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New faces at Close Finance

New faces at Close Finance

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Close Finance has appointed Claire Dempsey as head of its sales support team.   With over 25 years’ experience in financial services, covering a range of business support and supervisory roles, she will be responsible for overseeing all back office administration and customer support services.   Claire (pictured) began her career with Barclays, and has […]

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Steady performance for Jersey’s finance industry in first quarter

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Latest figures released on Jersey’s finance industry show a steady performance including a small increase in banking deposits and signs that a change to fund regulation will support certain types of new funds business. Banking deposits have reached their highest level since last summerand while there was a small fall in the value of funds, […]

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Prestigious Certification for C5 Alliance’s Head of Training

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance’s Head of Training, Anna Philpot, has recently been certified as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Specialist Expert, becoming one of only a very small number of MicrosoftCertified Trainers in the Channel Islands. Microsoft Certified Trainers are recognised by industry as leading technical and instructional experts in Microsoft, meeting stringent criteria including […]

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Global real estate fund sector facing widespread ‘disruption’ as demand, funding and administration all evolve

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The global real estate sector, riding a broad wave of growth and demand, is going through one of its most tumultuous periods in recent history, according to EY’s Global market outlook 2015: trends in real estate private equity report. As changes in economic and social patterns fundamentally alter demand throughout the real estate markets, investors […]

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OECD releases new discussion draft on Permanent Establishments

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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ARC is investment monitoring firm of the year

ARC is investment monitoring firm of the year

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has been named as Investment Monitoring Company of the Year at the 10th Annual Citywealth Magic Circle awards. The awards, held at the Grange Hotel in London in May recognise the best private client advisors and wealth managers in the investment industry. An independent panel of industry judges determines the winners […]

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Meet Joe, from Logfiller

Meet Joe, from Logfiller

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

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. […]

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CICRA concludes business connectivity review

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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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