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Results for: Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder

PM speaks at UWI

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...some imperial necessity, struggling to move away from being a regional platform for alien enterprise to the status of being a region for itself, with the sovereign right to define its own reality and order its own priorities. Almost as a matter of course, every major country in the world comes calling on the Caribbean region, seeking voting support for one project or the next. Many times, the ambitions and aspirations of traditional partners are a......


BFSB puts The Bahamas on the map

Saturday, February 16th, 2019 | Filed Under: Features

...the legislation in place, but that has to be supported by the expertise.” For Pinder, there is real growth potential domiciling ultra-high-net- worth clients in The Bahamas. “With the advent of fiscal transparency, we are seeing a trend of HNW clients wanting to be where their money is. They may come from countries that are unstable or pose a financial, physical or political threat. These people are looking to move. “We are in global marketplace......


40 years of independence

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

...ributed. “We have done much to ‘create an investment friendly’ environment for foreign investors. Economic independence and freedom requires similar, if not a more, attractive investment climate for Bahamian investors, so that the social progress we’ve made in education, healthcare and social services is matched by wealth generation by a broader base of Bahamians.” As globalization continues to gather pace, The Bahamas is seeking to become even mo......


Diversification in financial services

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Filed Under: Features

...nal transparency and cooperation initiatives is forcing the business model for financial services to change. Pressure from global organizations such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the introduction of the US Foreign Accounting Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) means that international financial centres will have to respond intelligently and immediately. The Bahamas is not alone......


Transition of power

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Filed Under: Features

...c foreign direct investment, the FNM said it will aggressively promote the financial services industry. Dr Minnis, a physician by profession, was sworn in as the country’s fourth prime minister on May 11. He promised to honour the people’s mandate for change and thanked the Bahamian people for putting their trust in the FNM. “We will honour this trust with an unwavering commitment to good governance, the rule of law, transparency and accountabilit......


Pinder highlights increased compliance

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

Pictured: Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (left) speaks September 26, 2013, at the Higgs and Johnson Annual Client Seminar, held at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort. (BIS Photo/Eric Rose) Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder said last week that the financial services industry, and specifically the developments in what is regarded as international best practices in international financial services, has caused for increased complia......


Building for the future

Sunday, July 13th, 2014 | Filed Under: Features

...taught by the Minister of Financial Services and international tax lawyer Ryan Pinder. The institute also recently rolled out a course in corporate finance intended to fill knowledge gaps among attorneys, realtors and financial services practitioners in areas such as analysis of financial statements, capital structure and how to value a business, its structures and transactions. Many courses are accredited by international organizations. Collabor......


Financial services landscape: LatAm

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

...America is worth $15 million, which makes it an especially attractive area for financial services providers. Investor-friendly Bahamas There are many factors that make The Bahamas attractive for any investor, but for Latin American clients the most important ones are a stable regulatory environment, product innovation and local expertise. The Bahamas has the advantage of a well-established base of top quality financial institutions. The Bahamas is......


It’s all about the creds

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 | Filed Under: Features

...well trained and there’s a desire for lifelong learning among the Bahamian financial services workforce,” says Wendy Warren, CEO and executive director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB). While no exhaustive list of qualifications has been compiled, statistics provided by the BFSB illustrate the depth of the talent pool. In addition to more than 830 lawyers and 400 accountants, there are 45 chartered financial analyst (CFA) charter hol......


Women on the move

Friday, January 4th, 2008 | Filed Under: Features

...The Bahamas, for instance, signalled a new era for women in the country’s financial services industry. Similar tales of accomplishment by women in the workforce are no longer uncommon. What follows are the stories of four prominent Bahamian women—Patricia Hermanns, Margaret A Butler, Maria Ferere and Suzanne Black—how they faced and met the challenges of the business world head on. They rose to the top of their fields, and are now inspiring other......


Financial Services Minister addresses BIFS award-winners – photos

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ssau Beach resort, October 5, 2019. (BIS Photo/Raymond A Bethel Sr) Pictured: Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration Elsworth Johnson (right) and partner at legal firm Graham Thompson Ryan Pinder applaud the BIFS award-winners at the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services 43rd Awards Presentation, at Melia Nassau Beach resort, October 5, 2019. (BIS Photo/Raymond A Bethel Sr)......


DPM opens SCB briefing

Friday, September 15th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...l Centre, and they generate many career opportunities for Bahamians in the financial services industry directly, as well as produce significant economic opportunities for legal, accounting and the real estate professionals. Globally, there are some interesting trends in the wealth management industry which likely are impacting you. The amount of wealth held by individuals and families is on the rise, although the private banking sector and other w......


Wealth masters

Sunday, January 1st, 2006 | Filed Under: Features

...and inheritance planning and keep a reasonable degree of personal privacy for financial affairs, among other goals. Expanded financial service menu To help achieve this, the BFSB brought the voices of hands-on financial services experts, tax practitioners and organizations to the government’s process of enacting new and enhanced financial services legislation and regulatory oversight since 2000, in its response to global trends in disclosure and......


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......


Bahamas represented at STEP LATAM

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

...hard Hay, Cayman Island attorney Andrew Miller and Panamanian attorney and former Minister of the Panamanian Government, Adolfo Linares. The panel discussed how IFCs perform a role in the legitimate movement of investment capital within an environment of increasing global transparency, and how such increasing transparency impacts the use of IFCs for Latin American planning. Minister Pinder emphasized that many IFCs, and particularly The Bahamas, a......

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