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About BWCI

Established in 1979 the BWCI Group is the largest firm of actuaries and consultants in any International Finance Centre globally. We provide a broad range services to our clients based in the Channel Islands, the UK and internationally.

Both Guernsey and Jersey are widely respected as international finance centres with a comprehensive range of financial and investment services. They each have their own legislation and have strong but fair regulation and supervision. As a result the Channel Islands are an ideal location in which to conduct business.

News from BWCI

Guernsey Insurance Regulation Changes

Clair Le Poidevin

In April of this year, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”) launched a public consultation on a number of proposed changes to insurance regulation in the Bailiwick, in a document entitled “Insurance Regulation Omnibus Consultation Paper”.

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Protecting Scheme Assets

Carl Stanford

Previous articles have highlighted the importance of monitoring investment managers’ performance and carrying out a review of fees to ensure that they represent value for money. However other checks, such as ensuring the correct investment management fees have been invoiced, or that a change in investment strategy has been implemented correctly could be overlooked.

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Channel Island Budgets: Pension changes

Debra Smith

Guernsey and Jersey both released their 2019 budget proposals on 9 October. These will be debated in the relevant States later in the year.

Each island is proposing some changes that will affect pensions, although Guernsey’s list is rather longer than Jersey’s!

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