Bahamas Purpose Trusts and Cayman STAR Trusts: Kindred Spirits with Differences

The evolution of purpose trusts is a prime example of the versatility of trusts as an estate planning vehicle....

All Cleared!

Over the last five (5) years in particular, the domestic Bahamian aviation landscape has seen numerous and much welcomed...

Real Property Tax Forgiveness Program

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

New Practice Groups – Tax and Government & Regulatory Affairs – Launched

Higgs & Johnson is pleased to announce that it has expanded its areas of practice with the launch of...

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...

Higgs & Johnson Praised for its ‘Quality of Advice’

Higgs & Johnson continues to be regarded as ‘one of the most prominent firms’ in the market according to the...

Higgs & Johnson Extends Global Platform Through Collaboration with Andersen Global

Higgs & Johnson signs Collaboration Agreement with Anderson Global.

Regulation of Investment Funds in The Bahamas

The Investment Funds Act, 2019 (the “IFA”) and its accompanying regulations, the Investment Funds Regulations, 2020 (the “IFR”) govern...

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...