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March, 2016

  • 31 March

    Prime Minister Acknowledges Need to Reduce Red Tape

    While addressing the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) International Business & Finance (IBFS) summit in Abaco on March 19, Prime Minister Perry Christie acknowledged that the Bahamas must fix “broken systems that no longer serve our needs” in order to remain competitive in financial services and other international industries.

  • 31 March

    Local Businessman Embroiled in Loan Dispute with Bank, Pushes for Ombudsman

    An online petition in favour of a banking ombudsman for The Bahamas has garnered 1106 signatures from as far away as the United Kingdom, spanning islands throughout the Caribbean, The Bahamas, the United States and Canada as of press time. In that time, a successful town meeting held on March 12 saw an outpouring of support for Spicer while people shared their own banking horror stories. The case has also gained the attention of international, national and local media outlets.

  • 31 March

    International Business and Finance Summit Held in Abaco

    The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) held their annual financial services conclave at the Pavilion at Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour on March 11 through 12 where senior officers of financial institutions discussed strategies to make the industry more competitive.