Category: Articles

Gibrael – A new Bi-national Chamber of Commerce for Gibraltar

Gibrael – A new Bi-national Chamber of Commerce for Gibraltar By: Eran Shay, Managing Director, Benefit Business Solutions and President of “Gibrael”- the Gibraltar-Israel Chamber of Commerce Recently a new Chamber of Commerce has been established on the Rock, between…

Tuning into TV leads to broadband wars

    Tuning into TV leads to broadband wars   Telecommunication company profits are under pressure as competition intensifies, prices fall across the board and demand for service content grows. Ray Spencer looks at how, in a small market, the…

UK Residential Property Tax Changes

UK Residential Property Tax Changes   By Lynette Chaudhary, International Tax Manager, STM Fiscalis Ltd   A number of Gibraltar residents (individuals/companies/trusts) own UK residential property. Gibraltar does not tax foreign rental profits and neither does it levy Capital Gains…

Gibraltar as the Gateway to Europe for Singapore and Hong Kong

By Joey Garcia, a Financial Services Partner at ISOLAS and Chairman of the Gibraltar Funds & Investments Association (GFIA) A strong Gibraltar delegation returned from a short but intense mission to both Singapore and Hong Kong in July. The exercise…

The changing face of insurance in Gibraltar

The insurance industry in Gibraltar has grown rapidly in recent years and is now entering its period of maturing adolescence, where it starts to discover some of the more difficult aspects of life as well as attractive opportunities that exist…

AIFMD – Two years on

Adrian Hogg is a director of Grant Thornton (Gibraltar). He is a former GFIA chairman, a member of the FSC’s Funds Panel and a specialist in investment business with over 15 years experience involving various investment business structures in Gibraltar…

Overseas Office

EU uncertainty tempers overseas economic successes 2014 proved to be a significant year for expansion of Gibraltar’s overseas representation politically and for business development, but this year is likely to play an even more critical role James Lasry, Chairman of…

Insurance Industry

Change, Challenges and Opportunities for the Gibraltar Insurance Industry By Derren Vincent, Executive Director, Willis Management (Gibraltar) Limited As part of the preparatory  phase for the new  ‘Solvency II’ regulatory regime effective on 1st January 2016, insurers were required to…

Gibraltar: the Key to Europe

Gibraltar: the Key to Europe for US and Asian Fund Managers By James Lasry, Vice Chairman of GFIA and President of the Gibraltar American Chamber of Commerce The advent of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD or the Directive)…