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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
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.
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
The Digital Asset Business Act 2018 (DABA) became operative on 10 September 2018. The initial application fee is $2,266.
Appleby
Insurance-linked securities (ILS) are collateralised products. They are all linked to some kind of collateralised security-whether it's a contractual security, a note, or a preference share,
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
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.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Apart from the many warnings, cryptocurrencies remain unregulated in most jurisdictions.
Appleby
In part one of this two part series, we considered the three main scenarios for a business sale typically encountered in Bermuda as well as the key concerns employers ...
Appleby
A recent amendment to charities legislation in Bermuda has enhanced the island's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF) protections.
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.
Kennedys Law LLP
Many Bermuda-registered companies are now subject to new beneficial ownership registration requirements by virtue of the Companies and Limited Liability (Beneficial Ownership) Amendment Act 2017, ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The changes introduced by the Amendment Act apply to privately funded charities.
Appleby
Bermuda's Charities Amendment Act 2018 (Amendment Act) became operative on 10 August 2018 (Commencement Date).
Kennedys Law LLP
The Rules of the Supreme Court of Bermuda 1985 do not yet contain any detailed rules, practice direction, or guidance specifically dealing with electronic discovery.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Innovative Insurers and Innovative Intermediaries may be formed as new start-ups or affiliates of existing insurers and operate in a closely controlled environment in the sandbox.
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Kennedys Law LLP
The substantive provisions of the Bermuda Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (PIPA) are expected to come into operation later this year.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
As we reported in our July 3, 2018 Stroock Special Bulletin, Bermuda is determined to establish itself as the jurisdiction-of-choice for FinTech entrepreneurs, in particular those involved in ICOs, digital assets...
Appleby
Bermuda has continually welcomed innovative (re)insurers and intermediaries to our pink sandy shores, and the opportunity for insurtech start-ups to use Bermuda as a base for innovation...
BeesMont Law Limited
What are the primary sources of law, regulation and practice relating to corporate governance? Is it mandatory for listed companies to comply with listing rules or do they apply on a ‘comply or explain' basis?
Walkers
This Memorandum provides a summary of duties and liabilities of directors of companies incorporated under the laws of Bermuda. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of the law...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda's recently passed Digital Asset Business Act, 2018 ("DABA") adds a new layer to the Island's fintech transformation.
BeesMont Law Limited
Bermuda is quickly becoming a world leader in the financial technology (Fintech) sector by putting into place a bespoke Fintech legislative and regulatory regime.
Appleby
The Bermuda Government has introduced legislation to govern ICOs in and from within Bermuda. The Companies and Limited Liability Company (Initial Coin Offering) Amendment Act 2018
Appleby
Blockchain has been widely touted as the most significant technology of the last 20 years, with the potential to revolutionise the financial services industry across a range of applications, from crypto-currencies...
Kennedys Law LLP
The Insurance Amendment (No. 2) Act 2018 (the Act) has been passed in both the House of Assembly and the Senate and now awaits royal assent from the Governor.
Kennedys Law LLP
The Rules of the Supreme Court of Bermuda 1985 do not yet contain any detailed rules, practice direction, or guidance specifically dealing with electronic discovery.
Appleby
Look before you leap" and "Don't count your chickens before they hatch". Numerous sayings derived from Aesop's fables encapsulate how one might approach investment.
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