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

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…

Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018

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

Liability for oil spills emanating from ships in Bahamian waters

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

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

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…

Financial Services Trust & Private Client

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…

At a glance: economic substance enforcement and compliance in Bahamas

March 23 2022 A Q&A guide to economic substance enforcement and compliance in Bahamas, covering enforcement authorities, reporting formalities, demonstrating compliance and more.

In brief: economic substance requirements in Bahamas

March 23 2022 This Q&A covers the essential legal and practical considerations surrounding economic substance requirements in Bahamas.

Snapshot: the legal framework for economic substance requirements in Bahamas

March 23 2022 This Q&A explores the legal framework for economic substance requirements in Bahamas, covering key legislation, relevant activities, tax residence requirements and more.

In brief: economic substance requirements in Bahamas

May 20 2021 This Q&A covers the essential legal and practical considerations surrounding economic substance requirements in Bahamas.

Snapshot: the legal framework for economic substance requirements in Bahamas

May 20 2021 This Q&A explores the legal framework for economic substance requirements in Bahamas, covering key legislation, relevant activities, tax residence requirements and more.