Call to the Bar: 2010
He has developed a strong reputation as an expert in financial services and regularly advises prospective funds, investment managers, insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, banks, e-money institutions and payment service providers on licensing requirements and regulatory, operational, passporting and distribution matters.
He has been elected on numerous occasions by the legal community in Gibraltar to represent them on the executive body of the Gibraltar Funds and Investment Association (GFIA) and is the Deputy Chairman of GFIA.
Jay has played an integral role in numerous changes to Gibraltar law: including the National Private Placement Rules, the Small AIFM Rules in Gibraltar following the implementation of the AIFM Directive, the 2018 Experienced Investor Funds Regulations and the legislation surrounding token sales.
Jay was instrumental to establishing the FinTech team as one of the most highly regarded teams in Gibraltar.
Legal 500 describes Jay as “a rising star” in respect of Financial Services and Funds. Chambers and Partners recognises that “Jay is an experienced figure in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. He is highly regarded within Gibraltar for his work with crypto funds, as well as on token offerings”, “really knowledgeable in crypto and blockchain” and “super-cooperative” and as understanding “the start-up life and the pain of founders”.