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Results for: Compliance

BIFS prepares industry ahead of Basel III

Friday, October 5th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is set to release its latest incarnation of the Basel banking regulations, Basel III,


Compliance environment gets tougher

Monday, September 24th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

A leading lawyer has told compliance professionals that their sector is becoming tougher, with international and domestic scrutiny ramping up


Compliance is “the concern of everyone”

Friday, September 21st, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Compliance within an organization is not restricted to one department, according to Scotiabank (Bahamas) Ltd managing director Kevin Teslyk, but


Other jurisdictions likely to follow US FATCA lead

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is set to become law in January 2013 and experts are warning


A culture of compliance

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

In some offshore financial centres, compliance officers are little more than window-dressing. Yet, long before Enron-type embezzlement scandals and Bernie


Past BACO president urges culture of integrity

Thursday, July 5th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Fostering a culture of integrity within a business takes more than just following a code of conduct, according to Natasha


Reports to G20 highlight tax information exchange – PDF

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

A report by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes claims that efforts to increase


Insurance leaders meet in Nassau – photo update

Monday, June 11th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Insurance industry leaders from across the Caribbean are meeting in The Bahamas this week to look at ways of improving


BACO announces new executive committee

Friday, June 8th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) has elected its new Excom for 2012-2013.


ZNS Business Beat – video

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

New registration requirements for compliance officers and BTC’s new mobile phone features top the news stories in the ZNS business


Finance experts attend FATCA compliance seminar

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

An event held on Wednesday this week at the Colonial Hilton in downtown Nassau detailed how financial institutions can comply


Proclamation marks start of Compliance Professionals Month

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Prime Minister and Finance Minister Hubert Ingraham has released a proclamation marking the month of November 2011 to be


Bahamas committed to compliance

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 | Filed Under: Features

As international pressure persists for offshore financial jurisdictions to improve banking transparency, The Bahamas continues to take its compliance obligations


US tax initiative to bring widespread change in accounting protocol

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 | Filed Under: News & Press

As the US continues its global initiative for greater transparency and compliance in regards to the financial dealings of its

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