:Investment Funds 2008
57/63 Line Wall Road PO Box 199 Gibraltar
Tel: (350) 200 79000
Fax: (350) 200 47303
James is a partner and the head of the funds team at Hassans International Law Firm in Gibraltar dealing with funds, as well as, corporate law, financial services and trusts. James advised the Government of Gibraltar on its funds legislation and was involved in the drafting of the Financial Services (Experienced Investor Funds) Regulations 2005. He is a member of the Gibraltar Finance Centre Council advising the Government of Gibraltar on developments in the finance centre.
James is a highly regarded practitioner who has been instrumental in setting up the majority of Gibraltar's funds, including the first experienced investor fund and the first protected cell company fund. Mr Lasry is the chairman of the Gibraltar Funds Industry Association, an executive member of the Gibraltar Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Managers. Before joining Hassans, in 1999, Mr Lasry was counsel to Gilat Satellite Networks, where he handled among other things, SEC filings, mergers & acquisitions, labour law, corporate law and liaison with foreign subsidiaries.
A member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners, James advised on a substantial trust in a case involving litigation in Paris, New York and Buenos Aires that was featured in the New Yorker magazine, the New York Law Journal and on CBS News. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Hebrew and he read literature, music and law at Johns Hopkins and Bar-Ilan Universities. James is a member of the Israel Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales and the Gibraltar Bar.
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