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The GFSC publishes its Annual Report, Business Plan and 2018-2021 Strategic Plan

17 Sep 18

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has today published its Annual Report, Strategic Plan and supporting Business Plan. 

The Report highlights the work carried out by the Commission over the last year, including progress on the Legislative Reform Programme and developments in the Distributed Ledger Technology sector. 

Positioning the strategic objectives of the GFSC for the next three-year period, The Strategic Plan is supported by the annual Business Plan, which articulates how these strategic objectives will be delivered. 

GFSC Chairman, Dr Jonathan Spencer said: “I am delighted with the hard work the Commission has carried out this year, which is reflected in the Annual Report. I look forward to working towards the new strategic objectives with the Board and the Executive.” 

Samantha Barrass, CEO of the GFSC added: “I’m very proud of the progress the GFSC has made over this past year. The challenges have been significant and energised the work of staff. This environment sets an exciting context for the 2018-2021 strategic plan and this year’s business plan which I am delighted to share.”

To read the 2018 Annual Report, Business Plan and 2018-2021 Strategic Plan, please select the relevant links. 


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 a high performing, agile, and innovative regulator.

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.

2. The Gibraltar Financial Services Resolution and Compensation Committee has published its Business Plan Priorities for the period of April 2018 – March 2019. The Business Plan can be found here



Press Release contact details: 

Contact Name

Sinead Ballester 

Contact Title

Communications Officer

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