Tag: Guernsey Finance

Speakers added to line up for Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Representatives from PwC, Coller Capital, Dexion Capital, Baring Vostok, Hermes GPE and Metric Capital have been added to the roster of speakers for the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. It has already been announced that Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s […]

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Guernsey Finance appoints International Business Development Director

Guernsey Finance appoints International Business Development Director

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance has appointed Kate Clouston as its first Director of International Business Development. Miss Clouston, who has joined Guernsey Finance this month, will be responsible for leading additional international business development work, with a particular focus on evaluating and developing new geographical markets. She will also be involved in identifying and implementing development strategies […]

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Guernsey removed from Italian tax blacklist

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Italian Ministry of Finance has removed Guernsey from its revised tax blacklist. Amendments within the 2015 Finance Act mean that the anti-tax haven deduction blacklist has been revised to exclude all countries that have an adequate exchange of information with Italy. Sinéad Leddy, Head of Technical at Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for […]

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Guernsey leads way on tax transparency

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey is at the forefront of standards on tax transparency and information exchange, according to Tony Mancini, Head of Tax at KPMG in Guernsey. Interviewed by Caroline Hyde on Bloomberg’s Countdown show, Mr Mancini was questioned on how Guernsey was responding to calls for the Crown Dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man […]

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Guernsey fund formations continue as NAV falls

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 27 new investment funds during the final quarter of 2014, resulting in a total of 137 additions during 2014. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) also show that the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in Guernsey fell by £42.2 billion (16.2%) during the […]

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Guy Hands to headline Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. The Guernsey resident and private equity specialist will top the bill for the annual event, which this year is titled ‘Achieving stability in a world of change’ and takes place on […]

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Managers continue to use Guernsey’s AIFMD private placement regime

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, as at 31 January 2015, 46 Guernsey Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) have used Guernsey’s National Private Placement (NPP) regime to market Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) into Europe. The figures, which solely reflect marketing into Europe by Guernsey AIFMs and do not include European Economic Area […]

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Guernsey bank deposits grow for second consecutive quarter

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The value of deposits held by banks in Guernsey grew by £2.8 billion (3.5%) during the final quarter of 2014. The increase is the second consecutive quarterly rise and figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that the total value of Guernsey bank deposits reached £83.7 billion at the end of December 2014. […]

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Guernsey brings its ILS Insight to London

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of its inaugural ILS Insight in Zurich last year, Guernsey Finance is hosting a follow up event on Wednesday 18 March at the British Museum in London. The event, ‘ILS Insight London’, will include two panel sessions featuring Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) experts from Guernsey, the UK and mainland Europe. An introduction […]

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Guernsey positions itself on the front foot to meet regulatory demands

Guernsey positions itself on the front foot to meet regulatory demands

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Panellists at a Guernsey funds technical masterclass in London have praised the jurisdiction for its progressive nature in tackling international regulatory developments. Delegates were told that Guernsey’s response to initiatives such as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common […]

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