Progress made during 2019 at Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s financial services industry, will be highlighted at an open event later this week. The agency’s annu...Read More
Migrating to Guernsey - a jurisdiction of quality and substance
Over recent years, Guernsey has seen an influx of entities migrating from other jurisdictions, for a multitude of reasons, which reflects Guernsey's strong offering in key areas across t...
23 July 2019
Guernsey meets family office need for expertise and professionalism
The growing family office sector is seeking increased professionalism and skills, which is being reflected positively in private wealth jurisdictions such as Guernsey. Global trends influenci...
22 July 2019
Guernsey plays its part in OECD success against tax evasion
Guernsey Finance Chief Executive Dominic Wheatley reflects on the findings of the latest OECD tax report to world leaders. Further confirmation of the approach currently being taken ...
17 July 2019
Guernsey focusing on family offices
Guernsey’s recently published Financial Services Policy Framework sets out an approach to capitalise upon a range of global specialisms to ensure that Guernsey remains a strong, and stab...
09 July 2019
Beneficial ownership registers are working in Guernsey
The system by which Guernsey, the other Crown Dependencies and the Overseas Territories exchange information on beneficial ownership with the UK authorities has been described as “extreme...
08 July 2019
Private capital takes a bigger stake in private equity market
Private capital is growing in significance as a source of funds for private equity funds, new research carried out by Guernsey Finance has revealed. The PE industry – particularly smalle...
25 June 2019
Crown Dependencies announce steps regarding beneficial ownership regimes
Guernsey and its fellow Crown Dependencies – Jersey and the Isle of Man – have jointly published their roadmaps for the development of their register of beneficial ownership regimes. The mo...
19 June 2019
Guernsey’s a pillar of strength in the offshore wealth management sector
Matthew Gilligan, Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Services Client Relationship Manager, turns his thoughts to Guernsey’s position as an offshore wealth management centre: although in size it might n...
14 June 2019
Guernsey enhances its offer in the family office space
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission today published revised guidance on the way that private trust companies – a key structure for private wealth management in the island – are controll...
12 June 2019
Financial orders – handle with care
Guernsey law enforcers are making more and more use of financial orders, some of them issued against financial service businesses. It is not always easy for firms to deal with them, as the case ...