Jersey is one of the world’s leading International Financial Centres, with a breadth and depth to its range of products and services that many competing jurisdictions find difficult to match. The Island is a multi-award winning International Financial Centre and an internationally recognised centre of excellence for professional services, with over 13,000 experienced professionals providing legal, accounting, and financial services.
A leading International Financial Centre
Based on the firm foundation of tax neutrality for over 50 years, Jersey has been attracting deposits and investments from institutions and private clients across the world, and its finance industry has evolved to keep pace with the demands of the global marketplace. This success has been built upon by the key combinations of political independence and economic stability, and a mature and respected legal and regulatory system. The wealth of experience and expertise offered by Jersey’s highly skilled financial service providers, combined with world-class infrastructure, gives an unparalleled welcome to businesses and investors alike.
Jersey is one of the world’s leading International Finance Centres. Reliability, political and economic stability, and a sophisticated and comprehensive infrastructure of laws have kept Jersey at the forefront of global finance for over 50 years.
The finance industry in Jersey employs almost a quarter of the local workforce, which has an excellent reputation for professionalism and expertise. To ensure we uphold this reputation, we need to nurture and produce the home-grown talent that the industry needs in order to remain successful. Education is key to achieving this.
We fully support programmes and courses supplied by education providers such as the Jersey International Business School. The BSc (Hons) International Financial Services is an excellent opportunity for school leavers and mature students to gain a qualification in finance.
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Our banks attract clients from more than 200 countries and a sizeable share of Jersey’s total deposits are held in foreign currencies, a reflection of the international appeal of Jersey as a banking centre.
Jersey is arguably the number one jurisdiction globally for trusts, with a pedigree in the field of administering trusts since the 1960s.
Jersey has been a prominent player in delivering fund services since the 1960s. The emphasis today has shifted towards funds for institutional, specialist and expert investors.
The breadth and depth of services provided to the corporate sector from Jersey is one of the features that differentiates the island from some of its competitors.