Monthly Discussion Topic: Taxation for Growth


The Nassau Institute is holding their monthly discussion group at 6:30pm on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at their offices on Bay Street (corner of Deveaux Street).

This months presentation is “Taxation for Growth” by Jorge Borlandelli.

Mr. Borlandelli graduated in business administration with major in economics and finance from Universidad Católica del Uruguay. He obtained a Master in International Management degree from the University of St. Thomas, Minessota.

He taught international finance at the MBA level at Universidad Católica del Uruguay and has taught economics at the Uruguayan Air Force Academy. He has been a speaker in several conferences and seminars on economic and financial subjects in Uruguay and other South American countries.

Borlandelli has also been a radio columnist in Radio Sarandi, and written economic and financial columns for newspaper “El Pais” and weekly “Busqueda”. In 1998 he conducted research on public security for CERES, an Uruguayan think tank. Jorge has been a columnist in “Poder Ciudadano” a Uruguayan TV program.

He is a member of the Uruguayan Liberal Party and in 2005 founder of Fundacion Libertad, a Uruguayan think tank devoted to spreading the principles of freedom and the rule of law.

He has attended several meetings and conferences organized by the Atlas Economic Research Foundation and The Mont Pelerin Society. He has been working in the financial industry since 1975, both in Uruguay and abroad. He has specialised in fiduciary services, resided in Cayman Islands for five years and has been in The Bahamas since 2007.

He is a member of the Rotary Club of Pocitos since the 1996 and a Paul Harris Fellow since 1997. He was a speaker on 1999’s District 4980 Conference. leading a District-wide effort to establish micro-credit funds through local clubs.

Please confirm your attendance by calling 328-6529, or visit the Nassau Institute web site for an online registration form.

Space is limited to about 25 people.