February 4, 2023

Barbados faces a tax burden

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By George Alleyne From Caribbean Life In its 2017-2018 Budget, the Barbados government has opted for an internal solution to its debt crisis that is expect to cause widespread price increases, and effectively a devaluation of the dollar. Faced with continuously falling international credit ratings that make borrowing from abroad more expensive, and local agencies […]

Ireland: Expert Evidence: The importance of proper consideration

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Article by Dudley Solan, Peter Lennon, Daniel Scanlon, Graham O’Doherty, Nicholas Cole and Enda O’Keeffe, Maples and Calder A recent Privy Council decision looks at how courts must treat the evidence of expert witnesses (Caribbean Steel Co Ltd v Price Waterhouse (A Firm) [2013] UKPC 18). In this case the plaintiff (“CSC”) acquired a majority […]