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Results for: Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder

PM urges creativity, innovation in FS sector

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...stitutions within the Bahamian government and outside of the government to ensure that Bahamians are ready for the changing realities in the financial services sector. Prime Minister Perry Christie chats with Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (left) during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Caribbean Conference on The International Financial Services Sector. The three-day conference is currently being held at the British Colonial Hilton from......


Minister Pinder opens National EPA Implementation Unit

Friday, September 13th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder announced September 11, 2013, the establishment of the National Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit, headed by acting director of trade and industry Keva Bain, with dedicated officers from his Ministry, including Rita Kauffman, Karla Wells and Tia Hanna. “The National EPA Implementation Unit’s objective is to provide technical support and education resources to intergovernmental agen......


BFSB’s Bahamas Landfall tours Europe

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

...don. The high-level delegation included the Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, BFSB chairman Paul Winder and BFSB chief executive officer and executive director Aliya Allen, along with other Bahamian industry leaders. At the London event, held in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge on June 25, Minister Pinder spoke about the advantages The Bahamas has in financial services and highlighted the benefits of recently enacted financia......


Tapping China

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 | Filed Under: Features

...private sector offerings such as Baha Mar have provided a similar commitment in cooperation with their dedicated promotional team in Hong Kong. The Bahamas is well advanced in becoming the pre-eminent jurisdiction of choice for Chinese entrepreneurs and HNWIs. Ryan Pinder served as Minister of Financial Services from May 10, 2012 to December 2014. Prior to that, he served as an international tax and commercial consultant for OL Private Corporate......


Financial services to top agenda at Nassau Conference

Monday, September 19th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...year, The Nassau Conference extends its footprint to a second day, with a Financial Services Bootcamp scheduled for September 20, 2016 also at the Meliá. Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan will once again deliver opening remarks at the conference and provide attendees with a policy perspective on recent global and local industry and regulatory developments. Presentations and discussions of the morning sessions will emphasize an external......


Bahamas “led charge” on FATCA negotiations

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

...negotiated in IGAs,” said Pinder. “Investment funds that have no US interests likewise got a sponsored exemption similar to trusts as a result of those negotiations.” For Pinder, FATCA was “a business opportunity for The Bahamas to stay ahead of the game.” tblair@dupuch.com......


Bahamas committed to compliance

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

...ect to the act. The schedule of the act sets out the CRS and due diligence for financial account information as approved by the council of the OECD 15 July, 2014. Global initiative World leaders have constantly sought solutions to the harmful effects of tax evasion. According to the OECD secretary-general’s report in 2013, since the breakthrough of “more transparency” in 2009 (information exchange on request) “there is another step change in inter......


New PM: People want less talk, more action

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

...nd Bahama had little statutory power, I advised the appointment of a State Minister for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, where he will have more effective power. Change and a new day are on the horizon for Grand Bahama. Your Excellency: I believe Bahamians will be proud of this new change team. It is a dynamic team representing a diversity of talent, ideas, as well as life and professional experience. The diversity of professional......


Ministry of Financial Services lays out roadmap

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...d Ministry of Financial Services top priorities, according to the Minister Ryan Pinder. “We were put in place to enhance the industry [and] to ensure you, as the private sector, have the opportunity to enhance yourselves and your businesses.” “The Bahamas today faces a number of economic challenges. However, these challenges can be overcome. They can be turned into opportunities to really grow the industry; to go into areas we are not used to. We......


A culture of compliance

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 | Filed Under: Features

...onals were taking steps to build a strong culture of compliance within the financial services sector. Well-regulated offshore jurisdictions, such as The Bahamas, are key players in the international financial community. To a competitive jurisdiction, anti-money laundering and compliance experts such as Cheryl Bazard, founding president of the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO), are worth their weight in gold. According to Bazard, th......


Bahamas Advantage to woo Canadians

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

...be destabilizing for Canadian investors. It is important that the Bahamian financial services sector addresses this matter with care and sensitivity and is equipped to discuss potential solutions. Most importantly, the Bahamian financial services sector should avoid leaving its Canadian clients feeling abandoned. Canadian investors will certainly appreciate any assistance and support they receive, which will also facilitate client retention. In or......


Leaders in profile

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 | Filed Under: Features

...le to them. The Bahamas is making sure that a continued supply of high-calibre professionals is being sustained to drive development of the sector, whether they are educated through domestic programmes such as those run by the Bahamas Institute for Financial Services or are drawn back to the country after graduating overseas. By producing such home-grown leaders who can inspire the next generation, the jurisdiction is building a sound platform for......


Sterling Global launches bank and trust – photos

Friday, May 27th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...aunched its local bank and trust arm yesterday. The integrated banking and financial services provider capitalizes select real estate projects through debt and equity lending. Among the projects in which Sterling has an interest are: The Marriott Hotel in downtown Nassau; Ocean Terrace on West Bay Street; the new luxury condo Thirty/Six on Paradise Island; and the 20-room Sky Beach Club in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera and a private island just of......


PM to focus on financial services on trip to EU

Monday, January 14th, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...mmitments to the EU , and how those commitments will be implemented by the financial services sector of The Bahamas. Prime Minister Minnis will be promoting recent initiatives by the government in the financial services sector. The Prime Minister will outline recently passed legislation and a new framework aimed at strengthening industry regulations and protecting the financial services’ competitive edge as a leading international financial centre......


Pinder: Bahamas eyeing LatAm mobile capital

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

Pictured: Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder speaks at the Bahamas Financial Services Board Landfall event held at the Conrad Hilton in Miami November 7. Miami, Florida–Billions of dollars held by American financial institutions for Latin American clients could potentially make its way to The Bahamas, said Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder during a Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) Landfall event held at the Conrad Hilton i......

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