Bermuda Law Blog

Tim Molton

2021 has seen a global resurgence in the issuance, trade and practical use of digital assets. Projects leveraging the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) have increased exponentially this year, as more and more businesses recognise the advantages offered by the use of (predominantly) decentralised,...

Reid Orchard

The Cannabis Licence Act (the “CLA”) was passed by Bermuda’s lower house of parliament in February 2021. However, it was sent back to the House of Assembly after Bermuda’s upper house, the Senate, voted against the bill in March 2021. The rejection of the CLA...

Tim Molton

By Tim Molton & Fozeia Rana-Fahy On 12 April 2021, the Court of Appeal for Bermuda delivered its judgment in the matter of Wang v Grand View Private Trust Company Limited (Civil Appeal No.1 of 2021) (the “Appeal”) on the issue of joint interest privilege. Overturning the...

Jennifer Haworth

As we highlighted at the end of last year, major changes were to be made to Bermuda’s employment legislation this year. On 1 June 2021 the Employment Amendment (No. 2) Act 2020 (the “Amendment”) became operative. This amended the Employment Act 2000 (the “Act”) with...