When I arrived in Guernsey from London in 1995, it was as part of the upskilling of the insurance industry here in response to changing sensitivities of the UK taxman. In short, the capti...Read More
Blog: Guernsey always a home for captive substance
When I arrived in Guernsey from London in 1995, it was as part of the upskilling of the insurance industry here in response to changing sensitivities of the UK taxman. In short, the capti...
10 April 2019
MGA Association hears of Guernsey’s ambitions
Plans to develop the managing general agents sector in Guernsey have moved forward with a visit to the island from the Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA). Managing Director Peter Stadd...
09 April 2019
Guernsey introduces world's first ILS hybrid vehicle
The world's first hybrid vehicle for use in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector will lead to increased simplicity and efficiency for ILS fund managers, according to Carey Olsen Partn...
01 April 2019
Guernsey's new hybrid vehicle - Get even closer to the risk
Innovation Carey Olsen Partner Christopher Anderson, with the support of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC), has created the world’s first hybrid vehicle for Insurance Link...
01 April 2019
Guernsey to the rescue for in-deficit pension schemes
A longevity swap provides both a definitive solution or a useful stepping stone on route to de-risking, depending on the maturity of a defined benefit pension scheme, delegates heard at a Guerns...
28 March 2019
Zone of insolvency – Directors in the firing line
2018 saw a number of high-profile insolvencies around the world. That trend is expected to continue this year with many sectors facing an extremely challenging trading environment and the ...
28 March 2019
Captive provides discrete and complementary solution
Lane, Clark and Peacock, a leading independent, owner-managed pension, investment and insurance consultancy in the UK, published their 2019 report on pension de-risking on 27 March. The repo...
27 March 2019
Guernsey shows market lead with ILS collateral rollover clarification
Guernsey’s confirmation of 30-day rollover for insurance-linked securities cells established in the island demonstrates Guernsey as an innovator in the ILS field and could lead to other I...
26 March 2019
Guernsey features in new UN green and sustainable finance report
Guernsey is part of an international movement driving the transition to a low-carbon economic model, highlighted at a high-level conference on sustainable finance taking place in Brusse...
21 March 2019
Guernsey satisfies EU business substance requirements
Guernsey’s global competitiveness as a finance sector has been further enhanced following confirmation from the EU Council’s Code of Conduct Group and the European Council of Finance Ministe...