4 Welcome to the 2014 Edition5 Message from the Minister7 Facing the Challenges while Building a Strong Brand8 Barbados: the Ideal Jurisdiction for Family Offices, Private Trust Companies and Foundations10 Investment Technology Specialists Choose the Ideal Location10 Current Trends in International Wealth Planning 12 Global Investment Strategies for International Investors13 International Mergers and Acquisitions Advisors Expand into Barbados 14 Global Trends in Wealth Management ­ the New World of Risk Mitigation in Portfolio Management16 Why Global Investors are Choosing Barbados17 Trust Barbados for a Firm Foundation 18 Tax Treaties Prove their Resilience20 Barbados - Keeping up with Regulatory Best Practice22 Establishing and Maintaining Trust and TransparencySponsors24 The Financial Services Commission - a Facilitator of International Business 25 Marine Compressed Natural Gas Transporter Aims to Enhance Barbados Operations 26 Back to the Basics ­ Why a Captive and Why Barbados?28 The Impact of Corporate Governance on Business Performance29 Barbados: an Attractive Choice for Global Entrepreneurs30 Barbados: a Comfortable Home for Canadian Captives32 Captive Insurance and New Governance ­ What Do I Need to Know?33 Choosing a Domicile: a Latin American Perspective ­ Oil and Gas Opportunities34 ... And So Much More36 Is there still a place for Barbados as your International Business Location?37 Structures and Strategies for Foreign Investors using Barbados as their Domicile of Choice38 Growth Opportunities for Barbados ­ Emerging Markets and ProductsBarbados International Finance & Business magazine is a publication of Invest Barbados. Invest Barbados is grateful to the international business community and the service providers for their support on the editorial committee and in contributing articles. We also thank the following sponsors:Wealth Management CIBC FirstCaribbean International BankCidel Bank & TrustDGM Bank & TrustJ&T Bank and Trust Inc. RBC Wealth Management, CaribbeanScotiabankInternational Insurance CGE International Services Ltd.Global Re SCCMarsh Canada LimitedUSA Risk Group International BusinessBrookfield International Bank Inc. Chancery Chambers Deloitte & Touche Ernst and Young First Provider Goldstream Management Services Ltd. JLT Towner KPMG Meridian Law Platinum Offshore Management Services Inc. PricewaterhouseCoopersContentsEstablishing and Maintaining Trust and Transparency ­ see pages 22-23
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