Officials from Guernsey, Jersey and CIBO held talks in Berlin on 18-19 March with the Ministries of Finance and Foreign Affairs, as well as with advisors to Chancellor Merkel at the Federal Chancellery and with the British Embassy. The meetings identified mutual interests in a range issues of EU policy initiatives, building on strong existing bilateral co-operation in the areas of tax information exchange, financial services regulation and supervision, and implementation of EU and UN sanctions and asset freezes. The visit was an important step for both Jersey and Guernsey in establishing direct contact with the German Federal Government, following productive discussions in recent years between the Channel Islands Governments and the German Embassy in London, as well as between respective supervisory authorities.
Parliaments of the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey approve in principle the inclusion of the Channel Islands in the UK/EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement
On 27 December 2020, the three Parliaments of the Bailiwick of Guernsey (The Guernsey States …