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Jersey To Invest In Super-Fast Broadband

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Jersey's Treasury Minister, Phillip Ozouf, has proposed plans to provide funding worth GBP19m (USD30m) to Jersey Telecom to upgrade the island's Internet infrastructure with fibre optic technology to facilitate 1 gigabyte broadband speeds for island businesses. Read Full Story


Alderney Reports Boost In E-Gambling Licences

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, December 5, 2011

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission has reported better than expected growth in the island's Internet-related economy, in terms of the e-gambling applications received and licenses granted over the course of 2011. Read Full Story


Channel Islands Challenge LVCR Decision

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, November 10, 2011

The governments of the Channel Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, have released statements in response to the UK Treasury's announcement that from April 1, 2012, Low-Value Consignment Relief will no longer be offered to goods exported to the UK market from the Channel Islands. Read Full Story


UK Deals Tax Blow To Channel Islands

by Amanda Banks,, London

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The UK government has announced that from April 1, 2012, Low Value Consignment Relief will no longer apply to goods sent to the UK from the Channel Islands. Read Full Story


Jersey Clarifies Position On UK LVCR Review

by Amanda Banks,, London

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Jersey Treasury Minister Phillip Ozouf has dismissed speculation that the Jersey government is ready to accept the loss of the UK's Low Value Consignment relief scheme, a tax break which has benefited the local economy, in return for the UK's approval of its 'zero-ten' corporate tax regime. Read Full Story


Ireland To Tax Remote Gambling

by Robert Lee,, London

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Ireland is to modernize its gambling laws, with changes designed to tackle the shortcomings of current legislation, which include the absence of a taxation regime for remote gambling. Read Full Story


IoM Confirms Online Gambling Safeguards

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Isle of Man's Economic Development Minister Allan Bell has welcomed confirmation of the special safeguards in place to protect the money of customers of online gambling operators licensed in the Isle of Man. Read Full Story


EU Consults On E-signatures For E-commerce

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

In order to tackle low levels of consumer and business confidence in online transactions, the European Commission has begun a consultation with interested parties on how electronic signatures, electronic identification and authentication can help the development of the European Digital Single Market. Read Full Story


ECJ Explains Jurisdiction On The Internet

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, December 10, 2010

In a preliminary ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union has explained the rules of jurisdiction in European Union law that are applicable to consumer contracts in relation to services offered on the internet. Read Full Story


Russian Media Group In Jersey Scheme Of Arrangement

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Carey Olsen lawyers have advised Rambler Media Limited on the cash acquisition of the shares of minority shareholders in that company by ProfMedia Limited through a Jersey scheme of arrangement. Read Full Story



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