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Barbados International Business Association January Luncheon

The Barbados International Business Association’s January Luncheon will focus on Barbados’ foreign exchange reserves and the country’s strategy for bolstering these reserves in the future. “Four Pillars of a Forward-Looking FX-Driven Growth Strategy for Barbados” Presented by Dr. DeLisle Worrell, Governor, Central Bank of Barbados Recent increases in world commodity prices have negatively affected Barbados’ Continue Reading...

Barbados Tax Treaty Lecture and Panel Discussion

The Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados will be presenting a lecture and panel discussion on: “Regional Tax Treaties and Tax Information Exchange Agreements and OECD Standards” Presented by Dr. Shee Boon Law, Principal Research Associate in Tax Services of the International Bureau of Fiscal Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Association November Luncheon

The Barbados International Business Association’s November Luncheon will focus on the recently signed Protocol to amend the Barbados Canada Tax Treaty “The Amendments to the Barbados-Canada DTA: What Will This Mean for Barbados?” Presented by Dominique Pepin, Tax Partner, Ernst & Young, Barbados The Barbados Canada tax treaty is one of the island’s oldest and Continue Reading...

Canadian Tax Foundation Annual Conference

The Canadian Tax Foundation will be hosting its Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada from November 27th to 29th, 2011. The conference will take place at Palais des Congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, Montréal, Canada. The Conference features both workshops and plenary sessions. International Financial Centres: Pirates of Paragons? One session titled “International Financial Continue Reading...

Barbados Canada Tax Treaty Update

Barbados and Canada have updated their longstanding tax treaty.  The original Barbados Canada tax treaty has been in place since 1980.  It is a very important tax treaty for both countries with Barbados being the leading international business jurisdiction for Canadian foreign direct investment. The Barbados Canada Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) was amended to ensure Continue Reading...

Barbados Signs Tax Treaties with Czech Republic and Iceland

Barbados and the Czech Republic signed the Barbados Czech Republic Double Taxation Agreement on October 26, 2011. This latest Barbados tax treaty comes as the island continues to actively expand its tax treaty network and further enhance its attractiveness as a first class offshore jurisdiction. Barbados Attorney General Adriel Braithwaite who is currently serving as Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Week

The Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) will be hosting its annual International Business Week from October 23 – 29, 2011. International Business Week features a week of activities that will help raise awareness amongst Barbadians of the significant economic and social contributions made by the Barbados international business sector to the island’s growth and development. Continue Reading...

Central Bank of Barbados Economic Report for September 2011

The Barbados economy grew by 1% for the first nine months of the year compared to the same period in 2010. This news was disappointing considering the original projection of 2% growth at the start of the year. The island’s economic growth is heavily dependent on the tourism sector which showed no noticeable increase in Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Seminar, Calgary

The Government of Barbados will be hosting an International Business Seminar in Calgary, Canada on October 4, 2011. The seminar is being hosted by Invest Barbados, the organization in charge of promoting Barbados offshore business opportunities. The International Business Seminar will take place at The Westin Calgary located at 320 4th Avenue, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 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...