• 2602/2015

    The new UK Payment Systems Regulator - overview and impact on innovation

    The Initial Scope Of The New UK Payment Services Regulator - overview and impact on e-payments and innovation. This article was created for payments compliance and first published by them on February 12 2015.

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  • 2209/2014

    Employment and employee benefits in Gibraltar: Overview 2014

    A Q&A guide to employment and employee benefits law in Gibraltar.

    The Q&A gives a high level overview of the key practical issues including: employment status; background checks; permissions to work; contractual and implied terms of employment; minimum wages; restrictions on working time; illness and injury; rights of parents and carers; data protection; discrimination and harassment; dismissals; redundancies; taxation; employer and parent company liability; employee representation and consultation; consequence of business transfers; intellectual property; restraint of trade agreements and proposals for reform.

    To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the Employment and Employee Benefits Country Q&A tool.

    The Q&A is part of the Multi-jurisdictional Guide to Employment and Employee Benefits law. For a full list of jurisdictional Q&As visit www.practicallaw.com/employment-mjg.

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  • 0508/2014

    B2B Operators face uncapped tax risks under UK POC regime

    The UK Gambling Commission has recognised that the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill creates some difficulties and last week announced a delay to the introduction of licensing conditions. This article explores some of the regulatory issues and uncertainties for B2B gaming companies under the proposed UK point of consumption regime.

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  • 2107/2014

    IP in business transactions: Gibraltar overview

    A Q&A guide to intellectual property law in Gibraltar.

    This Q&A is part of the PLC multi-jurisdictional guide to IP in business transactions law in Gibraltar. It provides an overview of maintaining an IP portfolio, exploiting an IP portfolio through assignment and licensing, taking security over IPRs, IP and M&A transactions, and the impact of IP on key areas such as competition law, employees and tax.

    To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the restructuring and insolvency  Country Q&A tool. For a full list of jurisdictional Q&As visit www.practicallaw.com

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  • 1707/2014

    Restructuring and insolvency in Gibraltar: overview

    A Q&A guide to restructuring and insolvency law in Gibraltar.

    This Q&A is part of the PLC multi-jurisdictional guide to restructuring and insolvency  law in Gibraltar. It provides a high level overview of  the most common forms of security in Gibraltar granted over immovable and movable property; creditors' and shareholders' ranking on a company's insolvency; mechanisms to secure unpaid debts;  mandatory set-off of mutual debts on insolvency; state support for distressed businesses; rescue and insolvency procedures; stakeholders' roles; liability for an insolvent company's debts; setting aside an insolvent company's pre-insolvency transactions; carrying on business during insolvency; additional finance; multinational cases; and proposals for reform.

     

    To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the restructuring and insolvency  Country Q&A tool. For a full list of jurisdictional Q&As visit www.practicallaw.com/investmentfunds-mjg.

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  • 1306/2014

    Creating a Cafe Culture - what does it take to have a successful technology hub?

    Article written for New Statesman on Gibraltar as a technology innovation hub

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  • 0906/2014

    Doing Business in Gibraltar 2014

    This Q&A gives an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in Gibraltar as well as an introduction to the legal system; foreign investment, including restrictions, currency regulations and incentives; and business vehicles and their relevant restrictions and liabilities. The article also summarises the laws regulating employment relationships, including redundancies and mass layoffs, and provides short overviews on competition law; data protection; and product liability and safety. In addition, there are comprehensive summaries on taxation and tax residency; and intellectual property rights over patents, trade marks, registered and unregistered designs.

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  • 0804/2014

    UK software supplier licences delayed until January 2015 but significant problems remain for B2B's

    The UK Gambling Commission has recognised that the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill creates some difficulties and last week announced a delay to the introduction of licensing conditions. This article explores some of the regulatory issues and uncertainties for B2B gaming companies under the proposed UK point of consumption regime.

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  • 0204/2014

    Gibraltar as an EU Finance Jurisdiction

    Please see our brief bullet-point overview of Gibraltar as a competitive European jurisdiction for financial services.

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  • 2210/2013

    Pensions in Gibraltar: overview

    A Q&A guide to pensions law in Gibraltar.

    The Q&A gives a high level overview of the key practical issues including: state pensions; supplementary pensions; tax on pensions; transfer of pensions; participation requirements for pensions.

    The Q&A is part of the Multi-jurisdictional Guide to Employment and Employee Benefits law. For a full list of jurisdictional Q&As visit www.practicallaw.com/employment-mjg.

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