Category: Articles

Digital era growth to balance reduced cash handling

Digital era growth to balance reduced cash handling In the first of a two-part report on progress of the jurisdiction’s banking sector, Ray Spencer finds availability of mortgages and to some extent other business finance has improved with the arrival…

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,…

Surprise insurance sector growth extends appeal

Surprise insurance sector growth extends appeal Two life insurance companies, including a large international entity, are planning to begin operations in Gibraltar, projecting this aspect of the insurance business within the jurisdiction from “tiny” to “significant”, it can be revealed…

Gibraltar Funds: The National Private Placement Regime lives on

Gibraltar Funds: The National Private Placement Regime lives on By Joey Garcia, Financial Services Partner at ISOLAS and head of the technical committee of the Gibraltar Funds & Investments Association (GFIA) The reality is that Brexit has had little practical…

Don’t Just Build It, BOT It!

Don’t Just Build It, BOT It! By Eran Shay, Managing Director, Benefit Business Solutions Ltd Recent years have seen a dramatic increase worldwide in the involvement of the private sector in the development and funding of public facilities and services….

Brexit and Gibraltar’s Funds and Investments Industries

Brexit and Gibraltar’s Funds and Investments Industries By James Lasry Deputy Chairman Gibraltar Funds and Investments Association and Head of Funds at Hassans International Law Firm Most Gibraltarians were quite certain that the United Kingdom would vote to remain within…

Bidding for a better opportunity and equality

Bidding for a better opportunity and equality A greater determination by women to break the traditional 
employment ‘glass ceiling’ is showing through strongly in Gibraltar, as groups form to consider what in practice can be done to ensure equal opportunity…

The tax efficient Mediterranean Lifestyle

The tax efficient Mediterranean Lifestyle   By Gavin Gafan, Assistant Manager, Tax Department & Hannah Clark, Manager, Tax and Company Services, Deloitte   It is safe to say that we currently live in a fast-pace society. One only has to…

Making a judgment on cases for expansion to maintain progress

Making a judgment on cases for expansion to maintain progress   Worldwide tax transparency measures are causing a slow down in Gibraltar’s traditional legal work, prompting firms to consider other areas to demonstrate professional excellence, writes Ray Spencer   The…