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FS Minister takes Bahamas Investor on Asia tour

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

Minister of Financial Services and Investments Ryan Pinder poses with the latest issue of The Bahamas Investor magazine. His ministry took 1,000 copies of the publication on a three-city Asian trip. (Photo Harry Cutting/©Dupuch) As a high-powered government delegation makes its pitch to entice some of Asia’s wealthiest individuals to these shores, The Bahamas Investor is helping them deliver a powerful message: The Bahamas is the jurisdiction in......


Minister unveils financial services training initiatives

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...in an ever-changing regulatory environment, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder firmly believes a first class international business center requires first class talent at all levels. “My Ministry cannot stress this enough,” he told industry stakeholders at the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) 10th International Business Finance Summit (IBFS) held at Bimini Bay Resort February 1-3. At the government level, Pinder expressed his Minis......


Pinder urges FS training

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ment becomes more challenging, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (pictured) . Speaking at the opening of Bankers’ Week yesterday, Minister Pinder said: “Our greatest asset is our ability to advance our human capital. We have to nurture that, we have to develop it, because that is the only way our industry will survive. Human capital is one of the most fundamental components of charting this new path.” The Minister praised the......


Pinder: Bahamas positioned as trading hub

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...an States and the Ministry of Economy of the Government of Guatemala. Hon. Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services with responsibility for international trade participated in the discussions. The delegates identified hindrances to business and trade between countries of CARICOM and Central America. They noted that though the respective countries were geographical neighbours, there was a lack of connectivity, the cost of doing business across t......


Pinder talks WTO in Brussels

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

...f Financial Services, who also has responsibility for international trade, Ryan Pinder, held discussions with director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Pascal Lamy October 24 in Brussels. The Minister discussed the way forward for The Bahamas’ accession to the WTO. The two heads also discussed the steps taken by the Bahamas government since its second accession Working Party Meeting with members of the WTO in Geneva in June of this ye......


Grand Bahama firms welcome government officials – photos

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

...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; Minister Darville; Minister Pinder; Randy Thompson, chief executive officer at PharmaChem; Viana L Gardiner, director of trade and industry; and......


Pinder touts “investor friendly” Bahamas

Monday, February 11th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...sdictions such as The Bahamas, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder , who says the country is a well-regulated, robust environment for investors. Addressing the Global Financial Summit at Atlantis Paradise Island Thursday, Minister Pinder stressed that The Bahamas has been judged compliant with international best practices by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and: “Our only crime is having a compe......


BIFS visits Financial Services Minister

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ttee Jane Major made a courtesy call on the Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder last week. At the meeting, Minister Pinder discussed his plans to advance the financial services industry, with a specific focus on education and training. He expressed his interest in assisting organizations such as BIFS and other private training professional bodies in securing appropriate high-profile presenters to address topics of relevance to broaden the k......


FS Minister tours new Coca-Cola plant – photos

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ean Bottling Co. (BIS Photo/Raymond Bethel) Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder takes a tour of the new Coca-Cola plant on July 19. Pictured from left: Walter Wells, CEO, Caribbean Bottling Co; Minister Pinder; and Harrison Thompson, permanent secretary, Ministry of Financial Services. (BIS Photo/Raymond Bethel) Walter Wells, CEO of Caribbean Bottling Co, gives an overview of the company’s new facilities on Sir Milo Butler Highway to Minist......


Pinder to leave Cabinet – video

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Ryan Pinder announced yesterday that he is stepping down from his post as Minister of Financial Services with effect at the end of this year. The international tax lawyer will remain a member of Parliament and has accepted a position with the Deltec banking group.......


Minister of Financial Services back IDB trade loan

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

Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (pictured) says he fully supports the resolution to approve a $16.5 million Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan for the trade sector. Pinder said that this loan would not only support the modernization exercise of the Customs Department, but could also be applied to facilitate the necessary components as the country moves towards World Trade Organization (WTO) accession. “The loan is going to prov......


Engagement key for IFCs

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

Pictured: Hon L Ryan Pinder, MP Minister of Financial Services speaking at The Nassau Conference, themed “Engaging in a Transparent World,” held at The British Colonial Hilton Hotel in downtown Nassau. (Photo Harry Cutting/©Dupuch) A willingness to engage directly with international regulatory bodies is key to the success of The Bahamas’ financial sector, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, who said that the country has alrea......


Gov committed to manufacturing

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

Addressing a group of leading businessmen last week, Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, with the portfolio inclusive of trade and industry, said that “the government of The Bahamas remains committed to manufacturers.” “We proved that coming into office with the amendment to the Industries Encouragement Act and Tariff Act, which I know fundamentally helped many of the businesses represented here today.” Pinder made the comments at the Li......


Bahamas represented at STEP LATAM

Monday, October 1st, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, September 27 participated in a panel discussion at the STEP LATAM Conference in Panama City, Panama, hosted by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) where the topic for discussion was “Latin America and IFCs: partners in a transparent world.” Minister Pinder accompanied a large private sector delegation from The Bahamas of more than 30 representatives, who were in attendance to further t......


Pinder stresses need for language skills – video

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Speaking at the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers conference in Nassau yesterday, Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder urged sector professionals to learn a second language, such as Portuguese or Spanish, to help the jurisdiction tap new and emerging markets.......

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