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Annual Report 2017

11 Dec 17

The GFSC has today (11th December 2017) published its Annual Report for 2017.

The Report highlights a number of achievements made by the GFSC in the last year, such as:

• The Legislative Reform Programme
• Building and supporting our workforce
• Delivering a new approach to enforcement
• Focusing on working with other regulators and within the international arena
• Providing support to areas of innovation

Dr Jonathan Spencer, GFSC Chairman, said: “I am extremely pleased with the progress that has been made and work carried out by the organisation this year – operationally and strategically we have come a long way, and we are looking forward to another busy year ahead”.

Looking toward 2018, the report outlines the GFSC’s priorities over the coming months.

Samantha Barrass, GFSC CEO, commented: “It has been great to reflect on our achievements this year, and we have had the time to recognise our key priorities up ahead. There will be a great deal of focus on planning and preparing for a post-Brexit world, the fight against financial crime and supporting safe developments of new markets. We are looking forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead of us”.

To read the report in detail, please follow this link.

Notes for Editors:

  1. The GFSC is the regulator of the Gibraltar financial services market, regulating providers of financial services conducted in both Gibraltar and other jurisdictions. The GFSC’s vision is to be recognised by our stakeholders as the model international financial services regulator and its mission is to provide financial services regulation in an effective and efficient manner in order to promote good business, protect the public from financial loss and enhance Gibraltar’s reputation as a quality financial centre. The regulatory objectives underpin the vision and mission statement. Namely, these are the promotion of market confidence; the reduction of systemic risk; the promotion of public awareness; the protection of the good reputation of Gibraltar; the protection of consumers and the reduction of financial crime. 

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