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57-63 LINE WALL ROAD, PO BOX 199, GIBRALTAR
Tel:
Work +350 2007 9000
Fax:
Fax +350 2007 1966
Email:
Web:
www.gibraltarlaw.com
Gibraltar, San Roque
Hassans, Aaron Payas, Gibraltar,

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Aaron Payas

Tel:
Work 00 350 20079000
Email:
Hassans

Work Department

Funds, FinTech

Position

Aaron is a Partner at Hassans specialising in Funds and FinTech.

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder with experience in funds, distributed ledger technology and virtual currencies.

Career

Aaron is authorised by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission to provide directorships to Experienced Investor Funds.

In 2013, Aaron spent seven months on a full-time secondment at the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission working on the implementation of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and continues to advise investment managers, funds and other firms on AIFMD.

In 2014, Aaron spent seven months on a full-time secondment at Argon Financial Limited as general in-house counsel. Argon is a category 1 MiFID firm based in Gibraltar.

Languages

English, Spanish

Member

Aaron has presented at seminars on AIFMD and Sports Law and is a published author of legal articles on funds.

Education

Aaron initially attained a BSc in Mathematics with Honours at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom and thereafter undertook a Graduate Diploma in Law at Middlesex University, London.

He subsequently completed the Bar Vocational Course at the College of Law in London. Aaron is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and was admitted to the Bar of England & Wales and the Gibraltar Bar in 2008.

Leisure

In his spare time, Aaron dedicates himself to football with over 10 caps as a full international for Gibraltar.


Gibraltar

Investment funds

Within: Next generation lawyers

Aaron Payas - Hassans

Within: Investment funds

Hassans is experienced in acting for protected cell companies, limited partnerships and regulated structures from experienced investor funds to private funds. Practice head James Lasry recently advised the Gibraltar government on the tax and regulatory treatment of funds and was a key figure in the drafting of the relevant legislation. Newly made-up partner Aaron Payas assists with DLT and virtual currencies work.

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