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By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers now rebranded to Grant Thornton

WILLEMSTAD - PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the Dutch Caribbean has been rebranded “Grant Thornton.” Grant Thornton announced the rebranding on Tuesday, calling it a significant expansion of its network in More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

CFT: Tax compliance of utmost importance to reduce the deficit

PHILIPSBURG - Cost-cutting measures, broadening the tax base and increased tax compliance are of the utmost importance to limit the country’s budgeted deficit, was the essence of the message of the Committee for More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Announcement of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten

WILLEMSTAD - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) will soon launch new strategic goals and plans for the period 2018-2020. ‘Openness, agility and customer-friendly’ are terms that the CBCS More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Curaçao tax reforms promote an attractive investment climate for businesses

WILLEMSTAD - The financial organizations CIFA and VAB have actively been cooperating with the Curaçao Government to ensure improvement and amendment of the legislation to keep pace with the constantly changing More...

Cft - 1
By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Budget control and related risks is insufficient; without additional measures a new deficit for 2018 is unavoidable”

WILLEMSTAD - During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that more insight and better management are needed in the execution of the budget. The financial More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Press Release: Curaçao International Financial Association

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao International Financial Association (CIFA) has for many years, and together with other organisations such as the VAB (Association of Antillian Tax Advisors), cooperated with the Curaçao More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

More independence for Court of Audit

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Court of Audit must be able to conduct research within government-owned companies such as Curaçao Refinery, Aqualectra and Curoil. The need to be able to do this without the intervention More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Sagicor rakes in US$115 million in profits despite economic problems in its markets

Sagicor Financial Corporation is flourishing while the Caribbean economies battle fiscal and debt problems. Group chief operating officer Ravi Rambarran earlier this week reported that last year, Sagicor recorded More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Bridging Financial Innovation and Regulation Seminar 2018

WILLEMSTAD - On the 28th and 29th of June, 2018, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), in collaboration with CINEX, will be hosting the Bridging Financial Innovation and Regulation Seminar 2018. More...

Court of Auditors
By Edition On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Court of Audit: Supervision of islands’ finances is insufficiently effective

WILLEMSTAD - The Court of Audit thinks that the financial supervision of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom is seriously inadequate and urges the government to take measures to increase effectiveness. This is evident More...