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August 2020COVID 19 Emergency Documents - Everything in One PlaceTo 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...
August 2020Wilson QC, Shock of the New - Impact of the Gig EconomyGrahamThompson 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?"...
July 2020GRAHAMTHOMPSON RECEIVES TOP 2020 HNW RANKINGGrahamThompson 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 top award in every year since the 2017 introduction...
June 2020Peter D Graham Passes AwayThe 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 done for the past 70 years. He was the most senior member of the Bahamas Bar.In addition to being a fine and able lawyer of impeccable reputation, Mr. Graham was also a Bahamian patriot ...
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September 2020International Arbitration: Wilson QC Answers Important QuestionsStephen 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...
August 2020SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES REGULATION BILL, 2020The 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”)...
July 2020SUMMARY AND COMMENTS: PROTECTION OF DEPOSITORS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020The 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...
July 2020SUMMARY AND COMMENTS: CENTRAL BANK OF THE BAHAMAS BILL, 2020 (THE “BILL”)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 of Finance (the “Minister”) may appoint by Notice...
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