News & Publications

The latest financial, legal and regulatory news concerning Lennox Paton and its clients can be found here, including matters of shipping, real estate, trusts and foundations, investment and resort development. You will also find a library of publications, featuring expert guidance, opinion and thought-leadership from our specialist Lawyers.

December 2017

Chambers High Net Worth guide is the first publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. We are delighted to announce that Lennox Paton have been ranked in the recent 2017 edition.  More

December 2017

Victory for Conveyancing Practitioners

In Perfect Luck Investments Limited et al v. CTF BM Holding Ltd. et al, the Honourable Justice Ian Winder delivered a landmark decision, More

November 2017

The Bahamas - Private Banking & Wealth Management 2018

In this latest edition Michael Paton and Dwayne Whylly discuss Private Banking & Wealth Management in The Bahamas. More

October 2017

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou speaking on the panel yesterday at the ABA Section of International Law Fall Conference 2017 in Miami.  More

October 2017

Payment of preferential debts out of assets subject to floating charge not permitted

Companies (Winding-up Amendment) Act. The Supreme Court recently considered whether, within the meaning of Section 237 of the Companies (Winding-up Amendment) Act, preferential creditors have any claim against the moneys received by receiver-managers for the sale of assets subject to a charge.  More

October 2017

LXP successfully granted leave to appeal to the Privy Council

On 25 September 2017 the Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas heard arguments in relation to an application seeking leave to appeal to the Privy Council from a decision of the Court of Appeal which set aside an Order granting leave to serve a fraudulent preference claim outside of the jurisdiction brought by the Liquidator of a company in liquidation. The application was argued by Brian Simms QC and Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou on behalf of former creditors of a Bahamian Mutual Fund. More

October 2017

2017 Appreciation Award: Michael Paton

We are delighted to announce that the Bahamas Financial Services Board has decided to award Michael Paton, along with other members of the CRS Legal Committee with the '2017 Appreciation Award'. This award recognises his active engagement with the Board and support of industry initiatives including involvement in public private sector partnership for the furtherance of the financial services sector. The Financial Services Board Excellence Awards Gala Dinner will take place on 3 November 2017 at The Atlantis Resort, Bahamas.  More

April 2017

The Bahamas represented as leading offshore jurisdiction in Insolvency Debate in Australia

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou presented on a panel at the Offshore Day of the INSOL Quadrennial Congress. More

April 2016

Cayman Bank liquidators denied recognition

Cayman Bank liquidators denied statutory recognition More

March 2016

Lennox Paton Accreditations 2016

Lennox Paton Accreditations for 2016 More

March 2016

Global Restructuring Review’s 40 Under 40 List

Global Restructuring Review’s 40 Under 40 List More

January 2016

Billionaire adjudicated bankrupt

Billionaire adjudicated bankrupt under 1869 statute More

October 2015

LXP defends Chapter 11 in the Bahamas

LXP Successfully defends Chapter 11 recognition in the Bahamas More

September 2015

LXP Legal update for Autumn 2015

Legal update for Autumn 2015 by Matthew Freeman More

August 2015

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Litigation and Dispute Resolution (4th Edition; 2015) More

July 2015

Litigation Partner is ‘Millenials Week’ Speaker

Litigation Partner is ‘Millenials Week’ Speaker More

June 2015

BVI Arbitral Proceedings Memorandum

Interim Relief in Support of Arbitral Proceedings (BVI) More

May 2015

Legal Update Spring 2015

Legal Update for Spring 2015 by Scott Cruickshank More

May 2015

New BVI fund offerings, Spring 2015

BVI Rolls Out New Fund Offerings, Spring 2015 More

December 2014

Insolvency and Restructuring

Insolvency and Restructuring Article in Lawyer Monthly More

November 2014

Financial Services Development & Promotion Award

Financial Services Development & Promotion Award More

November 2014

Investment Funds Act 2003

Investment Funds Act 2003 explanatory memorandum More

October 2014

Investment Condominium Act 2014

Investment Condominium Act 2014 explanatory memorandum More

October 2014

Update on wealth and asset management

Update on wealth and asset management services in the Bahamas More

October 2014

Brian Simms sitting as acting Judge

Brian Simms QC has been sitting as acting Judge More

August 2014

Bahamas Investment Condominium Act

Bahamas Investment Condominium Act - Presentation in Brazil More

May 2014

Future Leader of the Bahamas

Future Leader of the Bahamas More

January 2014

BVI Approved Managers Regime

BVI extends its approved manager regime to non BVI funds More

November 2013

Eugene Dupuch Law School Sponsorship

Lennox Paton sponsors Law School Award in the Bahamas More

November 2013

Partner Speaks at C5 Fraud Conference

Litigation Partner speaks at C5 Fraud Conference in the USA More

September 2013

Establishment of Trusts in the Bahamas

Client Briefing - Establishment of Trusts In The Bahamas More

July 2013

New Revenue Measures - Bahamas

Legislative Update - New revenue measures in The Bahamas More

March 2013

New Real Property Tax Incentives

Real property tax incentives to take effect on March 1, 2013  More

December 2012

BVI Record Keeping Requirements

BVI Introduces Enhanced Record Keeping Requirements More

December 2012

Lennox Paton Accreditations

IFLR1000 and Chambers Global listings More

September 2012

Investment Funds Act Technical Team (IFATT)

LXP partner asked by Bahamas Securities Commission to be member of IFATT  More

July 2012

LXP Partner speaks at International Conference

LXP Partner speaks at International Conference More

July 2012

Amendments to BVI Business Companies Act

Amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act More

April 2012

Bahamas Partner Called to BVI Bar

Bahamas Partner Called to BVI Bar More

April 2012

Liquidators’ powers of examination

Landmark decision prescribes modern approach More

February 2012

International Business Companies Act

Lennoxpaton Attorneys obtain rulings in two separate actions More

January 2012

Lennox Paton BVI Funds Guide

Establishment and Regulation of Investment Funds in the BVI More

September 2011

New BVI Corporate and Funds Partner

New Corporate and Funds Partner - Lennox Paton BVI More

July 2011

LXP successfully defends Attorney General

Lennox Paton successfully defends Attorney General More

July 2011

LXP win 'No leave to appeal' judgement

Lennox Paton win 'No leave to appeal' judgement More

June 2011

Real Property Taxes Rates

A summary of real property tax rates More

June 2011

Fellow of INSOL International

New accreditation for Lennox Paton BVI Managing Partner More

May 2011

Hastings-Bass Revisited

The “Hastings-Bass principle” is no longer More

May 2011

LXP Rugby Sponsorship

Lennox Paton is a proud sponsor of the Bahamas National Rugby team More

April 2011

Owner - Occupied Rental Homes

The Hotels (Amendment) Act, 2009 More

April 2011

Business Licence Act, 2010

New licensing and taxation requirements to operate a business in The Bahamas More

April 2011

LXP Partner Conducts Training at JP Morgan

Litigation Practice Group Partner, back on the speaking circuit. More

September 2010

Lennox Paton Accreditations

IFLR1000 and Chambers Global listings More

September 2010

Bahamas Elevated to OECD White List

The Bahamas now exceeds OECD required minimum of 12 TIEAs More

July 2010

New Arbitration Legislation Passed

New Arbitration Acts came into force on 20th May 2010 More