The Bahamas: Regulatory Waivers

The Regulator

The Securities Commission of The Bahamas is the regulator for the financial services sector in The Bahamas.

Requirements to Practice

The Securities Commission requires that Trading, Advising, and Discretionary Management Representatives, as well as Compliance Officers, CEOs, and Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officers are licensed to practice in The Bahamas.

The Waiver

The Securities Commission recognizes CFA Program Level I as meeting the education requirements necessary to qualify for a license as a Trading, Advising and Discretionary Management Representative. Learn more about the waiver (PDF).

The Securities Commission recognizes the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program as meeting the education requirements necessary to qualify for a license as a Trading and Advising Representative. Learn more about the waiver (PDF).