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22 Dec Extension of Companies Registry Amnesty

By Legal Notice No. 406 of 2020, the amnesty granted by the Government with respect to late filing penalties imposed by the Companies Act, Chap. 81:01 has been extended from December 31, 2020 to March 31, 2021. For more information, please contact our Ms Debra Thompson,...

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21 Dec BUYER BEWARE – SHOP SAFELY THIS CHRISTMAS

We all want to find the perfect gift for everyone on our Christmas list.  It can be all too easy to get caught up in the frenzy of yuletide shopping, with so many businesses going overboard trying to convince us to part with our hard-earned...

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14 Dec The Path to becoming Listed

In his 2021 Budget Presentation, the Honourable Minister of Finance announced heightened incentives for companies whose shares are listed on the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Market of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE). These incentives include: an increase in the incentive period from...

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14 Dec DEFAMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The effect of speaking ill about someone has been known since time immemorial, whether through religious text references or Shakespeare's Othello. These effects have become formalized in actionable torts (legal claims) called slander and libel. Whilst a claim for slander has traditionally been used for spoken...

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14 Dec CAN YOU SUE OVER A BAD REVIEW?

Navigating customer feedback in the social media age can be a minefield. A single tweet from reality television star Kylie Jenner declaring that she was no longer using the social media app Snapchat caused its stock price to plummet, wiping out USD1.3 billion of its...

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