Matthew Feshbach, co-founder of Okyanos Cell Therapy, will tell the story of founding, developing and launching the company’s purpose-built center at the upcoming Regenera Global Conference to be held in Freeport, Grand Bahama on June 23-25.
During his opening speech at the recent UK Caribbean Forum in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Perry Christie said that jurisdiction’s financial services sector was fully compliant and asked that the UK continued to support the sector on international matters. The Bahamas Financial Services Board's immediate priorities are education, compliance and immigration, according to its CEO Tanya Mc Cartney, who laid out the organisation's key initiatives yesterday at a seminar hosted by the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) board of directors gathered, October 2, in the lead up to opening ceremonies for 2018 State of Tourism Industry Conference at Atlantis Paradise Island being held this week.
The government seeks to tap into the talent pool of the Bahamian diaspora for further growth and development of The Bahamas by the creation of a database into which Bahamians abroad could submit their names and areas of profession.
This was one of the key messages from this week's Nassau Conference which saw the sector come together to discuss strategies for future growth.
Delivering the keynote address at the Official Opening Ceremony of the Department of Local Government’s Leadership Training Conference earlier in the week, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government has a responsibility to ensure that the Family Islands are platforms for development by investing in infrastructure and other public amenities.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is hosting its annual flagship Marketplace conference at Baha Mar in The Bahamas January 21-23, 2020.
Fintech is changing all aspects of the financial services industry and it is vital that The Bahamas stays ahead of the curve.
The food, beverage and culture festival is to be held later this month. Ryan Pinder announced yesterday that he is stepping down from his post as Minister of Financial Services with effect at the end of this year.
The international tax lawyer will remain a member of Parliament and has accepted a position with the Deltec banking group. Global regulators are taking a more aggressive approach in the name of transparency and this will have wide reaching implications for international financial centres around the world, warned representatives from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Worldwide this week.
Along with people involved in prostitution and exotic dancing, the report said stateless children who are born in the country to foreign parents but do not automatically receive citizenship, are also vulnerable.
State Department released its global report on human trafficking yesterday, saying the Bahamas “fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.” The report said migrant workers from Haiti, Jamaica, Colombia and Venezuela are among the vulnerable populations, and although they arrive voluntarily to this country, they could be “recruited or deceived by traffickers who lure” them with “fraudulent recruitment practices, such as false promises of employment”.
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