Global Vision, Local Wisdom


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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Mind Sports Challenge 2018

BWCI Group

Join us for the 17th Annual Mind Sports Challenge at Elizabeth College this October half term (29th Oct - 2nd Nov). The event is for students in school years 3 - 10. For further details about the event please see the Guernsey Mind Sports Facebook Page, email Jon at or contact Tony Corfe: 07973 516718. Application form is available for download below.

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Life interests and family trusts

Amber Buckingham

Many individuals will ultimately receive an income which is guaranteed to be payable for the remainder of their life. Most commonly this is in the form of a pension, whether it be an annuity purchased from an insurance company, or a pension payable from a defined benefit pension scheme.

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