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ISOLAS
Unless you've spent the last year living underground, with no access whatsoever to another human being, much less any contact with social media, you will have heard/seen something about cryptocurrency (crypto for short), or at least a mention of the most famous of all the 1,300 cryptocurrencies in existence today - Bitcoin.
ISOLAS
Defining the intangible, balancing innovation with the application of ‘good old' regulation, and managing crypto's emergence into the mainstream of financial services beyond its statistical systematic significance.
ISOLAS
The summer months have seen a number of interesting developments for Gibraltar's financial services industry.
The Sovereign Group
Greetings and welcome to summer in Gibraltar. Now it's not often that I do ‘requests' in this column but I am making an exception this month.
The Sovereign Group
You have to hand it to our editrix. She does like to present me with a challenge. A short while back, when setting deadline dates, she reminded me that the February edition is geared traditionally to the season of love ...
Hassans
The long awaited appeal in Weal v FSC has now been heard and the Judgment of the Court of Appeal handed down (it is available from the Gibraltar Court Service website).
Hassans
Gibraltar implemented Protected Cell Company legislation in 2001 and was the first European jurisdiction to do so. Since then Malta has implemented a PCC Act and the UK itself has introduced its own regime for Open Ended Investment Funds.
The Sovereign Group
In the dim and distant past when studying law for my banking diploma, I came across an 1892 case involving the "carbolic smoke ball".
ISOLAS
The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of Jack J in Minette Compson v The Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission and Brian Weal v The Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission.
ISOLAS
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published proposed guidance for UK-regulated financial services firms when using cloud computing solutions to implement technology services or operations.
ISOLAS
The ECJ held that foreign exchange (FX) transactions which are part of foreign currency denominated loans do not constitute an investment service.
Hassans
I have already written extensively about the case of Compson v FSC & Weal V FSC involving an appeal against certain decisions of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission ("FSC") , unreported, 29th April 2015, and therefore for the purposes of this briefing note, I will assume that the background is known to readers.
The Sovereign Group
Regular readers will recall that, as Christmas approaches, this column pays its annual visit to dear old Mrs Rock, who is generally mightily confused about the financial aspects of life.
ISOLAS
Corporate governance is an important live issue worldwide particularly in the alternative fund management space, fuelled both by scandals (for example Madoff and Weavering) and tightening regulation.
Fiduciary Group
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (FSC) has recently announced restructuring plans for 2015.
Fiduciary Group
The GSX, Gibraltar Stock Exchange, is Gibraltar's new stock exchange offering a platform for the listing of open ended funds with a view to offering a full trading and execution platform by 2018.
Fiduciary Group
Minister for Financial Services Albert Isola concluded the conference with congratulatory closing remarks for the panellists, thanking them for delivering a stimulating and successful conference.
Fiduciary Group
The investment strategy will have a bearing on Fund Administration costs, set-up fees and dictate whether a custodian will be required.
Fiduciary Group
The investment strategy will have a bearing on Fund Administration costs and set-up fees.
Fiduciary Group
An EIF may be established as a limited company, protected cell company, unit trust or limited partnership.
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ISOLAS
Defining the intangible, balancing innovation with the application of ‘good old' regulation, and managing crypto's emergence into the mainstream of financial services beyond its statistical systematic significance.
Hassans
Gibraltar implemented Protected Cell Company legislation in 2001 and was the first European jurisdiction to do so. Since then Malta has implemented a PCC Act and the UK itself has introduced its own regime for Open Ended Investment Funds.
The Sovereign Group
Greetings and welcome to summer in Gibraltar. Now it's not often that I do ‘requests' in this column but I am making an exception this month.
ISOLAS
The summer months have seen a number of interesting developments for Gibraltar's financial services industry.
Hassans
The long awaited appeal in Weal v FSC has now been heard and the Judgment of the Court of Appeal handed down (it is available from the Gibraltar Court Service website).
ISOLAS
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published proposed guidance for UK-regulated financial services firms when using cloud computing solutions to implement technology services or operations.
ISOLAS
The ECJ held that foreign exchange (FX) transactions which are part of foreign currency denominated loans do not constitute an investment service.
Hassans
I have already written extensively about the case of Compson v FSC & Weal V FSC involving an appeal against certain decisions of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission ("FSC") , unreported, 29th April 2015, and therefore for the purposes of this briefing note, I will assume that the background is known to readers.
ISOLAS
The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of Jack J in Minette Compson v The Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission and Brian Weal v The Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission.
The Sovereign Group
Regular readers will recall that, as Christmas approaches, this column pays its annual visit to dear old Mrs Rock, who is generally mightily confused about the financial aspects of life.
The Sovereign Group
You have to hand it to our editrix. She does like to present me with a challenge. A short while back, when setting deadline dates, she reminded me that the February edition is geared traditionally to the season of love ...
The Sovereign Group
In the dim and distant past when studying law for my banking diploma, I came across an 1892 case involving the "carbolic smoke ball".
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