Schedule

Monday, September 17th and Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at the Baha Mar Resort & Convention Centre in Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Monday, September 17, 2018


  • Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Hon. K. Peter Turnquest: Welcome and Commitment to a high quality regime

  • Minister of Financial Services, Hon. Brent Symonette: “Our Vision for the Bahamian Financial Services Industry”

  • Moderated discussion: Governor Rolle and Minister Symonette

  • Lecture, Professor Michael Levi, University of Cardiff: “Does the international approach to AML/CFT work? Is it good value for money?”

  • Q&A for Professor Levi, with moderator

  • Jesse Spiro, Thomson Reuters: “How do we rate AML Sovereign Risk? What is the Bahamian rating, and how could this improve?”

  • Carrie Nelson, Royal Bank of Canada: “How do we rate AML Sovereign Risk? What is the Bahamian rating, and how could this improve?”

  • Moderated Q&A with Mr. Spiro and Ms. Nelson

  • Thought leadership presentation, from Dr. Gabriela Guibourg, of the Swedish Central Bank: “Towards a Cashless Society: the Swedish Experience”

  • Moderated Q & A with Dr. Guibourg

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018


  • Sean McWeeney, QC: “The reality and the vision for Bahamian financial services”

  • Moderated Q&A for Mr. McWeeney

  • Moderated Q&A with Mr. Collie

  • Review of work undertaken in 2018 and plans for 2019: - Central Bank of The Bahamas - Securities Commission of The Bahamas - The Gaming Board of The Bahamas - The Compliance Commission of The Bahamas