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1. Introduction

A. History And Background

Barbados is known for its political and economic environment, telecommunications systems, confidentiality laws, regulatory controls, supervision and other attributes. In addition, Barbados has numerous double taxation treaties with other countries.

The currency is the Barbados dollar (BBD).

B. Legal System

The law of Barbados has its foundation in English legislation, common law and rules of equity.

Editorial Board
Liza Harridyal-Sodha TEP
Liza Harridyal-Sodha & Associates Inc, St Michael, Barbados


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