Aaron Payas

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Aaron is a Partner at Hassans specialising in Funds and FinTech. Aaron has a background in Mathematics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. His work at Hassans is focused around funds, crypto funds, fintech, tokenisation of assets, decentralised finance (DeFi), cryptocurrencies, sports law and cannabis. Aaron has assisted in the creation of the first three regulated crypto funds in Gibraltar, assisted in the listing of Canadian-based fund The Bitcoin Fund (QBTC.U) on its second listing the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, only the second of its kind to be listed in the EU at the time, and also on INX’s successful application to the SEC in the US of the first SEC-approved security token. Connecting the dots to bring disruptive financial services closer to the mainstream with every transaction, Aaron’s practice enables his clients to leverage all the advantages Gibraltar offers as a proof of concept jurisdiction in financial services. Marrying a traditional practice in fund establishment with industry-leading work, Aaron has been instrumental in many clients’ achievements in the challenging distributed ledger technology space. The development of Gibraltar as a centre for medical cannabis business is an additional growth area of Aaron’s practice.