Starter’s orders: G7 agreement gets talks underway

Rishi Sunak is understood to have raised the exclusion of the financial services sector from the application of the 15% tax agreed by the G7 this weekend, pointing to the […]

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Gibraltar ranked in top three crypto fund jurisdictions in the world.

According to the 3rd Annual Global Crypto Hedge Fund Report 2021 by PwC, Elwood Asset Management and AIMA, the Cayman Islands, the US and Gibraltar are the top three locations […]

Gibraltar: financial services sector to go into overdrive.

We are seeing a technological revolution across the financial services industry that is changing the way that businesses interact with consumers. In turn, consumers themselves are also more tech-savvy than […]

A BIG DEAL for Bitcoin

In a passionate speech at the Bitcoin 2021 event in Miami, Jack Mallers (founder and CEO of Strike) made the biggest Bitcoin announcement of the year. Forget Elon Musk’s shallow […]

G7 Tax Deal

The deal, announced with much fanfare, is heralded by its proponents as a key step in the battle against tax avoidance by seeking to procure that companies pay more tax […]

M&A Team contribute Gibraltar expert insights to Global Practice Guide.

Four of the firm’s M&A team, Partner Tim Garcia, Consultant Michael Castiel, Senior Associate Matthew Torres and Associate James Noguera, have contributed both the legal and regulatory technical detail, and […]

Episode 2: Futures Forward – how two Hassans’ Associates are playing their part in creating a more sustainable future.

In this episode, Hassans’ resident podcast host Grahame Jackson speaks to two Hassans’ Associates, Tania Rahmany and Chris Buttigieg, and the part they are playing in the Futures Forward Academy. Futures […]

The right to trial by jury in defamation cases in Gibraltar

The case Robert Allen (1) Mark Wood (2) v Panorama Limited (1) Leo Olivero (2) (No. 2020/ORD/055), concerns a libel claim in respect of two articles which were published in […]

Hassans successfully defends the right to jury trials in defamation cases

Daniel Feetham QC and Jemma Emmerson, both representing the daily newspaper Panorama and reporter Leo Olivero, have successfully defended the right to jury trials in defamation cases in Gibraltar.  Judgment […]

Bitcoin’s environmental credentials

Elon Musk’s tweet about Tesla suspending the acceptance of Bitcoin as a means of payment for Tesla motor vehicles has sparked a great debate about Bitcoin’s environmental credentials.Whilst there has […]

Work – Could Less Be More?

This BBC article offers a very interesting piece analysing the romanticising of overwork and its possible impact upon work culture and ourselves more generally.  Appropriateness of working practices can obviously […]

Hassans listed as a 2021 eprivateclient Top Offshore Law Firm

Hassans’ Private Client team, led by the esteemedJames Levy CBE QC, has been included in the annual global rankings of leading offshore law firms that specialise in forming offshore private […]

Are term sheets worthwhile?

There’s always been a debate whether term sheets, heads of agreement, memoranda of understandings and the like are worthwhile. Some say they gloss over difficult issues and lengthen the time […]

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