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June  2019  (9)

  • Estera: Channel Islands breaking new ground

    Estera logoBrendan Dowling (pictured right), Managing Director, Estera Jersey, and Ethan Levner (pictured below), Managing Director, Estera Guernsey, discuss how the Channel Islands’ strong background in finance provides the foundation for continuous innovation breaking new ground Both Guernsey and...     [read more]

    By Estera on  28 June 2019 
  • A dream catch

    CITY_PE illoPrivate equity’s love affair with offshore fiduciary services is hotting up as early investments start to deliver outsized returns  The trust and  corporate services sector is a private equity dream. A high level of recurring revenues and long-term structures that are costly and dif...     [read more]

    By Amy Carroll on  27 June 2019 
  • The interview: Andrew Rosindell

    CITY_AndrewRosindellAs Chairman of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Channel Islands, Andrew Rosindell MP is a fierce defender of the islands’ right to self-govern. But he is keen for them to remain firmly within the ‘British family’  What’s your background and how did y...     [read more]

    By Eila Madden on  26 June 2019 
  • Levelling the playing field

    CITY_Beneficial ownership illoPressure from some parts of Westminster to persuade the Crown Dependencies to adopt publicly accessible registers of company ownership may have borne fruit, though adoption of these registers looks to be somewhat uncertain In a joint statement on 19 June, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey announ...     [read more]

    By Richard Willsher on  25 June 2019 
  • Keeping up with the Joneses

    BL62_family officeAs wealthy families become multi-generational, multi-jurisdictional and more complex, the family office is evolving to meet their changing needs with a more Sophisticated and multi-disciplinary offer For most of us, a roof over our head and a good education for our children are the extent of our fa...     [read more]

    By Sharon Gethings on  7 June 2019 
  • Intertrust: substance laws

    Intertrust logoThe Channel Islands have recently brought in new economic substance laws that meet requirements set out by the EU’s Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation) (COCG). As practitioners evaluate how they and their clients can best comply with the new legislation, Alison Parry (pictured), Head of ...     [read more]

    By Intertrust on  6 June 2019 
  • Passion players

    BL62_PassionThe rich and wealthy have long been known for investing their money in so-called passion assets, such as art, cars and fine wine. But a new generation of wealthy players, with new attitudes and a social conscience, are fuelling change Just outside Romania’s capital of Bucharest is a public vi...     [read more]

    By Jon Watkins on  5 June 2019 
  • Africa's moment

    BL62_AfricaWith the political uncertainty around Brexit, US-China tensions, populism in the EU and economic volatility in ASEAN, the Channel Islands are heading to Africa to seek out new opportunities  Africa is becoming an increasingly strategic continent for the Channel Islands – politically and ...     [read more]

    By Dr Desne Masie on  3 June 2019 
  • The Channel Islands v The World

    BL62_wealth hubsHow do Guernsey and Jersey compare with other financial centres around the globe? Competition between international financial centres has never been more intense. Governments all over the world are scrambling to develop a presence in the lucrative world of wealth management. To get a sense of how ...     [read more]

    By Dominic Dudley on  1 June 2019 

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