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The Caribbean Catch-Up column features articles on anti-financial crime and compliance with a regional focus on the Caribbean from subject-matter experts.

Our regular contributor is Tanya McCartney, CEO and Executive Director at the Bahamas Financial Services Board. If you would like to contribute to this column or have any topics you would like to suggest, email editor@acams.org.

Adapting to the ‘New Normal’ in the Caribbean―ACredit Union Point of View

Since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived on Caribbean shores over 18 months ago, credit unions in the region have been forced to embrace the “new normal.” Credit unions have adapted to continue providing financial services to their members and upholding regulatory requirements.1 These adjustments include collecting...

On January 22 and 23, 2020, the Central Bank of the Bahamas hosted an inaugural global research conference focusing on empirical approaches to anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention. This conference’s creation was supported by the Caribbean Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank...