Monthly Archives: June 2011

Barbados International Business Association Sets Agenda

Connie Smith, the newly elected president of the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA), has laid out the organization’s agenda for the upcoming year. Her plan is to focus on enhancing the island’s competitive advantage by working with the Government of Barbados to improve business facilitation by reforming legislation and improving to best practices. On this Continue Reading...

S&P: Barbados Economic Activity Accelerating

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has given a positive review of Barbados’ economic performance as it continues to recover from the global recession. The credit rating agency maintained the island’s BBB- investment grade rating in its latest report. S&P said that they felt the economy was recovering after remaining stable through 2010 and posting slight growth Continue Reading...

BIBA Annual General Meeting

The Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) will be holding its Annual General Meeting on June 23rd at 5 p.m. at the Barbados Yacht Club. BIBA is the private sector organization that serves as the representative for companies involved in the Barbados offshore business sector. Meeting Agenda 1. Call to order – President 2. To receive Continue Reading...

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Conference, Toronto

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada will be hosting the 2011 Conference in Toronto, Canada on June 2nd and 3rd. The conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, South Building. The event will feature industry experts who will share insights in the areas of tax, Continue Reading...