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BeesMont Law Limited
Many fintech entrepreneurs are interested in having a presence in Bermuda, according to a lawyer who is advising them.
Kennedys Law LLP
There have been recent changes for Bermuda companies in relation to the gathering and registration of beneficial ownership details and more changes are on the horizon, following a consultation on proposed amendments to the Exchange Control Regulations 1973.
Kennedys Law LLP
On 23 April 2018, judgment was handed down by the Privy Council in the long running dispute of Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and another v Glenalla and others.
Appleby
The Bermuda limited liability company, or LLC, was introduced two years ago by the Bermuda Limited Liability Company Act 2016 (LLC Act) and is closely modelled on the equivalent Delaware legislation.
Kennedys Law LLP
On 31 July 2018, the Bermuda Monetary Authority published revised Bermuda Solvency Capital Requirement (BSCR) models and rules for commercial insurers.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda's flexibility and ease of use for the creation and administration of investment funds is well recognised. As one of the world's leading offshore jurisdictions, it is a premier domicile for private equity groups.
Walkers
In Bermuda, a money judgment constitutes a lien on the judgment debtor's land (Cates and Panchaud v Dill [1956] Bda LR 1 SC). The lien runs with the land and will not be extinguished...
Walkers
The deadline for obtaining, verifying and filing beneficial ownership information on applicable Bermuda companies, LLCs and partnerships has been extended to 15 December 2018.
Walkers
The Bermuda Government has taken steps towards resolving a critical unmet need for FinTech companies in Bermuda
Appleby
Any doubts surrounding the durability of alternative structures have largely been put to bed after ILS' response to 2017 events.
Appleby
In order to keep up to speed with global technological standards, the Bermuda Monetary Authority is currently rolling out a new secure online registration and filing system known as INTEGRA™ ...
Appleby
From 9 July 2018, derivative actions commenced in Bermuda may not be continued without leave from the Supreme Court.
Appleby
Eleven seasoned executives debated the industry's response to the 2017 cat losses and how the relationship between ILS and traditional reinsurers continues to mature and evolve.
Walkers
Following execution of the security document(s), the secured party will want to ensure that particulars of the security are filed with the Registrar of Companies in Bermuda (the "Registrar").
Walkers
The Companies Act 1981 of Bermuda (the "Companies Act") permits a body corporate incorporated outside Bermuda to be continued in Bermuda by way of continuation as an exempted company under the Companies Act.
Appleby
AML Officers' Appointment Deadline Fast Approaching
Appleby
Bermuda is a global leader in the ILS space—but as the pace of change quickens and buyers become more sophisticated and demanding, the domicile cannot rest on its laurels ...
BeesMont Law Limited
Having successfully launched the world's most progressive ICO legislation, the Digital Asset Business Act 2018 is Bermuda's latest development in establishing a comprehensive legislative and regulatory framework ...
Appleby
The latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby report that provides data and insight on merger and acquisition activity in the major offshore financial centres, focuses on transactions announced over the first half of 2018
Appleby
Since the inaugural issue of Appleby Asia Alert in June 2018 which briefly introduced the regulatory landscapes of fintech-related areas in Bermuda, Cayman Islands and BVI, there have already been some important changes ...
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From hedge funds to private equity to ILS to family offices—experts in asset management debated the shape of the landscape of this sector on Bermuda in a roundtable.
Walkers
Bermuda has a long-standing reputation for conservative and effective supervision and regulation in the financial services sector and currently operates one of the largest (re)insurance markets in the world.
BeesMont Law Limited
Having successfully launched the world's most progressive ICO legislation, the Digital Asset Business Act 2018 is Bermuda's latest development in establishing a comprehensive legislative and regulatory framework ...
Appleby
Norton Rose Fulbright have created a guide to provide an overview and practical checklist of ten common regulatory issues for insurance companies on which they are frequently asked to advise upon for key African jurisdictions where most of their clients operate or in which they are interested in expanding.
Appleby
The spotlight has been on the legal frameworks at play within offshore domiciles, but the rules that govern such jurisdictions are essential to their future success.
Appleby
A recent amendment to charities legislation in Bermuda has enhanced the island's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF) protections.
Walkers
The Bermuda Government has taken steps towards resolving a critical unmet need for FinTech companies in Bermuda
Appleby
Since the inaugural issue of Appleby Asia Alert in June 2018 which briefly introduced the regulatory landscapes of fintech-related areas in Bermuda, Cayman Islands and BVI, there have already been some important changes ...
Walkers
This article explains how for almost twenty years now, de facto debtor-in-possession, management-led restructurings have been facilitated in Bermuda by reference to this bespoke restructuring regime.
Appleby
Bermuda is a global leader in the ILS space—but as the pace of change quickens and buyers become more sophisticated and demanding, the domicile cannot rest on its laurels ...
Appleby
The Digital Asset Business Act 2018 (DABA) became operative on 10 September 2018. The initial application fee is $2,266.
Appleby
Stamp duty in Bermuda is a tax applied to documents, known as "instruments" under the tax. Any instrument signed in, or brought into, Bermuda is potentially liable to stamp duty, unless specifically exempt.
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