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Date: 16 Aug, 2010
Source: Invest Barbados

Invest Barbados will host an International Business Seminar on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hotel Presidente InterContinental Mexico, Campos Eliseos 218, Polanco 11560 Mexico D.F.

The informational seminar hosted under the theme “The Barbados Opportunity Enhancing Mexican Investment and Wealth Planning”, aims to provide participants with a chance to become familiar with the prospective opportunities opened to Mexican investors through the Mexico-Barbados Treaty.

It is expected that participants from the Wealth Planning and Wealth Management sectors will be able to take advantage of the seminar’s interactive sessions. The day will culminate with a networking luncheon.

The seminar agenda includes:

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. – Welcome: Mr. John Beale, Ambassador of Barbados to the United States

9:10 – 9:40 a.m. – An Introduction to the Barbados Jurisdiction: Mr. Wayne Kirton, Invest Barbados

9:40 – 10:20 a.m. – Setting Up a Business in Barbados: Ms. Connie Smith, Tricor Caribbean Limited

10:20 – 11:00 a.m. – Tax Strategies – Using the Mexico-Barbados Treaty: Mr. Ben Arrindell, International Tax Consultant

11:00 – 11:40 a.m. – Mexican Tax Perspective – Leveraging Offshore Entities: Mr. Paul Kavanagh, J & T Group Mexico Office

11:40 – 12:00 p.m. – Coffee break/ Audiovisual presentation

12:00 – 12:40 p.m. – Advantages for Captives Using the Barbados-Mexico Treaty: Mr. Nicholas Crichlow, Marsh Management Services

12:40 – 1:10 p.m. – Using Barbados Structures to Manage Your Wealth: Trusts, Mr. Andrew Ferreira, Chancery Chambers

1:10 – 1:50 p.m. – Using Barbados Structures to Manage Your Wealth: Investment Management, Mr. Allen Ransome, Scotia Private Client Group

1:50 – 2:30 p.m. – The Art of the Deal: Maximizing Value for Mexican Families through the Sale of Private Business via Barbados: Mr. Rob Follows, STS Capital

2:30 p.m. – Networking Luncheon

To register visit either site below:

For English, click here

For Spanish, click here

For further information, please contact Jillian Brathwaite at