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Date: 06 Feb, 2013
Source: Invest Barbados

Now in its fourth successful year, Lexis Nexis’ International Tax and Trust Congress brings together senior private trust and banking professionals, lawyers, accountants and wealth managers to discuss the latest developments in global finance, international regulation and the latest opportunities in tax and trust planning in the Caribbean region.

Held for the fourth successive time in Barbados, this year the congress focuses on the growing relations with North (particularly Canada) and Latin America (particularly Venezuela, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia). The event aims to discuss the financial services within Barbados and the Caribbean more widely, and it’s links with other jurisdictions such as the UK, US and Canada.

Key topics

• In a Keynote Interview Ben Arrindell, Director & International Tax Consultant at Cidel Bank and Trust (Barbados), will discuss the changing face of international tax planning
• Panel Session – The future of taxation in Latin America and the Caribbean Fabiola Costa Girao, International Tax Partner, Xavier Braganca Advogados (Brazil); Alberto I. Benshimol, Partner, D’Empaire Reyna Abogados (Venezuela); and Lucas Moreno, Associate, Brigard & Urrutia (Colombia)
• Dean C. Berry, Special Counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (USA) will give an overview of the industry’s response to FATCA and its impact on Caribbean tax and trust planning.

These are just some discussion points that will be highlighted at the International Tax and Trust Congress. Attendees will be given a superb environment for ideas and debates to flourish. If you require more information about the event, please email

To register, please visit