Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Bahamas Needs More Than Laws For Dispute Centre

By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business Editor
nhartnell@tribunemedia.net

The Bahamas must do much more than just pass laws if it is to realise a 20-year ambition to become “this hemisphere’s arbitration centre”, a well-known QC has warned.

Brian Moree QC, senior partner at McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes, told Tribune Business that “a holistic approach” requiring technical, administrative and marketing skills was essential if this nation is to turn an improved legislative platform into a much-needed new business opportunity.

While praising the Government for recently bringing two arbitration-related bills to Parliament, Mr Moree said much now depended on its “sustained commitment” to treating the issue as a “high priority” and allocating the necessary resources to finally establish such facilities in The Bahamas.  Read more >>