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Ipes appoints new CEO to lead next phase of growth

Ipes appoints new CEO to lead next phase of growth

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ipes, one of Europe’s leading providers of fund administration and outsourcing services to the private equity industry, has announced the appointment of Chris Merry as Chief Executive Officer from 14 April 2014. Chris Merry is an experienced CEO, having held leadership roles for over 20 years in a range of financial and professional services businesses, […]

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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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New chairman for Channel Islands charitable foundation

New chairman for Channel Islands charitable foundation

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands is pleased to announce the appointment of John Boothman as Chairman to succeed Guernsey Jurat Stephen Jones, who has retired from the board of trustees. Guernsey Jurat Dr John Ferguson, a retired hospital consultant, has been appointed deputy chairman. John Boothman spent much of his career as a […]

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AO Hall appoints Scottish lawyer with Channel Islands experience

AO Hall appoints Scottish lawyer with Channel Islands experience

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

AO HALL has further expanded its fiduciary team to meet continuing demand for its expertise. Ewan Mackay has joined the team, as an associate,  having recently completed a 14 month consultancy position with Albany Trustee. Originally from Scotland, Mr Mackay moved to Guernsey to work in St James’ Chambers and has held in-house legal counsel […]

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First Names Group acquires Guernsey-based Mercator

First Names Group acquires Guernsey-based Mercator

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Names Group has completed its acquisition of Mercator in Guernsey in a move that will position the Group as the largest trust, funds and corporate services provider in the Channel Islands. The purchase of Mercator significantly strengthens our presence in the UK offshore industry. The transaction complements the Group’s existing offering, as Mercator’s trust […]

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Appleby Announces Guernsey Counsel Appointments

Appleby Announces Guernsey Counsel Appointments

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey office of Appleby, one of the world’s largest offshore providers of legal services, has today announced the appointment of Camilla Neal and Anthony Williams to the position of Counsel. The Guernsey-based lawyers join six other senior promotions across the Appleby group globally including one partner appointments and five further appointments to Counsel. Camilla […]

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New director for Saffery Champness

New director for Saffery Champness

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOCAL fiduciary firm Saffery Champness has promoted Philip Radford, a senior trust manager, to the role of director. With more than 20 years’ experience in Guernsey’s trust industry, Mr Radford previously worked in leading bank-owned trust companies, dealing extensively with property entrepreneurs and also Middle Eastern clients and their advisors, building an understanding of their […]

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New HR Business Manager appointed at Law At Work

New HR Business Manager appointed at Law At Work

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Law At Work has announced the appointment of Emma Adkins to the role of Human Resources Business Manager for the Channel Islands. Mrs Adkins brings with her over 13 years HR experience, including most recently holding the role as Deputy HR Manager for the States of Guernsey Home Department. Within her new role at Law […]

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JTC Group selected to administer Nimrod Sea Assets Limited, a new investment company listed on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange

JTC Group selected to administer Nimrod Sea Assets Limited, a new investment company listed on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

JTC Group was recently chosen to administer a new listed specialist investment company Nimrod Sea Assets Limited. Nimrod Sea Assets Limited is a Guernsey domiciled company and will invest in vehicles which acquire, charter and sell marine assets associated with the offshore oil and gas industry. JTC Group has a wealth of experience administering listed […]

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“AIFMD action needed now” says KPMG in the Channel Islands

“AIFMD action needed now” says KPMG in the Channel Islands

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The practical implications of dealing with the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) in Guernsey were explored at a recent seminar held by KPMG in the Channel Islands. Over the last two years, the firm’s AIFM team has been working with clients to address the requirements of the directive.  The seminar provided an opportunity […]

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