The first STEP Curaçao Conference , organized on 12 and 13 March at the Santa Barbara Resort (in partnership with CIFA , CIFC and CINEX ) , brings a unique set of speakers together. Experts from all over the world share their views on developments in the international financial sector and the opportunities that are available for the further development of the island in this area.

Particularly the advent of Niall Ferguson. He is one of the leading economic historians worldwide and professor at Harvard University and include Oxford University. There appeared dozens of publications of his hand and some of his books were made ​​into TV series. Time took him in 2004 in the list of 100 most influential people in the world. His articles appear regularly in leading newspapers like the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. Striking and shrewd as he is, Niall Ferguson is considered by many as the leading British historian of his generation.

During the STEP Conference Niall Ferguson , the current worldview sketches include transparency , compliance and tax equality ; issues that affect the future of international financial centers.
Niall Ferguson will next be seen on the conference many other international speakers such as Jan Kees de Jager ( former Minister of Finance in the Netherlands) , Jerry Cohen ( former Chief Legal Counsel of the IRS in the US) , William Heuseler ( Head Wealth Planning or Itaú Private Bank in Brazil ), Joseph Kellogg (Partner Wealth Planning Services at WE Family Offices in the US) , Jonathan Mackay ( economist at Morgan Stanley in the US) and Itzik Amiel ( authority in the field of networks). Registration for the conference is over .