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Guernsey | 02. 10. 2019

The future state – a half-day exploring the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre

This half-day event brings together leading industry and Government experts to explore the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre. Covering a range of topics, including Underlying Beneficial Ownership and Economic Substance Testing, this event will update local financial services practitioners on how Guernsey can evolve its business model over the next decade to continue leading the way in the provision of international financial services.

2019-10-02 09:00:00 2019-10-02 13:00:00 Europe/London The future state – a half-day exploring the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre BPP Guernsey BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Overview

This half-day event brings together leading industry and Government experts to explore the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre. Covering a range of topics, including: Underlying Beneficial Ownership and Economic Substance Testing, this event will update local financial services practitioners on how Guernsey can evolve its business model over the next decade to continue leading the way in the provision of international financial services.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: £225

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for GACO & IoD members
  • 10% for ICA, GCOC, STEP & Corporate Partners (Discounts cannot be used in combination)
2019-10-02 09:00:00 2019-10-02 13:00:00 Europe/London The future state – a half-day exploring the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

08:30 – 09:00

Opening address

Chris Usher, Global Head of AML & Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

09:00 - 09:15

Is Guernsey now safe from being Blacklisted?

Antony Mancini, Tax Partner at KPMG Channel Islands

09:15 - 09:45

Economic Substance – implications for Guernsey

09:45 - 10:15

Panel discussion: Coming through the eye of the storm – where will Guernsey be in five years?

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment break

10:45 - 11:15

Does underlying beneficial ownership represent a threat or an opportunity for Guernsey?

11:15 - 11:45

The future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre

Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance

11:45 - 12:15

Panel discussion: How can Guernsey evolve its business model over the next decade?

12:15 - 12:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Chris Usher, Global Head of AML & Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

12:45 - 13:00
2019-10-02 09:00:00 2019-10-02 13:00:00 Europe/London The future state – a half-day exploring the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400 X 400 Dominic Wheatley

Dominic Wheatley

Chief Executive Officer of Guernsey Finance

Dominic is Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance. His role includes business development and the promotion of Guernsey’s finance industry in the island’s target markets including Europe, the US and the emerging markets, and liaison with industry associations and government, both in Guernsey and further afield. Previously Chief Marketing Officer of the Willis Global Captive Practice and Managing Director of its Guernsey business, Dominic has more than 25 years of finance experience in London and, for the past 20 years in Guernsey. Dominic is a member of the Institute of Directors and serves as a non-executive director on a number of local boards. He is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds an MBA from Warwick University.

400 X 400 Antony Mancini

Antony Mancini

Tax Partner at KPMG Channel Islands

Tony is a Tax Partner at KPMG in the Channel Islands. Tony has been advising multinational businesses and high net worth individuals on UK, Channel Islands and international tax issues for over 25 years.

Tony has been working in the Channel Islands since 2003, providing a range of tax services to businesses in the international financial services industry, with particular emphasis on the investment management sector. His current client base includes a number of leading European private equity houses, property funds and other alternative investment structures based in the Channel Islands as well as several international banking groups, fiduciary and corporate service providers.

Tony is a member of the BVCA Tax Committee. He is also the current Chair of the Guernsey International Business Association, the representative body for the financial services sector in Guernsey. Tony has been an active member of the industry working party helping Guernsey government on the implementation of the new economic substance rules.

2019-10-02 09:00:002019-10-02 13:00:00Europe/LondonThe future state – a half-day exploring the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centreBPP GuernseyJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

BPP Guernsey

The Mallard Complex, La Villiaze, Forest, Guernsey GY8 0HG

2019-10-02 09:00:00 2019-10-02 13:00:00 Europe/London The future state – a half-day exploring the future of Guernsey as a specialist finance centre BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com