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Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four directors of Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey have been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2014. The ninth annual leaders list features prominent figures from across the legal and private wealth management sectors. The list is compiled annually after extensive research and consultation with global peers and private client recommendations including references and […]

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Carey Olsen doubles BVI office with new appointments

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has appointed three lawyers in its British Virgin Islands (BVI) office in a move that significantly extends the firm’s banking, corporate and investment funds client offering. Investment funds specialist Philipp Neumann and banking and corporate specialist Elizabeth Killeen have joined as senior associates and Sharon Mungall has been appointed as a legal associate […]

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Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The laying of the cable is underway as part of the installation of Normandie 3, the third undersea cable linking the Channel Islands to France. The new cable will run from Periers in France to Long Beach in Jersey. Its 100MW capacity will be utilised by both Jersey Electricity and Guernsey Electricity. The cable forms […]

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Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

FUTURE business leaders wanting to develop business understanding and effectiveness will be able to undertake a two year Masters in Business Administration with the GTA University Centre from September. The GTA is running the MBA in partnership with the University of Southampton and hopes to attract students from across the Channel Islands. ‘The MBA course […]

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“AML/CFT Primer” workshop for regulated sector staff

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Susan Grossey – a familiar face in Guernsey anti-money laundering circles – is running her popular “AML/CFT Primer” workshop once again this year, on Wednesday 11 June 2014. The full-day event is designed for new Money Laundering Reporting Officers and new deputy MLROs, as well as anyone in compliance (or perhaps a new-and-blissfully-unaware director?) who […]

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The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is financially secure while UK announces losses

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE Channel Islands Co-operative Society has reassured members that it remains in a strong financial position, despite its UK counterpart announcing losses today. The Society has no financial ties with the UK Co-operative and its assets are locally owned and secure. A strong performance during 2013 means that the Society, which will be celebrating 60 […]

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Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local printer Colour Monster has acquired Guernsey Herald’s printing assets, making it the largest printer of its kind in the Channel Islands. Guernsey Herald was liquidated and wound up earlier this year. Colour Monster has also taken over the lease of its premises in The Guernsey Press building where it will shortly be relocating all […]

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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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