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James Lasry

 James is a Partner and Head of the Funds Team. He deals with funds and financial services law as well as tax.

 
James is a highly regarded practitioner who has been instrumental in setting up the majority of Gibraltar's funds, including the first experienced investor fund and the first protected cell company fund. He served as Chairman of the Gibraltar Funds and Investments Association for two years.
 
James advised the Government of Gibraltar on its funds legislation and he was involved in the drafting of the Financial Services (Experienced Investor Funds) Regulations 2005. He is a member of the Gibraltar Finance Centre Council and an alternate member of the Gibraltar Investor Compensation Scheme. A member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners, James advised on a substantial trust in a case involving litigation in Paris, New York and Buenos Aires that was featured in the 'New Yorker' magazine, the 'New York Law Journal' and on CBS News.
 
He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Hebrew and he read literature, music and law at Johns Hopkins and Bar-Ilan Universities. James is a member of the Israel Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales and the Gibraltar Bar. In his spare time, he serves as Chairman of the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society.
 



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Gibraltar

Gibraltar

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 12:52

By James Lasry, Hassans – Since 2005 with advent of the Financial Services (Experienced Investor Funds) Regulations 2005, recently updated to Financial Services (Experienced Investor Funds) Regulations 2012 (“EIF Regs”) Gibraltar’s funds industry has experienced positive and qualitative growth. As the majority of Gibraltar’s funds are Experienced Investor Funds (“EIFs”) this article will focus primarily on that regime.   »

James Lasry, Head of Funds at Hassans

Gibraltar expects to benefit from recent changes to SIF regulation in Luxembourg

Thu, 08/03/2012 - 16:00

Gibraltar could benefit from a change to Luxembourg law, which has slowed down the launch of specialised investment funds in the Grand Duchy. »

James Lasry, Partner and Head of Funds at Hassans

Hassans completes 10th fund transaction since July 2011

Mon, 09/01/2012 - 16:00

Hassans, the Gibraltar based international law firm, is pleased to announce the completion of its 10th fund transaction, raising EUR1.45 billion since July 2011. These fund transactions cover sectors, such as Chinese securities, Online Gaming applications, African Resources, Private Equity/Real Estate along with World fixed income and the more traditional securities based funds. »

Guide to setting up an alternative investment fund in Gibraltar

Guide to setting up an alternative investment fund in Gibraltar

Fri, 12/09/2008 - 15:00

The Experienced Investor Fund regime in Gibraltar has proven to be an extremely versatile way of setting up a fund within the European Union. Experienced investors »

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