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OECD releases new discussion draft on Permanent Establishments

The OECD has just released its revised proposals on the Permanent Establishment (PE) rules in Article 5 of the OECD Model Tax Treaty. The new proposals update the earlier OECD discussion draft on artificial avoidance of PE status from October 2014, including specific recommendations on changes to various aspects of the PE rules. Key revisions […]

Ogier launches global team providing offshore and legal advice relevant to tax

Ogier has launched a cross-jurisdictional Tax team in response to requirements from corporate clients, their advisers and trustees. Having advised financial institutions, multinational corporates, funds and asset managers on offshore and legal advice relevant to tax for many years, the firm has now drawn together a team of partners with specific tax expertise. ‘Our tax […]

Meet Joe, from Logfiller

Meet Joe, from Logfiller

To introduce Layer8 to clients, Logfiller approached 3CI to produce a short animation explaining the benefits of having user experience insight. Logfiller opened its Jersey and US offices in June 2014 and has been going from strength to strength, with the Launch of the latest iteration of their user software, Layer8 released in April 2015. […]

CICRA concludes business connectivity review

The Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA)is set to implement retail-minus price controls on wholesale leased lines provided by JT in Jersey and Sure in Guernsey following its business connectivity consultation. Leased lines, also known as private circuits, are commonly used by businesses to provide secure, dedicated, high capacity data and voice connections between […]

Appointments

First Names Group appoints new Group Head of Marketing

Leading trust, fund and corporate services provider, First Names Group, has appointed Alison Duffy as its new Group Head of Marketing, Communications and PR. The appointment is effective immediately. Alison will be responsible for managing and communicating the First Names Group brand both externally and internally across its 14 locations. Her role will also encompass […]

Georgina Cook joins Mourant Ozannes growing property team

Leading law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has further strengthened its property team with the appointment of Advocate Georgina Cook as Counsel. With nearly 15 years’ experience, Georgina is a specialist in Jersey property law, including commercial and residential sales and acquisitions and commercial leasehold matters, with particular expertise in structuring multiple unit commercial and/or residential developments. […]

New Chief Executive Officer at Standard Bank Jersey

New Chief Executive Officer at Standard Bank Jersey

Will Thorp has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Bank Jersey. Will takes over the role from Mark Hucker and the change allows Mark to focus on his role as CEO of Standard Bank Offshore Group, encompassing Jersey, Isle of Man and Mauritius. Will’s appointment follows a 14 year career at Standard […]

Equiom appoints Tobi Mathews as an in-house Consultant.

Leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, has announced the appointment of Tobi Mathews as an exclusive, in-house consultant to its yachting and aviation teams. Based at Equiom’s Jersey office, Tobi will work with the teams to provide support across all aspects of Equiom’s services to their worldwide client base. Tobi has over 25 […]

Events

INTRODUCING DAN BALWIN ART EXHIBITION ‘PESSIMISTIC OPTIMISM’

INTRODUCING DAN BALWIN ART EXHIBITION ‘PESSIMISTIC OPTIMISM’

CCA Galleries International is proud to announce a solo print show ‘Pessimistic Optimism’ by British artist Dan Baldwin, fresh from his solo show in New York last autumn. His work, in his own words is ‘about the themes of life: memory, love, pain, conflict, nature, science, religion, death, innocence and hope – the fine line […]

Students from JCG and Le Rocquier debate the pros and cons of reality TV

Students from JCG and Le Rocquier debate the pros and cons of reality TV

THE pros and cons of reality TV were argued when students from Jersey College for Girls and Le Rocquier School went head to head in the latest instalment of the JCG Hawksford Debate Series. This event is sponsored by Hawksford through its JCG Foundation Corporate Partnership.   The event, which was moderated by Fiona Potts […]

JT’S EGAMING RECOGNISED IN PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

JT has been shortlisted in the ‘Best customer service’ and ‘Datacentre of the year’ categories in the 2015 eGR B2B Awards. Organised by eGaming Review Magazine, the awards recognise and celebrate the very best global service providers in the online Gaming industry and the winners will be announced at a gala dinner to be held […]

Networking masterclass launches in the Channel Islands

A networking masterclass is being launched in the Channel Islands to help individuals and small-to-medium enterprises grow their businesses. The Busy Queen Bee, founded by Claire Boscq-Scott, is running a two-hour networking masterclass in Guernsey and Jersey, in June, due to demand for such an event. ‘Nowadays, networking is a recognised and essential professional skill. […]

