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New Guernsey Finance Chief Executive is named

New Guernsey Finance Chief Executive is named

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Board of Guernsey Finance has announced today that Dominic Wheatley will be appointed as Chief Executive with effect from 1 December.  Mr Wheatley will replace Fiona Le Poidevin, whose resignation was announced in July. Mr Wheatley has more than 25 years’ experience in the international financial services market in the UK and Guernsey, most […]

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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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+ delegates attend Guernsey private wealth event in Shanghai

+ delegates attend Guernsey private wealth event in Shanghai

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 140 high net worth individuals (HNWIs) and advisers attended a Guernsey private wealth management event in Shanghai yesterday. Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – hosted the event in conjunction with the Shanghai Municipal Financial Services Office. Welcome speeches were given by Kevin Stewart, Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment […]

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2014 Commission appoints panel of experts

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Commission has appointed a panel of Queen’s Counsel who will sit as ‘Senior Decision Makers’ and determine the outcome of the Commission’s major enforcement cases. Enforcement cases were previously heard by a ‘Commissioner Decision Committee’ comprising three Commissioners. In future a QC will be appointed by the Commission as a ‘Senior Decision Maker’ to sit […]

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Rankings confirm Guernsey as a leading specialist finance centre

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has solidified its position as one of the top three specialist financial centres in the world in the latest global rankings issued by trade title The Banker. The magazine is part of the Financial Times group of business publications and annually produces a supplement which ranks international finance centres. While Guernsey has maintained its […]

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Guernsey message cuts through the noise in Hong Kong

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey delegation in Hong Kong is making itself heard against the backdrop of political protests on the streets and competitor jurisdictions at the STEP Asia conference. Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – is once again one of the lead sponsors of the event, which is the main wealth […]

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Guernsey delegation set to embark on two-week tour of Asia

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from Guernsey are heading to Hong Kong and mainland China during the next fortnight to reinforce the Island’s financial services offering to current and prospective Asian contacts. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – is next week leading a delegation of the Island’s […]

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Guernsey adds 42 new funds in quarter two

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 42 new investment funds during the second quarter of this year, resulting in a total of 131 additions during the 12 months to the end of June. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that 33 new funds were approved during the third quarter of 2013 and 30 […]

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Guernsey Finance debate prompts commitment to align risk appetite

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s finance sector, government and regulator have made a commitment to align their risk appetite in a bid to promote growth in the industry. Guernsey Finance, the international promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry, held its annual industry update on Tuesday at St James, with nearly 300 attendees. As well as providing local industry […]

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Guernsey Finance debate to assess risk appetite

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance’s annual industry update is getting a fresh look this year with a debate on risk appetite taking centre stage. The international promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry will still provide local industry with an overview of current activity, but this year’s event will also include two panel sessions featuring industry, government and […]

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