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Walkers
Upon recommendation of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Bermuda recently enacted the Registrar of Companies (Compliance Measures) Act 2017 which came into force on 24 March 2017.
Walkers
At present, Bermuda registered entities are required to maintain certain books and records, including minutes and records of account, in Bermuda.
MJM Limited
In a recent Supreme Court decision the Chief Justice has made an important ruling with potentially wide implications.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
When the ratings agency, Moody's, downgraded Bermuda in June 2016, it noted that the Bermudian economy had suffered a recession from 2009 to 2014, in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
2016 was another dynamic year for Conyers' Bermuda corporate practice. We were fortunate to advise on the jurisdiction's most significant, and in many cases, headline-grabbing, transactions.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This Q&A provides an overview of, among others, the markets and legal regimes, issues relating to the SPV and the securities issued, transferring the receivables, dealing with security and risk, cash flow, ratings, tax issues, variations to the securitisation structure and reform proposals.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
David Lamb at Conyers Dill & Pearman looks at Bermuda law governing the takeover (or privatisation) of public companies.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
On 16 January, it was announced that Bermuda's ship registry had been granted ‘Most Favoured Nation' status from China.
BeesMont Law Limited
2016 was a rather exciting year for Bermuda from the legislative and regulatory perspective not only for the quantity and quality of developments in this arena...
BeesMont Law Limited
What is the current state of the M&A market in your jurisdiction? The merger mania that Bermuda witnessed in 2015 – particularly in the (re)insurance sector – has recently slowed down.
BeesMont Law Limited
Name a professional sports team, any sports team. From football to basketball to hockey, they all have one thing in common when they step onto the field, court, or rink; they have a game plan.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Several developments have been underway within the Bermuda investment fund sector, including a number of legislative innovations and lobbying activities.
Walkers
The redomestication of this fund to Bermuda, which was completed on 23 December 2016, was the first of its kind and was made possible by the added flexibility introduced by recent partnership amendments.
Walkers
All Bermuda exempted companies now have only a few weeks to ensure that their Register of Directors and Officers is filed at the Registrar of Companies, with the 31 January deadline fast approaching.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda's new Limited Liability Company Act 2016 provides for the formation and operation of limited liability companies, entities that will be familiar to those with experience of Delaware LLCs.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda has a long and enviable reputation as the offshore jurisdiction of choice among ship-owners and investors in ship owning structures.
MJM Limited
In the Matter of the C Trust [2016] SC [Bda] 53 Civ was the first Bermuda case to extend the perpetuity period under the new Section 4 of the Bermuda Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009.
MJM Limited
This Act was passed in the first quarter of 2016 but has not yet become effective. It is a lengthy Act with a number of separate and detailed statutory mechanisms which work in conjunction with one another.
MJM Limited
The 2015 POCA Amendment Act came into force on 1 January 2016 except for the operation of section 25 in relation to the Register of Directors...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda's Limited Liability Company Act 2016 (the Bermuda LLC Act) came into force on 1 October 2016.
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MJM Limited
In a recent Supreme Court decision the Chief Justice has made an important ruling with potentially wide implications.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
When the ratings agency, Moody's, downgraded Bermuda in June 2016, it noted that the Bermudian economy had suffered a recession from 2009 to 2014, in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Harneys
A new development to Company Law in Bermuda will place additional requirements on all companies whether local or exempted.
BeesMont Law Limited
Name a professional sports team, any sports team. From football to basketball to hockey, they all have one thing in common when they step onto the field, court, or rink; they have a game plan.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
Relationships between Protectors and other parties to a trust can occasionally deteriorate, resulting in in disputes focussing on the Protector's conduct, and calling for his or her replacement.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Bermuda Public Companies Update which features a summary of significant transactions involving Bermuda public companies listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq for the period of Q4 2015 through Q1 2016.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This Q&A provides an overview of, among others, the markets and legal regimes, issues relating to the SPV and the securities issued, transferring the receivables, dealing with security and risk, cash flow, ratings, tax issues, variations to the securitisation structure and reform proposals.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
It is extremely common for shares in offshore companies (both privately held companies and publicly listed companies) to be registered in the name of one person, but held for the benefit of another.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
David Lamb at Conyers Dill & Pearman looks at Bermuda law governing the takeover (or privatisation) of public companies.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act, 2016 (the "Act") was recently enacted by the Bermuda Legislature and is now fully operative.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
2016 was another dynamic year for Conyers' Bermuda corporate practice. We were fortunate to advise on the jurisdiction's most significant, and in many cases, headline-grabbing, transactions.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As a service to our clients, Conyers Dill & Pearman has prepared this Companies Act Compendium.
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