SIA Bill 2011
Press Releases

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.

Press releases are strategic communication tools in the Commission’s cache that allows it to efficiently correspond with the industry and the investing public. They can relay ideas and plans, events, or even rulings; all in keeping with the Commission’s mandate of investor protection.

Please note that all press releases are archived by year.

2017

Minister: Good Regulation Key to Competitive Securities Sector PDF
FCSPs Discuss New Legislation at Industry Forum PDF
Securities Commission Reappointed Chair Regional Securities Regulators Group PDF
Securities Commission and Chamber To Host Seminar on SME Funding PDF
Commission Releases Policies on Automatic Administrative Penalties PDF
Minimum Education Requirements PDF

2016

Securities Commission Rules to Facilitate Small Business Funding PDF
Americas Securities Regulators Meet in The Bahamas PDF
Securities Commission Launches Overhaul of Investment Funds Legislation PDF
Minister says Securities, Funds Industries Show Growth Trend PDF
IFIE Americas Working Group Meeting Bahamas PDF
Securities Commission of The Bahamas Hosts Caribbean Securities Regulators PDF

2015

Securities Commission issues new legislation PDF
Frauds and Scams Publication PDF
Securities Commission Conducts First Capital Markets Training to Help Combat Financial Misconduct PDF
Securities Commission to host Caribbean Regulators PDF
Securities Commission announces three additional AIFMD MoUs PDF
Securities Commission of The Bahamas announces New Executive Team PDF
Securities Commission Employees Train in Risk-Based Supervision PDF

2014

United States Securities and Exchange Commission's Enforcement Action Against Gibraltar Global Securities Inc. PDF
Press Release Securities Commission Signs 24th AIFMD MoU with French Regulator PDF
Commission announces Apprenticeship Recipient PDF
Securities Commission Reports Growth in Securities and Investment Funds Sectors at Industry Briefing PDF

2013

Securities Commission of The Bahamas Signs IOSCO MMoU at Official Ceremony PDF
Securities Commission of  The Bahamas Announces Appointment of Mr. Hillary Deveaux as Interim Executive Director PDF
Commission signs MOUs with European Regulators PDF
Outcome of IMF 2012 Financial Sector Assessment Programme (Joint Press Release) PDF
Regulators Collaborate on AML/CFT Training PDF
Attorneys Should Ensure Proper Segregation of Records PDF
Commission Supports BICA's Peer Review Practice Monitoring Programme PDF
CFA Society pays Courtesy Call on SCB PDF
SCB Employee off to China on 6 month Scholarship PDF
BICA Pays Courtesy Call on SCB PDF
Securities Commission of The Bahamas Achieves ‘A’ Signatory Status To IOSCO MMoU PDF

2012

Addresses Feedback on Consultation Papers (SIA Industry Briefing November 2012) PDF
BACO Pays Courtesy Call on SCB PDF
SCB Hosts FCSP Industry Breifings PDF
SCB Responds to Some Accountants' Concerns PDF
SCB Assembles IFA Technical Team PDF
SCB Industry Engagement Continues PDF
Regulatory Landscape Continues to Take Shape PDF
Securities Commission Executive Director Reinforces Importance of Proper Compliance Function PDF
Securities Commission’s Response to BCSC’s Enforcement Action Against Gibraltar Global Securities Inc. PDF
Securities Commission Hosts Briefing for Investment Fund Administrators PDF
Dave Smith Appointed New Executive Director of the SCB PDF

2011

Securities Commission: Regulating and Monitoring Public Companies PDF
The Securities Commission: Regulating an Evolving Financial and Capital Markets Sector PDF
Proposed Fees Rule PDF
Securities Commission: Regulation of Public Companies PDF
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas Launches Improved Website PDF
2011 Industry Briefing and 2011 Statement of Priorities PDF
International Best Practices for Takeovers PDF
Securities Commission Clarifies Process For Takeover Bid PDF
Statement of Priorities 2011 PDF

2010

FCSP Operators 30-day Extension PDF
Investor Education Public Service Announcement Campaign PDF
Enforcement Action Under The Financial and Corporate Service Providers Act PDF
Commission Announces Engagement of Database Consultant PDF
Commission Announces Resignation of Executive Director and Interim Appointment PDF
Minister of State for Finance Congratulates Hillary Deveaux PDF
Securities Commission Appoints Manager of Authorizations PDF
New Securities Act To Comply With IOSCO Exchange Of Information Standards PDF
Lamont Pays The Bills PDF
Highlights of the Securities Commission's Investor Education Program PDF
BSL Settles Formal Complaint With Securities Commission PDF
IOSCO/FSB Monitoring Of the Securities Commission Information Exchange Regime Ceased PDF
New Initiatives for the Authorizations Department for 2010 PDF
Securities Commission 2010 Industry Briefing PDF
Securities Commission 2010 Statement of Priorities PDF

2009

Statement of Practice on Physical Presence Standards PDF
Money Laundering Allegation Involving Sidney Cambridge PDF
The New Registration Process under the Securities Industry Act, 2007 PDF
2009 Goals and Statement of Priorities for the SCB PDF
Securities Commission Press Article 2-International Cooperation PDF
Securities Commission Gains Signatory 'B' Status to IOSCO MMOU PDF
Securities Commission Overview of Legislation Changes and Consultation PDF

2008

Public Statement of Commission Goals PDF

2007

Commission Appointed Inspector of Financial and Corporate Service Providers PDF
Commission Responds to Article Regarding Consultative Process PDF
Dialogue with Industry on Matters of Mutual Interest PDF

2006

Hillary Deveaux - Confirmation as Executive Director PDF
Sterling ACS Ltd. and Howell W. Woltz & Vernice Woltz PDF
Series 7 Software Error PDF
Dominion Investment (Nassau) Ltd. PDF

2005

Commemorative Lecture Series - Mr. Irving Taylor PDF
The Commission Executives Attend COSRA Conference PDF
The Commission Approves Staledating of Applications PDF
Commission Approves Increase in the Listing Fee of the BISX PDF
The Commission Publishes Guidelines in Support of the Fast Tracking Process PDF

2004

Fast Tracking Process Approved by the Commission PDF
Commission Sends Two to US SEC's "Securities Enforcement and Market Oversight" Conference PDF
Cardinal International Fund Services Ltd. PDF
Dieter Behring PDF
Commission Approves Release of Kerzner International BDRs to the Public PDF
Finance Corporation of The Bahamas (FINCO) PDF
Educational Requirements for Market Participant PDF

2003

Cavitation Concepts Corporation Ltd. PDF
Status of Investment Funds Bill & Regulations PDF
Chairman of FTAA Services Group reports in El Salvador PDF
Unregistered Investment Opportunity – WAR PROOF INVESTMENT PDF
Securities Commission Announces the Resignation of its Deputy Chairman PDF

2001

Crest International, Bull & Bear Security Investments Ltd., Barrington Ltd. and Mr. Barrington Smith PDF

2000

Unauthorized Solicitation: Visionary World Wholesalers & Transportation PDF
Requirement to apply for Registration under the Acts PDF
GAP Management Technology Corporation PDF
Appointment Securities Manager – Securities Commission PDF
Unauthorized offerings to Public PDF


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