Guernsey, like Jersey, continues to stand out as one of the world's leading international finance centres. With a proximity that puts it within a stones throw from most major European financial capitals, it is hardly surprising that Guernsey is gaining an enviable reputation and is considered the "jurisdiction of choice" for many in the banking, fund, fiduciary, insurance and asset management industries.
A vibrant economy and global business community
All the jurisdiction's banks, insurance companies, fund managers and administrators and fiduciary businesses are regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC), in accordance with the highest international standards, providing great comfort to international investors and the global business community in general.
Add to this the fact that Guernsey boasts a thriving business and financial industry that competes on the global stage, political stability, legislative autonomy and fiscal independence, and you've got the type of modern, fast-pace economy that attracts businesses and HNW individuals from UK, Europe and increasingly from further afield, including Asia and the Gulf region.
Despite recent debate regarding the Zero-10 tax regime, Guernsey's world beating infrastructure and excellent level of support services make the jurisdiction an ideal place for doing business in a progress, modern environment. Guernsey boasts a modern company law regime, a state of the art company and IP registry and its own Channel Islands Stock Exchange.
Combined with low levels of personal taxation, no capital gains and inheritance or value added taxes its not hard to see why Guernsey has remained a strong, competitive jurisdiction that attracts global businesses and HNW individuals alike. With the flexibility to respond quickly, Guernsey's government has ensured a number of progressive laws governing Trusts, Companies, Intellectual Property and Anti-Money Laundering issues have been introduced over recent years.
Despite recent debate regarding the Zero-10 tax regime, Guernsey's world beating infrastructure and excellent level of support services make the jurisdiction an ideal place for doing business in a progress, modern environment