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Guernsey tax evasion rules start 1 August

Guernsey has confirmed rules intended to limit tax evasion between OECD countries will take effect on the island from 1 August.

29 May 2014
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Guernsey introduces LLPs

Guernsey will start accepting applications for Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) from midnight on 13 May, which means financial services providers using the jurisdiction can offer an additional type of vehicle to investors.

12 May 2014
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Jersey reflects on investor confidence

Jersey Finance, the representative body for the local financial services industry, says recent investments point to continued confidence in the sector's ability to grow.

04 Feb 2014
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Opportunity for Gibraltar in AIFMD, says GFIA chairman James Lasry

James Lasry, partner and head of the Funds Team at Hassans International, as well as chairman of the Gibraltar Funds and Investments Association, believes the AIFMD gives the domicile an advantage.

28 Jan 2014
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France removes Jersey from list of uncooperative jurisdictions

A withholding tax is set to be removed on business between Jersey and France, after the island was removed from a list of those considered uncooperative by French financial authorities.

23 Dec 2013
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Eurozone finance ministers agree banking union deal

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed on a pact on how to deal with failing banks in the region.

19 Dec 2013
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OECD employment rate 1.4 percentage points below pre-crisis level

The OECD area employment rate was at 65.1% in the second quarter of 2013, 1.4 percentage points below its pre-crisis level.

15 Oct 2013
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Guernsey bullion services provider changes name to Bullionrock

Guernsey Mint Refined and Guernsey Mint Bullion have rebranded to Bullionrock Select, Invest and Direct for institutional services, investment portfolios and physical bullion sales respectively.

17 Sep 2013
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Gibraltar completes its passage from 'tax haven' to international financial centre

An arduous 15-year journey from 'tax haven' to international financial centre is complete, according to those responsible for regulating and marketing the industry based in Gibraltar.

21 Jun 2013
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Gibraltar positions itself for funds industry growth

Gibraltar's fund industry is being heavily promoted by the government's Finance Centre, keen to ensure that the jurisdiction does not lose out on any market share come the implementation of the EU's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) this summer.

12 Jun 2013
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Gibraltar's standing and commitment to EU tax standards outlined by chief minister

Fabian Picardo, chief minister of Gibralatar, has provided an update on the state of the nation, and his government's commitment to signing up to tax codes that combat tax evasion and money laundering.

06 Jun 2013
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ESMA approves Guernsey AIFMD cooperation agreement

The European Securities and Markets Authority has approved an agreement negotiated with the Guernsey Financial Services Commission covering alternative investment funds affected by the introduction of the AIFMD in July.

31 May 2013
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ESMA approves Jersey AIFMD cooperation agreement

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Jersey, which means it can continue to deliver alternative investment funds into the EU after the AIFMD comes into effect in July.

30 May 2013
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Guernsey chief minister supports global tax transparency

Peter Harwood, chief minister of Guernsey, has lent his support to global standards as the best way to fight fraud and tax evasion.

14 May 2013
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Guernsey signs double taxation arrangement with Luxembourg

Guernsey has signted a double taxation arrangement (DTA) with Luxembourg, taking to eight the number of jurisdictions with which it has similar agreements.

13 May 2013

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