Typically, people see their careers from start to finish with little or no change beyond the usual aspirations (in the case of accountants or lawyers, this might be partnership).
Nigel Feetham examines the legal developments surrounding PCCs in Gibraltar and series LLCs in the US.
In an age of rapid technological advancements, Nigel Feetham discusses the future of the boardroom.
On 1 January 2016, Gibraltar's income tax rules changed and a new requirement was introduced for all Gibraltar companies to file accounts and tax returns with the Gibraltar Tax Office.
In respect of liability, the members of a Limited Liability Partnership shall have such liability to contribute to its assets in the event of its being wound up as is provided for by virtue of the Act.
A fascinating judgment has just been handed down by the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.
Hassans' partner, Nigel Feetham, co-author of the leading
reference book, Protected Cell Companies: A Guide to Their
Implementation and Use (Feetham & Jones, 2nd edition, Spiramus
Press 2010) has received industry citation in relation to a US
judgement, firmly placing Mr Feetham as a leading voice in this
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
Fiduciary boasts a well experienced and friendly team to handle the Group’s Corporate and Trust banking affairs.
Corporate governance practices for hedge fund firms are more closely examined today than at any other time in the history of the industry.
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.
On 30th March 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (‘OECD’) released its report evaluating the UK Bribery Act 2010 (‘the Act’) and its enforcement of the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (‘the Convention’). The report, running to 79 pages, took an in-depth look at how the UK had implemented the Act, how it has been enforcing it, but cautiously reminded the UK that there was still plenty of work to be done
There are many factors which would attract someone to relocate to Gibraltar. Situated on the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, "the Rock" enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm summers.
Disputes between shareholders arise for a number of reasons. One of the most common reasons is where a previously good relationship turns sour. There may be a dissident shareholder who refuses to co-operate in the running of the business and who hampers the decision – making process.
The 5th September 2011 saw the dawn of a new era for
insolvency practitioners in Gibraltar. Much awaited legislation in
the field of insolvency was finally passed and a new regime for
both personal and corporate insolvency has been put in place.
This article will focus on the
criteria for company size and exemptions available for small
In many of my writings I try to bring together my fascination for history with my professional and academic interest in the law.
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" ...
Guernsey was the first jurisdiction to introduce Protected Cell
Companies. It did so in 1997 and other 'offshore'
jurisdictions followed soon after, including Cayman, Bermuda,
Gibraltar and Malta.