Bahamas Legislative Amendments: Industrial Relations

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2017 (the “Amendment Act”) has resulted in notable changes to an employer’s duty to...

CRS / FATCA Deadline – Final Extension

The Department for International Tax Cooperation sent an industry update this month advising of the deadlines for registering and...

Bahamas Legislative Amendments: Business Licences

The Business Licence (Amendment) Act came into force on the 1st July, 2017 and effects changes to the business...

Bahamas Legislative Amendments: Stamp Duty

There have been several recent amendments to the stamp duty regime by virtue of: The Stamp (Surcharge Amnesty) Act,...

Protection for Trusts Governed by Bahamian Law

On 1st February 2017 The Bahamas bolstered its ‘firewall legislation’ by the coming into effect of the Trust (Choice...

Amendments to the Employment Act, 2001: What it means for employers

Amendments to the Employment Act, 2001 (“the Act”) came into force on 5th April 2017 which, among other things,...

The Beneficial Ownership Register in The Cayman Islands

The Companies Law (2016 Revision) and the Limited Liability Companies Law 2016 have been amended and regulations enacted to...

Cayman Introduces The Limited Liability Partnership Bill, 2017

The Cayman Islands recently published The Limited Liability Partnership Bill, 2017 (“LLP Bill”), which will, when it becomes law,...

Recent Amendments to the Trustee Act, 1998

The Trustee (Amendment) Act 2016 (“TAA 2016”), which recently came into force, has amended the Trustee Act (the “Principal...