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LAW SOCIETY ANNOUNCE JUNIOR LAWYER OF THE YEAR WINNER

| January 23, 2015

The Law Society of Jersey has voted Advocate Simon Hurry, as the winner of its Junior Lawyer of the Year Award.  Advocate Hurryis a senior associate at Jersey Law firm Collas Crill, working in the Dispute Resolution team.  He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009 and qualified as a Jersey […]

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SIGMA ACQUIRES GLOBAL COMPUTING

| January 23, 2015

Sigma, the pan-Channel Island company has recently acquired Guernsey based software development and consultancy business, Global Computing. The combined Sigma business will employ over 150 staff throughout the islands, with software teams based in both Jersey and Guernsey, enabling the company to continue its high levels of customer service, development and support. Sigma’s merged payroll […]

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Enhance Group Announce New Managing Director For Jersey

| January 23, 2015

The Enhance Group, a leading provider of investment oversight services in the fiduciary sector, is delighted to announce Barry Hardisty’s promotion to Managing Director of Enhance’s Head Office in Jersey amid the company’s continued global growth. Barry has 19 years experience in the finance sector and has specialised in the management and oversight of investment […]

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Kleinwort Benson strengthens Fund Administration offering in Jersey with addition of senior personnel

| January 23, 2015

Kleinwort Benson has recruited Susan McCabe into its Corporate Secretarial team in Jersey. Susan has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and has held a number of senior investment management and corporate secretarial positions.  She is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute and holds the I.O.D. Diploma in Company Direction as […]

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SIGMA ACQUIRES GLOBAL COMPUTING

| January 23, 2015

Sigma, the pan-Channel Island company has recently acquired Guernsey based software development and consultancy business, Global Computing. The combined Sigma business will employ over 150 staff throughout the islands, with software teams based in both Jersey and Guernsey, enabling the company to continue its high levels of customer service, development and support. Sigma’s merged payroll […]

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Jeremy Paxman to pose the questions at Jersey funds event in London

| January 23, 2015

Former BBC Newsnight anchor, Jeremy Paxman, will be asking the questions about the prospects for the international funds industry when he is the moderator at this year’s Jersey Finance funds conference in London on March 19. Entitled ‘Winning Moves,’ the annual conference will provide an analysis of the current global funds marketplace, the changing regulatory […]

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Deloitte reports on real estate

| January 23, 2015

The recent Deloitte real estate seminar focused on a number of hot topics and industry trends that service providers and their clients need to be aware of as 2015 gets underway in the real estate sector.   Deloitte is the preeminent service provider to the UK real estate sector and a number of UK experts […]

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Guernsey closes year just short of 800 international insurers

| January 23, 2015

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 85 new international insurers during 2014. This includes eight limited companies, three Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 54 PCC cells, five Incorporated Cell Companies (ICCs) and 15 ICC cells. Further data on the 85 licensed entities shows that their owners’ originate from a range of locations, including the UK […]

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Novel Proceeds of Crime Case

| January 23, 2015

Hanson Renouf recently acted for the beneficiaries of a Jersey Trust which was subject to a saisie judiciare application brought by the Attorney General on behalf of the Indonesian authorities. The saisie acts as an injunction on the trust assets pending the making of a confiscation order. The case has resulted in some important judgments […]

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APPLEBY ACTS AS ISLE OF MAN LEGAL ADVISORS IN €297M BOND ISSUE

| January 23, 2015

Leading law firm Appleby acted as Isle of Man legal advisors during a multi-million euro bond issue. The company’s Isle of Man office advised Playtech Plc in connection with its placement of €297 million (£232m) of senior, unsecured convertible bonds due 2019. Founded in 1999, Isle of Man-headquartered Playtech is listed on the London Stock […]

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