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BFSB’s Bahamas Landfall: Destination London

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

...mediaries. The London event follows on from similar presentations in Brazil and Mexico earlier in the year. Speaking during the opening of the technical presentation, managing director and chief executive officer of the BFSB Aliya Allen said that The Bahamas offered a wide range of products and services to high-net-worth individuals looking to invest. “Through our complete suite of products, excellent customer service and one of the most......


Bahamas represented at RIMS in US

Monday, April 27th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ce their awareness of emerging issues. We have seen significant growth in the number of cell captives in particular over the past few years and the interest in the jurisdiction continues to increase.” Echoing these comments, Aliya Allen, BFSB’s CEO and executive director says, “We see RIMs as an ideal opportunity to promote the advantages of this jurisdiction as an insurance domicile to the thousands of global delegates who will be in......


Pinder presents ICON bill to house

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...es industry. The product was vetted by Brazilian and Bahamian private sector participants, and had regulatory involvement from the very beginning. We are very proud of these efforts, and I want to pay special commendation to Aliya Allen, the BFSB and its private sector working group, Antoinette Russell of the AIBT, the Securities Commission of the Bahamas, the Director of Legal Affairs and her team, my legal counsel, Brandace Duncanson and my......


Legislative change

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

...e Entities Bill, 2011 (see sidebar pg 39). The new legislation helps The Bahamas retain a keen competitive edge in the international arena. “We are entering an important new phase for financial services in The Bahamas,” says Aliya Allen, chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB). “This new and revised legislation seeking to advance our legislative frontier to the forefront of client solutions......


AIBT partners with Nassau Conference

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...7 press conference were: Tanya Rahming of the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA); Bruno Roberts, vice president of the AIBT; Marsha Ferguson, president of the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO); Aliya Allen, chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB); Antoinette Russell (AIBT); Michelle Neville Clarke of Lennox Patton; Wendy Warren of Caystone Solutions; and Jean Marc Fellay, chairman of......


BEE innovative

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 | Filed Under: Features

...th. “Wealth generators, particularly with family businesses, are ever more cognizant of the need to put in place proper corporate governance style processes. The executive entity lends itself particularly well to this,” says Aliya Allen, chief executive officer and managing director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB). “It also gives clients a very cost effective and flexible structure.” Nassau to Zurich With the legislation in place,......


Investing in Grand Bahama

Monday, July 1st, 2013 | Filed Under: Features

...experience in creating these opportunities and we are glad to have partnered with the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the Investment Promotion Authority as fellow stakeholders,” explains Longworth. Speakers at the event included Prime Minister Perry Christie, who delivered the keynote address, GBPA chairman Ian Fair, chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen and director of investments for The Bahamas Investment......


Call for renewable energy financing

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...), at The Sheraton, Cable Beach, Nassau Bahamas. (Photo ©Dupuch/Harry Cutting) Accountants’ Week was held at the Sheraton Nassau resort and welcomed speakers such as Minister of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder and chief executive officer and managing director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen . cmorris@dupuch.com......


BFSB seminar to focus on ethics

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ecision making.” The half-day seminar is being held in collaboration with CFA Society The Bahamas, in the Victoria Room of the downtown British Colonial Hilton Hotel , starting at 10:00 am. BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen says: “Financial services often is seen as the last bastion of the wild, wild west. The crisis of confidence and trust post the economic crises gave us the impetus for recalibration.” “The Bahamas financial......


BFSB to host captive insurance basics seminar

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...vice president in the Vermont office of Marsh’s Captive Solutions Group. The programme also includes a presentation a representative from the ICB, who will speak on the regulatory environment for service providers. BFSB CEO Aliya Allen says the event will be of relevance to anyone new to the captive insurance industry–or anyone that just wants to reinforce what they already know. Captive Insurance Basics has been structured as an introductory......


Captives handbook launched

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...boratively with the sponsors in editing the data, particularly as it relates to the regulatory framework. “Captives are coming into their own as an attractive risk financing option,” says BFSB’s chief executive officer Aliya Allen. “Fortunately, starting and operating a captive has never been more straightforward, particularly in The Bahamas. Here we have over 40 years of experience in the sector–and over 80 in the financial services......


FS Minister engages millennials

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Millennials Society was launched in November 2014 and supports Bahamian millennials (those born between 1981 and 2001) in the financial services sector by connecting them with mentors and hosting networking events. BFSB CEO Aliya Allen called the society a “passion project” and said the younger generation have an important role to play in the industry. “We believe you have something very valuable to contribute to this......


BFSB, ICB to attend captives conference in US

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Loews Royal Pacific in Orlando. The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas (ICB) will have a presence at the conference, as delegates and exhibitors. BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen says: “Since BFSB began refocusing on the promotion of the captives sector in 2012 we have achieved measurable results and The Bahamas is making strides to firmly position itself as a competitive domicile for......


Accountants’ Week – recap

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...eforming its current tax regime(6) as part of its efforts to become a full member of the World Trade Organization by the end of 2014, and chief executive officer and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen highlighted the importance of branding(7) in promoting The Bahamas as a renowned offshore financial centre. Break-out seminars throughout the week gave accountants the chance to debate topics such as......


Fund managers briefed on AIFMD

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...k of their own business and their prospects and determine where are their investors coming from, where are they marketing … They are going to have to make decisions on the basis of where they see business opportunity,” Aliya Allen, chief executive officer and executive director of the BFSB. “What we’ve tried to facilitate through the Securities Commission, through the Ministry of Financial Services is to allow the private placement......

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