New captives created in Guernsey more than doubled in 2019. As the industry saw a surge of new interest in captive structures in the latter months of 2019, Europe’s leading captives cent...Read More
ARC London office spearheads expansion plans
Guernsey investment research and consulting firm Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has ambitious plans to expand the services it offers to clients, according to Guy Christie, Director of the firm's n...
20 November 2014
Guernsey M&A activity rises in Q3, says Appleby
Statistics from Appleby show that Guernsey bucked the general offshore trend and experienced substantial increases in both deal value and volume when compared with the previous quarter. ...
19 November 2014
Guernsey fiduciary specialist wins STEP Founder's Award
Carey Olsen Senior Associate Alison MacKrill has been given a Founder's Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP). Now in their sixth year, t...
17 November 2014
Guernsey banking deposits grow in Q3
The value of deposits held by banks in Guernsey grew by £3.5 billion (4.5%) during the third quarter of the year. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that t...
14 November 2014
Guernsey's funds offering to be given technical analysis
A technical showcase of Guernsey's funds offering and how the Island is positioning itself amid the latest regulatory pressures will be the focus of a funds masterclass in London at the start ...
11 November 2014
GFSC Director General elected to the IAIS board
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has elected Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) Director General, William Mason, to its Executive Committee. The bienni...
03 November 2014
Guernsey assigned AA+ credit rating by S&P
The international credit rating agency, Standard and Poor's, has assigned Guernsey a high grade AA+ credit rating and has confirmed that the outlook is stable. The AA+ grade remains unchang...
29 October 2014
FirstRand secures Guernsey banking licence
Major South African banking group, FirstRand, is to open a Guernsey branch. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued a deposit-taking licence to FirstRand Bank Limited Guerns...
28 October 2014
New Guernsey Finance Chief Executive is named
The Board of Guernsey Finance has announced today that Dominic Wheatley will be appointed as Chief Executive with effect from 1 December. Mr Wheatley will replace Fiona Le Poidevin, who...
20 October 2014
Guernsey regulator supports new benchmark standards for TCSPs
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has welcomed the Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors' (GIFCS) new benchmark for the regulation of trust and corporate servi...