Wednesday 5 November 2014

Gibraltar: new company law framework comes into force

The new company law framework for Gibraltar - one of the British overseas territories - came into force on 1 November. The framework is contained in the Companies Act 2014, a copy of which is available here (pdf). This copy does not show the amendments made by the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014 (herepdf) which correct various typographical errors and omissions. In addition to the company law framework, the 2014 Act also contains provisions concerning liquidation.

Subsidiary legislation has been made under the 2014 Act and includes the following: the Companies (Certification of documents) Rules 2014 (here, pdf), the Companies (Forms) Regulations 2014 (here, pdf) and the Companies (Model Memoranda and Articles) Regulations 2014 (here, pdf).

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