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
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
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
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed on a pact on how to deal with failing banks in the region.19 Dec 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Gibraltar based Helvetic Fund Administration has criticised the EU's approach to hedge funds, stating that the European Commission has picked the wrong time to focus on introducing liquidity buffers and leverage caps.10 May 2013
The OECD's Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has endorsed the standards adopted by Guernsey.12 Apr 2013
Selectors are increasingly being asked to consider the merits of ‘smart beta’ on behalf of their clients, but opinion on its role in providing superior risk adjusted returns is not clear cut.
A selection of key moments caught on camera from InvestmentEurope's recent Fund Selector Bond Focus Italy, which took place in Milan on 4 March.
Helene Williamson, head of Emerging Market Debt at First State Investments, is set to contribute to the discussion at the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Sweden in Stockholm on 7 May.