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Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services businesses were told that they have nothing to fear from FATCA – yet, at a presentation given by EY’s Executive Director for Tax, Wendy Martin. EY’s Guernsey Head of Tax, David White welcomed the audience of 150 local professionals to the presentation and introduced Wendy Martin who joined EY last year from […]

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Carey Olsen advises on first registration of Airbus A319 on CI registry

Carey Olsen advises on first registration of Airbus A319 on CI registry

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has acted as the legal adviser to a major international aircraft leasing and finance business and the first registration of an Airbus A319 on the Channel Island’s recently launched Aviation Registry, the 2-Reg. The registration formed part of a larger financing and leasing transaction undertaken on a tight time frame., The matter was […]

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Moore expands into Guernsey

Moore expands into Guernsey

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Moore has expanded its fund services into Guernsey following the acquisition of Mercator by its parent company, First Names Group. The transaction provides Moore with a dual servicing capability across the Channel Islands as the boutique fund services provider continues to grow. The acquisition supports Moore’s strategy to build a multi-jurisdictional funds service offering in […]

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4G moves one step closer in the Channel Islands

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has commenced the competition for 4G spectrum bringing it one step closer to the Channel Islands. CICRA has published an information notice announcing the start of the competitive process. The result of the competition will be a number of recommendations on how the spectrum for 4G will […]

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Heritage Insurance seminar broadens Intellectual Property focus beyond image rights

Heritage Insurance seminar broadens Intellectual Property focus beyond image rights

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the Guernsey image rights registry is a world first, there are other methods for protecting a variety of intellectual property (IP) as explained by experts taking part in Heritage Insurance’s recent IP conference in Guernsey. David Stanley of Stanleys Ltd. in Alderney, a chartered patent attorney, James Pearce, a former director of the European […]

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Channel Islands Co-operative Society Announces New Agency Relationship with TPA

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has announced a new agency relationship with local creative firm TPA (The Partnership Agency). TPA, which has offices in Jersey and Guernsey, will provide creative support for all areas of the Society, across both islands. ‘We are pleased to announce our new relationship with TPA.  We recognise the need for […]

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Butterfield Acquisition of Legis Trust Business Completed

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Legis Group’s Guernsey-based trust and corporate services business. The acquisition was agreed in principle with Legis Group Holdings Limited (“Legis Group”) in January, subject to contract discussions as well as regulatory and other approvals which have now […]

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Mourant Ozannes advises on John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited IPO

Mourant Ozannes advises on John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited IPO

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has advised John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN) on all Guernsey-related aspects of its listing on the main market of London Stock Exchange plc to raise gross proceeds of £160 million in its placing and initial public offering of Ordinary Shares. The proceeds of the issue will be […]

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Closure of Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Commission has decided to close its defined benefit pension scheme to future accrual with effect from the 1st July 2014. Last September the Commission announced that it had entered into a consultation period with those of its employees who were members of the Commission’s defined benefit pension scheme, over a proposal to close that […]

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Who’s Who Legal awards Carey Olsen Guernsey law firm of the year

Who’s Who Legal awards Carey Olsen Guernsey law firm of the year

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has been named Guernsey Law Firm of the Year 2014 for the fourth time by Who’s Who Legal, recognising the firm’s achievements within the global legal market alongside a list of international law firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie and Clifford Chance. Who’s Who Legal is an independent […]

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