Features & Commentary Archive

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September  2018  (5)

  • The interview: Mark Bousfield

    BL58_MarkBousfieldRavenscroft Group Managing Director Mark Bousfield has a keen eye on where clients want to invest globally, as well as where in the Channel Islands they are looking for opportunities. He spoke to Businesslife about the local and global landscape How did you get to where you are now? I was born and...     [read more]

    By Nick Kirby on  20 September 2018 
  • Who's got the power?

    BL58 Power illoAs the world shifts towards cleaner, renewable energy sources, where do the Channel Islands stand when it comes to generating their own power? It’s hard for some of us of a certain age to imagine that one day we’d be able to control the heating in our home from our mobile phone, so that...     [read more]

    By David Burrows on  17 September 2018 
  • Trusts: a constant evolution

    BL58 Trusts illoGuernsey and Jersey may be world leaders in the trusts industry, but that’s the result of hard work in the past and constant attention to making sure trusts are relevant in the present As financial services and private clients have become increasingly globalised, selecting an international fi...     [read more]

    By Dan Matthews on  13 September 2018 
  • CRS: how was it for you?

    BL58 CRS illoAs the Common Reporting Standard passes the first year since reporting began, just what has the impact been and has it been as challenging as expected? More regulation, more compliance, less time for the day job. This was the initial reaction to the advent of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), re...     [read more]

    By Richard Willsher on  10 September 2018 
  • The battle between transparency and privacy

    BL58 Beneficial illoWith the UK government forcing the issue over beneficial ownership registers, just where do the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories stand? and is that all set to change?  There’s wide agreement that knowing who’s behind trusts, companies, bank accounts and funds is a useful...     [read more]

    By Richard Willsher on  6 September 2018 

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