World Investor Week 2021
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas joins IOSCO and securities regulators around the world in celebrating World Investor Week 2021.
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is celebrating the fifth annual World Investor Week (WIW) from 4 to 10 October 2021. To learn more about World Investor Week visit www.worldinvestorweek.org
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, IOSCO members may celebrate WIW in their jurisdiction any week in October and November, to promote financial literacy and investor education. The Securities Commission of The Bahamas will observe WIW 2021 from 11-17 October 2021 with a number of activities.
Strengthening Our Toolkit to Fight Impacts of Financial Fraud During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Presented by IFIE Americas Chapter, Caribbean Working Group, on Thursday 21 October 2021 at 2pm.
- Bahamas to present on criminalizing frauds and scams.
- Bahamas to moderate Q&A on lessons from the field.
Industry Briefing: Securities Industry (Business Capital) Rules, 2021
- SCB Participants: Christina Rolle, Mechelle Martinborough, Christian Adderley
- Moderator: Keith Davies (CEO, BISX)
The Hon. Phillip E. Davis, Prime Minister of The Bahamas has proclaimed the month of October “Investor Education Month”.
Read the Proclamation
The Securities Commission will launch a video competition: “Starting Out? Start Right!” in celebration of World Investor Week. The competition challenges videographers to highlight key financial concepts and practices young Bahamians can use to be financially resilient and start on the path to wealth building. The competition is open to residents 18 and over.
$5000 cash grand prize for the winner, cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd place, and People’s Choice.
Submission dates: 11 October – 30 November 2021
INVESTOR EDUCATION CONTENT
For a refresher on the fundamentals of financial literacy and investor education see the links below: