Recognizing the importance of generating meaningful thought leadership on the myriad of legal issues encountered in our practice, Lex Caribbean’s attorneys combine a shared Caribbean heritage with training and experience gained in several financial centres around the world to generate rich, relevant and timely insight. Here follows a sample of our most recent publications

19 August 2020

Recent Amendments to the Companies Act

The Companies Act Cap 308 of the laws of Barbados (the “Act”) was amended on January 1, 2019, (the “January Amendment”) to require companies earning 100% of their earnings in foreign currency to file certain information with the Director of International Business.

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06 July 2020

The Proposal to Creditors: A business survival kit in the wake of COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, in which companies, industries and entire countries were forced to a jolting halt, many businesses  (and individuals) are facing significant threats to their continued financial viability, including the threats of utility lock-offs, evictions by landlords, disruption of supply of goods and services by suppliers, contract cancellations and mortgage enforcements.

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02 June 2020

Can COVID-19 End the Life of a Contract?

During COVID-19, a lot of things may have ended and new things started: how we spend time, how we move around and how we conduct transactions. It is also the end of another economic cycle and the start of a different one.

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15 April 2020

COVID-19 – What Can Businesses Do to Reduce Labour Costs While Preventing Disputes with Employees

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus known as COVID-19, several countries have implemented measures, such as a lockdown of borders and curfews, to contain the rate of infection. Such measures have caused the wheels of the tourism industry to grind to a halt since leisure travel has ceased and planes are grounded.

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03 February 2020

Barbados: A modern data protection regime

Barbados is much closer to the implementation of a modern data protection regime. The Data Protection Bill 2019 ('the Bill') was passed by the Senate on 24 July 2019 and by the House of Assembly on 6 August 2019. Whilst it is not yet passed into law, it is forthcoming. Bartlett D. Morgan, Senior Associate at Lex Caribbean, discusses the scope of the Bill and what its next legislative steps are.

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