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RIMS Canada Conference, Capital ConneXions, Ottawa

The RIMS Canada Conference for 2011 is will be hosted in Ottawa, Canada from September 18 to 21, 2011. This year’s event is entitled Capital ConneXions. The RIMS Conference will be held at the brand new Ottawa Convention Centre located on Colonel By Drive. This year’s Capital ConneXions conference will bring together risk managers, insurers, Continue Reading...

Barbados Fourth on Caribbean & Central American Country List

Barbados has once again been recognized as one of the leading offshore jurisdictions in FDI Intelligence’s latest list on Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2011/12 which ranked the country as 4th overall. FDI Intelligence is a special division of the Financial Times that focuses specifically on foreign direct investment worldwide. Foreign direct Continue Reading...

Barbados Ratifies Double Taxation Agreement with Spain

Barbados and Spain have ratified the Barbados – Spain Double Taxation Agreement bringing it into full effect from October 14, 2011. The ratification of the Barbados Spain tax treaty builds on Barbados’ expansive tax treaty network to facilitate improved international business and trade between the two countries.  A strong tax treaty network is a key Continue Reading...

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...

Captives and Corporate Insurance Strategies Summit, Toronto

Invest Barbados will be the Gold Sponsor of the Captives and Corporate Insurance Strategies Summit in Toronto, Canada on June 1st and 2nd, 2011. The conference will be held at the Metropolitan Hotel, Downtown Toronto. The conference will help risk managers create value by: • Mitigating risks • Minimizing costs • Strengthening ERM • Maximizing Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Seminar in Toronto

The Government of Barbados will host a free International Business Seminar in Toronto, Canada on May 26, 2011. The event will be hosted through Invest Barbados and will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto located at 21 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M3R 2G1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free 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...

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...