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Commercial Law
Memorandum On Exchange Control
The Exchange Control Act Chap. 79:50 regulates all foreign currency transactions in Trinidad and Tobago and is designed to prevent the escape of currency and preserve the Country’s foreign exchange reserve. Read more >>

Memorandum On The Registration Of Local Agents Of Foreign Governments Or Foreign Enterprises Act 1980
By this Act:- Everybody who is an “Agent” of a “Foreign Government” or “Foreign Enterprise” must ensure that his Agreement in respect of his Agency is in writing and subject to the laws of Trinidad and Tobago... Read more >>

“The Unanimous Shareholder Agreement: A Bane Or Boon For Shareholders?”
The Unanimous Shareholder Agreement (“USA”) provides a statutory solution to the common law rule in Canada that shareholders could not, even by unanimous agreement, fetter or interfere with the discretion of directors in the exercise of their powers.
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Property Law
Memorandum On Foreign Investment
The former restrictive provisions of the Aliens (Landholding) Act have been repealed and replaced by a new Foreign Investment Act, No. 16 of 1990 designed to encourage investment by foreign investors.
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Litigation
Case management in Trinidad and Tobago
Once society began to organize itself, it was obliged to resolve the thorny question of how disputes over private legal rights were to be resolved. A natural recourse was to the Kings, Princes and authority figures, hence King Solomon’s famous decision in what was probably the world’s first reported custody dispute.

 

Constitutional Law
Sample Article
The Unanimous Shareholder Agreement (“USA”) provides a statutory solution to the common law rule in Canada that shareholders could not, even by unanimous agreement, fetter or interfere with the discretion of directors in the exercise of their powers.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

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