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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Real Estate brokers and car dealers must be registered at the Financial Intelligence Unit

WILLEMSTAD – Real Estate brokers and car dealers in Curaçao must be registered at the Financial Intelligence Unit Curaçao (FIU) and their own supervisor. According to the anti-money laundering legislation, all More...

Kenneth A. Gijsbertha
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Gijsbertha wants to give boost to economic recovery plan

Kenneth A. Gijsbertha WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha has come up with a plan to invite all the government ministries to submit laws with possible changes that could contribute to a better More...

CFt BES (Large)
By Edition On Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Bonaire is not adequately implementing legislation, threat of escalation ensues”

KRALENDIJK - The Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) has called on both the Executive Council and the Island Council to demonstrate more decisiveness. The Cft has been stating for More...

China_The Netherlands
By Edition On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Chinese premier pledges access for Dutch companies

THE HAGUE - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reaffirmed pledges Monday to open up his country to foreign investment as a way of promoting commerce between his country and the Netherlands. However, Li said nothing about More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Curaçao asks the Netherlands for expertise in getting public finances in order

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The government of Curaçao called in the help of the Netherlands to get public finances in order. Due to an imminent financial shortage, an urgent measure from the Kingdom Council of Ministers More...

Tweede Kamer: Algemene Financiële Beschouwingen
By Edition On Monday, September 24th, 2018

No access to information money flows between the online gambling sector in Curaçao and the Netherlands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra gives no insight into money flows between the online gambling companies in Curaçao and the Netherlands. The minister, on the one hand, relies More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Central Bank: License sector Securities Intermediaries and Asset Managers

WILLEMSTAD - Recently, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has been entrusted with the supervision of Securities Intermediaries and Asset Managers. As such, the CBCS complies with the latest international More...

Ministry of Finance
By Edition On Monday, September 17th, 2018

CFT criticizes Curaçao for poor communication; Minister disagrees

WILLEMSTAD - The criticism from the Council for Financial Supervision (CFT) that the communication between Curacao and the CFT is bad was denied by the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha. But Gijsbertha does More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

ING’s CFO quits over money laundering scandal

The resignation comes amid concern about criminal cross-border money flows THE HAGUE - Dutch bank ING said its chief financial officer had resigned after being singled out as responsible for the compliance failings More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Reorganization at the Tax Department

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha, the process is underway to dismantle Centrale Debtors Ledger Management (CDA) and to centralize all collection service at the Tax Department. The More...