Privacy & Data Protection Trends in The Bahamas…March 30, 2021

GrahamThompson Associates Sean McWeeney Jr. and Christina Justin discuss recent trends and developments in Data Protection and Privacy in The Bahamas in a recently published Chambers and Partners Global Guide on the Law and Practice of Data Protection and Privacy in The Bahamas…

MCWEENEY JR. AUTHORS DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY PRACTICE GUIDEMarch 30, 2021

GrahamThompson Associate Sean McWeeney Jr, who is also a member of the firm’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group, authored the 2021 Chambers Global Data Protection and Privacy Practice Guide for The Bahamas. It is the first such…

15 FAQs ON THE DIGITAL ASSETS AND REGISTERED EXCHANGES (‘DARE’) ACT, 2020January 25, 2021

In the first issue of GT’s News & Insights Volume 3, GrahamThompson Partner Aliya Allen and Associate Sean McWeeney Jr. 15 FAQs on the Digital Assets and Registered Exchanges (‘DARE’) Act, 2020…

WILSON, GRUCHOT, MCAVINCHEY AUTHOR CHAMBERS LITIGATION GUIDE, TCIJanuary 14, 2021

Stephen Wilson QC, the GrahamThompson Partner who heads the firm’s litigation practice in the Turks and Caicos Islands, authored the 2021 Chambers Global Practice Guide on Litigation in The Turks and Caicos Islands along with Partner, Tony Gruchot and Professional Support Executive, Claire McAvinchey…

International Arbitration: Wilson QC Answers Important QuestionsSeptember 8, 2020

Stephen Wilson, QC, head of GrahamThompson’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in Providenciales, the Turks and Caicos Islands is the featured author for the jurisdiction in International Arbitration 2020, the seventeenth edition…

SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES REGULATION BILL, 2020August 6, 2020

The primary aims of the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Bill, 2020 (“the Bill”), are to: (i) repeal and supersede the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2000 (Ch. 316) (“the Principal Act”)…

SUMMARY AND COMMENTS: PROTECTION OF DEPOSITORS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020July 27, 2020

The Bill proposes amendments to the Protection of Depositors Act (No. 40 of 1999) (“Principal Act”) with the stated objectives of the Bill being: a. to enhance the corporate governance framework of the Deposit Insurance…

SUMMARY AND COMMENTS: CENTRAL BANK OF THE BAHAMAS BILL, 2020 (THE “BILL”)July 23, 2020

The Bill proposes to repeal the Central Bank of The Bahamas Act (Ch. 351) (the “Act”) as well as consolidate and modernize the law governing the Central Bank of The Bahamas (the “Bank”). The Bill will come into effect on such date as the Minister …

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”