Category: Articles

Insurance Sector Challenges in 2016

  Insurance Sector Challenges in 2016   By Steve Quinn, Chief Executive Officer, Quest Insurance Management (Gibraltar) Limited   When I was given the opportunity to submit an article to Gibraltar International last year I listed several issues as representing…

A robust and resilient property market!

A robust and resilient  property market! By Douglas Villalta, CEO, Century21 While 2015 has been a very positive and nourishing year for the real estate market in Gibraltar, we expect 2016 to be even better, despite the cocktail of global…

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…

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…