The IMPACT Justice Project hosted a Company Law Reform Seminar on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 in the Shell Suite of the Solution Centre, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus.
The seminar, which was attended by representatives of regional Chambers of Commerce, regional Registrars of Corporate Affairs, attorneys-at-law, law lecturers and professors from the UWI and UTECH Faculties of Law, reviewed a report commissioned by IMPACT Justice entitled: “Bridging the Gap – A Status Report on Company Law in the CARICOM Region with Recommendations for Reform”.
The author of the report, Ms. Lana Ashby, Assistant Professor (Education), Durham University, UK conducted the seminar and Mrs. Suzanne Ffolkes-Goldson, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UWI, St. Augustine Campus served as chairperson.
The seminar began with a brief opening ceremony at which Ms. Michele Gibson, Senior Development Officer, Global Affairs Canada; The Hon. Sir Marston Gibson, K.A., Chief Justice of Barbados and Professor Velma Newton, Regional Project Director of the IMPACT Justice Project all delivered remarks.