ISOLAS LLP Partner Jonathan Garcia appointed to new Government of Gibraltar Financial Services policy working group

12/04/2022 Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia, a partner at ISOLAS LLP, a leading Gibraltar law firm, is one of six appointees to the new Financial Services working policy group.

Led by the Hon Albert Isola, Gibraltar Government Minister for Digital and  Financial Services, the newly formed policy working group will advise and support the Minister on all aspects relating to the development and expansion of the Gibraltar financial services industry. Supported by Finance Centre Director James Tipping, the group will focus on how the sector can secure and further extend its position at the cutting edge of international financial services.

The group will apply particular consideration to the careful preservation, and continued innovation, of its existing products and will look to introduce new areas of business, within the scope of the Gibraltar financial services industry. The public/private partnership stands to embed the growth of the industry, empowering cooperation between the established industry associations, the Finance Centre Council and the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.

Jonathan, a highly respected financial services lawyer, focusing on the future of the industry, maintains a wealth of experience within financial services, advising on a variety of solutions to an international client base which includes investment funds and DLT providers. His unrivalled understanding of the vast regulatory framework associated with the industry will make a significant addition to the group.

Commenting on his appointment to the new working group, Jonathan Garcia, ISOLAS LLP Partner, said: “It is an honour to have been appointed by the Minister to the new policy working group in a team of some of the most impactful and inspiring leaders in Gibraltar’s financial service industry.  I look forward to working together to elevate Gibraltar, cementing our position at the forefront of the global financial services sector. The potential of this working group cannot be understated, we are confident it will play a vital role within the legislative procedure and the continued development of Gibraltar’s financial services sector, furthering the appeal of the Rock to international businesses.”

Also appointed to the working group were, Reshma Bhambhwani, Charles Bottaro, Louise Cruz, Nigel Feetham QC, and Jay Gomez.

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