The Spring Seminar

On 24 January 2011 BIFSA co-hosted, along with the International Business Companies Registry (IBCR), a seminar on updated Practices and Procedures for the IBCR along with presentations on the Foundations legislation which was passed in late 2010.

The Seminar was opened by BIFSA’s President, Mr. Christopher Coye, who commented extensively on the state of the industry. The event was officiated by Rishi Alain Mungal, who acted as Master of Ceremonies.

Ms. Katherine Haylock, Deputy Registrar of IBCR, along with Mr. Santiago Gonzalez, Supervisor at the IBCR provided useful commentary on the Registry’s current guidelines to Registered Agents during the morning session. In the afternoon, Foundations were discussed and elaborated upon by Mr. Oscar Sabido (Senior Counsel), Mr. Carlo Mason. BIFSA’s special invited guest, Mr. Eduardo Gonzalez of Morgan & Morgan, Panama delivered his perspective as a Panamanian attorney of the Foundation as a planning tool that has been used in that jurisdiction for many years.

Relevant articles and presentations made can be found here [include link]