06:46:51 - Local time in the Channel Islands  |   07:46:51 - Local time in Brussels

Guernsey and Jersey respond to the European Commission’s FinTech consultation

The Channel Islands have submitted a coordinated response to the European Commission’s consultation on “FinTech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector”.  FinTech and RegTech are transforming the way the financial sector both provides services to customers and interacts with governments, regulators and others.  Jersey and Guernsey, therefore, welcome …

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Guernsey and Jersey emphasise the benefits of foreign investment for the European economy (including investment channeled through Guernsey and Jersey)

The EU Capital Markets Union mid-term review (MTR) was published on 8 June 2017. In the run up to publication, Guernsey and Jersey repeated to the EU institutions their concerns that CMU risks becoming too inward looking, despite the shortage of investment needs in Europe and the scarcity of risk …

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Guernsey and Jersey among 68 signatories of the OECD Multilateral Convention on the prevention of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS)

The Chief Ministers of Guernsey, Deputy Gavin St Pier, and of Jersey, Senator Ian Gorst, on 7 June 2017 joined representatives of more than 60 jurisdictions at the OECD Headquarters in Paris for the signing of a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures, designed to prevent base erosion …

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Chief Minister of Guernsey and Minister for External Relations of Jersey visit Brussels

On 6-7 June 2017 the Chief Minister of Guernsey, Deputy Gavin St Pier, and the Minister for External Relations of Jersey, Senator Sir Philip Bailhache, undertook a joint visit to Brussels. The visit was part of a regular programme of engagement by the governments of Jersey and Guernsey with the EU Institutions. …

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Guernsey and Jersey representatives exchange views with EP PANA Committee

Guernsey and Jersey were invited by the Chair of the EP PANA Committee, Dr Werner Langen MEP, to have an exchange of views with the PANA Committee at its session on 9 May 2017, together with other European jurisdictions (Gibraltar and Madeira).  Guernsey and Jersey have long sought to strengthen …

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