The Bahamas Passes the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Act, 2016

The Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Act, 2016 (“Act”) came into force in The Bahamas on 1st January,...

The Cayman Islands Trusts (Amendment) Law 2016

The Trusts (Amendment) Law 2016 was gazetted on the 23 November, 2016. It has made a number of welcome...

Know Our Client – H&J Corporate Services Ltd

While there is some euphoria in realising a piece of new business in the offshore financial world it is...

The Bahamas Government Issues Exigency Order

Fate whispers to the warrior ,“You cannot withstand the storm” and the warrior whispers back, “I am the storm.”...

Voluntary Liquidation of a Cayman Islands Company

If you have a Cayman Islands company and wish to terminate the company before 31 December 2016, time will...

Striking Off of a Cayman Islands Company

If you have a Cayman Islands company and wish to terminate the company before 31 December 2016, time will...

Cayman Promotes Transparency with Disclosure Law

In an effort to promote greater transparency within the financial industry, The Confidential Information Disclosure Law, 2016 (the “Law”),...

Bahamas Legislative Amendments: Stamp Duty

Effective 1 July 2016, various changes to the Bahamian stamp duty regime were made by the Stamp (Amendment) Act,...

Cayman Introduces New Copyright Law

Until recently, copyright protection in the Cayman Islands was based on the UK Copyright Act 1956 (the “1956 Act”),...