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25 Jun
2019
Central Bank Releases Results From Studying AML/CFT Risks In The Domestic Banking System

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has today released a summary of results from a special survey into potential money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the domestic banking industry.

20 May
2019
Central Bank and Clearing Banks Association To Host Financial Literacy Fair

CENTRAL BANK AND THE CLEARING BANKS ASSOCIATION TO HOST FINANCIAL LITERACY FAIR AT FUSION SUPERPLEX

30 Apr
2019
Central Bank of The Bahamas 2018 Annual Report

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its 2018 Annual Report, which includes a summary of the Bank's operations over the year, an analysis of regulatory developments affecting the financia...

01 Apr
2019
Central Bank of The Bahamas Approaches to Regulation of Crypto Assets in The Bahamas

Central Bank of The Bahamas Approaches to Regulation of Crypto Assets in The Bahamas

26 Mar
2019
Governor Rolle Addresses Global Financial Inclusion Meetings

At the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Convergent Meetings of the Digital Financial Services Working Group and the Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct Working Group

21 Mar
2019
CRISP Evolution (CE) $3 Banknote

In keeping with its launch strategy for the CRISP Evolution (CE) family of banknotes, the Central Bank of The Bahamas will release the fifth member of the family, CE $3, on Thursday, March 28, 2019. This release will mar...

11 Mar
2019
The Central Bank To Host The Second Blockchain And Payments System Modernisation Seminar

THE CENTRAL BANK TO HOST THE SECOND BLOCKCHAIN AND PAYMENTS SYSTEM MODERNISATION SEMINAR

01 Mar
2019
Project Sand Dollar: The Central Bank Identifies Preferred Technology Solutions Provider for Bahamas Digital Currency

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the selection of NZIA Limited as the preferred technology solutions provider to design and implement the digital fiat currency system for The Bahamas. "Project Sand...

08 Feb
2019
Group of Financial Services Regulators Bahamas 2018 AML/CFT Report

Bahamas 2018 AML/CFT Report The Central Bank of The Bahamas, in conjunction with the GFSR, is pleased to announce that it has released to its website, the publication of the first annual Bahamas 2018 AML/CFT Report.

04 Feb
2019
Governor Rolle's Address on Recent Economic Developments

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24 Jan
2019
CRISP Evolution (CE) $½ Banknote

In keeping with its launch strategy for the CRISP Evolution (CE) family of banknotes, the Central Bank of The Bahamas will release the fourth member of the family, CE $½ on Thursday, January 24, 2019. This will mark the...

24 Dec
2018
Central Bank Proposals Regarding Basel III Liquidity Reforms

The Central Bank of The Bahamas ("the Central Bank") is pleased to release for a 60 day consultation period, a discussion paper on Implementing Basel III: Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) and Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR...

21 Dec
2018
The Central Bank of The Bahamas Launches The Bahamas' e-GDDS Portal

The Central Bank is pleased to announce that it has launched the Bahamas' official e-GDDS portal. This website, which represents the results of a collaboration between various statistical agencies, allows members of the...

17 Dec
2018
Central Bank of The Bahamas Responds to Denial of Service Event on Website

On the morning of December 14th, the Central Bank of The Bahamas experienced a disruption of its website systems that affected the public's ability to access the site.

14 Dec
2018
Administrative Monetary Penalties for Supervised Financial Institutions under The Bahamas' Anti-Money-Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing Regime

"The Central Bank of The Bahamas (hereinafter referred to as the "Bank") has today released a Guidance Note on the Administrative Monetary Penalties for Anti Money-Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Reg...