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Press Releases

24 Jul
2018
Central Bank to Intensify its Supervisory Engagement with Boards of Directors

As the Inspector of Banks and Trust Companies and Supervised Licensed Institutions operating in The Bahamas, I have today written to the Chairpersons of supervised financial institutions (SFIs), to inform them that the C...

29 Jun
2018
The Central Bank is Investigating Website Data Breach

On June 28th the Central Bank was made aware of an unauthorized access to its external facing, public website data. The Bank is investigating the incident to contain the exposure.

21 Jun
2018
Central Bank Appoints New Deputy Inspector

The Central Bank announces the appointment of Ms. Karen V. Rolle as Deputy Inspector of Banks & Trust Companies and Supervised Licensed Institutions, with effect from June 1st, 2018.

20 Jun
2018
Guidance Note on Streamlined Requirements for Account Opening, Provision of Financial Services and Customer Identification

This Guidance Note provides clarification on the Central Bank's policy in relation to customer due diligence procedures for the purposes of account opening, and general customer identification.

05 Jun
2018
Consultation Paper on the Draft Central Bank of The Bahamas Bill 2018

Consultation Paper on the Draft Central Bank of The Bahamas Bill 2018

05 Jun
2018
Consultation Paper on the Bank Resolution Framework

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has released a Consultation Paper on its Proposals to enhance the existing bank resolution framework of The Bahamas.

31 May
2018
Credit Reporting Regulations, 2018

The Central Bank has today published the draft Credit Reporting Regulations, 2018 for information.

11 May
2018
Winning Architect to Design New Central Bank Building

WINNING DESIGN FOR NEW CENTRAL BANK OF THE BAHAMAS:-

ARCHITEKTON DESIGN STUDIO BAHAMAS LTD., JASON LORANDOS

09 May
2018
Winning Design of New Central Bank Building

CENTRAL BANK ANNOUNCES WINNING DESIGN FOR NEW CENTRAL BANK BUILDING

02 May
2018
Governor John Rolle - Get Money Smart Bahamas

Get Money Smart - Bahamas

Remarks by Governor John Rolle on the Launch of the Get Money Smart Bahamas Financial Literacy Campaign Launch

30 Apr
2018
Central Bank of The Bahamas 2017 Annual Report

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is pleased to announce the release of its 2017 Annual Report, which contains a summary of the Bank's operations over the year, an analysis of regulatory developments affecting the financia...

20 Apr
2018
Central Bank Releases Summary Results From AML/CFT Survey of the Banking and Trust Sector

The Central Bank of The Bahamas (the Central Bank) recently surveyed banks and trust companies on their risk management practices regarding anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

16 Apr
2018
Guidance Notes on Managing Financial Crime Risk and Proliferation and Proliferation Financing

The Central Bank of The Bahamas, The Securities Commission of The Bahamas, The Insurance Commission of the Bahamas, and The Compliance Commission of The Bahamas (hereinafter collectively referred to as "the financial sec...

23 Feb
2018
Central Bank Clarifies Customer Due Diligence Requirements

The Central Bank of The Bahamas ("the Central Bank") has released its Consultation Paper on Proposed Reforms to Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Account Opening and Provision of Financial Services in Supervised Fi...

19 Feb
2018
Blockchain Technology Seminar

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is hosting selected stakeholders to a half-day seminar on Blockchain technology on Thursday March 1st 2018, at the British Colonial Hilton.