Tag: Jersey Finance

Jersey Finance welcomes MONEYVAL endorsement of beneficial ownership framework

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A major new report published by MONEYVAL underlines Jersey’s ability to combat financial crime through a sophisticated system of capturing ownership information about entities and structures in the jurisdiction, according to Jersey Finance. Published today (24 May), the report, from the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and […]

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Leading academic questions effectiveness of UK-style central registry

Leading academic questions effectiveness of UK-style central registry

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The effectiveness of central registries of beneficial ownership in combatting financial crime has been questioned by a leading academic in global financial regulation. Speaking at Jersey Finance’s Private Wealth Conference in London, Professor Jason Sharman challenged the assumption that registries, such as the one being implemented by the UK, would bring transparency to the monitoring […]

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Global Shell Games author to launch new research at Jersey Finance private wealth conference

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The joint author of the renowned research ‘Global Shell Games’ will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Jersey Finance Annual Private Wealth Conference, where he will also launch his latest research report. At the half-day conference, entitled ‘Guiding Lights’ and held at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London on Wednesday 27 April, Professor Jason Sharman […]

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Further rise in funds activity in Jersey during latest quarter

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The level of funds business in Jersey’s finance industry continued to rise in the final quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures. Collated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for the fourth quarter of the year (December 2015), the latest statistics show that the net asset value of regulated funds under administration increased […]

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Jersey Finance appoints London Business Development Director

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jersey Finance has appointed William McGilivray as Business Development Director for London. In his new role, William will be the main representative for Jersey Finance in London with responsibility for identifying opportunities and building relationships between Jersey and the City, and for supporting member firms with their private wealth management, funds and capital markets growth […]

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Fund manager migration to Jersey highlighted as exciting trend at annual conference

Fund manager migration to Jersey highlighted as exciting trend at annual conference

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shifts in regulation and changes in attitudes towards reputation are prompting a rise in the inward migration of alternative fund managers to Jersey, delegates at a major annual funds conference have heard. Discussing trends within the alternative fund space, panellists at this year’s Jersey Finance London Funds Conference agreed that a growing focus on governance, […]

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Successful EU marketing by Jersey fund managers evidenced by sustained growth in AIFMD private placement statistics

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The number of Jersey-registered alternative fund managers marketing into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) rose significantly again over the final six months of 2015, according to new figures from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC). As at December 2015, 104 alternative fund managers (AIFMs) […]

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Jersey named ‘Best Fund Administration Centre’for third consecutive year

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey has been named ‘Best Fund Administration Centre’ for the third consecutive year at the Investment Week Fund Services Awards, held last week. The Awards are designed to recognise those service providers and jurisdictions who can demonstrate knowledge and expertise to provide solutions for the fund management industry, with winners selected through a combination of […]

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Annual economic indicators highlight finance industry growth

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The latest figures on the performance of the economy in 2014 provide a welcome boost and once again highlight the role of the finance industry as the major contributor to future prosperity, according to Geoff Cook, CEO of Jersey Finance. The survey, ‘Measuring Jersey’s Economy GVA and GDP 2014’, published by the statistics unit of […]

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Alternative funds underpin stable second quarter finance industry performance

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Banking and funds activity in Jersey has remained stable with the latter being underpinned by a strong alternatives sector, according to the latest figures for Jersey’s finance industry. Collated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for the second quarter of the year (June 2015), the latest statistics show that, whilst the net asset value […]

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