Real Estate Transactions: Legislative Amendments

In the 2022/2023 Budget Communication presented by The Right Honourable Prime Minister Philip Davis QC, MP, the Government communicated...

ROBA Deadline is Fast Approaching

If your Legal Entity has not complied with ROBA by 19 August 2021 you could be liable for a fine...

Bahamas Legislative Update: Protection of Depositors (Amendment) Act, 2020

The Protection of Depositors (Amendment) Act, 2020 (the “PODAA”) came into force on 1 September 2020. The PODAA was...

Financial Services Industry in The Bahamas Welcomes New Act

The introduction of the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2020 (the “Act”), which repealed and replaced the Banks...

Real Property Tax Forgiveness Program

On 1 March 2021, during the Fiscal Strategy Debate, the Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister & Minister...

New Legislation Welcomed for the Execution of Deeds in The Bahamas

The Property (Execution of Deeds and Documents) Act, 2020 (the “PEDDA”) came into force on 11 December 2020. The...

Digital Assets Regulation Enacted in The Bahamas

In order to keep pace with the provision of financial technology, the D.A.R.E Act has been enacted to regulate...

Unprecedented Times: Practical Considerations for Directors Duties in the face of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global health crisis which has undoubtedly caused significant disruption to the growth, function...

Supreme Court Decision Concerning the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Supreme Court declines jurisdiction to entertain a claim for the enforcement of Orders obtained by The Ontario Securities Commission...