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 Published on Thursday, March 2, 2009 Antigua and Barbuda   Antigua and Barbuda must aggressively pursue ways to repair its image before the coming storm of anti-tax haven abuse legislation, says top New York attorney, Kenneth Rubinstein. Rubinstein's law firm drafted the Antigua International Trust Act, International Foundations Act and the […]

Antigua-Barbuda Must Repair Offshore Image, Says New York Attorney


   Tuesday, March 10, 2009 BELIZE CITY, Belize: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads will focus on the effects of the current global economic and financial crises in the region and possible mitigation actions when they meet on Thursday and Friday in Belize City. The global crisis was discussed last November at […]

CARICOM Heads to meet in Belize on Thursday and Friday


It is a classic case of “passing the buck”, but Caribbean jurisdictions that offer offshore financial services will be the victims of lax regulation by the OECD countries – the UK and US in particular.  Britain’s Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and the US Senate and Congress have both now shown […]

“Tax haven” jurisdictions – Sitting Ducks and Scapegoats



Published on Monday,March 9, 2009 GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA): On March 5, the shares of the great Citigroup, once one of the largest banks and companies in world, traded for only 97 US cents on the New York Stock Exchange. Unfortunately, this is not a unique situation. It has been repeated […]

CLICO Fears Shared By Entire Caribbean


The threat to the financial services sector of the Caribbean is growing everyday and is becoming more evident in reports by media who have swallowed hook, line and sinker that so-called “tax havens” are helping US, European and Japanese nationals, both persons and companies, to evade taxation in their home […]

Is the Caribbean Financial Services Sector Asleep?


NEWS RELEASE Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Basseterre, St.Kitts ECCU 2008 ECONOMIC REVIEW Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Sir K. Dwight Venner will present the 2008 Economic Review of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) on 29 January 2009 at 8:00 p.m. The review will be broadcast simultaneously […]

ECCU 2008 ECONOMIC REVIEW