Summary and Comments on Securities Industry (Corporate Governance) Amendment Bill, 2020June 8, 2020

The Bill proposes to amend the Corporate Governance Rules, 2019 (the “CG Rules”). The CG Rules apply to public issuers, prescribed state-owned enterprises and private companies which raise funds through issuing its securities…

CHISNALL AUTHORS CHAMBERS REAL ESTATE GUIDEMay 6, 2020

GrahamThompson Partner Alistair Chisnall authors the 2020 Chambers Global Practice Guide on Real Estate in The Bahamas. The publication is a comprehensive undertaking, providing guidance and salient insights on the legal aspects of Real Estate…

ESTATE PLANNING AND INTER VIVOS GIFTSApril 20, 2020

In the third issue of GT’s News & Insights Volume 2, GrahamThompson Partner Erica Paine and Associate Zia Lewis-Adams tackle the subject Estate Planning and Inter Vivos Gifts…

ENDURING POWER OF ATTORNEY – GT News & InsightsApril 17, 2020

The Enduring Power of Attorney[1] (“EPOA”), is an essential estate planning tool available in The Bahamas that is often overlooked. In the latest Legal Update, GT News and Insights…

Estate Planning: WillsMarch 28, 2020

There is no better time than the present to create and implement an estate plan. Having an estate plan means that you have a plan to protect your property and to effectively dispose of it upon your death…

Information Privacy and COVID-19March 27, 2020

In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, the business community is faced with unprecedented threats to their cyber-infrastructure and data. Sensitive data, in particular, will be vulnerable to security breaches as a result of…

COVID-19: Potential Employment Related IssuesMarch 26, 2020

In recent weeks, Governments around the world have been grappling with how best to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Bahamas is no exception. To date the Prime Minister has issued two Emergency Orders…

COVID-19 – Force Majeure Clauses vs. Contractual ObligationsMarch 26, 2020

The impact of Covid-19 is becoming more prevalent throughout the economic landscape of The Bahamas.  Most recently, in an effort to contain the spread of the virus, preventative measures…

Allen and Packington Author Chambers Global Investment Funds GuideMarch 2, 2020

Chambers and Partners follows up its 2019 Bahamas Investment Guide with a comprehensive 2020 update authored by GrahamThompson Partners Aliya Allen and Sarah Packington.

Wilson, Gruchot and McAvinchey Author Chambers Litigation GuideJanuary 28, 2020

Chambers and Partners has published a second edition of its Litigation, Law and Practice Guide for The Turks and Caicos Islands. The Guide is jointly authored by Wilson…

Investment Funds Act 2019 – Licensing Requirements and ObligationsDecember 1, 2019

GrahamThompson Partner Aliya Allen and Associate Renee Farquharson discuss the licensing requirements and obligations for investment funds under the new Investment Funds Act 2019

Enforceability of Anti-nuptial Agreements in The BahamasOctober 9, 2019

In the latest GT News & Insights, Graham Thompson Associate Sean McWeeney Jr. writes on the “Enforceability of Ante-nuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements in The Bahamas”

Wilson Authors 2019 Guide to International ArbitrationSeptember 16, 2019

Graham Thompson Partner and head of the firm’s office in Providenciales, Stephen Wilson, QC, authors the chapter for The Turks and Caicos Islands, in the 16th International Arbitration 2019, published by ICLG…

Burrows Authors “Doing Business in” The Bahamas Global Practice GuideAugust 26, 2019

Graham Thompson Partner Theo Burrows provides a comprehensive review of the “Law and Practice” of Doing Business in The Bahamas. The writing appears in the 2019 Chambers Global Practice Guide…

GT Attorneys Review DARE Bill 2019June 24, 2019

Graham Thompson Partner Aliya Allen and Associate Renee Farquharson breakdown The Bahamas Digital Assets and Registered Exchange (DARE) Bill, 2019. The Bill which applies to every person engaged in digital …

Pinder Discusses Family Planning with a Bahamian Private Trust CompanyJune 19, 2019

Ryan Pinder, a Partner and member of Graham Thompson’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group, provides a succinct look at Family Planning with a Bahamas Private Trust Company (PTC)…

Freezing Assets. Wilson Participates in IR Global Discussion – Cross-Border InjunctionsJune 11, 2019

Stephen Wilson, QC, was one of ten legal experts participating in IR Global’s Virtual Roundtable Series “Freezing Assets: The mechanics behind cross-border injunctions”…

Pinder Discusses Investment Funds in The BahamasJune 1, 2019

Graham Thompson Partner Ryan Pinder authors a comprehensive review of Investment Funds in The Bahamas.

Graham Thompson on The Obligations on Land Developers under the Financial Transaction Reporting Act 2018May 29, 2019

Graham Thompson provides a legal update on the Obligations of Land Developers under the Financial Transactions Reporting Act (FTRA) 2018. The Act imposes…

GT Attorneys Author Bahamas Investment Funds Global Practice GuideMay 27, 2019

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 …