Bermuda Case Law & Legislation

Fozeia Rana-Fahy

The restrictions put in place by the Government of Bermuda (“Government”) following positive cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda have placed unexpected pressures on businesses and employees alike. Lay offs and redundancies have already been made and fear is mounting as regards employment rights and obligations. Misinformation...

Teressa Macbeth

In response to the global Covid-19 outbreak, the Bermuda Registrar of Companies issued a notice on 20 March, 2020 in respect of Bermuda companies’ compliance obligations pursuant to the Economic Substance Act 2018 (the “Act”). All in-scope companies are still required to comply with the provisions...

Brian Holdipp

Following on from the Government’s commitment to harmonize Bermuda’s economic substance regime with that of other major offshore jurisdictions, the Economic Substance Amendment (No. 2) Act 2019 (the “ESA Amendment Act”) was tabled on 29 November 2019. The ESA Amendment Act, together with anticipated revised Economic Substance Regulations (the “Regulations”, which it is understood should...

Adjusting to parenthood can be overwhelming, for both parents. Thankfully, such more needed legislative changes to improve parenting benefits are on the horizon. The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sport announced recently that “the consolidation and modernization of the labour legislation […] has been ongoing for some...