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Your Latest Technical Update
JOIC – Revenue Model Consultation Paper No. 1 2019
Response to UK Consultation: Stamp Duty Land Tax Surcharge
Islamic Finance in Malaysia: Opportunities and Challenges
Venturing Forward: Jersey for Technology and Life Science
Events in the Gulf Region: Member Opportunities
Jersey: A Gateway to Europe for US Fund Managers
Attend Industry Events with Jersey Finance
Community News: Highlighting our Industry’s Positive Impact

Technical Update

Your latest Technical Update is now available to view online. April 2019’s edition includes:

  • JFSC publishes registry fees consultation paper
  • Draft Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 201- lodged au Greffe
  • UK launches consultation on the Transposition of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive
  • Draft registration of Overseas Entities Bill European Convention on Human Rights Memorandum published
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JOIC – Revenue Model Consultation Paper No. 1 2019

In May 2019, the Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner (JOIC) issued a consultation paper on a new funding model as part of a transition to greater independence. The JOIC examined the revenue models of similar organisations in Jersey and data protection regulators in other jurisdictions, including the UK and Guernsey and consulted with Government and a focus group of industry representatives. The deadline for responses is Tuesday 11 June 2019.

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Response to UK Consultation: Stamp Duty Land Tax Surcharge

We have worked closely with Members to prepare a response to this important UK consultation on a proposed 1% Stamp Duty Land Tax surcharge on non-UK residents purchasing residential properties in England and Northern Ireland. The full response is available to download from our website.

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Islamic Finance in Malaysia: Opportunities and Challenges

Working with Hubbis, we recently co-hosted a roundtable discussion with leading Islamic wealth management experts in Malaysia. Their insightful and forthright views can be viewed here.

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Venturing Forward: Jersey for Technology and Life Science

Our latest research report, ‘Venturing Forward: Jersey for Technology and Life Sciences’, is now available to view online. The paper takes an in-depth look at the significant growth in the technology and life sciences sectors, with venture capital and private equity funds in particular drawing on the investment opportunities they offer.

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Events in the Gulf Region: Member Opportunities

Our programme of events in the Gulf region in H2 is taking shape, with sponsorship opportunities available to our Members.
Our ‘Women: Wealth & Leadership’ events will be taking place on 13 October in Jeddah, 15 October in Kuwait and 17 October in Dubai. Please click here for sponsorship opportunities. On 20 November we will be hosting an afternoon event in the DIFC, followed by an evening reception. Please click here for sponsorship opportunities.

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Jersey: A Gateway to Europe for US Fund Managers

In this factsheet, we’ve set out how Jersey is perfectly placed to assist US fund managers looking to access European markets. It’s available on our website and it will be circulated at events in the US next month, including SuperReturn East 2019.

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Attend Industry Events with Jersey Finance

We have a number of exciting opportunities for our Members to attend key events in our 2019 programme. There is one remaining pass available for the BVCA Summit in London in October, and passes still available for STEP Asia in Singapore, as well as Hubbis China Wealth Management Forum in Shanghai. Please visit our events page to find out more.

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