Category: E-commerce

DLT: regulation, applications and token sales 101

DLT: regulation, applications and token sales 101 by Joey Garcia ISOLAS LLP Most people will have, by now, heard of the proposal to introduce a regulatory framework that is intended to capture and regulate firms that use distributed ledger technology…

Gibraltar gears up for DLT and Blockchain

Gibraltar gears up for DLT and Blockchain By Vickram Khatwani Senior Tax Manager, Deloitte The terms blockchain, cryptocurrency and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) have become part and parcel of everyday conversation, spoken by both industry professionals and the general public…

Fintech: revolutionary innovation in financial services

Fintech: revolutionary innovation in financial services Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’d have heard the phrase “FinTech”. It’s a term often banded about, but despite being in vogue, its exact meaning is lost on many, Richard Bowry, Senior…

The rise of the FinTech industry

The rise of the FinTech industry By Alison Daun, Global Currency Exchange Network (GCEN) Risk aversion in global banking continues to send shockwaves throughout the industry, the most obvious consequence being the closure of banks. In the past year alone,…

Being disruptive

Being disruptive By Marcus Killick, Isolas Last month in London I caught my first Uber “cab”. It arrived quickly, delivered me exactly where I wanted to go and I stepped from the rear door without reaching for my wallet, having…

Balancing benefits and risks for supporting crypto currencies

With security, regulation and taxation issues to be considered, Gibraltar’s government is debating whether it should provide a home for rapidly growing virtual currencies, like Bitcoin. After UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, last summer prompted a Treasury investigation…