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Jersey Aircraft Registry appoints technical services provider

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Aviation Safety Systems company, Avisa Ltd, has been appointed to work with the Jersey Aircraft Registry (JAR) when it launches in 2015. The creation of the JAR, which will target high-value private and corporate aircraft, was agreed by the States in July this year. Avisawas awarded the contract following a competitive tender process to […]

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Sanne crowned GCC ‘Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company of the Year’

Sanne crowned GCC ‘Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company of the Year’

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sanne has won the ‘Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company of the Year’ accolade at Wealthbriefing’s inaugural Gulf Co-operation Council Region Awards 2014.   Leading practitioners from the wealth management and private client industries in the GCC attended the event at The Address in Dubai. A panel of experts drawn from private banks and trusted advisers […]

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Exclusive jurisdiction clauses – a difference between contracts and trust deeds?

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Privy Council has dismissed an appeal from the Jersey’s Court of Appeal  in Crociani v Crociani – please find a link here. The decision of the Privy Council is interesting in respect of its interpretation of a trust deed and the existence of an exclusive jurisdiction clause, but what is particularly noteworthy is its […]

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John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Elian has appointed John Connolly as its new Group Chairman as the company looks to build on its recent management buyout and realise its ambitious growth plans.   Formerly Global Chairman and Global Managing Partner of Deloitte, John Connolly has unrivalled experience in professional services as a result of a long and distinguished career spanning […]

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Trackers celebrates as first apprentices ‘graduate’

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first people to complete their apprenticeships with the Trackers programme will ‘graduate’ at a special ceremony on Thursday 27 November. Among the 39 who have completed their training courses with Trackers, there are carpenters, hair dressers, care assistants, electricians and dental nurses. Their achievements will be recognised at the inaugural Trackers Graduation Ceremony at […]

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Jersey business fined for contempt of court in landmark email database case

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Jersey business and its agent have been fined for contempt of court in a case that resulted in a landmark ruling that employees cannot copy email databases to take with them when they leave for a new job. Christopher Inns, an ex-employee of Jersey-based recruitment agency Nautech Services Limited, and CSS Limited, which is […]

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Carey Olsen advises on acquisition of national newspaper HQ

Carey Olsen advises on acquisition of national newspaper HQ

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised property company Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its acquisition of a corporate vehicle that owns the building which houses the Telegraph Media Group’s London headquarters. 111 Buckingham Palace Road is a landmark Grade A 227,165 sqft office building. It was acquired from Kish Holdings Limited – an entity […]

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Plans for maritime enterprise home and hub

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans have been submitted to build a new maritime community ‘home and hub’ on the southeast corner of the St Helier harbour. The project, known as Port Galots, will create a new headquarters for the Jersey Sea Cadets Unit and updated facilities for other marine organisations and associations, including the Jersey Rowing Club. The development […]

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New look for States websiteas it goes mobile

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The States of Jersey website has been redesigned and will now be easier to use on mobile devices.The new design, which was launched yesterday, makes www.gov.je easier to navigate using touch, and removes the need to zoom to read the text. Anyone using the site on a desktop PC or laptop should also find the […]

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BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG). The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the […]

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