Currently, the world is undergoing huge levels of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Gibraltar's regulatory standards are second to none which, in the fast-paced world of financial services and blockchain technology, ...
The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of Jack J in Minette Compson v The Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission and Brian Weal v The Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission.
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.
Corporate governance is an important live issue worldwide
particularly in the alternative fund management space, fuelled both
by scandals (for example Madoff and Weavering) and tightening
As a lawyer, academic writer, former member of the FSC and director (a position I have held on the boards of leading corporates), I believe Compson v FSC & Weal v FSC is an important decision.
On 29 April 2015 the Supreme Court of Gibraltar handed down a
Judgement which directors/controllers should take serious notice
Corporate governance practices for hedge fund firms are more closely examined today than at any other time in the history of the industry.
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" ...