Image: Panel discussion at Jersey Finance’s UK launch of the ‘Jersey’s Value to Britain’ report.
2011 – The official opening of Jersey Finance’s Abu Dhabi office was celebrated at a reception at the British Embassy.
2011 – Jersey Finance celebrated the 50th anniversary of the finance industry with a gala event and series of fundraising events for local charities.
2013 – For the first time, Jersey Finance published research that revealed that Jersey was responsible for £500 billion of inward investment into the United Kingdom and supported around 180,000 jobs. The research, which was conducted in association with Capital Economics, also highlighted Jersey’s economic contribution to the European Union. Other research papers and studies outlining Jersey’s value to the global economy followed.
2014 – Jersey Finance established a ‘launchpad’ presence in Shanghai
2016 – A report from MONEYVAL, the Council of Europe’s committee of experts on the evaluation of anti-money laundering measuring and the financing of terrorism, found Jersey was ‘compliant’ or ‘largely compliant’ with 48 out of 49 Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations, placing it in the top tier of jurisdictions and describing Jersey as ‘a well-established international finance centre, with a mature and sophisticated AML/CFT regime’.
2017 – The Jersey Financial Services Commission announced Jersey Private Funds – a new regulatory framework for private funds – introducing a streamlined set of regulations designed in consultation with the finance industry to enhance Jersey’s competitiveness.
2018 – The States Assembly approved the Charities (Jersey) Law, bolstering Jersey’s reputation for globally focussed philanthropy and as a forward-thinking centre for private wealth management.
2018 – Jersey Finance became the first international finance centre to set up an office in the Dubai International Finance Centre.
2019 – EU Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) confirmed Jersey’s position as a co-operative jurisdiction following an extensive period of assessment.
2019 – The Government of Jersey made a political commitment to align itself with the principles as set out by the EU’s Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive and move towards a public register of beneficial ownership for companies.
2019 – Jersey Finance formally opened its office in New York.
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