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Results for: Ryan Pinder

Financial Services Ministry to focus on training

Monday, February 24th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Through our affiliation with the AIBT (Association Of International Banks and Trust Companies in The Bahamas), 10 students were afforded internships over the summer and two participated in language study in Mexico,” Minister Pinder said. “Through our affiliation with the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services, two new certificate courses were launched in taxation and corporate finance.” Minister Pinder was speaking on the 2013-2014 Mid-Year......


WTO membership to benefit Bahamian producers

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ant to compete on an even field with other international producers. “Bahamian exporters would find themselves having favourable access to more than 100 countries, giving them an expansive foreign marketplace,” Minister Pinder told participants in the recent Bahamas Bureau of Standards’ First National Standardization Forum and Formation of Technical Committees Workshop, held at SuperClubs Breezes . Minister Pinder noted that while the......


Pinder presents ICON bill to house

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

Here follows the statement on a bill for an Act to Facilitate the Formation of an Investment Condominium by Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder given in the House of Assembly August 25, 2014: Introduction and Background Today I rise to move for the second reading of a Bill for an Act to Facilitate the Formation of an Investment Condominium in the Bahamas between Participants for the Purpose of Collective Investments and for Connected......


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.......


BIFS renews ties with Bangor University – photos

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...to support the Banking sector in The Bahamas, which will culminate in the launch of an honorary Annual Scholarship through BIFS in 2015. Bangor university representatives pay a courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder. Left to right: Kim Bodie, executive director of BIFS; Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder; Tanya Keith, business development director, Sales & Marketing, The Management Centre, Bangor Business......


ICON launched at BFSB events in Brazil

Friday, August 29th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...nium, the structure in which all of Brazil’s almost 13,000 funds are organized. The Investment Condominium Bill was signed into law by Parliament on Monday. “The events were an unqualified success and we were pleased to have Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, with us,” said Aliya Allen, BFSB’s chief executive officer and executive director. The Minister addressed the event participants under the theme: In the age of information......


Bahamas gets US support on WTO accession

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ute for Co-operation on Agriculture Bahamas representative Manuel Messina (right) and Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Alfred Gray, and US Charge d’Affaires John Dinkelman (left) and Minister of Financial Service L. Ryan Pinder at the sidelines during WTO talks ongoing at British Colonial Hilton. (BIS Photo/Raymond Bethel) Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources, and Local Government Alfred Gray (right), and US Embassy Charge......


BFSB’s Bahamas Landfall tours Europe

Friday, June 29th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...show that we have the commitment to the industry, the dynamism and the innovative products that you need. ” The event in London was attended by around 100 leading international financial services providers, lawyers and wealth managers. From left: Commodore Davy Rolle, director and CEO, Bahamas Maritime Authority; Ian Fair, chairman, Bahamas Maritime Authority; Aliya Allen, CEO & executive director, Bahamas Financial Services Board;......


Anti-Money Laundering Task Force launched

Friday, October 25th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ial crime is unacceptable in The Bahamas. The Task Force will meet on a monthly basis. Plenary meeting sessions of CFATA are scheduled from November 18-21 in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson (centre) addresses the newly appointed National Anti-Money Laundering Task Force October 23 in the Office of the Attorney General. Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder is shown at the right of the Attorney General. (BIS......


Bahamas, Dominican Republic consider joint business council

Friday, November 9th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

.../Eric Rose) The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic are considering establishing a joint business council with members of the private sector of both countries. The council is a proposal of Bahamian Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder, who said a framework for a Memorandum of Understanding on the idea is expected to be completed by the end of this month. Pinder was speaking during a press conference with Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell and......


Financial services providers urged to take action as FATCA looms

Thursday, July 14th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

...and will require foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to disclose information on all their US clients. Speaking at the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers’ (BACO) Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLRO) Day, Ryan Pinder, a tax attorney with Becker-Poliakoff warned attendees: “It is essentially a regime that penalizes each and every FFI worldwide for the purposes of collecting US tax dollars. That is what we have to prepare......


Product innovation, diversity key to growth in FS

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...©Dupuch) The diversity of product offerings in the Bahamas’ financial services sector will help insulate the jurisdiction against market volatility and increasingly burdensome regulation, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder told attendees at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Caribbean Conference today. In his address, the Minister said one of the biggest challenges facing The Bahamas, and other Caribbean......


Bahamian lawyer presents at international AML/CFT conference – PDF

Thursday, October 24th, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

Data Protection and Privacy was one of two pivotal topics presented by Graham Thompson partner Ryan Pinder at the 8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Conference held in Jamaica, October 8-10. In his presentation, Pinder characterized the erosion of client financial privacy as “a multi-faceted strategy of regulatory and compliance reforms designed to institutionalize the demise of fiscal transparency”. Highlighting......


October date set for Nassau Conference

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ter Pinder said. This year’s summer internship programme provided an opportunity for 11 COB students to gain such experience and his Ministry expects to expand the internship programme to 20 students in Summer 2014, Minister Pinder noted. Minister Pinder said that as a sponsor of this year’s conference, the government remains committed to opportunities that enhance the human capital and technical skills of financial service sector......


Government continues to push for WTO accession

Friday, April 4th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...of Commerce. (Photo Harry Cutting/©Dupuch) The Bahamas needs to become a full member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to allow it to trade on an equal footing internationally, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, who said the government is pushing ahead with its bid for accession through ongoing negotations with various members countries. The Minister spoke of trade as “a powerful avenue for economic......

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