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Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s financial services businesses were told that they have nothing to fear from FATCA – yet, at a presentation given by EY’s Executive Director for Tax, Wendy Martin. Before joining EY, Wendy was Director of Tax Policy at the States of Jersey where she played key roles in negotiating the Intergovernmental Agreements and drafting the […]

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Singapore vaults top US$100 million for Jersey based GoldMoney

Singapore vaults top US$100 million for Jersey based GoldMoney

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The flow of gold bullion from the west to east has been highlighted by Jersey based online physical precious metals trader GoldMoney which saw its Singapore vaults top US$100 million this week. The amount of gold being imported into China has been well reported, but it’s not just China that is seeing an inflow of […]

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Mourant Ozannes advises Vision Knight on Capital China Fund II launch

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has acted as Cayman Counsel to Vision Knight Capital Partners on the launch of its second China private equity fund, Vision Knight Capital (China) Fund II LP. The fund, which will invest in the consumer retail, internet and e-commerce sectors, was oversubscribed after only four months in the market […]

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CICRA considers wholesale broadband charges in Jersey

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has launched a consultation into the wholesale rates for broadband charged to other licenced operators in Jersey following notification from JT of the wholesale prices it proposes to charge. CICRA interim chief executive, Michael Byrne, explained that JT’s investment in the Gigabit Jersey project would see all […]

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4G moves one step closer in the Channel Islands

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has commenced the competition for 4G spectrum bringing it one step closer to the Channel Islands. CICRA has published an information notice announcing the start of the competitive process. The result of the competition will be a number of recommendations on how the spectrum for 4G will […]

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Jersey boosts China inbound and outbound investment appeal with MoU

Jersey boosts China inbound and outbound investment appeal with MoU

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s appeal as a centre for facilitating investment into and out of China has been boosted following the signing this week of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), according to Jersey Finance. The MoU was signed by John Harris, Director General of […]

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Jersey Mortgage lending exceeds Guernsey

Jersey Mortgage lending exceeds Guernsey

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The value of Skipton International’s mortgage lending in Jersey has risen above Guernsey’s for the first time. The Channel Islands’ bank has been the leading new mortgage lender in Guernsey for four years running and only started offering mortgages in Jersey in 2005. Director of Lending Nigel Pascoe said Skipton International increased its mortgage lending […]

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Channel Islands Co-operative Society Announces New Agency Relationship with TPA

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has announced a new agency relationship with local creative firm TPA (The Partnership Agency). TPA, which has offices in Jersey and Guernsey, will provide creative support for all areas of the Society, across both islands. ‘We are pleased to announce our new relationship with TPA.  We recognise the need for […]

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CICRA announces next stage of its review to improve business connectivity in the Channel Islands

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has announced the findings of the first stage of a key review of telecom business services in the Channel Islands. CICRA started its review in 2013 and staff engaged in a series of discussions with industry representatives and businesses. A large number of responses to the initial […]

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PwC celebrates graduate centenary milestone in the Channel Islands and launches new internship programme

PwC celebrates graduate centenary milestone in the Channel Islands and launches new internship programme

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Businesses in Guernsey and Jersey need to embrace local graduate talent if they are to succeed in sustaining their workforce, according to PwC Channel Islands, which itself recently passed the milestone of welcoming 100 graduates to its offices across the islands over the past three years. The intake in the Channel Islands since 2011 is […]

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