Publications

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


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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06 September 2018

Demystifying Arbitration: Drafting Arbitration Clauses without Tears

Increasingly, commercial parties and their legal counsel are exploring arbitration as a feasible alternative to litigation. More often than not, critics of domestic arbitration in Barbados cite issues of delay, expense and doubt about the process to support continued reliance on the courts as the first choice in the menu of options for resolving disputes.

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