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Bahamas Ministers meet with Dominican counterparts – photos

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ister of National Security Bernard Nottage, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder. The talks, which ran October 29-30, covered issues such as illegal fishing, migration and trade relations, particularly in the area of agricultural imports and medical products. Members of the Bahamian delegation hold a briefing, October 29, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. (BIS Photo/Eric Rose) Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (left) listens to Sec......


PM in Havana – photos

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Caribbean Community. He was accompanied by Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, and Minister of State for Investments in the Office of the Prime Minister Khaalis Rolle. Whilst in Cuba, the Prime Minister also attended the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba Summit yesterday. The Prime Minister (centre) and Ryan Pinder (left) arriving at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana December 7. (BIS Photos/Peter L. Ramsay) The Prime Minister (centre) is greete......


Ministry to establish training centre

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ervices (BIFS) Annual Seminars event today, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder said his ministry has been working with regional partners to develop a plan for the training facility and source funding. “We will bring in strategic partners to provide curriculums to develop in areas where we think we have gaps,” he said this morning at the conference at the British Colonial Hilton , Nassau. “We have to always be focussed on the development of......


Finance Ministry eyes the Americas

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...potential as the “avenue to the Americas.” Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder, who represented The Bahamas at financial conferences in Latin America earlier this month, said exploring new areas in the region would help his ministry meet its mandate “to create new financial products, to seek out new linkages and new opportunities to work with international partners.” Giving opening remarks at the Nassau Conference , held at the British Col......


BFSB puts The Bahamas on the map

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

...ble to work together.” One person who understands this better than most is Ryan Pinder, having seen both the public and private sides of the sector as partner with Graham Thompson law firm and a former Minister of Financial Services. “The BFSB and its membership are very involved and committed to making sure legislative changes are correct. The government for its part is very open to input from the industry to address the reforms needed. It is ano......


BFSB Bahamas Landfall events in Brazil start today

Monday, September 17th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Honourable Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, will be participating in Bahamas Landfall events and meetings in Brazil planned by the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) the week of September 17. Brazil has been at the forefront of BFSB’s business development agenda for a number of years, with biannual visits to the country to meet financial intermediaries and businesses from this leading South American economy now a regular comp......


Ministry to build Bahamas’ brand

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ntre and attract new business, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (right) who said his Ministry will target new markets to build the country’s brand. Speaking at this week’s Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLRO) Day, held at the British Colonial Hilton, Nassau, the Minister said recent regulatory developments had resulted in a global climate of increased transparency and compliance. “Given the obvious evolution over the l......


Nassau hosts “groundbreaking” regional FATCA conference

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...he Caribbean. Opening the event yesterday, Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder said the conference was “a groundbreaking opportunity” and “the first of its kind in the region.” FATCA requires all foreign financial institutions to disclose information on their US accounts to the US Treasury. It is due to become law next year. The first day of the conference saw speakers from the Treasury and the IRS outlining the regulations in detail and e......


Bahamas represented at LatAm wealth forum

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...d a Bahamas Roundtable on the opening day. Panelists included: The Hon. L. Ryan Pinder, M.P., Minister of Financial Services Timothy Colclough, Deputy Chairman, Bahamas Financial Services Board Aliya Allen, CEO, Bahamas Financial Services Board The Presentation focused on LatAm markets of particular interest and the trends that are being observed in respect to regional interaction with this jurisdiction; the concerns that LatAm corporates, individ......


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......


Bahamas targets Latin America

Friday, September 14th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Bahamas’ financial services economy,” said Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder addressing members of the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) this week. “Many countries in Latin America have experienced growth at a time when other countries have receded. We are positioned to be the gateway to the Americas. It is important that The Bahamas positions itself to be a mover in this market.” The Minister also spoke of the need for T......


Government seeks international guidance on arbitration

Friday, October 31st, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...s push to become a leading arbitration hub. Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (pictured) announced this morning that Jan Paulsson, head of the International Arbitration Institute of the University of Miami and former president of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration will act as personal advisor to the government in its drive to build an arbitration centre in The Bahamas. In this role, Paulsson, who is a member of the Perma......


Minister of Financial Services touts benefits of WTO – video

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

...Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder has said that accession to the World Trade Organization will bring employment, investment and increased trade to The Bahamas. Watch an address by Pinder here.......


Government working to reduce energy costs – video

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder says that the government is working to reduce energy cost for manufacturers. Watch an interview with Pinder here.......


Finance experts attend FATCA compliance seminar

Friday, February 17th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...t holder, born in the US or is a permanent resident, among other criteria. Ryan Pinder, member of Parliament and Co-chair of the Committee on Foreign Relations and Foreign Trade, highlighted this concern in his remarks during the event. “It will potentially be very difficult to identify some US persons, especially dual passport holders, who can easily open financial accounts with non-US passports,” he said. “The US government is putting this burde......

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