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Lennox Paton
Since 2001, international organisations such as FATF have pressured offshore financial centres like the Bahamas to pass legislation to increase transparency within our financial services sector.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
With respect to the announcement that The Bahamas has formally acceded to The Multilateral Convention on the Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters ("The Multilateral Convention)...
Bahamas Financial Services Board
With a long standing history and track record in financial services, The Bahamas has a first class legislation and judicial system as it relates to private client wealth planning,
Bahamas Financial Services Board
The Private Wealth Latin America & the Caribbean Forum was held in Miami Florida on October 17th and 18th at the JW Marriott Hotel.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
On September 11, 2017 Z/YEN published its twenty-second Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 22).
Delaney Partners
In this issue, we discuss the benefits, effects and process of converting an existing fund structure, such as a company, exempted limited partnership or unit trust to an Investment Condominium.
Delaney Partners
THE BAHAMAS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT BILL, 2015 was passed by the Bahamian Parliament on 7th August 2015 and now only awaits the Assent of the Governor-General before becoming an Act of Parliament.
Delaney Partners
THE BAHAMAS is an international financial centre and major hub for the global shipping industry, ranking globally as number one for cruise ship registration and number three in total world tonnage.
Genshape Management Limited
The Bahamas is a part of the British Commonwealth and your IBC (International Business Company) can be incorporated in an economically and politically stable country, where income, capital gains, inheritance and transaction tax is not imposed for a period of 20 years from the date of incorporation.
Delaney Partners
RECENT SECURITIES LEGISLATION establishing a sophisticated investment fund vehicle called an Investment Condominium ("ICON") under Bahamian law, is an example of The Bahamas’ enduring commitment to financial services, one extending as far back as the 1930’s.
Lennox Paton
In 2012 a new "regulatory light" regime for certain investment managers was introduced in the British Virgin Islands.
Genshape Management Limited
A Bahamas International Business Company can be incorporated in three days.
Delaney Partners
The Bahamas has achieved "A" Signatory status to IOSCO as of January 2013, signifying the highest level of compliance with international standards for the jurisdiction’s securities regime.
Delaney Partners
Persons engaged in the business of advising on or managing securities have the flexibility of setting up business in The Bahamas without having, directly, to be physically present.
Higgs & Johnson
In the year 2010, the U.S. government enacted the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the "Act").
Freemont Group
The Foreign Account Tax Compliancy Act, known as FATCA, is causing problems for banking jurisdictions such as Cayman Islands, Panama or the Bahamas.
Higgs & Johnson
Smart Fund Model 007 (the "SFM Model 007") or the Super Qualified Investment Fund became available for use as of 22nd August, 2012.
Higgs & Johnson
The Companies (Winding up Amendment) Act, 2011 (the "Act") came into force on April 30, 2012.
Higgs & Johnson
The Higgs & Johnson Guide to Authorised Purpose Trusts ("PTs") in The Bahamas explores the unique nature of PTs, their characteristics, and their most common uses.
Higgs & Johnson
The Executive Entities Act, 2011 (the "Act") came into force on 1 February 2012 in The Bahamas. The Act was designed to facilitate the creation, operation, management and termination of a new private wealth structure, the Executive Entity (the "BEE").
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Lennox Paton
Since 2001, international organisations such as FATF have pressured offshore financial centres like the Bahamas to pass legislation to increase transparency within our financial services sector.
Bahamas Financial Services Board
With respect to the announcement that The Bahamas has formally acceded to The Multilateral Convention on the Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters ("The Multilateral Convention)...
Bahamas Financial Services Board
With a long standing history and track record in financial services, The Bahamas has a first class legislation and judicial system as it relates to private client wealth planning,
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