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Jersey Industry Insight

Trends in Investment Fund Structuring
by Crill Canavan Advocates & Solicitors

E-Commerce, Opportunities in the Island of Jersey
by Grant Twine, Director,
Basel eBusiness Limited

 
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A Tax Structure For 2020

Jersey, like the UK's other Crown dependencies of Guernsey and the Isle of Man, is facing up to a moment of truth as it struggles to fit its corporate tax regime within the Iron Maiden of the EU's Code of Conduct Committee. For the last few years, Jersey has been operating a 'zero/10' regimes in which the financial sectors is taxed at 10% while other types of company are exempt from income taxation.

Jersey hoped this would be enough for it to escape the reach of the Committee, but it was not to be - the island has been too successful, so its competitors in Continental Europe insist on 'transparency' and a 'level playing field', hoping to force Jersey into taxing all companies the same.

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Jersey’s Standing Enhanced by Series of Independent Endorsements

By Geoff Cook, chief executive Jersey Finance Limited

At a time of increasing international scrutiny for international finance centres as a result of the global financial crisis, leading jurisdictions such as Jersey with a solid reputation and a sound regulatory pedigree have emerged in a stronger position.

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Fund Management A Jersey Asset

Jersey is not alone in competing against major EU fund management centres such as Ireland and Luxembourg, but has done just as well as its competitors, and better than most of them. Collective Investment Funds are supervised by the Financial Services Commission (FSC) under the Collective Investment Funds (Jersey) Law 1988, and if 'recognised' are allowed to be marketed in the UK.

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Jersey Can Increase Your Wealth

Trust management, particularly for wealthy UK individuals, was Jersey's traditional business. Successive tightenings of UK anti-avoidance legislation have reduced the possibilities for UK citizens, but Jersey's trust business has continued to grow based on a more international clientele, and following the introduction of the purpose trust, a surge in corporate trust work.

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The Success Of CISX

The Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) commenced operations on 27 October, 1998 with 23 founder members. Its aim is to provide trading and listing of investment funds, debt instruments and shares in companies and to bring the expertise available in the Channel Islands to the expanding network of international businesses requiring expert offshore financial services in the European time-zone.

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Banking Attracts Worldwide Depositors

Statistics released by the JFSC in April 2010 showed that over the previous nine years, total bank deposits held in Jersey have increased by more than GBP50bn, achieving a peak in 2007. At the end of September 2009, there were 47 banks in Jersey, holding deposits of GBP170.6bn.

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Accounting/Auditing
IFM Trust Limited
Banking Services
Ashburton (Jersey) Limited
Bank Leumi (Jersey) Ltd
Schroders (C.I.) Ltd
Standard Bank Jersey Limited
Company Formation
Alex Picot
Andium Trust Company Limited
Continental Financial Services Ltd
Europlan Financial Services Limited
Vistra Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd
Volaw Trust & Corporate Services Ltd
Legal Services
Appleby
Backhurst Dorey & Crane
Bois & Bois
Le Gallais & Luce
Sinels

Jersey Country and Foreign Investment

- JERSEY GEOGRAPHY
- JERSEY POPULATION LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
- JERSEY RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EU
- JERSEY GOVERNMENT
- JERSEY RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UK
- JERSEY ECONOMY AND CURRENCY
- JERSEY THE CHANNEL ISLANDS STOCK EXCHANGE
- JERSEY ENTRY AND RESIDENCE
- JERSEY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
- JERSEY IMPORT OF FOREIGN CAPITAL
- JERSEY INVESTMENTS BY FOREIGNERS

Jersey Types of Company

- JERSEY PRIVATE COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES
- JERSEY EXEMPT PRIVATE COMPANY
- JERSEY PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES
- JERSEY BRANCH OF OVERSEAS COMPANY
- JERSEY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMPANIES
- JERSEY GENERAL PARTNERSHIP
- JERSEY FOREIGN PARTNERSHIP
- JERSEY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
- JERSEY TRUSTS
- JERSEY FOUNDATIONS

Jersey Offshore Business Sectors

- JERSEY TRADE, MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION
- JERSEY INVESTMENT FUND MANAGEMENT
- JERSEY BANKING
- JERSEY TRUST MANAGEMENT
- JERSEY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
- JERSEY INSURANCE

Jersey E-Commerce

- JERSEY INTRODUCTION
- JERSEY FACILITIES
- JERSEY LEGISLATION
- JERSEY OFFSHORE ACTIVITIES
- JERSEY CASE STUDIES

Jersey Law of Offshore

- JERSEY TABLE OF STATUTES
- JERSEY TRUST LAW
- JERSEY BANKING LAW
- JERSEY INVESTMENT FUNDS
- JERSEY MONEY LAUNDERING LEGISLATION

Jersey Offshore Legal and Tax Regimes

- JERSEY FORMS OF OFFSHORE OPERATION
- JERSEY TAX TREATMENT OF OFFSHORE OPERATIONS
- JERSEY TAXATION OF FOREIGN EMPLOYEES OF OFFSHORE OPERATIONS
- JERSEY EXCHANGE CONTROLS
- JERSEY OFFSHORE ACTIVITIES
- JERSEY EMPLOYMENT AND RESIDENCE

Jersey Domestic Corporate Taxes

- JERSEY CORPORATION TAXATION
- JERSEY SCOPE OF INCOME TAX
- JERSEY INCOME TAX RATES
- JERSEY CALCULATION OF TAXABLE BASE
- JERSEY TAXATION OF TRUSTS
- JERSEY TAXATION OF PARTNERSHIPS
- JERSEY FILING REQUIREMENTS AND PAYMENT OF TAX
- JERSEY WITHOLDING TAX

Jersey Personal Taxes

- JERSEY RESIDENCE AND LIABILITY FOR TAXATION
- JERSEY INCOME TAX
- JERSEY CUSTOMS DUTIES

Jersey Labour Regulation

- JERSEY REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
- JERSEY WORK PERMITS

Jersey Double Tax Treaties

- JERSEY DOUBLE - TAX TREATIES

Jersey Executive Summary

- JERSEY EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Jersey Services Directory

Accounting/Auditing | Asset Protection | Aviation Services | Banking Services | Brokerage/Trading | Captive Insurance | Company Formation | Corporate Services | Expatriate Services | Internet/E-Commerce | Legal Services | Marine Services | Tax Planning | Trust Management | Wealth Management