says: “ICCIE is the first and only comprehensive captive insurance education programme in North America, and its courses are relevant to any domicile around the world. The ACI designation is recognized and......

 

BFSB announces busy international summer schedule

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...in Geneva June 20 and 21. Newly appointed Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, will travel to London to participate in the Landfall event there. “We are very pleased to have the Minister’s involvement in London,” said Aliya Allen (left), BFSB chief executive officer and executive director. “His presence and participation will send a strong message on the importance of the financial services industry to The Bahamas and the government’s......

 

The Bahamas Investor – January 2015 Press release

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...w markets, the development of new innovative financial services products is high on the agenda for the government and the private sector. One such product is the ICON. Bahamas Financial Services Board chief executive officer Aliya Allen explains the thinking behind the product in her article at the top of the Investing section. Aimed at Brazilian high-net-worth individuals in particular, the BFSB chief describes the ICON as the “perfect......

 

SMART Fund innovator awarded

Monday, November 5th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nd transparent investment fund by the SCB. SFM007 has been described by industry practitioners “as a brilliant and innovative financial product/tool designed for sophisticated investors.” BFSB’s chief executive officer Aliya Allen says: “The rising demand for alternative investments is driving the creation of more user-friendly, turn-key investment fund solutions for complex money management.” “The Bahamas has earned its......

 

FS Minister takes Bahamas Investor on Asia tour

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...overage of the financial services industry in The Bahamas, so we think it’s a nice fit in the promotional efforts that we do abroad,” added Pinder. In Hong Kong, the delegation led by Minister Pinder and BFSB CEO Aliya Allen will host a Bahamas Landfall event and attend the STEP Asia conference . At Landfall events the BFSB spearheads a customized pitch to key individuals on why The Bahamas is the place to conduct business. The......

 

Government committed to tax reform

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...17; Week is organized by the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) and runs through Friday 9 November at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Hotel. Speakers will include Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, Minister of State for Investment Khaalis Rolle and chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen. cmorris@dupuch.com......

 

BFSB announces awards nominees

Friday, October 24th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Dinner on Friday, 14 November. At that time, the Recipients for the 2014 Achiever of the Year, Professional of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Student of the Year will be announced – academy award style. BFSB CEO Aliya Allen (pictured) says, “This awards programme pays tribute to “People Power” – recognised as one of the most important assets of our financial services industry. Capacity building to meet the myriad challenges and......

 

BFSB announces 2012 FSI Excellence Awards nominees

Monday, October 22nd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...at a Gala Awards Banquet on Friday, 09 November. At that time, the Recipients for the 2012 Achiever of the Year, Professional of the Year, and Student of the Year will be announced – academy award style. BFSB CEO Aliya Allen says, “This awards programme recognises and pays tribute to “People Power” – recognised as one of the most important assets of our financial services industry. Capacity building to meet the......

 

BFSB hosts FATCA symposium

Monday, November 5th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...and delays with some provisions still being drawn up by the US government. The final regulations are expected to be issued by the end of the year. Opening the event, chief executive officer and executive director of the BFSB Aliya Allen called the regulation “a broad and sweeping sea change in the financial world” and said it was making headlines around the globe. “The reality is FATCA is here and FATCA is not going......

 

A decade of change

Friday, January 1st, 2016 | Filed Under: Features

...a Allen (pictured, above), immediate past CEO and managing director, Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) It is almost a well-worn trope to start any conversation about financial services with some phrase indicating the challenging paradigm under which we now operate. The increasing cost of compliance, the pressure on revenues, the counter- party challenges as uncooperative blacklists are resurrected like spectres, the death of privacy–it can......

 

Marketing The Bahamas to the world

Friday, July 29th, 2016 | Filed Under: Features

...ved in Mexico and I am very optimistic.” The government is also looking to Asia and, in October, will take a delegation to the China Offshore Summit in Shanghai. Strachan says building The Bahamas’ brand in Asia has been a challenge due to competition from other jurisdictions. “In Asia there were a number of people not as familiar with our jurisdiction as they were with others. They know about the British Virgin Islands; BVI is almost a......

 

BFSB names 2015 award nominees

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...rs Ltd EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR Denise D. Curry Turnquest, Sr. VP, Credit Risk, Commonwealth Bank Ltd Marie Cargill, Regional Director, Risk Management Legal Counsel, The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company (Bahamas) Ltd BFSB CEO Aliya Allen says all of these individuals have demonstrated outstanding commitment to themselves, their organisations and to the Financial Services Industry of The Bahamas as a whole. “It is with great pride – and......

 

Finance Ministry eyes the Americas

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...e to respond to the demands of the international community.” Additional speakers at the event, which was themed “Preparing Ourselves in a Global Context with a Regional Focus,” included director of Credit Suisse Trust Ltd Francesco Vanacore and the chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen . cmorris@dupuch.com......

 
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