Mario McCartney – LEX JUSTIS

UNDERSTANDING EXTORTION IN THE BAHAMAS

The topic of extortion/blackmail is wavering one. The term is often used metaphorically to refer to usury or to price-gouging, as the term is often used loosely to refer to everyday situations where one person feels indebted…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Criminal Law

PROTECT YOURS INTERESTS WHEN COMMITTING TO THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY IN THE BAHAMAS

Observe these warning signs when purchasing real estate in The Bahamas…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Real Estate

GUIDE TO THE BAHAMIAN FOUNDATION

The Bahamas foundation truly is a hybrid corporate medium, and is a great option to a trust in the right situations. It holds applications as an individual vehicle or as a part of an overall structure, and when used fittingly,…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Law Practice Products & Services

WILL THE MARITAL RAPE AMENDMENTS IN THE BAHAMAS EVER BE USED?

While applauding the measures taken to place segments of the country’s legislation to an international standard the real issue of whether the amendments will properly be employed and enforced comes to light. Here are our reasons…more
| Criminal Law, Family Law

SUMMARY OF LIMITATION PERIODS IN THE BAHAMAS

Expiry of a limitation period provides a defendant with a complete defense to a claim. In The Bahamas most limitation periods are set forth in the Limitation Act 1995. Normally the only consequence of the expiry of a limitation…more
| Civil Procedure

WORK PERMIT APPLICATIONS IN THE BAHAMAS

The archipelago’s immigration policy remains that no expatriate may be offered a position that a suitably qualified Bahamian is able to fill. Whenever there is a job position, the Bahamian should be given the position in…more
| Immigration Law

BAHAMAS SALES REPRESENTATIVE PERMIT

A travelling agent conducting business physically within The Bahamas on behalf of a corporate entity will require a Sales Representative Permit, which is granted by the country’s Department of Immigration. It is unlawful for a…more
| Immigration Law

STRUCTURES FOR DOING BUSINESS IN THE BAHAMAS

Apart from the great climate and scenic environment, The Bahamas is also an established corporate and financial hub which is regularly used by both private individuals and corporate entities as a vantage point for their…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

Obtaining an Annual Residence Permit in The Bahamas

An individual who receives a Permanent Residence Certificate has similar legal rights as a Bahamian citizen, notwithstanding being prohibited from voting in any election or participating in any political election. If you are…more
| Immigration Law

Permanent Residency & Immigration in The Bahamas

For those within the international community who have a keen interest in living in Bahama paradise without committing themselves to marrying a Bahamian citizen, an investment in Bahamian real property may provide you with…more
| Immigration Law

Private Trust Companies of The Bahamas

The use of a Bahamian Private Trust Company creates a balance between the needs of a family to control trust assets yet ensure that those assets remain in trust. It enables the family to own operating businesses in a trust while…more
| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Bankruptcy Laws in The Bahamas

In The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the law of bankruptcy is governed by the Bankruptcy Act of 1870, and its formal procedures called the Bankruptcy Rules 1958 in the Act’s statutory subsidiary follow the first and second…more
| Bankruptcy, Real Estate

Expected Costs Associated With Real Estate Transactions in The Bahamas

Purchasing property in The Bahamas for the inexperienced can be a daunting and confusing task, particularly when closing costs are involved. First time home buyers and even some foreign investors wishing to purchase real estate…more
| Real Estate
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