Category: CAB

Caribbean Bankers Trained in AML and Correspondent Banking

Sint Maarten, October 29th, 2019 : 19 participants from nine Caribbean jurisdictions took part in a certified one-day training programme designed to improve their understanding of risk and compliance on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten. The registrants, including chief executive officers, chief financial officers, compliance heads, and senior executives, were enrolled in the Anti-Money Laundering for Correspondent Banking – Certificate Programme, enabled by the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), in partnership with the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB)…

Saint Lucian Executives To Get Leadership Training

Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. and FranklinCovey East Caribbean to host Executive Breakfast Meeting Upwardly mobile Executives, Managers, Supervisors, Heads of Department, and Coaches in Saint Lucia will have the opportunity to benefit from a world-renowned leadership, efficiency, and personal development series, thanks to an exciting new collaboration. The Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB) in conjunction with FranklinCovey East Caribbean – a licensee of FranklinCovey Company – will be hosting an Executive Breakfast Meeting on Thursday 24th October 2019,…

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister and Chairman of CARICOM leads Discussion on Correspondent Banking at the Washington Times

Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Honourable Allen Chastanet, was the featured speaker at The Washington Times on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. The Washington Times is a daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C., U.S.A., reaching an average of 35 million viewers a week. Prime Minister Chastanet led the discussion off by focusing on issues relating to the withdrawal of correspondent banking relations in the region, and the economic and security implications this has on…

CAB Enjoys Fruitful Visit to Suriname

Saint Lucia, September 12th, 2019: The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) Inc. visited a number of its stakeholders in Paramaribo, capital of the South American territory of Suriname, on 5-6 September 2019. The three-member CAB delegation comprised of Chairperson, Mr. Dalton Lee; Immediate Past Chairperson, Ms. Joanna Charles; and CEO, Ms. Wendy Delmar. During their two-day visit, the CAB team met with high-level representatives of the Central Bank of Suriname, VCB Bank, Coöperatieve Spaar – en Kredietbank Godo G.A., Suricharge Bank…

DOWNLOAD: Deloitte Governance Workshop

Roger Hennis and Daryl Walcott-Grappie of Deloitte led the inaugural CAB Training Day, as part of our Fourth Annual CEO and Director Forum, 7-8 June at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Dozens of attendees from the Caribbean and North America learned more about global trends and best practices in governance, from one of the world’s most respected names in the field. You can download the presentation by Deloitte below. The CEO and Director Forum is one of the…

CAB Supports Payments Agenda

In fulfilment of its strategic imperative to deepen collaboration with key stakeholders in the regional financial services sector, the CAB has accepted an invitation from the ECCB to become a member of the Eastern Caribbean Payments Council (ECPC). The role of the ECPC is to ensure a safe, efficient and effective functioning payments system in the ECCU. Bulletin – Communication on ECCB payments council…

Advocacy Strikes Again! CAB’s Latest Contribution

The CAB has been pushing the regional financial sector’s agenda on many fronts including the U.S. legislative fora. Last week the Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA reached out to the CAB to get a better understanding of the current climate surrounding the loss of correspondent banking relationships in the region. The CCAA presented the findings…Click for More…

CEO Forum Update

What is the latest? The CAB concluded its third CEOs Forum on 2nd June, 2018 in Miami, Florida. The Forum brought together Banking and Fintech CEOs, Directors, Compliance Professionals, Technical Service Providers, Representatives from Regional and International Bodies and banking industry professionals to discuss the opportunities and threats within the Region’s financial services sector. Some key points arising from the discussions were: The perception of the Region as being ‘high risk’, is having a negative impact on the financial services…

The Caribbean Association of Banks Facilitates Regional Financial Collaboration at the 2018 CEOs Forum

The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) concluded its third CEOs Forum on 2nd June, 2018 in Miami, Florida. The Forum brought together Banking and Fintech CEOs, Directors, Compliance Professionals, Technical Service Providers, Representatives from Regional and International Bodies and banking industry professionals to discuss the opportunities and threats within the Region’s financial services sector. See details Here: CEOs Forum – Press Release 2018 P3 (004)…