Free Online Cybersecurity Event 29th April

Further to the Cybersecurity seminar which was due to have taken place on 25th March 2020 and which we had to cancel in view of the current COVID-19 crisis, we have re-scheduled this to now take place by online webinar.

The re-scheduled event will now be held next Wednesday 29th April at 10.00hrs CET and will be free of charge.

Should you wish to register for this event, please do so below: 


Gibraltar risk and compliance professionals join with CISI to raise professional standards in global financial markets

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and the Gibraltar Association of Compliance Officers (GACO) are delighted to announce a collaboration aimed at strengthening the culture, integrity and professionalism of financial services markets and practitioners.

The confirmation will mean that reciprocal arrangements will be in place for members of both organisations to access mutual qualifications, membership and continuing professional development (CPD) content.

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Compliance Officer Position – Haven Insurance Company Limited

This is an opportunity to join a successful insurance company and highly-skilled team, who offer long term career growth. Haven are a successful insurance company with a strong growth strategy and this role is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance their career in compliance. You will be operating the Company’s compliance, risk and corporate governance frameworks, ensuring the Company comply with all applicable legislation and regulations.

Haven is committed to developing members of its team, and provides funding for relevant training and qualifications.

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Cyber Security of the Future

The risks to your business as a result of cybercrime is growing daily and we are seeing fundamental changes in attitudes and approaches to compliance, regulatory control and security from both companies and government bodies. Therefore, to ensure we stay up to date with the developments GACO has asked Peter Bassill, Gibraltar’s only resident Cyber Security Researcher, to make predictions on the state of Cyber Security, the real World risks and what you need to do to protect your business in 2020 and beyond.

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GACO Anti-Money laundering training 2019

The legal and regulatory obligations relating to the management of anti-money laundering, sanctions, counter-terrorist financing, and anti-bribery and corruption are constantly being updated to ensure effective identification and mitigation of financial crime risks.

For both the financial services and the gaming industry, having employees and management with appropriate knowledge and awareness of the financial crime controls that need to be in place and any regulatory developments is paramount. For this reason, GACO is committed to offering annual anti-money laundering training and counter-terrorism financing and is happy to invite you to attend this year’s sessions which shall be delivered by David Parody.

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Senior Compliance Officer Required

The core role is the compliance oversight of the activities of three Gibraltarbased insurance companies; Markerstudy Insurance Company Ltd, St Julians Insurance Company Ltd and Zenith Insurance PLC. You will be the first point of contact with the GFSC and other regulatory bodies. The main
responsibilities are:

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Legislative Reform Programme (“LRP”)

HM Government of Gibraltar (HMGoG) published the Financial Services Bill in the Gazette on 30 May 2019, the key part of the Legislative Reform Programme (LRP). The GFSC provided expert advice to HMGoG, developing and drafting the Bill following consultation with industry. The Bill provides a legislative framework for all financial services sectors that fall within the GFSC’s supervisory perimeter.

Member Benefits

✔ Latest compliance laws and regulations updates
✔ Certification and training
✔ 10% Discount on course and training costs
✔ 10% Discount for events and conferences
✔ Business Networking in Gibraltar
✔ Access to member forums


Contact Information

Gibraltar Association of Compliance Officers,

PO Box 1493, Gibraltar