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BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG). The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the […]

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EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

EY in the Channel Islands has appointed 22 trainee associates who will begin developing and shaping their careers whilst studying for a professional qualification. During the first week the associates from Jersey and Guernsey joined together and attended an induction programme designed to deliver key messages and demonstrate how their role and EY’s business in […]

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Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Employment Tribunal has, for the first time, chosen not to hear a claim of constructive dismissal on the grounds that the claim was vexatious. Adrian McManus, former science teacher at Elizabeth College, resigned with immediate effect on 3 March 2014 alleging that timetabling changes had breached his trust and confidence. For the first […]

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Launch event for Global Entrepreneurship Week prompts Digital Greenhouse discussions

Launch event for Global Entrepreneurship Week prompts Digital Greenhouse discussions

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE FIRST in a series of Global Entrepreneurship Week events organised by Startup Guernsey saw more than 60 delegates from the island’s business and technology communities gather to discuss plans for an innovation centre in the island. The event, titled “The Digital Greenhouse: what does it mean to you?”, was led by Guernsey’s Commerce and […]

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Third consecutive win for Deutsche Bank Channel Islands custody business

Third consecutive win for Deutsche Bank Channel Islands custody business

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deutsche Bank’s sophisticated custody business in Jersey and Guernsey has been recognised for the third consecutive year at the Custody Risk European Awards, which were held in London last week. The Bank was awarded the accolade of ‘Channel Islands Custodian of the Year 2014’ at the Custody Risk European Awards 2014 ceremony which took place […]

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Upcoming Doggy events with the GSPCA – Scottish themed Fun Dog Show Sunday 30th November at the Last Post

Upcoming Doggy events with the GSPCA – Scottish themed Fun Dog Show Sunday 30th November at the Last Post

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the GSPCA we are always planning fun events for families and dogs and our next two are only weeks away. The first is the St. Andrews Day Scottish Themed Fun Family Day on Sunday 30th November at the Last Post. As part of the entertainment there will be a Scottish Themed Fun Dog Show. […]

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ARC London office spearheads expansion plans

ARC London office spearheads expansion plans

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investment research and consulting firm Asset Risk Consultants has ambitious plans to expand the services it offers to its clients. At an event marking the opening of ARC’s office in Covent Garden, Guy Christie, newly-appointed director of the London operation, told 200 clients, advisers and investment managers that the business was pursuing further growth. “As […]

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Carey Olsen senior associate Alison MacKrill awarded prestigious STEP Award

Carey Olsen senior associate Alison MacKrill awarded prestigious STEP Award

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen Senior Associate, Alison MacKrill, has been given a Founder’s Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP). Now in their sixth year, the awards take place annually and recognise individuals whose long-term contribution to the society has gone above and beyond what is expected of a member. The […]

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GLI Finance to acquire Sancus Limited for £37.75m

GLI Finance to acquire Sancus Limited for £37.75m

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey-based peer-to-peer lender Sancus Limited (Sancus) has signed an agreement to be acquired by GLI Finance Limited (GLIF) for £37.75m. The deal is set to complete in mid December 2014. GLIF is Guernsey-based and listed on the Alternative Investment Market, focusing on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) lending. GLIF currently has 15 investments in alternative […]

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Carey Olsen partner Mark Dunster appointed Guernsey Bâtonnier

Carey Olsen partner Mark Dunster appointed Guernsey Bâtonnier

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Advocate Mark Dunster has been appointed Bâtonnier of the Guernsey Bar.A partner at Carey Olsen Guernsey, Mr Dunster was elected by his fellow members of the Bar and took over from Advocate Mark Helyar at the end of October. The Bâtonnier is the head of the Guernsey Bar and is appointed for a period of […]

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