Succession Planning in The Bahamas: The International Business Company and Shareholders’ Agreements

Onshore, The Bahamas is known as a preferred forum for succession planning among high-net-worth individuals. Moreover, as an international...

Liquidation Expenses: The Use of Trust Property for Payment

The Supreme Court of The Bahamas has recently provided guidance on the ability and extent to which the fees...

NFTs: Authenticity, accessibility and equitability in the art world

In March 2021, tongues in the international art world were set wagging when Christie’s auction house sold Beeple’s digital...

The Bahamas – Tax Appeal Commission Act 2020

This H&J podcast provides an overview of the Tax Appeal Commission Act, 2020.

The Bahamas: Sun, Sand, Sea and Premier Yacht Registry

The Bahamas is a favored destination of many mega-yacht owners, as such, the Bahamian Government has made concerted efforts...

Keith O. Major, Jr. Named in the 2021 Project Bahamas Top 48 Millennials

Higgs & Johnson attorney, Keith O. Major, Jr. was a recipient of the 2021 Project Bahamas Top 48 Millennials...

Partners Recognized as Leading Female Transactional Lawyers

Higgs & Johnson is pleased to announce that Partners, Vivienne M. Gouthro and Christel Sands-Feaste, have been recognized by...

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The introduction of the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2020 (the “Act”), which repealed and replaced the Banks...