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In-Perspective
Each month we will be meeting with lawyers from around the firm to provide a series of industry perspectives in relation to current affairs.
Worldwide
9 Sep 2019
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EU Introduces New Laws On The Cross-Border Distribution Of Funds
EU Directive 2019/1160 (the "Directive") and Regulation 2019/1156 (the "Regulation"), both on the cross-border distribution of collective investment funds,
European Union
31 Jul 2019
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EMIR REFIT – Impact On AIFs
Regulation (Eu) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories ("EMIR") entered into force in August 2012
Gibraltar
10 Jul 2019
4
eToro Launches New Cryptocurrency Exchange In Gibraltar
Last week eToro announced the full launch of its cryptocurrency exchange, eToroX, which will support trading in six cryptocurrencies – BTC, BCH, ETH, XRP, LTC and DASH.
Gibraltar
8 May 2019
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HM GOG Releases Guidance For Financial Services In Event Of No Deal Brexit
HM Government of Gibraltar have recently published an important technical notice with guidance for financial services operators in the event of a No Deal Brexit.
Gibraltar
29 Mar 2019
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Crypto Trading Platform eToro Awarded Gibraltar DLT Licence
eToro, a market-leading trading platform, is the latest recipient of a DLT Operator Licence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.
Gibraltar
10 Jan 2019
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Where Is The Best Country To Launch An ICO – Switzerland Or Gibraltar?
As the owner of a start-up or a crypto investor researching blockchain-friendly jurisdictions, no doubt you have already read numerous articles comparing the various crypto-friendly countries...
Gibraltar
29 May 2018
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Post-Brexit Briefing Update: Gibraltar, Spain, Malta
For well over a year I have been exploring the post-Brexit options for companies based in Gibraltar that cannot continue to do business from Gibraltar after the UK's exit from the EU.
Gibraltar
21 May 2018
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MLD5: EU's Latest AML Directive Introduces Cryptocurrency Regulation
5th Money Laundering Directive – The European Union's regulatory gaze begins to shift towards crypto-currency exchanges and custodian wallet providers
European Union
21 Feb 2018
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Structuring An ICO – Factors To Consider
This analysis would subsequently inform what the appropriate treatment of the token should be from a legal, regulatory, accounting and tax perspective.
Gibraltar
13 Feb 2018
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Addressing And Managing The Inherent Risks Of Token Sales
In recent months a number of organisations have issued notices and guidance to the potential participants of ICOs, explaining the inherent risks which these activities present.
Gibraltar
13 Feb 2018
12
Court Of Appeal: The Final Chapter
The long awaited appeal in Weal v FSC has now been heard and the Judgment of the Court of Appeal handed down (it is available from the Gibraltar Court Service website).
Gibraltar
24 Nov 2016
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GLOBAL MUTUAL FUND PCC LIMITED (IN ADMINISTRATION) ET AL AND GUERNSEY FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION
An interesting Judgment concerning PCC cells, which appears to be a first of its kind in Guernsey, has recently been handed down by the local courts.
Worldwide
24 Nov 2016
14
Guernsey Acts Quickly To Amend Legislation To Protect Integrity Of PCC Ordinance After PCC Expert Raises Concerns
On the 15 June 2016, Nigel Feetham, partner of Hassans, published an article on a judgment concerning PCC cells recently handed down by the Courts of Guernsey.
Worldwide
24 Nov 2016
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Court Approval For Gibraltar 'Part VII' Transfer - A European First For A PCC
Gibraltar implemented Protected Cell Company legislation in 2001 and was the first European jurisdiction to do so. Since then Malta has implemented a PCC Act and the UK itself has introduced its own regime for Open Ended Investment Funds.
Gibraltar
22 Nov 2016
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Protected Cell Companies And Series LCC
Nigel Feetham examines the legal developments surrounding PCCs in Gibraltar and series LLCs in the US.
Gibraltar
22 Nov 2016
17
An Ideal European Alternative ILS Jurisdiction
Hassans, the leading law firm in Gibraltar, has spoken out in support of the jurisdiction’s attractiveness as an alternative ILS jurisdiction in Europe following the Gibraltar Government announcement in March that Gibraltar has set its sights on the Insurance Linked Securities market
Gibraltar
22 Nov 2016
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What Do A Medieval Bank, A Litigious Merchant And PCC/Series LLCs Have In Common?
To the uninformed observer the answer would be nothing but an unlikely clue is to be found in a surviving report of fifteenth century litigation from the archives of Bruges. In my book "Protected Cell Companies: a Guide to their Implementation and Use" ...
Worldwide
26 Jan 2016
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Compson and Weal Litigation Saga Continues
I have already written extensively about the case of Compson v FSC & Weal V FSC involving an appeal against certain decisions of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission ("FSC") , unreported, 29th April 2015, and therefore for the purposes of this briefing note, I will assume that the background is known to readers.
Gibraltar
24 Dec 2015
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Hassans Acts For The First Gibraltar Fund To Gain Preferential Private Placement Rights In Germany
Hassans has acted for the first Gibraltar fund to gain approval from the German regulator to privately place into Germany on a reciprocal right basis.
Gibraltar
3 Mar 2015
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