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Bridges to wealthy neighbours

Sunday, January 1st, 2017 | Filed Under: Features

...complex, The Bahamas remains an attractive option. “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 Aliya Allen while on a trip to Latin America during her tenure as Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) chief executive officer. “Historic levels of inflation in many countries, and the fact that appropriation of property......


TheBahamasInvestor.com: 2011 Year in review part 4

Friday, December 30th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...d in October that the government had invited applications for Bahamas Registered Stock totaling $60 million. November After two months of searching, the board of directors of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) named Aliya Allen as the new chief executive officer and executive director, effective January 1, 2012. This month was also designated as Caribbean Tourism Month and an awareness campaign was run throughout the region. As visitors......


Betty Roberts scoops Lifetime Achievement Award

Monday, November 16th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) has announced that Betty Roberts has been selected as the Recipient for the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding, sustained contribution to the industry. BFSB CEO Aliya Allen says: “This role model for women in the industry has always demonstrated her commitment to the sustainability of the financial services sector, no matter what hat she has been wearing at any given time. She has been an......


Increasing regulation a global issue

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...t of Credit Suisse clients are families with connections all over the world. The Nassau Conference is an annual event bringing together the industry’s leaders. This year’s theme was “Preparing Ourselves in a Global Context with a Regional Focus” and speakers also included Bahamas Financial Services Board chief executive officer Aliya Allen. cmorris@dupuch.com......


FATCA event announced

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...sau. The sponsors have identified key persons on their respective FATCA teams to present during the half-day programme–facilitating a broad range of expertise on this important US Tax Initiative. BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen says that FATCA, which was enacted in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, is “an important development in US efforts to combat tax evasion by US persons holding investments in......


Bahamas Landfall returns to Brazil

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...fall events, which were launched in 2010, have played a pivotal role in the headway that has been made in Brazil and in promoting The Bahamas’ advantages in international financial services in the other global markets,” says Aliya Allen BFSB’s CEO and executive director. “Landfall events were strategically conceived as a platform for conveying The Bahamas Advantage for private wealth and asset management, residency and international business,......


BFSB seminar to take in-depth look at new legislation

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...cessary. Brian Moree, QC, senior partner, McKinney Bancroft & Hughes, will take us through the amendments. He will be joined by experienced liquidator and insolvency practitioner, Anthony Kikivarakis, partner, Deloitte. Aliya Allen, BFSB CEO, says: “The legislative developments and the seminar itself reflect the close and ongoing partnerships which BFSB enjoys with industry associations. These partnerships have been and will remain a vital......


BFSB, AIBT to help Joaquin victims

Monday, October 19th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ions hope to raise thousands of dollars to help victims of the powerful storm which hovered over the southern Bahamas for almost two days and are now with almost $40,000 raised toward that goal. In a joint statement BFSB CEO Aliya Allen and AIBT chair Antoinette Russell said: “Like all Bahamians we are shocked by the Joaquin’s devastation of the southern Bahamas and concerned for the people who live there. By working together we believe we......


BFSB announces Bahamas Brand Ambassadors

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...rofessional workforce. Photo from left to right: Samantha Watson, vice president and chief financial officer, Foyil Asset Management; Sharon LaFleur, Jr relationship officer, Julius Baer Bank & Trust (Bahamas) Ltd; Jean Marc Fellay, chairman, Association of International Banks and Trust Companies (AIBT); Philippa Willie, operations product specialist, UBS Trustees (Bahamas) Ltd; and Aliya Allen, chief executive officer and executive......


International consultant to address IBFS on compliance

Friday, January 16th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...w regulatory standards, yet also wants his service provider to deliver best practice administration and fiduciary care?’ The event is organized by the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and chief executive officer Aliya Allen says: “How do these things balance out? Indeed, as an industry sector, how do we get that balance right? Helen will bring her expertise to the table in addressing this critical topic in an evolving regulatory......


BFSB briefing draws Brazilian fund managers, investors

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nnual Brasil Investment Summit (BIS) taking place April 17-18 in Sao Paulo. “The level of participation in the briefing and the positive feedback we received speaks to the headway we are making in the Brazilian market,” said Aliya Allen (pictured), BFSB’s CEO and Executive Director. “Our consistent presence at this event and in Brazil generally and the independent efforts by member firms, combined with our recent IOSCO A signatory status, have......


Freeport poised for Panama business

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...an Resort in Freeport February 20-22. The event has been organized by The Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) in collaboration with GBPA and the Bahamas Investment Authority (BIA) Speakers include Prime Minister Perry Christie, who delivered the keynote address, GBPA chairman Ian Fair and chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen. cmorris@dupuch.com......


Strong Bahamas presence at Brasil Investment Summit

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...will be front-and-centre at the Brasil Investment Summit 2013 (BIS) which takes place April 17-18 in Sao Paulo. With the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) as the event’s Gold sponsor and its CEO and Executive Director, Aliya Allen, as chairperson for Day 1 of the conference, The Bahamas certainly will have the attention of the nearly 400 domestic and international funds, investors, traders and corporations in attendance to discuss key......


E-government key to improving financial services

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

...erse the downward trend, but to improve our ranking substantially and make The Bahamas a more competitive jurisdiction in terms of doing business.” Chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) Aliya Allen echoed this, saying that international clients were accustomed to a high level of service and that the bar must be raised to meet this demand. “There are very few industries that are as invested in having......


Bloomberg TV anchor to speak at BFSB summit

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...usiness, and how strategic management of innovation has to be a part of corporate strategy. He will showcase examples of diverse types of business operations where this has proven to be the case. BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen notes: “IBFS 2014, under the theme ‘Survival of the Fittest,’ will explore how The Bahamas continues to evolve as a preeminent international centre for business and finance, adapting to the......

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