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Bahamas to roll out new fund structure

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) last week hosted an industry consultation for the latest financial services sector product soon to be rolled out: the Investment Condominium (ICON). BFSB chief executive officer Aliya Allen in introductory remarks at the event spoke to the collaborative work done by a wide assembly of industry partners in preparing the fund structuring vehicle to this stage of final consultation prior to its......


Bahamas fund distribution in the EU

Monday, April 8th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nsistencies, better positioning BFSB to make substantive recommendations to the Government/Regulator on what has to be done to ensure that Bahamas Funds/Fund Managers have continued access to the EU market. BFSB’s CEO, Aliya Allen, said of the project, “We have the analysis in hand and it appears that some changes will need to be made in order for The Bahamas to comply, and thereby to protect the necessary channels of distribution......


BFSB chairman elects new chairman

Monday, October 28th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...eeting. “I am honored to be elected BFSB’s chairman and look forward to building on its accomplishments and I will be reaching out to members for their support and advice.” BFSB chief executive officer and executive director Aliya Allen said: “Prince Rahming brings extensive international experience and insight from his many years working in Switzerland, New York and here.” “He follows in the footsteps of the many outstanding......


Atlantis: Baha Mar to give Bahamas the “X factor”

Friday, January 11th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...n workforce in the future. “We are [both] large scale employers. Career opportunities are going to blossom.” The Bahamas Business Outlook took place yesterday at the Wyndam Resort in Nassau. It also featured Prime Minister Perry Christie , who delivered the keynote speech, and chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen . cmorris@dupuch.com......


PM: tax reform imminent

Friday, January 11th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...product rose by 2.5 per cent last year. “This is somewhat what encouraging,” said the Prime Minister. “But we must strive to do much better, especially if we are to create adequate job opportunities for Bahamians.” The Bahamas Business Outlook took place at the Wyndham Nassau Resort Thursday. Additional speakers included chief executive officer of the Bahamas Financial Services Board , Aliya Allen, chairman of the Grand......


BFSB honours FSI Excellence Awards winners

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

...te Russell, Credit Suisse Trust / Chairman, Association of International Banks & Trust Companies in The Bahamas (AIBT) In Welcome Remarks to the audience of over 250 industry practitioners and dignitaries, BFSB CEO Aliya Allen commented on the theme of BFSB’s upcoming International Business & Finance Summit (IBFS) – “Survival of the Fittest”. She pointed out that the theme speaks to the accepted view that with all the current challenges......


The Bahamas–playground for the uber rich

Thursday, January 1st, 2009 | Filed Under: Features

...s as movie theatres, bowling alleys, hot tubs and helicopter landing pads. “There’s endless things with some of these boats,” says Spooner. “The more money people get, the bigger the boats become.” Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen has docked his $200-million plus, 416-ft behemoth Octopus at Prince George Dock, usually reserved for gigantic cruise ships. Playground of the wealthy For the uber rich, finding something to do in The Bahamas is......


New PM: People want less talk, more action

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...vices and Urban Development; Frankie Campbell: Minister of Transport and Local Government; Jeffery Lloyd: Minister of Education; Romauld Ferreira, Minister of Environment and Housing; Dion Foulkes: Minister of Labour; Darren Allen Henfield: Minister of Foreign Affairs; Michael Pintard: Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture; Dionisio D’Aguilar: Minister of Tourism, Aviation and Bahamasair; Brensil Rolle will serve as Minister of State for the......



Thursday, January 31st, 2013 | Filed Under: Main Pages

...mpirical data that we will be able to effectively implement marketing and productive development strategies that will improve our tourism products and better the lives of our citizens,” he said following a meeting with Allen Chastanet, the Prime Minister of St Lucia and CARICOM chairman. Other items on the CARICOM agenda included international blacklisting, the Small Island Developing States Resilience Foundation, and the Caribbean Single......


CARICOM summit official photo

Friday, July 6th, 2018 | Filed Under: News & Press

...a Amor Mottley; and Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves. Pictured: (second row, from left) Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr Hubert Minnis; Premier of Montserrat Donaldson Romeo; Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Dr Orlando Smith; President of Suriname Desire Delano Bouterse; Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr Keith C. Rowley; Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Allen Chastanet; Premier of Bermuda David Burt;......


Four Seasons to run Ocean Club

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...even greater renown.” “The Ocean Club has long been one of the world’s great resorts and will be an extraordinary addition to our global portfolio as we extend our presence in the Caribbean,” says J. Allen Smith, President and CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We are proud to work in partnership with Access to bring luxury travellers a Four Seasons experience in the Bahamas. The genuine warmth of the......


Sector leaders meet with FS Minister – photos

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...er, Consultant; Sherrylee Smith, Permanent Secretary; Minister Symonette; Maria Florencia Attademo-Hirt, Country Representative/The Bahamas, Inter-American Development Bank Group; Alexandria Newbold, Project Manager BFS; and Allen S. Wright, Economist/Senior Specialist, IDB. (BIS Photo/Raymond A Bethel, Sr) Pictured: Deltec Bank & Trust Ltd executives pay a courtesy call on the Minister of Financial Services Brent Symonette, May 25, 2017.......


PM urges collaboration between CARICOM and CTO – photos

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...lore new ways to work with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to grow tourism in the region and develop better data resources. Minnis is the representative for tourism in CARICOM’s Quasi-Cabinet. The Prime Minister and Allen Chastanet, the Prime Minister of St Lucia and CARICOM chairman, met with ministers of tourism and senior officials July 2, ahead of Wednesday’s specially convened meeting of the CTO Council of Tourism ministers and......


For elite travellers

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

...ere, Coetzer tends to take visitors to Compass Cay to dive with the sharks. From Compass Cay guests can choose to visit either Saddleback Cay (where sand banks appear out of the sea twice a day with the falling tides), or to Allen’s Cay to see the iguanas. Lunch is served aboard the vessel, with guests free to choose whether to dine on the spacious sun deck with its lounge seating, or below deck where there’s ample seating to provide a break......


Luxury yacht charters

Sunday, September 1st, 2019 | Filed Under: Features

...rtles, snorkel, jet-ski, or unwind at island-style beach bars Sandy Toes or Footprints, each on a beautiful stretch of white sand beach. Another luxury cruise is to the Exumas. At North Exuma, guests can visit the iguanas at Allen’s Cay; stroll along the famous Sand Bar at Saddleback Cay; enjoy a “lazy river” paddleboard among the mangroves; and snorkel the sunken ruins of a C-46 plane at Norman’s Cay. In South Exuma, guests can visit Big Major......

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