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ParrisWhittaker | Bahamas, United Kingdom | 22 Jan 2021

Own goal? Using Norwich Pharmacal disclosure for a collateral purpose

Disclosure orders often play an important part in proceedings involving fraudulent activity. Particularly, the Norwich Pharmacal order is a key tool…

ParrisWhittaker | Bahamas | 22 Jan 2021

Flag Injunctions - A Different Approach to Shipping Claims

Faced with a maritime-related claim (an ownership dispute, damage to cargo or a crew payment dispute for example), ship arrest is often the remedy of…

Lennox Paton | Bahamas | 21 Jan 2021

CESRA: economic substance reporting deadline extension

The Commercial Entities Substance Requirements Act (CESRA) 2018 requires all legal entities registered in The Bahamas to comply with economic…

ParrisWhittaker | Bahamas, United Kingdom | 8 Dec 2020

Norwich Pharmacal Orders: they are not an ‘alternative’

Applications for disclosure against an innocent third party, where there is alleged wrongdoing on the part of another, could be harder to secure…

Lennox Paton | Bahamas | 3 Dec 2020

New legislation aims to promote proper use of environment

In December 2019 Parliament passed a package of environmental bills geared towards developing, reinforcing and strengthening the laws which promote…

ParrisWhittaker | Bahamas | 2 Dec 2020

Companies, directors and agents: accepting risk and the Duomatic principle

An important principle has been clarified in a significant court ruling that should encourage company owners to exercise caution where an agent has…

ParrisWhittaker | Bahamas | 2 Dec 2020

Don’t abuse the court process - it could prove costly

Underhand tactics to avoid paying a creditor under a court order are likely to backfire, even if the conduct involved was in fact lawful. The…

HarleyJames | Bahamas | 25 Nov 2020

Efforts to restore and boost air travel

Like the rest of the world, the Bahamian aviation sector continues to reel from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Tourism and Aviation…

Lennox Paton | Bahamas | 1 Oct 2020

COVID-19: force majeure and contract frustration

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted commercial activity on a global scale, challenging contracting parties' ability to fulfil their legal obligations…

Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys at Law | Bahamas | 25 Sep 2020

Estate Planning for the Cryptocurrency Investor

With the rise in popularity of cryptocurrency as a highly sought after asset, there is no doubt that estate and trust practitioners will come face to…
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