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Bermuda Companies Act

Bermuda Companies Act 1981

Updated December 2018 | Consolidated Acts

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The Bermuda Companies Act contains a consolidated version of the Companies Act 1981, incorporating all amendments to date.

The most recent legislative updates include:

  • the addition of the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, the Korea Exchange, and the Copenhagen Stock Exchange to the list of Appointed Stock Exchanges under section 2(9) of the Companies Act 1981, effective 13 November 2018 by Government Notice GN0096/2018 Gazetted 3 December 2018
  • the Companies and Limited Liability Company (Beneficial Ownership) (Transitional Period Extension) (No. 2) Order 2018, and this Order extends the date by which companies and limited liability companies are required to provide the minimum required information under section 22(3) of the Companies and Limited Liability Company (Beneficial Ownership) Amendment Act 2017 from 15 December 2018 to 28 February 2019

This Compendium does not, however, contain (i) the various forms and filings prescribed by the Act and (ii) The Companies Winding-Up Rules 1982; these are available on request, please contact us.

In addition, further regulations apply to companies carrying on (i) insurance business, (ii) investment fund or investment fund administration business, or (iii) trust business.

More information and/or separate consolidations of applicable legislation are available on request.

While every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, and it is believed that the only errors in the legislation are those contained in the statutes themselves (which errors have been faithfully reproduced), no responsibility is assumed for the content, and reference is made to the original legislation for an authoritative statement of the Companies Act 1981 and Rules, Regulations and Orders and other legislation contained herein.

Conyers Dill & Pearman
Hamilton, Bermuda 

Revised: December 2018





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