Category: Articles

Getting warmer

Getting warmer  By Fahad Kamal, Chief Market Strategist, Kleinwort Hambros The first half of 2020 is now behind us, but it is a period indelibly etched into our collective memories. We entered this year cantering towards the eleventh year of…

Property outlook 2020

Property outlook 2020   By Louis C. Montegriffo Managing Director, BMI Group   It is clear that our way of life, how we interact and how we do our business will not just be impacted for the short term but…

Experienced Investor Funds

    Experienced Investor Funds  By James Lasry, GFIA The Experienced Investor Fund (EIF) regime is Gibraltar’s flagship fund product. It has proven to be an extremely versatile way of setting up a fund that is fully regulated and yet…

Cross-border tax arrangements DAC6

Cross-border tax arrangements DAC6   By Donna Barratt (GI), Senior Associate, PwC   The EU Council Directive 2011/16 (as amended by EU Council Directive 2018/822) in relation to cross-border tax arrangements, known as DAC6, has been in force since 25…

The insurance market in the current climate

The insurance market in the current climate   Is the Coronavirus emergency impacting insurers’ solvency? This is the big question that insurance business leaders are looking for clarity on. Dominic Sharp, Head of Actuarial Services and Darren Vinales, Senior Actuary,…

Why Gibraltar needs a venture capital culture

Why Gibraltar needs a venture capital culture   By Eran Shay, Managing Director, Benefit Business Solutions Ltd   The successes of technology start-ups such as Uber, Airbnb and Revolut have inspired governments around the globe to support the development of…

Key challenges for the online gaming industry

Key challenges for the online gaming industry  By Jon Tricker, Managing Director, and Elaine McCormack, Senior Manager, Risk Consulting, KPMG Gibraltar Putting Brexit aside, one of the key challenges for the online gaming industry is regulation. This is a topic…

Is your compliance compliant?

Is your compliance compliant? By Dale Cruz, Partner EY As compliance teams struggle to manage the ongoing workload from the Fourth Money Laundering Directive, how do they ensure their systems are up to scratch? External validation can be a great…

LSRA to bring client benefit

LSRA to bring client benefit   Gibraltar’s legal profession is experiencing one of its greatest shake-ups in 50 years, while events have brought it into the international spotlight, Ray Spencer reports   The jurisdiction’s legal profession has grown significantly since…

UK motor business still driving ahead

UK motor business still driving ahead   Insurers in Gibraltar were last year responsible for an estimated record £5.19bn in premiums, almost all being from UK customers and the annual total is expected to rise significantly with the prospect of…