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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
£84bn
Funds AUM
£219bn
Fiduciary Licensees
153

Captives & Cells
797

KEY FACTS

  • £84bn 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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Federal Trust Company Limited

Federal is a privately owned Trust Company established in Guernsey since 1996 providing private and corporate clients with a comprehensive range of trustee and corporate management services. Federal is staffed with a…

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BIBA 2015

13 May 2015 to  14 May 2015
The BIBA conference offers a second to none programme of inspirational keynote speakers, senio...
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Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

14 May 2015 to  14 May 2015
The Guernsey Funds Forum is the Island's biggest promotional event to London's funds deci...
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EBACE 2015

19 May 2015 to  21 May 2015
EBACE2015 is a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation c...
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