About IBA

About IBA

IBA has for its objective to promote the interests of the international banking community in Curaçao and St. Maarten in the widest sense of the word.

IBA attempts to attain this objective by:

  • acting as the representative body of the international banking community towards the Governments of Curaçao and St. Maarten, as well as towards the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, with respect to intended, or desired amendments of the law, regulations, executive resolutions, decrees and guidelines;
  • to provide a forum for the exchange of thoughts and views among international banks in Curaçao and St. Maarten;
  • to diffuse knowledge and to stimulate a correct comprehension of the role and the nature of international banking in Curaçao and St. Maarten as being an important  industry and to estimate and promulgate its influence on the economy of Curaçao and St. Maarten;
  • to maintain a regular contact with the governmental agencies, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, the Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Associations of the Business Community for the exchange of views and for information regarding actual developments in the business community and other matters in connection with the extension and further growth and continued development of sound international banking in Curaçao and St. Maarten;
  • to participate in the consultative bodies instituted by the governments of Curaçao and St. Maarten;
  • to issue press releases and notices for the other news media, as well as to maintain contacts with those media;
  • to promote and sustain local education and programs for professional training in the field of the international banking business;
  • to co-operate with or provide support to organizations and persons who strive to attain an objective similar or related to the objective of IBA;
  • to promote the conduct of transactions between the members and thus conduce to the development of an international money- and capital market in Curaçao and St. Maarten;
  • to do and perform each and everything which might be conducive to the attainment of the objective of IBA.