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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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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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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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Provider Focus

Kleinwort Benson

For over 200 years Kleinwort Benson has offered private banking and wealth management services to international private clients, families, business owners and entrepreneurs, and to institutions including pension funds, endowments and charities

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Events Diary

Airmic 2016

06 Jun 2016 to  08 Jun 2016
This 3 day conference will be held at the HIC in Harrogate and will host a programme of 30 risk ...
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London Stock Exchange - Investment Fund Conference

07 Jun 2016 to  07 Jun 2016
London Stock Exchange, in partnership with Guernsey Finance, is delighted to invite you to its I...
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ILS Insight

07 Jul 2016 to  07 Jul 2016
The event will consist of two industry panel sessions, the first focussed on the ever increasing...
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