Official JBA News

Mrs. Maureen Hayden-Cater, President of First Global Bank Ltd., was unanimously re-elected as the President of the Jamaica Bankers Association (JBA) at the JBA’s Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

"... Jamaica right now is in a unique position and the financial sector has a big role to play in a lot of things..."

Ms. Minna Israel, President and Country Head of RBTT Bank Jamaica Ltd., demits the office of the President of the Jamaica Bankers Association.

The top spokesman for Jamaican bankers is proposing that the rules on loan collateral be liberalised to make it easier for small companies starved of financing to qualify for credit.

A team from BankSearch (UK) were in the island recently to present their online system of banking solutions to the financial sector.

The JBA is ramping up its advocacy for sound financial practices through the recent launch of its public education campaign.

Bruce Bowen, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Nova Scotia, was unanimously elected President of the JBA at their Annual General Meeting on June 16, 2011.

President of First Global Bank, Mrs. Maureen Hayden-Cater, was unanimously elected President of the Jamaica Bankers Association (JBA) at an Extraordinary General Meeting held on Friday, September 20, 2013.

Jamaican banks are seriously assessing the costs of complying with an imminent United States tax law requiring full disclosure of the value of accounts held by US citizens in local financial institutions.