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Walkers
The main corporate entities in Bermuda are private companies limited by shares. There are two types of private companies limited by shares:
BeesMont Law Limited
Bermuda has always been at the forefront of innovation in the insurance industry, Stephanie Sanderson of Beesmont explains how the Island is continuing that tradition with its latest developments...
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.
Kennedys Law LLP
The substantive provisions of the Bermuda Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (PIPA) are expected to come into operation later this year.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda has long served as a gateway to the US capital markets. As of the end of 2017, the combined market capitalisation of Bermuda companies listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq was approximately $240 billion.
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.
Appleby
There are generally three different methods for a purchaser to acquire a company's business. The effects of the sale or transfer on employees will depend on the type of method implemented.
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
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
Blockchain is often referred to as a disruptive technology but it has emerged from relative obscurity to become a relatively popular conversation topic across various industries.
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.
Appleby
Best Value For Money Contingency Fees?
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...
Wakefield Quin Limited
A Q&A guide to lending and taking security in Bermuda.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Land Title Registration Act, 2011 (the "Act"), as recently amended, is likely to come into full effect in August.
Appleby
This country-specific Q&A covers common issues in private equity laws and regulations – including structuring matters, governance matters, and transaction terms in Bermuda.
Walkers
The notion of majority rule is the basis on which almost all corporate affairs proceed. This concept reflects the doctrine of corporate democracy ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
A company wishing to launch an ICO can incorporate within the typical timeframe of 24 to 48 hours using Bermuda's usual incorporation procedures.
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Appleby
Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that underpins them are terms that have gained prominence in recent years. According to CoinMarketCap as of 23 May 2018 ...
Walkers
A bold judicial reimagining of the Court's existing power to appoint a provisional liquidator for asset preservation purposes, Bermuda's ‘lighttouch' provisional liquidation ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Bermuda Public Companies Update which features a recap of significant transactions involving Bermuda public companies listed...
BeesMont Law Limited
2018 is expected to be a big year for privacy and data protection in Bermuda. The Personal Information Protection Act (Pipa) ...
Appleby
Appleby's Technology and Innovation Team have recently attended several blockchain conferences globally, including MJAC in London, the Blockchain for Finance Conference in Singapore and Consensus 2018 ...
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 financial services industry is being impacted by fintech, or financial technology, which is transforming the way we do business and interact with customers particularly in relation to banking, trading...
Appleby
The ICO Legislation regulates all aspects of offering digital assets to the public in or from Bermuda.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present this Global IPO Report detailing new listing activity involving Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands public companies listed on stock exchanges around the world during H1 2018.
Walkers
Bermuda has extended the scope of its existing legal requirements relating to disclosure of beneficial owners of corporate and legal entities in order to meet international transparency standards...
Appleby
Bermuda is a popular choice of jurisdiction of incorporation for many businesses listed on Hong Kong's stock exchange.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Land Title Registration Act, 2011 (the "Act"), as recently amended, is likely to come into full effect in August.
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