Express Business Filler #1

THE National Energy Vehicle Infrastructure Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (NEVICOTT) has failed in its attempt to prevent CL Financial (CLF) from disposing of Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd and Holiday Inn at Trincity as part of its liquidation process.

NEVICOTT has also been denied an application to have CL Financial release its audited financial statements for the period 2017 to 2019. It had filed an application at the High Court for injunctive relief, seeking an order from the court to stay the sale of both Methanol Holdings and Holiday Inn.


AGREEMENT has been reached between Minister of Finance Colm Imbert and the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce that will allow local businesses to get cash for the billions of dollars in Value-Added Tax refunds owed to them by the end of next month.

HIGH fuel costs and traffic congestion are causing more people to purchase motorcycles for travelling short distances.

AFTER deliberating on the First Citizens Initial Public Offering (IPO) for more than 19 months, Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, concluded that there was “insufficient evidence” from an investigation conducted internally by a team from the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) “for a realistic prospect of conviction for any offence under the Securities Act Chapter 83.02.”

SOME 50 exporters across 13 sectors have received about US$21 million to purchase raw materials and other inputs, in the facility established by the Government and executed by T&T’s EXIMBank to ease access to foreign exchange.

REGULATORY compliance is essential to the orderly functioning of the securities market. Registrants registered with the Commission should establish effective policies, operational procedures and controls in relation to their day-to-day business activities in order to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory and legal requirements.