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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

The Gibraltar Option for Swiss Managers following CISA/LPCC

October 2012. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The introduction of significant and widely anticipated changes in the Swiss Collective Investment Scheme regime makes Gibraltar an attractive option as an entry point for managers seeking a wider EU presence, and as a domicile of choice for alternative investment funds looking for a competitive and compelling framework. Read all about the options for Swiss Managers in the new funds environment here.

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ISOLAS launches its Employment Law Handbook

April 2012. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

ISOLAS today launched its Gibraltar Employment Law Handbook at a breakfast briefing event held at their offices in Portland House this morning.

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ISOLAS' Mark Isola appointed as Queen's Counsel

February 2012. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

Mark Isola, a senior partner with ISOLAS, Gibraltar's longest established firm, has been appointed Queen's Counsel.

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ISOLAS to sponsor Miss Gibraltar contestant No 3

February 2012. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

ISOLAS is, as part of its 120 Celebrations, supporting a member of its staff, Dyandra Borg, as she takes to the limelight in the Miss Gibraltar pageant to be held in April.

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ISOLAS to host the Gibraltar Ship Arrest Symposium

January 2012. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The first of its kind in the jurisdiction, the symposium will focus on ship arrest activity internationally as well as in Gibraltar, debt recovery and injunctive relief as well as ship arrest in Spain, a topic which will be covered by a guest speaker, Dr Felipe Arizon.

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ISOLAS: New Beginnings

October 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

ISOLAS has recently had the pleasure of welcoming another three lawyers to its team. Marisa Hernandez, Michael Podesta and Danielle Victor joined the ranks of Gibraltar’s longest established law firm at the beginning of October and have been busy, as is customary, organising their calls to the bar in the UK and courtesy calls to the judiciary and other senior members of the local profession.

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ISOLAS attends Fund Domiciles.com’s Domicile and Service Provider selection...

October 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

for Start-up Panel Discussion

Joey Garcia represented ISOLAS on the panel at the funddomiciles.com event held at Grosvenor House Hotel in London on the 5th October. The event dealt with the ‚Äėdomicile and service provider selection for start-up managers.‚Äô

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Steven Caetano joins the Partnership at ISOLAS

October 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

ISOLAS is proud to announce the addition of Steven Caetano as a partner of the Firm, making him the eighth partner at Gibraltar's longest established law firm.

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ISOLAS ranked as a Top Tier law firm in the Legal 500

October 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

Partner Christian Hernandez, who has, himself, been named as a leading individual by the Legal 500, was delighted to hear the news of the firm’s continued top ranking by one of the leading legal professional publications in the world.

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ISOLAS congratulates TwoPointZero on their performance so far and wishes them all the best...

August 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

In the National final this week

A group of young entrepreneurs from Gibraltar will compete in the national final of the UK's Young Enterprise awards, which starts in London today.

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ISOLAS and Friends busy fund raising

August 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The Staff and ISOLAS and Fiduciary have been keeping busy in the last few months, working together to raise funds for charity.

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ISOLAS secures Gibland liquidation order

May 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

At a hearing before Mr Justice Dudley, Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of Gibraltar on the 28th February the petitions presented by the Financial Services Commission for the winding up of six companies within the Gibland group were granted. Mr Frederick White and Mr Joseph Canilla were appointed as Joint Liquidators.

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Christian Hernandez to address Lloyds Shipping Conference

January 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

This year's edition of this, one of the most prestigious conferences for Shipping on the London calendar, is designed to offer its delegates an insight into the practical analysis of the law in key geographical jurisdictions.Christian Hernandez, the Head of ISOLAS Shipping practice will, once again, be addressing the Ship Arrest Conference organised by the Lloyds Maritime Academy at the Millenium Knightsbridge Hotel in London on Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th November 2010

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Gibraltar Funds law firm of the year 2010 - ISOLAS

January 2011. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

At a ceremony held at the Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel in London last week, FundDomiciles.com hosted their annual Global Funds conference and awards ceremony where law firms from each of the leading funds jurisdictions were recognised. ISOLAS received the award for Best Gibraltar Law Firm in Funds at a gathering that included the major law firms and players in the Funds Industry

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Christian Hernandez to address Lloyds Shipping Conference

November 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

This year's edition of this, one of the most prestigious conferences for Shipping on the London calendar, is designed to offer its delegates an insight into the practical analysis of the law in key geographical jurisdictions.

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Gibraltar Domain Name registration - we can help with that too

October 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

SOLAS, the longest established law firm in Gibraltar, is proud to announce the addition of a domain name registration service in association with IDN Services Limited (‚ÄúIDN‚ÄĚ) for the local '.gi' domain. IDN has been established to provide intellectual property consultancy services, specifically in relation to Gibraltar's (.gi) country code top level domain names. 

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ISOLAS announces appointment of Elliott Phillips as Partner

August 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

ISOLAS are delighted to announce the appointment of Elliott Phillips as a partner of the firm with effect from 1st July 2010

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ISOLAS are delighted to announce the appointment of Elliott Phillips as a partner of the firm

July 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

Elliott, who is aged 31 joined the firm in 2002 working closely with Christian Rocca in the litigation department.. He has been heavily involved in a number of significant and important cases working with highly reputable senior counsel. He is now highly regarded and respected by his peers as a responsible and dogged litigator. In addition, he manages a busy commercial practice and is especially well known in the field of employment law.

