SIA Bill 2011
IFAs

Our Vision

A vibrant, competitive financial services sector that has sound regulatory practices and policies that promote confidence.

Our Purpose

To contribute to the growth and development of a financial services sector that is vibrant and competitive.

The Commission supervises and regulates the activities of the investment funds, securities and capital markets, and financial and corporate services. It is responsible for administering the following legislation as well as relevant regulations

The Commission has provided links to downloadable complete versions of the following acts and regulations for your convenience. Please note that you will need the latest version of Adobe Acrobat to view the files. To obtain the latest free version simply click the Adobe Acrobat Download link at the left. If you already have the latest version please click on one of the links below.



Investment Funds Act and Regulations

Investment Funds Act, 2003 PDF
Investment Funds (Amendment) Act, 2007 PDF
Investment Funds (Amendment) Act, 2010 PDF
Investment Funds Regulations, 2003 PDF
Investment Funds (Amendment) Regulations, 2010 PDF
IFAA Appointed Day Notice 2010 PDF
Prescribed Securities Exchanges and Jurisdictions under The Investment Funds Act, 2003 PDF
Prescribed Securities Exchanges and Jurisdictions under The Investment Funds Act, 2003 (Amendment 2006) PDF


Financial Transactions Reporting Act and Regulations

Financial Transactions Reporting Act, 2000 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting (Amendment) Act, 2003 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting (Amendment) Act, 2007 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting (Amendment) Act, 2008 and (Appointed Day) Notice 2009 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting Regulations, 2000 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting (Wire Transfers) Regulations, 2009 PDF
Financial Transactions Reporting (Amendment) Regulations, 2009 PDF


Other Forms (Investment Funds Act, 2003)

Administrators

Schedule 7 Retirement or Dismissal of an Investment Funds Administrator DOC PDF
Schedule 9 Change in Investment Funds Administrator DOC PDF
Schedule 11 Form B Annual Declaration for an Investment Fund Administrator DOC PDF
Schedule 11 Form B IFA Annual Information Update Form DOC PDF
Schedule 11 Form B IFA Annual Information Update Form (Exempt) DOC PDF
Schedule 11 Form C Annual Declaration for a Non-Bahamas Based Investment Fund Representative DOC PDF

Funds

Schedule 8 Transfer of an Investment Fund from The Bahamas DOC PDF
Schedule 11 Form A Annual Declaration for an Investment Fund DOC PDF


Other

Continuing Obligations for Constituents under the IFA, 2003 PDF
Guidance Notes for Fast Track Application Process for Licensing under the IFA, 2003 PDF




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