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Lennox Paton
Since 2001, international organisations such as FATF have pressured offshore financial centres like the Bahamas to pass legislation to increase transparency within our financial services sector.
Intertrust
Our clients ask about it all the time: forced heirship. Understanding what it is and how to plan accordingly is a critical part of succession planning.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
With a long standing history and track record in financial services, The Bahamas has a first class legislation and judicial system as it relates to private client wealth planning,
Genshape Management Limited
The Bahamas is a part of the British Commonwealth and your IBC (International Business Company) can be incorporated in an economically and politically stable country, where income, capital gains, inheritance and transaction tax is not imposed for a period of 20 years from the date of incorporation.
Delaney Partners
RECENT SECURITIES LEGISLATION establishing a sophisticated investment fund vehicle called an Investment Condominium ("ICON") under Bahamian law, is an example of The Bahamas’ enduring commitment to financial services, one extending as far back as the 1930’s.
Higgs & Johnson
In the year 2010, the U.S. government enacted the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the "Act").
Higgs & Johnson
In exploring the uses and advantages of the Bahamian Executive Entity (the "BEE"), it is important to have an understanding of what the BEE is.
Freemont Group
The Foreign Account Tax Compliancy Act, known as FATCA, is causing problems for banking jurisdictions such as Cayman Islands, Panama or the Bahamas.
Higgs & Johnson
Smart Fund Model 007 (the "SFM Model 007") or the Super Qualified Investment Fund became available for use as of 22nd August, 2012.
Higgs & Johnson
The Companies (Winding up Amendment) Act, 2011 (the "Act") came into force on April 30, 2012.
Higgs & Johnson
The Higgs & Johnson Guide to Authorised Purpose Trusts ("PTs") in The Bahamas explores the unique nature of PTs, their characteristics, and their most common uses.
Higgs & Johnson
The Executive Entities Act, 2011 (the "Act") came into force on 1 February 2012 in The Bahamas. The Act was designed to facilitate the creation, operation, management and termination of a new private wealth structure, the Executive Entity (the "BEE").
Higgs & Johnson
The Executive Entities Act, 2011 (the "Act") came into force in The Bahamas on 1st February 2012.
Higgs & Johnson
The new Securities Industry Act, 2011 (the "New Act") was passed in the House of Assembly on 18 April 2011 and was approved by the Senate.
Elco Bank & Trust Company Limited
Elco Bank and Trust Company Limited specialises in the provision of a comprehensive range of financial and corporate services from its office in The Bahamas.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
The Bahamas is the first premier Common Law jurisdiction to introduce Foundations. Wendy Warren, CEO & Executive Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board, says that in launching its Guide to Foundations, The Bahamas as a Common Law country has looked beyond its boundaries and traditions to be of greater relevance for estate planning by persons from civil law countries.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
The EU Savings Directive ("EUSD") which subjects savings income in the form of interest payments made in one Member State to beneficial owners who are individuals resident for tax purposes in another Member State to effective taxation in accordance with the laws of the latter Member State was implemented on July 1, 2005.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
The Bahamas ranked 2nd in the Latin Amercian/Caribbean region, and 39th globally, in the latest Country Credit Scorecard published by the Institutional Investor as a result of its country creditworthiness survey.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
Pursuit of the highest possible professional standards in an environment which facilitates the efficient operation of financial services guides the regulatory and supervisory approach in The Bahamas.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
The Bahamian economy has recovered well from the 2001-02 slowdown, achieving some acceleration of activity in 2004 even in the face of two hurricanes, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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