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Tag Archives: lobby

  1. BARBADIAN NGO LEADER STATES HOW ‘SMALL BUSINESS SECTOR’ LOST A CHAMPION

    The family of the Small Business Association (SBA) and the wider small business sector in Barbados has lost a true champion in the person of Trevor ‘Job’ Clarke. Mr. Clarke was instrumental in the early stage of development of the SBA and has assisted through his advocacy efforts in the 1970s and ’80s in laying […]

    September 28, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Even After Volcker, Banks Aren’t Safe Enough: Want To Know dot Info Update

    Despite the hoopla over the approval of the Volcker rule, which restricts banks from making certain types of speculative investments, our financial system isn’t much safer than it was before 2008. A major reason for the continued complexity and risk in the financial system is lobbying power. So while the rule limits federally insured banks […]

    January 7, 2014BusinessNo comments
  3. Dominican Republic legislators plan to repeal criminal defamation – Announcement comes after IPI lobbying as part of C’bean campaign

    The International Press Institute (IPI) just welcomed a commitment from legislators in the Dominican Republic to repeal all criminal defamation and insult laws in the Penal Code and accepted a second invitation to assist the Caribbean country in bringing its press laws in line with international standards. IPI had lobbied government leaders to reject a […]

    November 19, 2012Events, PoliticalNo comments