Halsbury Chambers - Areas of Practice

INVESTMENT FUNDS AND SECURITIES

We have competently advised numerous investment/mutual fund administrators, operators, promoters and counterparties on the legal and regulatory compliance issues involved in the establishment and operation of investment funds in The Bahamas.

We provide expert legal advice, in a client-oriented manner in the following areas:

  • Establishment of Investment Fund Vehicles
  • Registration and Licensing of Investment Funds and their administrators
  • Advising generally regarding the Investment Funds Act and the Securities Industry Act
  • Drafting of:

Offering Memorandum
Administration Agreement
Investment Management Agreement
Other Material Agreements

  • Subscription and Redemption Agreements
  • Constitutive Documents
  • Provision of legal advice on:

Compliance issues
Regulatory Policies
Regulatory Procedures
Fund administration
Exchange Control policies and procedures

Halsbury Chambers provides highly-specialized, legal advice to individuals and private and public companies for:

  • The establishment of Brokerage firms and securities investment advisor
  • The registration of broker-dealers and securities investment advisors and registered personnel
  • The preparation of prospectuses for public companies
  • The facilitation of Initial Public Offerings (IPO)
  • Legal advice on listing and de-listing requirements for investment funds and securities on the Bahamas International Stock Exchange (BISX) and BISX rules generally
  • Overall legal and compliance issues related to or affecting individuals and private and public companies, offering trading or investing in securities, locally and abroad
  • Issues regarding the offer of securities in The Bahamas by non-Bahamian entities
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