Business News

OECD releases new discussion draft on Permanent Establishments

The OECD has just released its revised proposals on the Permanent Establishment (PE) rules in Article 5 of the OECD Model Tax Treaty. The new proposals update the earlier OECD discussion draft on artificial avoidance of PE status from October 2014, including specific recommendations on changes to various aspects of the PE rules. Key revisions […]

Ogier launches global team providing offshore and legal advice relevant to tax

Ogier has launched a cross-jurisdictional Tax team in response to requirements from corporate clients, their advisers and trustees. Having advised financial institutions, multinational corporates, funds and asset managers on offshore and legal advice relevant to tax for many years, the firm has now drawn together a team of partners with specific tax expertise. ‘Our tax […]

Carey Olsen advises on Specialist Fund Market IPO

A corporate team from Carey Olsen’s Guernsey office advised Amedeo Air Four Plus on the successful completion of its initial public offering on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange with 202 million shares of the company trading at an issue price of 100p per share. Amedeo Air Four Plus is a newly […]

ARC is investment monitoring firm of the year

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has been named as Investment Monitoring Company of the Year at the 10th Annual Citywealth Magic Circle awards. The awards, held at the Grange Hotel in London in May recognise the best private client advisors and wealth managers in the investment industry. An independent panel of industry judges determines the winners […]

Business News

ARC is investment monitoring firm of the year

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has been named as Investment Monitoring Company of the Year at the 10th Annual Citywealth Magic Circle awards. The awards, held at the Grange Hotel in London in May recognise the best private client advisors and wealth managers in the investment industry. An independent panel of industry judges determines the winners […]

ARC is investment monitoring firm of the year

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has been named as Investment Monitoring Company of the Year at the 10th Annual Citywealth Magic Circle awards. The awards, held at the Grange Hotel in London in May recognise the best private client advisors and wealth managers in the investment industry. An independent panel of industry judges determines the winners […]

QUINN LEGAL MAKES MANX ONLINE BOOKING HISTORY

Quinn Legal has made history by being the first legal firm on the Isle of Man to accept appointments made online. It’s all been made possible by utilising MiQuando.com’s online booking and calendar service. Ashley Kneale, Advocate at Quinn Legal, explained why Quinn Legal have taken this step: ‘From our point of view, the key […]

175th Anniversary of Cunard’s first transatlantic service marked by Isle of Man Post Office

Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Cunard shipping Line’s first transatlantic service with a stunning set of celebratory special edition collectibles, due for release on 25 May. The collectibles can be purchased at iompost.com and from Liverpool Council’s pop up shops located along the Liverpool Waterfront during […]

Events

INTRODUCING DAN BALWIN ART EXHIBITION ‘PESSIMISTIC OPTIMISM’

CCA Galleries International is proud to announce a solo print show ‘Pessimistic Optimism’ by British artist Dan Baldwin, fresh from his solo show in New York last autumn. His work, in his own words is ‘about the themes of life: memory, love, pain, conflict, nature, science, religion, death, innocence and hope – the fine line […]

Students from JCG and Le Rocquier debate the pros and cons of reality TV

THE pros and cons of reality TV were argued when students from Jersey College for Girls and Le Rocquier School went head to head in the latest instalment of the JCG Hawksford Debate Series. This event is sponsored by Hawksford through its JCG Foundation Corporate Partnership.   The event, which was moderated by Fiona Potts […]

JT’S EGAMING RECOGNISED IN PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

JT has been shortlisted in the ‘Best customer service’ and ‘Datacentre of the year’ categories in the 2015 eGR B2B Awards. Organised by eGaming Review Magazine, the awards recognise and celebrate the very best global service providers in the online Gaming industry and the winners will be announced at a gala dinner to be held […]

JT’S EGAMING RECOGNISED IN PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

JT has been shortlisted in the ‘Best customer service’ and ‘Datacentre of the year’ categories in the 2015 eGR B2B Awards. Organised by eGaming Review Magazine, the awards recognise and celebrate the very best global service providers in the online Gaming industry and the winners will be announced at a gala dinner to be held […]

Appointments

Carey Olsen further strengthens its litigation and dispute resolution expertise

Carey Olsen continues to grow its litigation and dispute resolution practice with the appointment of highly qualified offshore litigator, Martin Jones, who has joined the team in Guernsey as of counsel. Advocate Jones specialises in complex international and commercial financial litigation including trust and regulatory matters, cross-border fraud claims, multi-jurisdictional insolvency matters, asset tracing and […]

Carey Olsen further strengthens its litigation and dispute resolution expertise

Carey Olsen continues to grow its litigation and dispute resolution practice with the appointment of highly qualified offshore litigator, Martin Jones, who has joined the team in Guernsey as of counsel. Advocate Jones specialises in complex international and commercial financial litigation including trust and regulatory matters, cross-border fraud claims, multi-jurisdictional insolvency matters, asset tracing and […]

