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Day 1 – Friday June 7th, 2019

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM
Welcome Address
Liesel Weekes
8:45 AM – 8:55 AM
Opening Remarks
Hon. Madam Chief Justice Kaye Goodridge Chief Justice of Barbados (ag)
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Leveling the playing field? Impact of the abolition of the IBC’s and the restructuring of corporate tax regime in Barbados
Mr. Andrew Ferreira Q.C. Managing Partner of Chancery Chambers (Presenter)
Kaye Williams (Moderator)
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
A whole new world! Anti-money laundering in the digital currency era.
Sade Jemmott General Counsel of BITT Technologies (Presenter)
Mrs. Nicola Berry (Moderator)
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
11:20 AM – 12:20 PM
Transforming Information into Intelligence – Fraud investigation and prevention techniques.
Timothy Abrahams, Partner – PwC – Forensic Services, Advisory Practice, Chicago (Presenter)
Jude Vanover, Director – PwC – Forensic Services, Advisory Practice (Presenter)
Jared Richards (Moderator)
12:35 PM – 1:20 PM
Privacy Policies and the Data Protection Bill, Barbados
Bartlett Morgan (Presenter)
Nicole Nurse (Presenter)
Shari-Ann Walker (Presenter)
Omari Drakes (Moderator)
1:35 PM – 2:20 PM
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Resolution of Sports Disputes
J. Tyrone Marcus – Attorney-at-Law, Co-Author of Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law (Presenter)
Gregory Nicholls (Moderator)
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
Rights of the Child – Legal Representation and Sentencing
Jackie Burke Sealy Director Legal Aid and Counselling Clinic Grenada (Presenter)
Nailah Robinson (Moderator)

Day 2 – Saturday, June 8th, 2019

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
The Appellate Advocate and the Appellate Function in our Court System
Hon. Justice Andrew Burgess JCCJ (Presenter)
Laura Harvey Read (Moderator)
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Towards expediency and efficiency – E-Registries
Bruce Preston Courtroom Expert for JUST project in Jamaica and JUSTICE Project in Ghana (Presenter)
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
E-Discovery and E-Forensics in Criminal and Civil Proceedings
Georgia Gibson Henlin Q.C. Attorney-at-Law CLPD Director JAMBAR (Presenter)
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Social Media: The Impact of Admissibility of Evidence and the Right to a Fair Trial
Donna Babb Agard Q.C. Director of Public Prosecutions of Barbados (Presenter)
Benjamin Drakes (Moderator)
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Recent Constitutional Amendments and Judicial Independence
Dr. Ronnie Yearwood Attorney-at-Law, Lecturer UWI Cave Hill (Presenter)
Tammi Pilgrim LLM Attorney-at-Law Partner Lex Caribbean (Presenter)
Gregory Nicholls (Moderator)
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas – A treaty right to Legal Education? – Jason Jones A Case Study
Rowan Pennington-Benton Attorney-at-Law (Presenter)
Rita Evans (Moderator)
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Corporate Identity and Liability in the Modern World
Rowan Pennington-Benton Attorney-at-Law (Presenter)
Rita Evans (Moderator)
NB: The Barbados Bar Association reserves the right to change the foregoing programme at any time.