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Draft banking law contains debatable provisions

PHILIPSBURG — The draft bank account law that Member of Parliament Rolando Brison (UP) sent to the media this week contains a couple of interesting but debatable provisions. The apparent objective of the draft is to improve the banking sector’s customer service. The draft opens with a reference to a European Union guideline that gives European More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022
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Update on the right to a bank account

Dear editor, It should have surprised absolutely no-one in the Sint Maarten business community that businesses now must place ads in a newspaper to get a bank’s attention, as happened in the January 6th edition More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
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CX Pay B.V. partners with Cybersource

MIAMI/WILLEMSTAD — Curaçao based CX Pay B.V. announced that the FinTech company has selected the payment and anti-fraud platform CyberSource, a Visa solution, to broaden its service offering, while further More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
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Ansary and Co sentenced to repay more than one billion guilders to ENNIA

PHILIPBURG -- Majority shareholder Hushang Ansary has to repay insurance company ENNIA more than one billion guilders (close to $563 million) to compensate for a string of financial irregularities that negatively More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Ansary’s attorneys: No evidence of solvency deficit at ENNIA

WILLEMSTAD — “The plaintiffs present circumstances that are incorrect, in violation of the law or otherwise simply made up,” attorneys Karan Doekhi and Mirto Murray said on the second day of the lawsuit More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
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CIBC FirstCaribbean to sell its banking assets in four OECS countries and Aruba

Bridgetown, Barbados 12th October 2021. FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstCaribbean International Bank (Barbados) Limited (“FCIB More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 25th, 2021
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We as a country can manage our own Central Bank

Dear Editor, I am not a person of the media, but as a born St. Maartener and professional, I have decided to speak out on this matter as I am feeling very belittled and insulted by the comments made by MP More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Central Bank shoots down Parman’s objections against the sale of Banco di Caribe

WILLEMSTAD — Ennia Caribe Holding (ECH) is not authorized to sell Banco di Caribe (BdC), its shareholder Parman International said in a press release, but this claim was quickly neutralized by the Central More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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United Group buys Banco di Caribe

PHILIPSBURG — Banco di Caribe has been sold to the Curacao-based United Group Holdings for an undisclosed amount of cash, the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) announced in a press release. The More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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Chamber of Commerce wants to dissolve more than 500 companies

PHILIPSBURG — The Chamber of Commerce has announced its proposal to dissolve more than 500 businesses and thereby taking them off their registry. The complete list of affected businesses has been published More...






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