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  • 19 April 2018 Janine Carey

    On-Boarding: the role and duties of directors

    Bermuda is a well established business jurisdiction with a robust corporate and financial market.  As a large scale centre of commerce, many companies are continually established and based in Bermuda.  This vibrant business platform can present many opportunities for individuals to become a director of a Bermuda company....

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  • 18 April 2018 Cameron Adderley

    Offshore-i Report on Offshore M&A 2017

    Offshore-i is an Appleby report that analyses offshore deal data and provides expert insight into the world of offshore transactions...

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  • 12 April 2018 Steven Rees Davies, Matthew Ebbs-Brewer, Gary Harris, Jennifer Eve, Ashley Fife, Megan Denos, Alexis Haynes

    Bermuda to Introduce Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Legislation

    On 13 April 2018, the House of Assembly is returning to Bermuda Parliament for the purpose of tabling Initial Coin Offering (ICO) legislation. This move is part of a larger plan for Bermuda to become a global leader in the cryptocurrency arena....

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  • 10 April 2018 Steven Rees Davies, Peter Colegate

    Comparing GDPR and PIPA – is there a difference?

    Investors in offshore financial centres increasingly require and demand data privacy. Obligations to collect personal data resulting from new international data sharing regimes, combined with cybersecurity concerns and innovative technology deployments, are making the regulation of personal data more complex than ever before. ...

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  • 9 April 2018 Anthony Williams, Alison MacKrill, Paula Fry

    Trusts and Protectors - Sham Trusts - An Update

    In the case of Mezhprom v Pugachev [2017], the English High Court set aside five discretionary trusts established by a Russian oligarch. This ground-breaking case has potentially introduced the concept of an “illusory trust”, which differs in important respects from a sham trust. ...

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