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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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