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Presentation to ISOLAS

July 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

In a short ceremony at the Tower, members of the Gibraltar Branch of the Royal Engineers Association presented a Corps plaque and a signed philatelic cover to Elliott Phillips of ISOLAS. The presentation commemorates a strong link between the Association and the local law firm.

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First Gibraltarian Chief Justice appointed

February 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

Gibraltarian judge Anthony Dudley, 43, was yesterday formally appointed Chief Justice of Gibraltar. He is the first Gibraltarian to be appointed to that office on a non-acting basis.

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ISOLA Foundation Fund Raising

February 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The PJ Isola Foundation, established in 2006 in memory of Peter J. Isola with a view to raising funds for charity, has recently donated funds to a number of local charities.

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Working with the Community - St Martin's School

January 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The PJ Isola Foundation has today donated the sum of £2,000 to St Martin's School, a school dedicated to taking care of the special needs of some of Gibraltar's children.

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Working with the Community - Happy Faces Trust

January 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The PJ Isola Foundation is supporting the Happy Faces trust in a number of projects in the New Year. In an interview with Christian Rocca, the Managing partner at ISOLAS and trustee of the Foundation, explained.

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The PJ Isola Foundation supports Women in Need

January 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

The PJ Isola Foundation today donated the sum of £1,000 to Women in Need, as part of its continuing efforts throughout the community. Collecting the cheque on behalf of Women in Need, Claire Borrell thanked everyone who took part in collecting the funds and explained that the money would be used for a variety of projects and that they were very grateful for the money.

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ISOLAS Lift the RAF

November 2009. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

ISOLAS via The ‚ÄúPeter J Isola Charitable Foundation‚ÄĚ has sponsored a philatelic cover to provide funds for RAF Gibraltar‚Äôs Benevolent Fund. The cover post-marked 19th September 2009 is to commemorate the RAF Station Gibraltar and the visit of the ‚ÄúRed Arrows‚ÄĚ aerobatic flight team.

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ISOLAS Charity Cycle October 2009

November 2009. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

550 kms in five days for local charities

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Legal Developments by:
ISOLAS LLP

  • Gibraltar‚Äôs new fund regulations

    Gibraltar introduced its new Experienced Investor Fund Regulations on the 12th April 2012 with the aim of continuing to develop the jurisdiction as an alternative EU Fund Domicile and further enhance the list of incentives which makes Gibraltar, in our view, the European domicile of choice for Alternative Investment Funds.
    - ISOLAS

Legal Developments in Gibraltar

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  • European Lawyer Reference Series

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  • TAX APP

    Hassans International Law Firm have launched their first ever Gibraltar law firm Tax App, an innovation for law firms and unique in Gibraltar. The creation of the Tax App, launched today is available to download free from the App Store.
  • International Tax Planning Association Journal ‚Äď Madrid 19-20 March 2012 ‚Äď Vol XII Number 3

    When we talk about Gibraltar and the EU perspective, we really are talking about a defining element of what has been driving Gibraltar over the last twenty-five or thirty years. Our membership of the European Union is not something that has been incidental and has not had a dramatic impact on Gibraltar; it has been very important in the direction that Gibraltar has taken over that period of time. Gibraltar - as you know - is attached to Southern Spain. Gibraltar and its position in the European Union is quite a fascinating study and a fascinating situation to explain.
  • Gibraltar equipped to assist as Swiss fund laws are tightened

    In our second instalment for Gibraltar Magazine's series on Gibraltar's fund industry we focus on the role of the Board of Directors of Gibraltar Experienced Investor Funds (EIFs).
  • Funds: The Board of Directors

    When we talk about Gibraltar and the EU perspective, we really are talking about a defining element of what has been driving Gibraltar over the last twenty-five or thirty years. Our membership of the European Union is not something that has been incidental and has not had a dramatic impact on Gibraltar; it has been very important in the direction that Gibraltar has taken over that period of time. Gibraltar - as you know - is attached to Southern Spain. Gibraltar and its position in the European Union is quite a fascinating study and a fascinating situation to explain.
  • Gibraltar Relocation ‚Äď enjoy the benefits of a new lifestyle

    Gibraltar is an appealing jurisdiction for individuals who wish to enjoy a Mediterranean life style. As a British Overseas Territory, Gibraltar’s culture also has strong elements of UK culture. Gibraltar’s own laws are based on English laws and businesses and education are carried out in accordance with English practice.
  • Gibraltar‚Äôs position in the global funds arena

    To begin Gibraltar Magazine’s series of articles on Gibraltar’s fund industry, we thought it would be fitting to start with an examination of Gibraltar’s current position as a fund domicile within the global funds arena. In fact, it’s an important topic in light of the on-going changes to the global legislative framework governing funds and fund management.
  • Financial Services Commission to establish new Funds Panel

    At the end of June, the Financial Services Commission announced the creation of a Funds Panel comprising members from all the various elements of the funds industry in Gibraltar.
  • Is taking your clients to the Olympics an act of bribery?

    An event the size of the Olympics will always court some controversy as it gets underway, but few were expecting that empty seats would be top of the list. However, as the Games got started and the television pictures showed thousands of empty seats, so the recriminations began.
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