Monthly Archives: April 2011

Anti-Money Laundering Training Workshops

The Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) will be hosting a series of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Training Workshops to familiarize managers and business owners with the new Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (Prevention and Control) Act, 2010. This Act is far-reaching and places legal obligations on a wide range of businesses such as banks, insurance Continue Reading...

International Institute for Financial Risk and Regulation Workshop

The International Institute for Financial Risk and Regulation Project (IIFRR) will be hosting a very informative workshop on Thursday, April 21st, 2011.  The Stakeholder Workshop will be held on the 4th Floor Conference Room, UWI Administration Building Cave Hill, Barbados. The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and run until 5:15 p.m. The speakers and Continue Reading...

Barbados Economic Review First Quarter 2011

The Barbados economy grew by 2.8 percent in the first quarter of 2011 according to the Central Bank of Barbados. The economic recovery was led by a strong tourism market with the main U.K. and U.S. markets showing a significant rebound with a 15 percent and 7 percent increase in arrivals respectively.  The U.K. recovery Continue Reading...

Prospects and Challenges for Offshore Financial Centres

The Barbados Economics Society hosted a discussion entitled “Prospects and Challenges for Offshore Financial Centres” at the Tom Adams Financial Centre. During the discussion, attorney-at-law Dr. Trevor Carmichael, Q.C. shared his expert opinion and insight into the international business sector in Barbados.  A specialist in international business law, he has played a key leadership role Continue Reading...

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance: A Global Perspective to Best Practices Presented by Richard C. Powers, Academic Director, Directors Education Program (Canada) This CMA-hosted workshop is ideal for business leaders who are currently part of a board or will be joining one in the near future.  Increased responsibility and accountability have been placed on board members in recent Continue Reading...

BIBA April Luncheon Seminar

“The Challenges for Barbados as an International Financial Centre” Presented by Dr. Winston Moore, President of the Barbados Economics Society The Barbados International Business Association’s April Luncheon has been announced.  It will focus on the increased number of challenges facing Barbados as a leading international financial centre. The details are as follows: Location: The Barbados Continue Reading...