Aaron Payas, CFA

Aaron Payas



Telephone Number

(+350) 200 79000


English, Spanish, Basic French

Aaron is a Partner at Hassans specialising in Funds and FinTech. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder with experience in funds, distributed ledger technology and virtual currencies.

Aaron initially attained a BSc in Mathematics with Honours at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom and thereafter undertook a Graduate Diploma in Law at Middlesex University, London. He subsequently completed the Bar Vocational Course at the College of Law in London. Aaron is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and was admitted to the Bar of England & Wales and the Gibraltar Bar in 2008.

Aaron is authorised by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission to provide directorships to Experienced Investor Funds.

In 2013, Aaron spent seven months on a full-time secondment at the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission working on the implementation of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and continues to advise investment managers, funds and other firms on AIFMD.

In 2014, Aaron spent seven months on a full-time secondment at Argon Financial Limited as general in-house counsel. Argon is a category 1 MiFID firm based in Gibraltar.

Aaron has presented at seminars on AIFMD and Sports Law and is a published author of legal articles on funds.

In his spare time, Aaron dedicates himself to football with over 10 caps as a full international for Gibraltar.

Expertise: Funds FinTech