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Bermuda Companies Act

Bermuda Companies Act 1981

Updated August 2019 | 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:

  • amendments to the Government Fees Regulations 1976, Head 16 of the Companies Act 1981, made by the Government Fees Amendment Regulations 2019, operative 1 April 2019 and the addition of The International Stock Exchange to the list of Appointed Stock Exchanges, 6 May 2019

Other recent amendments include the Companies and Limited Liability Company (Beneficial Ownership) (Transitional Period Extension) Order 2019, and this Order extends the date by which companies and limited liability companies are required to update or verify the minimum required information under section 22(2) of the Companies and Limited Liability Company (Beneficial Ownership) Amendment Act 2017 from 28 February 2019 to 30 April 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: August 2019





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