Regulatory and Compliance

We are considered experts in complex employment, regulatory and enforcement investigations; executive disputes; document harmonisation and business integration projects; risk mitigation, remediation and compliance programs as well as data protection/cybersecurity matters providing valuable strategic and commercial support to international businesses and key stakeholders in the domestic Bermuda market.

Our team also provides extensive licensing and ongoing regulatory advice to the key industry sectors in Bermuda (specifically insurance, energy, telecoms, digital asset business and wealth management), due diligence support, product licensing and distribution advice, sanctions and anti-bribery analysis, anti-money laundering, FATCA, CRS and CFT analysis and advice.

Senior team members have in-house, board and regulatory authority experience. Our lawyers advise various government departments and sit on key Bermuda regulatory bodies providing invaluable legal support, educating stakeholders and sharing commercial expertise to shape and implement Bermuda’s regulatory policies and procedures, including in relation to economic substance, insurance, digital asset business, trusts and private wealth and employment.

We are widely recognised as a leading firm in relation to data protection in Bermuda. Our team is part of a wider global data protection team which comprises over 20 people. Whether you are compiling data protection procedures, reviewing current practices or managing a claim, we have a team of specialists who can advise you.

We also regularly advise clients on data protection and cybersecurity issues, including: international data transfers, outsourcing, data breach and incident response, privacy statements, data mapping and pseudonymisation issues, the use of static IP addresses as identifiers, policies, contractual documentation and terms of business, cookie usage, electronic marketing, the Privacy Shield and the use of technology and its implications. We are also particularly active in relation to cloud technology and Fintech applications.

Our clients include Bermuda-based global insurance and reinsurance businesses, insurance intermediaries, international private equity firms, pension funds, investment managers and family offices, digital asset businesses, locally based trust companies, banks, energy, healthcare and telecommunications providers.

Related services

  • Administrations
  • Corporate Recovery
  • Debt Restructuring and Refinancing
  • De-Mergers
  • Insolvency and Workouts
  • Liquidations
  • Management Buy-Outs
  • Regulatory Guidance
  • Receiverships
  • Restructurings
  • Reorganisations
  • Strategic Dispute Resolution
  • Schemes of Arrangement


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