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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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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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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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2014 KPMG eGaming Summit Report Published

| January 23, 2015

KPMG has announced the release of the Isle of Man 2014 eGaming Summit Report, which documents the events and findings of its celebrated eGaming Summit and offers those who were unable to attend a privileged insight into today’s eGaming sector. Sponsored by Continent 8 Technologies, the 52 page document summarises the individual presentations of a […]

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Saffery Champness named Guernsey’s Trust Company of the Year

| January 23, 2015

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries has been named Guernsey Trust Company of the Year at the Citywealth International Financial Centres Awards. The awards ceremony, which took place last night (21 January) at the Grange City Hotel in London, saw the firm beat nine other local firms to the accolade, while its Swiss office was the runner […]

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Court Makes Order in Lord of the Rings Litigation

| January 23, 2015

Charles Coleman, Director at specialist litigation advocates, Gough Law, has successfully   obtained an Order in litigation concerning the estate of JRR Tolkien and the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit series. The Isle of Man Court made the Order following  a Letter of Request issued by the US Court which is hearing proceedings  between the […]

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