The theme for Financial Information Month (FIM) 2012, “Challenge Yourself: Innovate-Compete-Succeed!” recognises the importance of innovation in the current economic and financial environment and challenges the citizens of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) to become competitive and endeavour to succeed. The ECCU Business Innovation Contest for High School Students, is part of this positive call to action. Continue reading
The National Entrepreneurial Development Division (NEDD) is inviting all entrepreneurs, prospective entrepreneurs and all residents, particularly those in the St. Johnson’s “Village” area to a Community Business Meeting on Thursday, September 06, 2012, at the St. Johnson’s Community Centre at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Continue reading
The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) wishes to advise the public of the following license revocations: Continue reading
The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) has suspended the broker dealer license, number SL-PL-0009-11, of Financial Investment & Consultancy Services (FICS) Ltd effective 10 July 2012. Such suspension is pursuant to Section 66 (3) (a) of the Securities Act No. 21 of 2001 of the laws of Saint Lucia (the Act) as the company has ceased to meet the requirement for licensing in accordance with Section 48 (3) (b) of the Act.
FICS cannot carry on the business of a licensed broker dealer in the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market until this requirement is satisfied.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):
The financial institution presented a cheque for $15,000.00 to facilitate an entrepreneurship initiative designed to expose 250 young people to the theory of small business development with some practical experience. Continue reading