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08 May
Maternity Protection in the Workplace

Pregnancy and motherhood are often viewed as wonderful and exciting times in women’s lives. However, for many working women they can also be times of great vulnerability, generating concerns about health, time off, job security and career progression.There...

07 Mar
Guyana’s Local Content Policy: A cause for CARICOM concern?

Since the discovery of prolific oil reservoirs in 2015, Guyana has undergone significant levels of economic growth and transformation.  The discovery has attracted foreign investment, activity and operation across various sectors within the country resulting in foreign entities...

21 Feb
Dissolving a Company: What does it mean and how is it done?

Many countries around the world continue to grapple with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has brought more than its fair share of challenges, Trinidad and Tobago (‘T&T’) being no exception. Private limited liability companies operating within...

07 Feb
Courting Legal Business Relations

At the beginning of any relationship, it is important to know the other party(ies) involved. While in our small twin island nation where “everybody know everybody” that is fairly easy to achieve in our personal relationships, in our...

23 Jan
Disabilities in the Workplace

‘Ableism’ refers to discrimination or social prejudice against persons with disabilities. It is rooted in the assumption or belief that people with disabilities are incapable, or inferior to nondisabled people. While many people with disabilities are capable of...

09 Jan
Withholding Tax in Cross-Border Contracts

The incidence of cross-border services and transactions has increased exponentially particularly over the past century.  It is now quite commonplace for businesses and individuals who are resident within Trinidad and Tobago (‘T&T’) to transact business with entities that...

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22 Dec
Office Closure for the Holidays

Our office will be closed between December 24, 2021 until January 3, 2022 for the Christmas and New Years Holidays.If you require our assistance during this time, please do not hesitate to contact us via email to our general...