Who does the UK Government owe all that money to? What happens if it devalues?

Who does the UK Government borrow its money from? This article from Economics Help shows us that back at the end of 2019 the figures showed 75% of borrowing was […]

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Corporate Restructure – how can we help you?

Big players in every industry are continually having to adapt to the ever evolving landscape (be it Brexit, economic substance rules, BEPS, Covid-19 etc) to ensure the longevity and success […]

Central banks publish first report on CBDCs

On 9 October 2020, the group published its first report on the foundational principles and core features of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The group is comprised of:Bank of Canada,European […]

Private Wealth & Private Client Review – Gibraltar

Delighted to have contributed to the ninth edition of The Private Wealth and Private Client Review together with Peter Montegriffo QC.Our article covers areas which are helpful to individuals planning […]

Family offices as direct investors

According to a report by FINTRX covering data points on 2750 family offices, wealthy families are increasingly choosing to invest directly in private companies.The study’s findings are “consistent with broader […]

Corporate Hibernation and Continued Innovation: Cineworld

Benjamin Franklin may have indeed said it best, ‘failing to prepare, is preparing to fail.’In the context of Cineworld’s latest announcement regarding the temporary closure of 663 UK and US […]

Global minimum tax rate looms.

It is not often that specific international tax proposals are included in national level coalition agreements but it seems Belgium is so intent on promoting the idea of a global […]

Increased use of tech in Gibraltar courts.

The 2020 edition of The Middle Templar focuses on some of the biggest issues that not only the legal profession have faced, but also society in general over the last […]

Seeking the Solace of Routine

The German concept of Feierabend (whether in its earlier incantation celebrating the end of the agricultural workday and a turn to religious devotion, or as a wider concept of ‘free […]

FCA bans the sale of crypto-derivatives to UK retail consumers as of January 2021

(UPDATED)The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial services regulator, has banned the sale of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) that reference certain types of crypto-assets to retail consumers. […]

Co-opetition? Common Collaboration between Competitors.

Particularly in light of the current climate, and given that 2020 is well on its way to being a year that may ‘live in infamy’, the recent news of the […]

Imitation is the highest form of flattery

Protecting the Jurisdiction, Customers and Regulated Firms from “Imitators”.In June 2020, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued six warnings in respect of cryptocurrency websites that claimed to be based […]

Gibraltar as a test bed for future Markets in Crypto Assets compliant business?

The International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications has recently issued its response to the publication of the draft Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation.  A considered response, it highlights a number […]

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