Steve Rickards appointed as Barclays head of offshore funds

Barclays has appointed Steve Rickards as head of offshore funds. He will lead the creation and implementation of the bank’s offshore funds strategy and report directly to Paul Savery, managing director of personal and corporate banking in the Channel Islands. “Steve has 30 years’ experience with Barclays in corporate banking and international finance centres,” said […]

First Names Group appoints new Group Head of Marketing

Leading trust, fund and corporate services provider, First Names Group, has appointed Alison Duffy as its new Group Head of Marketing, Communications and PR. The appointment is effective immediately. Alison will be responsible for managing and communicating the First Names Group brand both externally and internally across its 14 locations. Her role will also encompass […]

Community News

Making waves on Herm

Four families have expressed how much they enjoyed a recent trip to Herm that was organised by the Set Sail Trust and sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.   Nine children and their parents, who have all recently been affected by a family bereavement, were treated to a fun-filled activity weekend on the island. […]

Making waves on Herm

Four families have expressed how much they enjoyed a recent trip to Herm that was organised by the Set Sail Trust and sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.   Nine children and their parents, who have all recently been affected by a family bereavement, were treated to a fun-filled activity weekend on the island. […]

Learner cyclist Zoe rides Rock to Rocque for Les Bourgs

A CHANCE remark in a business meeting has led to a trainee fund dealer being given an unusual challenge. During the meeting, Zoe Corr from Ravenscroft revealed she had never learnt to ride a bike as a child and so Kevin Gilligan, managing director of Louvre Group’s fund business, offered to buy her a bike […]

MINI DUCKS GO ON SALE FOR THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL

With this year’s Harbour Carnival less than a month away, four thousand mini ducks are going on sale. For just £2 each, all mini ducks sold will be entered into the Mini Duck Race, one of many events planned for Harbour Carnival on 19 June.   Bruce Watterson, President of the Guernsey Round Table said: […]

Charity News

Get on your bike for Les Bourg

Preparations are well underway for this year’s Rock to Rocque Bike Ride, sponsored by the Heritage Group. The ride takes place on Sunday 24th May, and the organisers are urging people to sign up online now. The annual fund-raising event has become a firm favourite amongst local families and, now in its 22nd year, raises […]

Local charity launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

A local charity has lost over a third of its memberships in two years, resulting in the loss of over £100,000 funding for vital frontline services. FNHC updated its membership model in January 2013, making membership voluntary. As a result, all islanders are now able to access the Charity’s services without becoming members first. FNHC’s […]

MUG men take on the world’s ‘toughest footrace’.

Known as the ‘toughest footrace on earth’, the Marathon des Sables is a supreme physical and mental challenge that two men from Guernsey will face in just one month’s time. Rob Newton and Tim Coates will be attempting to run 156 miles across the Sahara Desert, all to raise money for local cancer charity Male […]

COACHES AND COMMUNITY SPORT BOOSTED BY DONATION TO SPORTS COMMISSION

Generali Worldwide has continued its support of the Guernsey Sports Commission’s work on the Island by pledging more funds to the charity. A donation of £90,000 has been made to the Commission and the funds will be used over a three-year period to benefit coaching and community sport participation at all levels. Generali Worldwide has […]

Other News

Steve Rickards appointed as Barclays head of offshore funds

| May 22, 2015

Barclays has appointed Steve Rickards as head of offshore funds. He will lead the creation and implementation of the bank’s offshore funds strategy and report directly to Paul Savery, managing director of personal and corporate banking in the Channel Islands. “Steve has 30 years’ experience with Barclays in corporate banking and international finance centres,” said […]

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First Names Group appoints new Group Head of Marketing

| May 22, 2015

Leading trust, fund and corporate services provider, First Names Group, has appointed Alison Duffy as its new Group Head of Marketing, Communications and PR. The appointment is effective immediately. Alison will be responsible for managing and communicating the First Names Group brand both externally and internally across its 14 locations. Her role will also encompass […]

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Old Mutual International appoints head of quality assurance

| May 22, 2015

Old Mutual International has appointed Jim Green into the role of head of quality assurance. In his new role, Jim has joined the operational assurance team with overall responsibility for quality assurance, operational risk management, broker monitoring and complaints handling. This is a key role for the business as Old Mutual International looks to align […]

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First Names Group appoints new Group Head of Marketing

| May 22, 2015

Leading trust, fund and corporate services provider, First Names Group, has appointed Alison Duffy as its new Group Head of Marketing, Communications and PR. The appointment is effective immediately. Alison will be responsible for managing and communicating the First Names Group brand both externally and internally across its 14 locations. Her role will also encompass […]

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