Caribbean Experts to address Corporate Governance Workshop in Jamaica

20 Mar 2015 1:16 PM | Deleted user

Are Jamaican corporate boards living up to their responsibility of being accountable to stakeholders and shareholders? How do Jamaican laws compare to others in the Caribbean and to international best practices?

These and other burning issues will be explored during the 2015 groundbreaking workshop to be hosted in Jamaica by the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute (CCGI).  Entitled ‘Corporate Governance…  Board Accountability,  Disclosures, Audits and Evaluations’, the workshop is scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 12,  at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The workshop which will be addressed by experts in the field of corporate governance will share primary research findings and provide examples and guidance for effective accountability. Some other topics which will be covered include: Guidance on how boards can demonstrate accountability and what shareholders need to look for; as well as guidance on how and what to disclose about an organisation’s corporate governance practices. 

Lead facilitator at the workshop will be  Dr. Axel  Kravatzky, Chairman, CCGI ,  and  founding Chair of the first and only non-profit membership organization dedicated to best practice Corporate Governance in the Caribbean.

Among the other  distinguished speakers and panelists are:  Mr. Dennis Brown, CCGI, Director and Council Member of the Institute of  Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ); Mr. David Hall, President, Institute of Internal Auditors; 
Ms. Suzanne Ffolkes-Goldson, Attorney-at-Law and Lecturer in Law, UWI Mona Campus; and Ms. Carolyn DaCosta, Group Compliance Manager and Company Secretary, Jamaica Money Market Brokers Group (JMMB).
The one-day Corporate Governance Workshop will be targeting Corporate Secretaries, Directors, Internal and External Auditors, Senior Managers, Chairpersons, as well as  Corporate Governance Committee Members.

Cost for  the workshop is  US$100.00  (Members) and US$120.00 (Non-Members) and includes Lunch and Coffee Breaks. Persons wishing to participate may register on line at  For further information contact: Desiree Gobin-Seecharan +1 (868) 221-8707 (CCGI); Maxine Brown (876)978-6709 and Janet Morrison, (876)330-0332

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