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Hilton hosts international lawyers conference

Top international lawyers in the field of family law to gather in Nassau to discuss the legal and social consequences of the disintegration and reintegration of families. The conference runs March 17-19 and is hosted by the Council of Legal Education Eugene Dupuch Law School. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The International Society of Family Law Caribbean Regional Conference will take place this week at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel in Nassau.

Running March 17-19, the event will play host to more than 40 distinguished panelists including jurists, legal scholars, psychologists, social workers and educators from the Caribbean, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Sweden and Serbia. Among them are the Rt. Honourable Lord Justice Matthew Thorpe from the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, and the Honourable Madame Justice Nancy Flatters from the Calgary Family and Youth Court in Alberta, Canada.

The theme of the conference is “The Legal and Social Consequences of the Disintegration and Reintegration of Families” and matters to be discussed include marriage and divorce, cohabitation, property distribution, mediation, paternity and inheritance, transracial, inter-country and same-sex adoption, assisted reproduction and ethical issues, child development, international child abduction, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, human rights and the family and same sex marriages.

The event is being hosted by the Council of Legal Education Eugene Dupuch Law School. For more information visit: www.law2.byu.edu.

Governor Woodes Rogers

Leading figures in the field of education and training in financial services are set to meet in The Bahamas later this month for the 19th World Conference of Banking and Finance Institutes. To be held at Atlantis Paradise Island, the event will address the topics of trust and accountability in the banking sector.

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has release its Monthly Economic and Financial Developments report for January 2011. The report collates data from financial institutions’ daily reports on foreign exchange transactions and weekly balance sheet statements.

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