Bank Supervision

Guidelines & Regulations

Pursuant to The Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2000, and The Central Bank of The Bahamas Act, 2000, the Central Bank of The Bahamas 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.

For your convenience, key industry guidelines and regulations are listed below. The most recent documents are displayed first. To view detailed information about a document, click on the document title. To download a document, click on the appropriate icon in the "Files" column. Each icon represents a different type of file available for download.

Regulated Functions

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Regulated Functions
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PDF Document   GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING THE FITNESS AND PROPRIETY OF MONEY LAUNDERING REPORTING OFFICERS (MLRO) IN THE BAHAMAS 2010-11-01 n/a X        
PDF Document   Guidelines on the Relationship Between External Auditors of Licensees and the Central Bank 2006-09-06 2014-04-15 X        
PDF Document   Guidelines for the Establishment or Acquisition of Overseas Branches, Subsidiaries and Representative Offices 2006-04-11 n/a X        
PDF Document   Guidelines for the Minimum Standards for Character and Financial Reference Letters 2004-09-18 n/a          
PDF Document   Guidelines for Assessing the Fitness and Propriety of Applicants for Regulated Functions 2003-08-15 2016-03-15 X        
 

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Bank Supervision