While longstanding tensions between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar have reached breaking point in recent weeks, another stand-off is developing between the UK Government and the territory's economically vital betting and gaming industry. In a move described by Peter Howitt, founder of law firm Ramparts and chief executive of the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA), as an "attack" on the territory, the UK is pushing through new rules and penalties to target offshore gambling operators with large numbers of British customers.
While the offshore world considers its response to a new British tax-grab on the gaming industry, Gibraltar has gathered industry figures together for a possible legal challenge given the potentially dramatic...
Former head of the magic circle firm’s corporate department died last night after a long illness
The global firm has promoted six lawyers to partner across its Europe, Middle East and North America arm
The move is the latest step in the insurance firm's international expansion drive
The roster is divided into a general advisory panel and a list of specialist firms
Former Novartis GC Thomas Werlen is to head the new practice, which will focus on dispute resolution