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Carey Olsen ranked tier 1 for its corporate and funds work across the Channel Islands by IFLR1000

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s work in the financial andcorporate and investment funds areas in Guernsey and Jersey has been recognised by the legal industry in the2015 International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000) guide. The new results come just after the firm gained tier 1 rankings across all of its Channel Island practice areas in The UK Legal […]

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Collas Crill lawyers on Who’s Who Legal Private Client list 2014

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four of Collas Crill’s private client specialists have made the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal’s Private Client List. In Guernsey, Angela Calnan and Christian Hay are among those nominated by peers as the best in their field. The guide notes Christian Hay is a leading figure in the contentious trusts field. In London, Edward […]

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JTC Group invests inAsian Alliance Partner,Kensington Trust Group

JTC Group invests inAsian Alliance Partner,Kensington Trust Group

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

JTC Group (JTC) and Kensington Trust Group (KTG) have enhanced their strategic alliance, which commenced early 2013, via the investment by JTCin a strategic interest in KTG.  This investment further demonstrates JTC’s commitment both to KTG and to Asia as a key economic region offering significant growth prospects. With KTG having offices and a prominent […]

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New i2 Office business centre opens at Royal Chambers

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

i2 Office has established its presence in Guernsey with a new business centre in the prestigious St Peter Port area. The Grade A facility, in the prime Royal Chambers location, opens in early November 2014. The business centre occupies 20,000 sq ft of new grade A space at the Royal Chambers building offering five star […]

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Barclays celebrates long serving employees in Guernsey

Barclays celebrates long serving employees in Guernsey

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays is celebrating long serving employees in Guernsey with over 27 employees working for the business for more than 10 years and 15 employees for more than 25 years. Karen Hamon is the longest serving Barclays employee, celebrating 44 years with the bank, having joined in 1970. Ms Hamon’s current role is as head of […]

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Carey Olsen recognised for litigation expertise in2014 FT Innovative Lawyers report

Carey Olsen recognised for litigation expertise in2014 FT Innovative Lawyers report

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has been included in the 2014 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers report for a ground-breaking Jersey case involving a request for information under a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA). The high profile report, which is based on activity in the European legal market, ‘commended’ Carey Olsen as one of the most innovative law firms […]

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Guernsey team showcase offering to leading Chinese fund managers

Guernsey team showcase offering to leading Chinese fund managers

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s credentials as an international funds centre have been showcased to the leading asset management groups in China. Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – hosted an event in Beijing in conjunction with the Asset Management of Association of China (AMAC), which attracted more than 20 delegates. The presentation was […]

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New International Standards For Regulating Trust Company Business

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors (“GIFCS”) has today launched a new benchmark for the regulation of Trust and Corporate Service Providers (“TCSPs”). Guernsey has been a champion of this new approach which has seen the GIFCS working group which developed the new standard being chaired by the Commission’s General Counsel, Philip Nicol-Gent. Mr […]

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2014 Commission announces 2015 Fees Tariff

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Commission has confirmed that it will increase fees in 2015 for all sectors by an average of 1.33%. It will also continue with the implementation of the second year of a two-year approach to address certain anomalies in its fee structure which is aimed at providing some rebalancing where the cost of supervision of certain firms in […]

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Guernsey signs cooperation agreement with Beijing

Guernsey signs cooperation agreement with Beijing

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Government has signed a Statement of Cooperation with the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work. The agreement to cooperate in the promotion of common prosperity and development across both jurisdictions was signed in Beijing today by Kevin Stewart, Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment Minister and SHEN Hong, Vice Counsel of the Beijing Municipal Bureau […]

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