Features & Commentary Archive

« December 2018

January  2019  (5)

  • The Interview: Louise Bracken-Smith

    LouiseBracken-SmithIn a consolidating market, Jersey-based fiduciary business Fairway Group has remained what it describes as ‘consciously independent’. Co-founder and CEO Louise Bracken-Smith tells Businesslife why the company isn’t up for sale and how she plans to take it forward What’s your...     [read more]

    By Eila Madden on  17 January 2019 
  • The corporate icing on the cake

    BL60_Directors dutiesPatisserie Valerie is just one of several recent high-profile corporate governance failures – and that’s putting board directors under increasing pressure to go beyond their statutory duties towards the companies they oversee It was the latest case of a boardroom malfunctioning. The par...     [read more]

    By Alexander Garrett on  14 January 2019 
  • China: in search of growth

    BL60_chinaChannel Island businesses have long seen China as a growth opportunity, but as the country seeks to take a bigger role on the global stage, is it time for a renewed focus on the Middle Kingdom? Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, the global stage has witnessed growing tension betwe...     [read more]

    By Chris Menon on  10 January 2019 
  • The long arm of the IRS

    BL60_US taxA year on from the introduction of major tax changes in the United States, it is becoming clear how significant they may be for individuals and businesses in the Channel Islands Running to More than 1,000 pages of dense legalese and tax-speak, experts in the field are calling the Tax Cuts and Jobs ...     [read more]

    By Richard Willsher on  7 January 2019 
  • 2019: What can we expect?

    Year aheadExperts from across the Channel Islands share their predictions on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for key sectors in the next 12 months  FUNDS Mike Byrne, Chairman, Jersey Funds Association As we enter 2019, how would you assess the general health of the funds sector in Jers...     [read more]

    By BL Global on  2 January 2019 

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