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GUERNSEY & BREXIT

What does Brexit mean for Guernsey's financial services sector? This factsheet examines the current state of play.

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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 more than 50 years. 

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INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL FLOWS

Guernsey's fund industry provides a clear benefit to the UK and Europe. This report offers a condensed snapshot of recent research and analysis carried out by KPMG.

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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
£81bn
Funds AUM
£228bn
Fiduciary Licensees
155

Captives & Cells
804

KEY FACTS

  • £81bn deposits held in Guernsey
  • 29 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
  • 816 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
  • Foundations legislation
  • World-first Image Rights legislation
  • Aircraft registry, 2-REG

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Active Group Limited

The Active Group provides professional, independent outsourcing support services to small, medium and large entities. Support services range from Compliance, Fund Support, Business Incubation, Company Secretarial and Human Resources. Operating in five…

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Events Diary

Guernsey Champagne Reception

13 Sep 2016 to  13 Sep 2016
On behalf of Guernsey, we would like to invite you to a champagne reception at the Hotel Hermita...
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Guernsey Insurance Forum

21 Sep 2016 to  21 Sep 2016
Join us at the Guernsey Insurance Forum 2016 to discuss global developments and their impact on ...
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SuperReturn Infrastructure

21 Sep 2016 to  23 Sep 2016
SuperReturn Infrastructure has built up a formidable reputation as one the world's leading priva...
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