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Industry stakeholders welcome today's decision and the positive impact we anticipate that it will have on the financial services sector and on investor confidence generally.
Lennox Paton
The Bahamas has long been established as an international financial centre in which foreign companies, complex commercial funds and special purpose vehicles invoke the jurisdiction of the Bahamian court ...
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.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
With respect to the announcement that The Bahamas has formally acceded to The Multilateral Convention on the Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters ("The Multilateral Convention)...
Bahamas Financial Services Board
The Private Wealth Latin America & the Caribbean Forum was held in Miami Florida on October 17th and 18th at the JW Marriott Hotel.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
On September 11, 2017 Z/YEN published its twenty-second Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 22).
Harneys
The decision by the US Bankruptcy Court in Re Northshore Mainland Services, Inc et al (Case No 15-11402-KJC) (Baha Mar) shows sensible judicial restraint in favour of offshore courts (where appropriate).
Delaney Partners
In this issue, we discuss the benefits, effects and process of converting an existing fund structure, such as a company, exempted limited partnership or unit trust to an Investment Condominium.
Delaney Partners
THE BAHAMAS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT BILL, 2015 was passed by the Bahamian Parliament on 7th August 2015 and now only awaits the Assent of the Governor-General before becoming an Act of Parliament.
Delaney Partners
THE BAHAMAS is an international financial centre and major hub for the global shipping industry, ranking globally as number one for cruise ship registration and number three in total world tonnage.
Delaney Partners
The Government of The Bahamas has implemented Value Added Tax ("VAT") effective 01 January 2015.
Delaney Partners
The Value Added Tax Act, 2014 came into force 01 January 2015. It is intended to raise additional revenue for the Government of The Bahamas by means of value added tax.
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.
Lennox Paton
This Explanatory Note is not intended to provide a technical legal analysis of the provisions of the Investment Fund Act, 2003.
Lennox Paton
In 2012 a new "regulatory light" regime for certain investment managers was introduced in the British Virgin Islands.
Genshape Management Limited
A Bahamas International Business Company can be incorporated in three days.
Genshape Management Limited
The Investment Funds Act, 2003 and its accompanying regulations, the Investment Funds Regulations, 2003 govern investment funds in The Bahamas.
Delaney Partners
The Bahamas Government announced that it had approved in principle the Model 1 Agreement with the US Government to implement FATCA.
Delaney Partners
The Employment Act, 2001 provides a comprehensive set of minimum standards of employment within The Bahamas which includes, amongst other important aspects of the employment relationship, the vacation entitlement.
Delaney Partners
The ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency and has a membership of over 13,000 insolvency practitioners, including judges.
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