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AG Outlines Digital Assets Legislation at STEP LATAM Conference in Panama

NASSAU, The Bahamas — With Financial Services playing a key role in the country’s economy, efforts continue to keep the sector progressive.  That includes incorporating new products, including trading in Digital Assets.  Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. L. Ryan Pinder made these points at the STEP LATAM conference in Panama, September 22-23, 2022.  STEP LATAM, which stands for Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Latin America, is a professional networking body that brings together professionals from a cross-section of businesses in the financial services sector. STEP provides education, training, representation and networking opportunities for its members, of which there are over 21,000 across 95 jurisdictions. Minister Pinder o...

Attorney General among those addressing OPM Weekly Press Briefing

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Ryan Pinder and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change and Environmental Matters Rochelle Newbold, speak at the weekly Press Briefing, at the Office of the Prime Minister, on August 11, 2022. Hurricane Dorian survivors Baronette Thomas from Grand Bahama and Pastor Steven Knowles from Abaco also spoke concerning the devastating ordeal, its aftermath, remembering and celebrating those lost, and the importance of standing with the “victors” who were still dealing with what happened to them.

Attorney General Outlines Government’s Legislative Agenda in the Senate

NASSAU, The Bahamas – As part of his contribution to the 2022/2023 national Budget Debate, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator, the Hon. L. Ryan Pinder outlined legislative actions by the government to meet some of its objectives. He started off by firstly thanking the Law Reform and Revision Commission for working ‘tirelessly’ to ensure the government can proceed with its aggressive legislative agenda from day one. He then went on to highlight parts of the legislative agenda under consideration during the first half of this upcoming fiscal year. “The ‘Evidence Amendment (2022)’ – this is fulfillment of a promise in our Blueprint for Change – to address needs of disaster victims to return to normalcy. We hope to debate, before we break for the summer, this amendment whi...