COVID-19 and Electronic Signatures under Bahamian Law

The emergence of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has resulted in the implementation of social distancing measures and ‘work from home’ orders across various jurisdictions, including The Bahamas. In an effort to continue ‘business as usual’, individuals, as well as...

Expansion of Registrar General’s Online Services

In addition to services available via the Registrar General’s Department’s (“RGD”) online portal, the RGD has established the following procedures to facilitate a number of company related requests, effective 15 April 2020: 1. Submit your request along with any...

Covid 19: Recreational Dos and Don’ts

EMERGENCY ORDERS (COVID-19) & RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY (Do’s and Don’ts) During these unprecedented and uncertain times of Covid-19, the entire world is coming together in a show of solidarity and The Bahamas is no different! From the 17th of March 2020 to date, The...

Businesses Exempt from Provisions of Emergency Order

The Government of The Bahamas in response to COVID 19, passed the Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) Order, 2020 (the “Order”). The Order came into force at 9:00 am on the 24 March, 2020 and is presently set to expire at 9:00 am on 8 April 2020 (the “Expiration...

Operating Protocols of Bahamian Regulatory Bodies

Covid-19 – Operating Protocols of  Bahamian Regulatory Bodies In accordance with the Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No.2) Order, 2020 (“Order”) which came into effect on 24th March, 2020, all private businesses, as well as government agencies within The Bahamas, unless...