Editor's Choice

Dickinson Gleeson STEPS ahead as award finalist

Dickinson Gleeson has been shortlisted for the Boutique Firm of the Year award in the prestigious Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client awards for 2014/15. This category is open not only to law firms (whether in partnership or sole practice), but also to accountants and tax advisors, specialising in private client services. […]

Commonwealth Youth Parliament

The Jersey Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is seeking to identify one young person from the Island aged between 18 and 29 to attend the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Parliament which will be held in Mmabatho, North West Province, South Africa from 2nd to 8th November 2014. The overall goal of the Youth Parliament, […]

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

CO-OPERATIVE Travelmaker has been shortlisted from hundreds of entries across the UK for the prestigious 2014 Travel Trade Gazette Travel Awards. The company, which has been arranging travel for Channel Islanders for more than 40 years, is up for the TTG Travel Agency of the Year Award. With hundreds of entries, more than 36,000 agent […]

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are celebrating after being the first organisation in the Channel Islands to be awarded the prestigious Matrix Standard, a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services. The Matrix Standard is a challenging benchmark that measures the quality of services an organisation provides. It is also a key business […]

Community News

Islanders invited to walk or cycle this year’s FNHC Scarecrow Trail

Islanders invited to walk or cycle this year’s FNHC Scarecrow Trail

Popular characters from films such as Star Wars, Frozen and Toy Story will be coming together at this year’s FNHC Scarecrow Trail. Over the late May Bank Holiday Weekend (22nd – 25th May) the familiar figures will be brought to life as scarecrows and displayed along the Railway Walk, from Corbière to St Aubin. Islanders […]

WDF finds a warm welcome in Jersey

WDF finds a warm welcome in Jersey

“We’ve been totally blown away by the warmth of the welcome we have received at the two Women’s Development Forum “WDF” meetings we have held so far in Jersey.” said WDF Founder Michelle Johansen. “Each meeting has been attended by close to 100 women and our approach seems to be going down well.” “At WDF, […]

Radisson Blu executive chef helps Deloitte with charity fundraiser

One of the top auction prizes at a forthcoming Deloitte fundraiser will be for the executive chef at Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel to cook for ten people in the winner’s own home.   Deloitte staff will host a significant fundraising event to raise money for a number of charities at Radisson Blu on 8th May. […]

Family Nursing & Home Care senior manager retiring after 18 years at the Charity

Family Nursing & Home Care senior manager retiring after 18 years at the Charity

Clinical governance and information manager at Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC), Barbara Bell, is retiring this week after 18 years at the Charity. Mrs Bell has been in senior management at FNHC since 1997. During her time at the Charity she has overseen a number of instrumental changes to the organisation, including setting up […]

Charity News

Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Three friends are competing in this weekend’s Jersey Triathlon to raise money for the charity, Help a Jersey Child. Russell Davies, Darren Amy and the Solicitor General, Howard Sharp, will be swimming, cycling and running on Sunday to see which one crosses the finish line first. However, the rivalry is friendly and in a good […]

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Run4Men will return for it’s fourth year in Jersey on 13th July 2014. The sporting challenge will bring together male participants to raise funds for research into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Run4Men was created in order to provide an event for men who wanted to take part in a similar event […]

Other News

MEGADEALS FUEL HOT START TO OFFSHORE TRANSACTIONS IN 2015

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The total cumulative value of offshore M&A deals and IPOs remained robust in the first quarter of 2015, with the average size of each deal among the highest on record, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administrative services. The latest edition of […]

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Equiom named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ at Citywealth Awards

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Equiom is celebrating further success after being named “Trust Company of the Year” at the prestigious Citywealth Magic Circle Awards. The occasion which recognises the excellence of companies in the private wealth sector, was held in London on Thursday 7th May and saw Equiom triumph over other prominent fiduciary providers. Equiom’s Group Managing Director, Sheila […]

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JTC ASSISTS LEADING SOUTH AFRICAN FIRM DIGBY WELLS ENVIRONMENTALESTABLISH IN JERSEY

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

JTC has assisted Digby Wells Environmental (Jersey) Limited to set up in Jersey, Channel Islands by providing company and relocation services. Digby Wells made the decision to move to Jersey following a visit to the 2014 Mining IndabaTMconference in South Africa which is held annually in February. JTC has a dedicated Africa team that has […]

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Ogier assists Cathay Life with acquisition of Walbrook Building

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ogier has advised Taiwan-based insurer Cathay Life on the acquisition of The Walbrook Building in the City of London for a headline price of £575m. The law firm’s Jersey team worked alongside Berwin Leighton Paisner in the UK to complete the deal, which is the latest example of the growing presence of Taiwanese investors in […]

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