Investment Funds: Law and Practice in The Bahamas

Download a complete copy of the guide here, Investment Funds Global Practice Guide: Bahamas Law and Practice

Nassau, The Bahamas – In an initiative led by Graham Thompson Partner Aliya Allen, Chambers and Partners has published its Investment Funds Global Practice Guide, “Law and Practice” in The Bahamas.

The Guide is jointly authored by Allen, Graham Thompson Senior Partner Sean McWeeney QC, and Associate Sarah Packington, the guide represents a deep dive into the following core areas:

  • Fund Formation
  • Fund Investment
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Fund Finance
  • Tax Environment

It also addresses additional subjects including, Litigation/Arbitration, Powers of Attorney, Asset Management Industry Bodies and other areas.

Recognised for her expertise in capital markets, investment funds and regulatory practice, Aliya Allen is a former CEO and Executive Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board. She has continued to play a leading role in the development and revision of industry defining legislation in The Bahamas, including her leadership of Graham Thompson’s consulting team to the Securities Commission of The Bahamas, on the Investment Funds Act, 2019.

She is a member of the firm’s corporate and financial services practice group, which is Chaired by McWeeney, a top ranked Chambers and Partners Global and High Net Worth (Offshore Trusts Sector) Attorney. Sarah Packington is a 2019 IFLR 1000 “Rising Star”, a recognition for her outstanding work in the corporate and financial fields

Practice guides by the London-based Chambers and Partners are considered “definitive global law guides, offering comparative analysis from top ranked lawyers”.

You may download a complete copy of the Bahamas Law and Practice Chapter here Investments Funds, Global Practice Guide