Invest Barbados

IB Week 2012

Date: 2012-10-21
Duration: 6 day(s)
Location: St. Michael, Barbados




This annual event, hosted by the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA), centred on a week of activities designed to celebrate the economic and social contributions that the international business sector makes to Barbados on a daily basis.

International Business Week commenced on October 21st, 2012 and culminated with a 2-day business conference which saw invited speakers, both local and international, address key topics pertinent to this year’s theme, titled: "Innovation... Our Path to New Horizons.”

Presentations from the conference are now available for viewing below:



Recent Developments in International Tax Planning by Kara Ann Selby

Trusts with US Beneficiaries - Planning for the Avoidance of Costly Mistakes by Steven L. Cantor


Changes to Canada-Barbados Treaty and the Impact On Barbados for Canadian Multi-Nationals Investing In/Out of Canada by Leo Mitsiadis


TIEAs vs. DTAs: The Implication for Small Developing States by Jonathan Garbutt


Meeting the Challenge of Growing Complexities in Financial Services by Ben Arrindell


Regulatory Competition Among Offshore Domiciles: Who Will Be the Winners? By Alison Manzer


Barbados : a hub for investment into Latin America by Juan Navarro & Javier Lemoine


FATCA: Investment Reporting And The Implications for Caribbean Financial Institutions by Bruce Zagaris


Anti Money Laundering Key Considerations for Developing Economies by Dalia Littlewood

Environmental Business Initiatives To Help Reduce Demands on Fossil Fuels and Natural Resources by Mitch Hawkins


Entrepreneurship - A Way Forward For Sustainable Development by Dr. Basil Springer


Innovation / Change Management - The Imperative in Turbulent Times by Dr. Eddie Molloy


View the programme for the conference