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Guernsey home to pioneering use of blockchain technology
Northern Trust in collaboration with IBM and other key stakeholders, has launched the first commercial deployment of blockchain technology for the private equity market. Together they have bui...
22 February 2017
Guernsey – a 'BEPS-compliant jurisdiction'
Guernsey is continuing to take steps to build on its position as a BEPS-compliant jurisdiction. A year ago the island established a base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) working party to asse...
21 February 2017
AIFMD passport no longer seen as the 'silver lining'
Securing a third-country passport to access European investors is no longer viewed as the go-to solution it once was by the UK investment fund sector, according to Tim Hames, the Director Gener...
16 February 2017
Recognition for Guernsey insurance sector at UK Captive Service Awards
Guernsey’s insurance sector once again showed its expertise in picking up five of the top prizes at the UK Captive Services Awards. The awards, now in their fifth year, are hosted by Capti...
15 February 2017
Guernsey's connection with China deepening
As Asia returns to work following Chinese New Year celebrations, Guernsey Finance has launched a new Mandarin website to communicate directly with potential mainland investors a...
14 February 2017
Hong Kong appointment extends Guernsey's Asia development
Guernsey Finance has appointed Christopher Chan as its first Hong Kong Representative. Mr Chan (pictured left), who takes up his post later this month, will lead Guernsey’s promotional efforts ...
13 February 2017
CISE set to rebrand as TISE
The Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) has today announced plans to rebrand as The International Stock Exchange (TISE) from early March. The Exchange, which is headquartered in Guerns...
10 February 2017
Bespoke Brexit deal for financial services challenging
A former UK Foreign Office official has warned the City's financial services sector that any carving out of a sector-based agreement as part of a post-Brexit trade deal is likely to be seen ...
08 February 2017
The protected cell company turns 20
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of Guernsey’s world-leading protected cell company (PCC). The Protected Cell Companies Ordinance, 1997, came into effect on 1 February 19...
01 February 2017
Rainbow Rare Earths is Guernsey's latest LSE listing
Guernsey-incorporated and registered company Rainbow Rare Earths Limited has been listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The East African mining company - engaged in t...