• Oxygen sets up DLT business in Gibraltar

    Oxygen sets up DLT business in Gibraltar0

    The Minister for Commerce, Albert Isola, recently met with Alex Grebnev and Alex Melikhov, the co-founders and respectively CEO and COO of Oxygen, a new business setting up in Gibraltar under the distributed ledger technology regulatory framework. Mr Grebnev and Mr Melikhov were visiting Gibraltar on business in relation to DLT venture Oxygen that is

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  • DLT leader XAPO plans Gibraltar expansion

    DLT leader XAPO plans Gibraltar expansion0

    The co-founder of Distributed Ledger Technology leader XAPO has set out his plans to expand the firm in a meeting with the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Minister for Commerce Albert Isola. Wences Casares, who is on a business visit to Gibraltar, is a Co-Founder and CEO of global firm Xapo, the wallet and cold

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  • Govt publishes ICO white paper

    Govt publishes ICO white paper0

    The Government of Gibraltar yesterday published a white paper covering the much-awaited ‘token sales regulation’, regulating so-called initial coin offerings [ICOs]. The white paper explains the background to ICO’s, highlights the key issues associated with them and sets out Gibraltar’s proposed regulatory response. It follows a discussion paper published in December 2017 and will be

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  • DLT framework offers flexibility for quality operators, regulator says

    DLT framework offers flexibility for quality operators, regulator says0

    Gibraltar’s new framework for distributed ledger technology [DLT] will offer businesses flexibility to innovate in a fast-moving sector, while ensuring a “regulatory grip” to protect investors and consumers, the Rock’s chief regulator said this week. Samantha Barrass, the chief executive of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, said Gibraltar had laid a solid foundation to underpin

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  • GFSC flags post-Brexit regulatory challenges in annual report

    GFSC flags post-Brexit regulatory challenges in annual report0

    With the uncertainties of Brexit as much a factor in the decision-making processes of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission as they are to the economic sectors it regulates, cooperation with counterparts in the EU and elsewhere is an increasingly vital factor in shaping Gibraltar’s future. That is the main thrust of both Dr Johnathan Spencer,

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