Tag: Guernsey Finance

Shanghai’s Vice Mayor praises Guernsey’s quality and stability

Shanghai’s Vice Mayor praises Guernsey’s quality and stability

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Vice Mayor of Shanghai has recognised the quality and stability of Guernsey’s financial services industry. Tu Guangshao voiced his support for Guernsey as a well-regulated, compliant and cooperative international finance centre recognising our ‘great achievements in financial regulation and development’ during meetings in Shanghai last week with a Guernsey delegation which included the Island’s […]

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Guernsey makes presence felt in Singapore, set for China visit

Guernsey makes presence felt in Singapore, set for China visit

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been making its presence felt at the STEP Asia conference in Singapore this week. Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally – was one of the main sponsors at this year’s event and a number of industry firms with offices in Guernsey were major supporters of the conference […]

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Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 fund managers and advisers attended a Guernsey event in London this week to hear the practical aspects of implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The event, ‘AIFMD: Practical aspects of implementation’, was held on Tuesday 5 November at the recently refurbished Rosewood London. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, […]

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Financial regulator and politicians on Guernsey delegation to China

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A delegation from Guernsey is heading to China 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 – will be accompanied by Peter Harwood, Guernsey’s Chief Minister; Kevin Stewart, Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment Minister; […]

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Guernsey Finance appoints three new Board members

Guernsey Finance appoints three new Board members

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance has appointed Guernsey’s former Chief Minister Deputy Lyndon Trott, Commerce & Employment Chief Officer Jason Moriarty and its Chief Executive Fiona Le Poidevin to the Board. The appointments follow the announcement that Mike Brown, Chief Executive of the States of Guernsey who was a founding Director of Guernsey Finance, would be stepping down […]

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Guernsey event on AIFMD proves popular

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 200 people have registered to attend a Guernsey event in London on Tuesday 5 November which will examine the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The event, ‘AIFMD: Practical aspects of implementation’, is being held at the recently refurbished Rosewood London and will see funds experts consider Guernsey’s dual regime approach to […]

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Guernsey Finance comment re: CISX – open for new listings

Guernsey Finance comment re: CISX – open for new listings

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance has welcomed today’s announcement from the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) that it is once again open to considering new listing applications. A statement published on the CISX website says that it is “gradually able to apply more capacity at this stage of proceedings to consider new listing applications with no apparent suitability […]

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Guernsey Finance comment re: Channel Islands Stock Exchange

Guernsey Finance comment re: Channel Islands Stock Exchange

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Monday [14 October] the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) announced to members that certain of its historic activities have been under investigation by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC). Jon Moulton, Chairman of the CISX, said that the investigations do not relate to current matters but are ongoing and that the CISX has decided […]

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Guernsey event to look at practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Funds experts will examine Guernsey’s approach to the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) at an event in London this November. With uncertainty still surrounding aspects of the Directive, panellists from the UK and Guernsey will look at what the Island’s dual regime means in practice for advisers and clients, particularly in relation to […]

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Guernsey licenses 46 international insurers in the first half of 2013

Guernsey licenses 46 international insurers in the first half of 2013

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 46 international insurance entities during the first half of 2013. Figures from Guernsey’s financial services regulator show that there were 766 international insurers licensed in the Island at the end of June 2013. This number comprises 241 limited companies, 70 Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 428 PCC cells, 5 […]

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