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By Heather Thompson
The modern trust and estate practitioner has a wealth of vehicles at his/her disposal, each with varying degrees of sophistication, to address the needs of both international and local clients.
By Portia Nicholson
On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015, the Prime Minister presented the 2015/2016 Budget to the House of Assembly.
By Ja'Ann Major
In the 2015/106 Budget Communication presented by the Right Honourable Prime Minister Perry Christie, Prime Minister Christie communicated the Government's intention to modernize the real property tax administration.
By Michael Allen
The newly appointed Minister of Financial Services the Hon. Hope Strachan has flagged aviation as one of the areas of focus for her Ministry as she takes responsibility for directing its affairs.
By Nadia Fountain
Mental capacity in its basic form is the ability to make a decision and the loss thereof can happen to any one of us at any time.
By Michael Allen
Higgs & Johnson sponsored its 2013 annual client seminar under the theme of "Riding the Waves of Change: Compliance, Confidentiality and More".
By Leroy Smith
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has recently decided a case of first impression regarding whether a private equity fund could be liable to a multiemployer pension fund for the withdrawal liability of a bankrupt portfolio company.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys at Law
On the 25th of February, 2013 Prime Minister Perry Christie, in his 2012/2013 Mid-Year Budget Statement, with a view of strengthening and assisting the administration of real property taxes in the Bahamas.
By Heather Thompson
On May 21st, 2013 Higgs & Johnson appeared on a ground-breaking and successful application by a Trustee for an Order declaring that the RAPAA shall apply to a disposition created before 30th December, 2011 thereby abolishing the application of the applicable rule against perpetuities.
By Heather Thompson
A discussion on the changes brought in by the Banks and Trust Companies Regulations, which introduced a light touch regulatory regime for private trust companies in The Bahamas.
By Alexandra Hall
On the 12th December, 2012, the Civil Aviation Act 2012 received the assent of Parliament.
By Christel Sands-Feaste
The Bahamian "SMART" Fund represents a flexible yet regulated investment fund product.
By John Harris, Stephen Robins
A discussion on a recent decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, which offers helpful guidance in respect of the remedies open to an office-holder appointed in respect of an insolvent foreign company who wishes to bring insolvency claims in the Cayman Islands.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys at Law
The Investment Funds Act, 2003 and its accompanying regulations, the Investment Funds Regulations, 2003 govern the licensing and regulation of investment funds in The Bahamas.
By Higgs & Johnson Counsel & Attorneys at Law
In the year 2010, the U.S. government enacted the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the "Act").