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Deloitte survey shows Channel Islands are getting on board with FATCA

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Results of Deloitte’s FATCA Fiduciary Survey show that the local fiduciary industry is rising to the challenge of the FATCA regime. 41 businesses across the three Crown Dependencies responded to the survey, with 78% of respondents saying they have completed their FATCA classification and only 10% reporting that their internal entities are not yet registered with the […]

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Sure’s “stellar” performance boosts Batelco’s growth

Sure’s “stellar” performance boosts Batelco’s growth

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Growth in both broadband and mobile subscribers across the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands saw Sure’s performance described as “stellar” by its parent company, Batelco, in the Group’s third quarter financial report. Across the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey Sure increased its broadband subscriber base by 13% during the nine month period […]

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uxury Investments the growth story of the decade

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest Knight Frank Luxury Index (KFLI) has reported a further 6% growth in the 12 months to June 2014. The luxury Investment index follows a basket of prestige assets, including: art, classic cars, furniture, wine, stamps, coins and gold. Coins outperformed the index as a whole, rising 10% to the second quarter of this […]

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Jersey Finance welcomes Jersey’s participation in ‘early adopters’ signing ceremony in Berlin

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s participation in a signing ceremony involving leaders and finance ministers of 51 countries and jurisdictions reflects its ongoing commitment to international cooperation and the highest standards of transparency, according to Jersey Finance. Jersey Senator Philip Ozouf joined with other members of an ‘Early Adopters Group’ of 51 countries and jurisdictions in a signing ceremony […]

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F3 sets Jersey in poll position for economic growth

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Forum 3 (F3), Jersey’s premier site for local embryonic companies, was officially opened by the island’s Minister for Economic Development, Senator Alan Maclean. Guests – around 160 in total – represented all aspects of Jersey life, from businessmen and entrepreneurs to politicians and suppliers plus a few people who had travelled in from other islands […]

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FIRST STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES DEGREE

FIRST STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES DEGREE

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey International Business School (JIBS) held its inaugural Graduation Ceremony with 96 invited guests at the Town Church on Friday 24th October. The event was officiated by Dr Frances Robinson, the Director of Collaborations at the University of Buckingham. Nine students have now graduated with a BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree awarded by the […]

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Jersey Business appoints new Chief Executive Officer

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The board of Jersey Business has announced the appointment of Graeme Smith as a director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to his appointment Mr. Smith has been a senior banker with over 25 years of experience with NatWest and the RBS International.  He moved to Jersey in 2003 with RBS International, one […]

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Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

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Pinel Advocates ranked highly by 2015 editions of Legal 500 and IFLR 1000

Pinel Advocates ranked highly by 2015 editions of Legal 500 and IFLR 1000

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pinel Advocates has been ranked by the 2015 editions of the independent legal directories, Legal 500 and the ILFR 1000.  The firm was praised for its work in banking, finance, corporate and commercial and investment funds. The Legal 500 praised Pinel Advocates for being “prompt”, “small and nimble”.  The directory continued to say that Pinel […]

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Long established island business goes green

Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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