Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda is the first comprehensive practitioner’s guide to offshore commercial practice in one of the world’s leading offshore financial centres.
The book is divided into three main sections, Establishing Offshore Vehicles, Commercial Dispute Resolution and Relations with the Onshore World. Subjects covered include company law, insurance partnership law, trust law, litigation and insolvency law, regulatory law and cross-border cooperation. The book considers Bermuda Commercial Law as a broad topic and also addresses ethical and policy considerations.
Edited by the Chief Justice of Bermuda whose speciality is in commercial law, and written by leading practitioners in the principal commercial law fields, this book provides an insight into the development and current operation of Bermuda’s offshore legal framework. Each contributor describes the key legal rules and explains how the relevant legal principles are applied in practice. Reference is made to relevant statutory provisions and case law, while contributors also furnish practical observations which add flesh to the bare bones of the formal legal structures in question.
The depth of treatment will make the text an indispensable reference tool for the experienced practitioner, the clarity of the text ensures that the book is also accessible to those new to the topics covered. Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda is for international lawyers whose work involves or potentially involves interaction with companies, partnerships, trusts or special purpose vehicles based in Bermuda. It will also be invaluable to offshore professionals based in Bermuda.
Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda will be of interest to commercial lawyers in private practice and in-house, especially Corporate, Private Client, Insurance and Litigation lawyers, in London, USA, Hong-Kong, Singapore, Cayman and BVI.