Setting off from Gibraltar on January 18th in nothing but a 7-meter rowing boat, Lee Spencer will be attempting to row solo and unsupported 3,500 miles across the Atlantic Ocean. This double Guinness world record effort aims to set a new world record and also to attempt to beat the current able bodied record of 96 days, 12 hours and 45 minutes.
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission’s (GFSC) DLT Regulatory Framework came in to effect on 1st January 2018. This means that firms in Gibraltar, that use DLT (also known as blockchain) to store or transmit value belonging to others, now have to apply for a licence from the GFSC.
Her Majesty The Queen has also granted Dr Vijay Kumar to be a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for Services to the Gibraltar Health Authority.