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Charting growth in financial services

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

...most importantly, leadership, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder . The Minister made the comments during his address to industry leaders at the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) 10th International Business Finance Summit (IBFS) held at Bimini Bay Resort February 1-3. He shared his ministry’s vision for the redevelopment of The Bahamas’ financial services industry, zeroing in on increasing the jurisdiction’s competitiv......

 

Talent key to creating arbitration hub

Friday, January 24th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

Pictured: The Honorable Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, The Bahamas, speaks at the 2nd Annual Arbitration and Investment Forum held at UBS headquarters on E Bay St Nassau Bahamas. (Photo©Dupuch/Harry Cutting) In its push to make The Bahamas a leading arbitration hub, the Ministry of Financial Services is taking a strategic approach by developing a strong domestic framework and playing to its strengths in niche industries. Speaking at......

 

Government continues to push for WTO accession

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

Pictured: Hon Ryan Pinder speaking at the National Conclave of Chambers 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......

 

Minister of Financial Services lays out strategy for sector

Thursday, June 7th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder says that, when it comes to financial services, he wants the world to know that The Bahamas is “open for business.” Minister Pinder made the remarks during his contribution to the 2012/2013 budget debate this week in the House of Assembly. Minister Pinder said that with the “reintroduction” of the ministry, which was first created during the previous Progressive Liberal Party government, several areas wi......

 

Immigration Minister meets with private sector

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ito, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association; Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell; Minister of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle; immigration director William Pratt; Chester Cooper, president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation; Stuart Bowe, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association; and Edison Sumner, Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation. J......

 

Proposed ethanol plant in Bahamas

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...t in the creation of as many as 4,000 jobs, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder revealed on Monday. “We spoke to one of the largest ethanol producers in Brazil and they have such a high consumption of ethanol they have to look for export markets. They need to look in other jurisdictions. I propose again, Grand Bahama, because of the container port that’s there, and the closeness to Andros – you may be able to utilize the sugar cane. Now the......

 

Government launches new trade strategy

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Services officially launched its new trade policy yesterday, with Minister Ryan Pinder telling the Bahamas International Investment & Business Forum (BIIBF) that the government was committed to pursuing a “value added trade strategy.” The initiative involves bringing products into The Bahamas, adding value, and then exporting the goods. Minister Pinder said the strategy would “provide the catalyst for sustainable economic growth in The Bahamas” an......

 

Shipowners urged to use Bahamas for captives

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...n benefit their business.” The presentation featured a panel including the Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, and Allen, who both presented the “Why The Bahamas” story; Michele Fields, superintendent of the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas , who discussed regulatory issues; and Lorraine Stack, a senior vice president with the Marsh Captive Solutions Group, who provided a practical business perspective on captives. Pictured: Panelists......

 

Financial services immigration policies under review

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

...ess centre requires a modern, development-focused immigration policy, said Ryan Pinder Friday . The Ministry’s goal is to work with the Department of Immigration to ensure a progressive immigration policy that protects and facilitates opportunities and mobility for Bahamians, while efficiently meeting the needs of business for occasional foreign talent, he said. His comments came during Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) 10th International......

 

Minister urges lawyers to improve skills

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder (pictured) has called for a stronger presence of foreign law firms in The Bahamas, saying that international expertise will help the country compete as an offshore financial hub and more effectively address client needs. Speaking at the Nassau conference last week, the Minister said the legal component to the financial services sector currently does not have adequate capacity to meet the needs of client......

 

Minister tours manufacturing plants – photos

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder toured the Airport Industrial Park (AIP) on New Providence last week, taking the opportunity to highlight government efforts to support manufacturers. “One thing we are looking to do as a government is to come up with a plan for manufacturers, because manufacturers are high energy users and it’s a big cost item for them. Where we can we will amend any necessary legislation to allow a certain portion of s......

 

WTO forum to be held next week

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...greements and trade policy of the government,” Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder said at a November 28 press conference announcing the event. Similar sessions have been held in Freeport, with service providers and industry professionals, said Pinder. “Now we bring our interaction and public discourse with the youth of the country, the aspiring professionals, entrepreneurs, and those young persons who look to be active in sectors of the econo......

 

New IP legislation to pave way for WTO membership

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...s and strengthen the economy. According to Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder the final draft of the new “suite of IP legislation” is ready and the Ministry is poised to begin a consulation and education period, with input from the private sector. The move to modernize the country’s IP system comes as The Bahamas continues its efforts to become a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) . WTO members must be a party to the TRIPS Agree......

 

Bahamas attains IOSCO “A” Status

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...inforces your commitment to maintaining the highest regulatory standards.” Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, said the new development is a “landmark” achievement demonstrative of the existing level of cooperation between the private sector, regulators and central government. “It now puts us not only on an even playing field, but gives us at a competitive advantage,” he added. According to Pinder, being in compliance with international b......

 

WTO executives visit Bahamas

Monday, April 14th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...o Grand Bahama April 10. On the trip to Freeport, Shark was accompanied by Ryan Pinder, Minister for Financial Services; Rhoda Jackson, ambassador and permanent representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations office and other international organizations in Geneva, Switzerland; June Young Lee, WTO legal advisor; and Keva Bain, acting director of trade and industry. The Bahamas is in the process of negotiating accession to the WTO primarily to s......

 
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