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COMPANY LAW - JURISDICTION COMPARISON

The Companies (Guernsey) Law came into effect in 2008. This interactive comparison tool explores the benefits of using a Guernsey company against those in other jurisdictions. 

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WELCOME TO GUERNSEY

The Island is widely recognised as one of the world's premier international finance centres, having a unique mix of talent, independence and natural assets which has enabled financial services to flourish for almost 50 years. 

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2-REG, THE CHANNEL ISLANDS AIRCRAFT REGISTRY

Guernsey's new aircraft registry provides for the registration of high quality aircraft involved in non-commercial flying activity around the world.

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PERFECTLY PLACED FOR ILS

Guernsey's long track record and existing expertise gained in the investment funds and insurance sectors are optimised and combined in its insurance linked securities offering.

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AIFMD OPTIONS

Guernsey's dual regime approach to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) caters for distribution of funds into both EU and non-EU countries.

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Latest Figures

Bank Deposits
£83bn
Funds AUM
£222bn
Fiduciary Licensees
153

Captives & Cells
797

KEY FACTS

  • £83bn deposits held in Guernsey
  • 31 licensed banks
  • Services offered range from retail banking and deposit taking through to private wealth management

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KEY FACTS

  • Largest captive domicile in Europe
  • Fourth biggest in the world
  • 797 licensed international insurance entities
  • Pioneer of PCC legislation
  • Not after Solvency II equivalence

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KEY FACTS

  • Funds focused on sustainable developments
  • Captive expertise offers alternative insurance solutions
  • World-leading IP environment

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KEY FACTS

  • Over 150 full corporate licensees
  • Ranging from large organisations to independent, boutique operations
  • New Foundations legislation
  • World-first Image Rights legislation
  • Aircraft registry, 2-REG

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Provider Focus

Orangefield Legis Fund Services Limited

Orangefield Legis Fund Services provides comprehensive administration services to funds and their management companies. Headquartered in Guernsey, we provide services to funds and other investment vehicles domiciled in a wide variety of offshore…

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