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Ogier
This Q&A sets out an overview of substance legislation across our jurisdictions, with particular relevance to questions about how the law came about, the scope of the law, the definitions attached to the tests involved, and sanctions for non-compliance.
GuernseyFinance
The Guernsey-based international Stock Exchange has secured its first listing of a UK trading company.
GuernseyFinance
Speaking in London today, at a Guernsey Finance seminar showcasing Guernsey's global leadership in application of technology in financial services ...
GuernseyFinance
ADM Capital's food-focused Cibus Fund successfully closed at more than $320 million following its designation as the first Guernsey Green Fund.
GuernseyFinance
There were 865 new listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE) during 2018.
Ogier
When establishing a trust, ensure the dispositive provisions are clear insofar as appointments "for the benefit of" beneficiaries are concerned.
Ogier
The States' 2018 Q4 Guernsey Residential Property Prices Bulletin is released today and confirms a marked improvement in the Guernsey property market.
GuernseyFinance
Plans for Guernsey to enhance its offering for family office structures for high net worth individuals reflect the mood of the market, according to a Guernsey lawyer.
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey has agreed to allow insurance-linked securities cells to benefit from rollover provisions, in a move which has been welcomed by the island's thriving ILS sector.
Ogier
The Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 was approved by the States of Guernsey in December 2018 ...
Carey Olsen
The following charts provide an overview of the composition of the Guernsey funds industry.
Carey Olsen
Guernsey is one of the world's largest offshore finance centres, with a thriving funds industry.  Almost 1,000 investment funds, and well over 2,000 sub-funds, are currently administered in the island.
Carey Olsen
When setting up a Guernsey fund, there are certain practical matters to bear in mind to ensure that the establishment and operation proceed smoothly.
Ogier
Mr Y was an executive director of the Licensee company X. Under the terms of his employment with X, Y was not permitted to accept any other work except with the permission of X.
Carey Olsen
The flexible and pragmatic approach adopted by the GFSC in relation to investment funds aimed at the institutional or high net worth investor market has helped the significant growth of this sector in Guernsey.
Carey Olsen
A central tenet of the GFSC's approach to the regulation of funds is that the administrator of a Guernsey fund is required to satisfy itself that the promoter of the scheme is "fit and proper" by carrying out...
Carey Olsen
Guernsey funds are invariably structured as companies, unit trusts or limited partnerships.
Carey Olsen
The following table summarises the main points of fund regulation in Guernsey.
Carey Olsen
The POI Law requires anyone who carries on "controlled investment business" in or from within the Bailiwick of Guernsey to hold a licence issued by the GFSC under the POI Law (a "POI Licence"; a "POI Licensee").
Carey Olsen
Guernsey is a Crown Dependency. The Bailiwick of Guernsey (Guernsey, together with Herm, Sark, Alderney and the surrounding islets) is part of the British Isles but independent of the UK.
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Carey Olsen
Amendments to Guernsey's new substance regulations, which came into effect on 1 January 2019, have provided much needed clarity regarding the treatment of Guernsey foundations.
Ogier
Guernsey is one of the world's leading funds domiciles, with a pedigree stretching back 50 years and a net asset value of funds under management and administration of £276 billion (30 June 2018).
Appleby
The States of Guernsey have published draft legislation (the Draft Legislation) which recommends amendments to the current corporate insolvency legal regime contained within the Companies (Guernsey)
Carey Olsen
2018 saw a number of high profile insolvencies around the world, including in Guernsey. The climate for many sectors remains extremely challenging with the UK further hindered ...
GuernseyFinance
In Guernsey we are proud of our track record of sophistication and innovation – establishing strong niche leadership positions through expertise and excellence.
GuernseyFinance
The substance rules only apply to companies.
Carey Olsen
Guernsey's rules on corporate tax residence changed at the beginning of 2019 following amendments to its existing tax law brought into effect by a combination of the Income Tax
GuernseyFinance
Insurers assume risk under the insurance policies they write in return for the premiums they receive.
GuernseyFinance
The States of Guernsey's Committee for Economic Development and finance sector promotional agency Guernsey Finance have today published a Policy Framework to support the growth of Guernsey's finance sector.
GuernseyFinance
Insight Investment, a leading global asset and risk manager, has become the latest manager to seek a Guernsey Green Fund designation for one of its funds.
Duff and Phelps
On December 12, 2018, the States of Guernsey voted to approve legislation which represents the culmination of a substantial effort to revise Guernsey's proceeds of crime framework in order to meet the ...
GuernseyFinance
The Committee for Economic Development and Guernsey Finance have today published a Policy Framework to support the growth of Guernsey's finance sector.
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