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RBC
By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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RBC becomes the first bank to launch contactless payment technology for merchants across the Caribbean

RBC contactless-enabled point-of-sale devices across the Caribbean will allow merchants to accept contactless-enabled payment cards, enhancing the overall point-of-sale experience for their customers. PORT OF SPAIN More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Big steps towards full compliance anti-money laundering regulations

WILLEMSTAD - Significant steps have been made in Curaçao’s efforts towards combatting money laundering and terrorism financing. Currently, the internet gaming laws are being revised and this year an Anti-Money More...

MCB
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Banking costs more money

WILLEMSTAD - Banking costs more and more money. In 2017 the costs for Maduro & Curiel’s Bank (MCB) increased by 12 percent, about 37 million guilders. Especially because of higher salaries and writing off More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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FirstCaribbean scraps plan to list shares on New York Stock Exchange

WILLEMSTAD - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (FCIB) has withdrawn its recent public offering in the United States and is no longer pursuing a listing of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The More...

cibc
By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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CIBC leaving the Caribbean, but FCIB staying put

BRIDGETOWN - The parent company of FirstCaribbean International Bank (FCIB) is pulling out of the region. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), which on October 14, 2002 joined with the London-based Barclays More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Same day money transfer imminent throughout Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

BASSETERRE - Clients of commercial banks in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union will soon be able to send and receive money in EC currency, same day between commercial banks in the ECCU. According More...

First Caribbean
By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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FirstCaribbean International Bank files for proposed initial public offering in the United States

BRIDGETOWN - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (“FCIB” or “First Caribbean”) today announced that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange More...

RBC
By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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RBC is ‘Going Digital’ for client access, convenience and security

WILLEMSTAD - RBC Royal Bank N.V. today announced its plans to help clients benefit from the access, convenience and security of the bank of the future, sooner rather than later. Starting in April, clients who visit More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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2nd Central Banking Conference: Addressing challenges to achieve a higher growth path in small open economies

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - On the 22nd and 23rd of March, 2018, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) will host its second Central Banking conference, which will take place in Curaçao. The conference More...

CIBC FirstCaribbean att to Real Estate Agent
By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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CIBC FirstCaribbean holds special session with real estate brokers

WILLEMSTAD - As CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrated Mortgage Month throughout February, the bank also paid special attention to one of its key partners, real estate brokers, who lead potential homeowners to their dream More...