Bank Supervision

Policies & Guidance Notes

Pursuant to The Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2000, and the Central Bank of The Bahamas Act, 2000, the Central Bank is responsible for the licensing, regulation and supervision of banks and trust companies operating in and from within The Bahamas. As such, all licensees are expected to adhere to the Central Bank's licensing and prudential requirements and ongoing supervisory programmes, including periodic onsite inspections, and required regulatory reporting.

From time to time, the Central Bank will issue policies to provide further clarity and guidance to licensees with regards to industry best practices. For your convenience, these policies are listed below in reverse chronological order.

Guidance Notice: Waiver of Minimum Number of Shareholders Requirement for Applicants for a Restricted Bank and/or Trust Company Licence

Published Wednesday November 17th, 2010

Guidance Notice: Waiver of Minimum Number of Shareholders Requirement for Applicants for a Restricted Bank and/or Trust Company Licence

Bank Supervision