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.

Restricted Bank Licences

Published Wednesday October 19th, 2016

This Guidance Note provides clarification on the Central Bank's policy in relation to the discontinuance of issuing Restricted Bank Licences.

Any questions regarding this guidance note should be directed to:

The Policy Unit Bank Supervision Department The Central Bank of The Bahamas Market Street P.O. Box N 4868 Nassau, Bahamas Tel (242) 302-2615 Fax (242) 356-3909 Email: [email protected]

Bank Supervision