WILSON ON THE IMPACT OF COVID19 ON LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTIONMay 3, 2021

GrahamThompson’s Stephen Wilson, QC was a featured expert in the CorporateLiveWire’s recent virtual Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2021 round table. The focus of the round table as highlighted by CorporateLiveWire’s Editor-in-Chief, James Drakeford, was to “examine the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the …

WILSON ON CHALLENGES AND COMPLEXITIES OF MULTI-JURISDICTION REMOTE WORKINGApril 12, 2021

GrahamThompson Partner Stephen Wilson, QC, who also leads the firm’s Litigation practice in the Turks and Caicos was a featured expert in IR Global’s recent Virtual Series edition by the Employment Working Group, on Remote Working: The Challenge for Businesses when a home-based workforce operates…

TOP RANKED AGAINMarch 3, 2021

The law firm of GrahamThompson in The Bahamas is top-ranked once again, receiving the 2021 Band 1 Global ranking in General Business Law, from the London-based Chambers and Partners. GrahamThompson receives the ranking agency’s highest firm ranking…

ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE: NO PENALTIES FOR LATE REPORTING IF FILED BY JANUARY 31, 2021January 5, 2021

The Ministry of Finance of the Government of The Bahamas has announced that it will not penalize entities for not reporting by the December 31, 2020 deadline under the Commercial Entities Substance Requirements Act, 2018 (“CESRA”), if reports are received by…

ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE REPORTING DEADLINE APPROACHINGDecember 8, 2020

The Bahamas passed the Commercial Entities (Economic Substance) Requirements Act, 2018 (“CESRA”) on December 20th, 2018 to comply with OECD BEPS requirements. In summary, entities organized under certain enactments which are tax resident…

GT PARTNER CAMPBELL ELECTED TO WSG BOARD OF DIRECTORSOctober 28, 2020

GrahamThompson is pleased to announce that Partner Anastasia Campbell has been elected to the World Services Group (WSG) 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Anastasia will serve a four-year term, working collaboratively with WSG leadership…

COVID 19 Emergency Documents – Everything in One PlaceSeptember 27, 2020

To help you navigate through all of the documentation related to COVID 19 Emergency Powers, we compiled in one place, access to published documents. Documents are listed in chronological order and includes links to PDF copies…

Wilson QC, Shock of the New – Impact of the Gig EconomyAugust 11, 2020

GrahamThompson Partner and head of the firm’s Providenciales office, Stephen Wilson QC, was an expert contributor to IR Global’s virtual round table “Shock of the New: What is the impact of the gig economy on the traditional workplace?”…

GRAHAMTHOMPSON RECEIVES TOP 2020 HNW RANKINGJuly 16, 2020

GrahamThompson is recognised by London-based Chambers and Partners as a “Band 1” ranked law firm in the High Net Worth (HNW) Offshore Trusts Sector for 2020. The “Band I” designation is the highest firm honour awarded by the prestigious ranking agency. GrahamThompson has received the …

Peter D Graham Passes AwayJune 25, 2020

The founder of our firm, Peter Donald Graham CMG, passed away this morning. He was 93. This is a great shock to all of us as he had been in good health, still coming into the office and practicing law as indeed he had continuously …

COVID 19 Emergency Powers TCI – Legislation, Notices & Documents of NoteJune 15, 2020

To help keep you informed and up to date concerning the Turks and Caicos’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve compiled PDF copies of legisaltion, notices and general interest publications of note…

GT RE-OPENSMay 31, 2020

Pursuant to The Emergency Powers (COVID 19) (No. 3) (Amendment) Order 2020, GrahamThompson and GTC Corporate Services Limited are able to re- open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday to Friday, effective the 25 May 2020…

Inaugural Peter D Graham Distinguished LectureMay 19, 2020

ounded in Nassau, The Bahamas in 1950, the law firm of GrahamThompson kicked off recognition of its 70th year milestone, with a very special tribute to the firm’s founding Partner, Peter D. Graham, CMG, with the Inaugural Peter D Graham Distinguished Lecture. The first in …

ESTATE PLANNING VEHICLES FOR VULNERABLE CLIENTSMay 4, 2020

For the purposes of this article, we intend to focus mainly on the elderly, individuals who are incapacitated, and individuals with significant health challenges (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘vulnerable client(s)’), considering they are most vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis…

In Summary – Emergency Powers (COVID 19) (No. 2) Order 2020May 1, 2020

To contain the spread of COVID-19, the Office of the Prime Minister of The Bahamas (“the Competent Authority”) has extended the state of public emergency to the 31st May, 2020.  New regulations have been introduced to minimize spread of the virus while allowing for a …

Wilson, Virtual Round Table – GDPR ComplianceApril 27, 2020

GrahamThompson Partner and head of the firm’s Turks and Caicos Office, Stephen Wilson QC, was one of seven global experts participating in CorporateLiveWire’s 2020 Litigation and Dispute Resolution Virtual Round Table…

Government’s COVID 19 Stimulus MeasuresApril 23, 2020

On Monday the 30th March 2020 the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest addressed the Bahamian House of Assembly in order to provide an overview of the expected economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic…

EMPLOYMENT UPDATE ON THE GOVERNMENT’S STIMULUS MEASURES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19April 13, 2020

On Monday, 30th March 2020, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable K. Peter Turnquest addressed the House of Assembly to provide an overview of the expected economic fallout in The Bahamas from the Covid-19 pandemic along with some details…

Real Property Tax Information & Rates, April 1 2020April 7, 2020

We are pleased to provide an easy to navigate document setting out the current rates and categories as of 1st April, 2020 for your ease of reference…

GT CELEBRATES 70TH WITH SIGNATURE PIECES BY JOHN COXApril 1, 2020

The law firm of GrahamThompson is celebrating its 70th anniversary. One of the ways it chose to mark this outstanding milestone was with commissioned artwork by iconic Bahamian artist, John Cox…