Value Added Tax (VAT) Increase

Please be advised that the Value Added Tax Act, 2014 has been amended to increase the VAT rate from...

INSOL New York – Bahamas Update

Insolvent trust - A novel area of the law in The Bahamas and other common law jurisdictions where there...

Litigation Partner Chairs Advocacy Session at IBA Litigation Forum

Litigation Partner, Tara Archer-Glasgow, chaired the session – Advocacy in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities – at the IBA Litigation...

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Privy Council Decision: Beneficial Ownership of Joint Accounts

The Privy Council of the United Kingdom recently handed down a decision which has profound implications for joint-holders of...

Artificial Intelligence in the Law

At the 2017 Firm seminar, Weathering a Changing Climate, we discussed the opportunity, myths and reality of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”)...

Sham – To Be or Not to Be? A summary of the MezhProm Bank v Pugachev decision

On 11th October 2017, the English High Court of Justice, Chancery Division published its decision in JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy...

FOCUS Vol.62, Issue 1/2018

Sham – To Be or Not to Be? A summary of the MezhProm Bank v Pugachev decision – Theominique...

Testing the Validity of Pre-Incorporation Contracts in The Bahamas

A recent Privy Council ruling provides very useful insight into the effect and enforceability of contracts entered into prior...