The government of The Bahamas proposes to make significant amendments to the law relating to stamp duties through an amendment to the Stamp Act. In this regard, the government has drafted the Stamp (Amendment) Bi ll 2010 (the “Amendment”) which is currently being reviewed by parliament. It is anticipated that the Bill will come into force on 1st July 2010.

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European Court of Justice Decision on Public Beneficial Ownership Registers

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