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Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018

Bahamas - April 30 2019 The Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018 (the “Act”) came into force on 31 December, 2018, to ensure compliance with

Enhancements to The Bahamas’ Anti-Money Laundering Regime: the Financial Transactions Reporting Act, 2018

Bahamas - July 31 2018 In the Mutual Evaluation Report of July 2017, the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (“CFATF”) identified substantial gaps in The Bahamas’ legal

Changes in The Bahamian environment: How we can reduce our carbon footprint

Bahamas - July 5 2018 As we approach the peak of the summer season, there is one constant which Bahamians have grown to expect: higher temperatures. With the rise of the

Multinational Entities Financial Reporting Act, 2018

Bahamas, OECD - April 30 2019 In July 2018 The Bahamas government passed the Multinational Entities Financial Reporting Act, 2018 (the “MNE Act”), which is deemed to have come into

Liability for oil spills emanating from ships in Bahamian waters

Bahamas - July 31 2018 Marine pollution, in its varying forms, adversely affects oceans, coastal zones and marine ecosystems upon which humans significantly depend. Oil

Multinational Entities Financial Reporting Act, 2018

Bahamas, OECD - April 30 2019 In July 2018 The Bahamas government passed the Multinational Entities Financial Reporting Act, 2018 (the “MNE Act”), which is deemed to have come into

Register of Beneficial Ownership Act, 2018

Bahamas - April 30 2019 The Register of Beneficial Ownership Act (the “Act”) came into force on the 20 December, 2018. The Act provides for the Competent Authority to

Removal of Preferential Exemptions Act, 2018

Bahamas - April 30 2019 The Removal of Preferential Exemptions Act, 2018 (the “Act”) was enacted in December 2018 to abolish “ring-fencing,” a term used to describe a

Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018

Bahamas - April 30 2019 The Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018 (the “Act”) came into force on 31 December, 2018, to ensure compliance with

Financial Services Trust & Private Client

Bahamas - January 23 2019 Companies are incorporated under the Companies Act by two or more persons signing a memorandum which satisfies the requirements of the relevant