General News

Substance in Lockdown – June 4 2020, 3-4pm BST

Dominion and Harbottle & Lewis invite clients to join our upcoming webinar ‘ Substance in Lockdown’. An informative presentation discussing technical considerations on economic substance including the concept, requirements, implementation and reporting. The webinar will cover different countries’ interpretation, their reporting requirements and practical considerations under COVID 19. There will be a focus on three

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Support from Dominion – COVID-19

We’re reaching out to you to explain the steps we’re taking to maintain our levels of support and client service amidst the outbreak of COVID-19. We understand our clients will continue to require assistance in the coming weeks, potentially on a more urgent basis than normal, and we are here to support you through these

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Planning your own Brexit in uncertain times

Uncertainty is nobody’s friend it would seem, certainly not a friend to increasingly worried people who have worked hard in the UK and built up a decent sized pension with the intention of retiring to sunnier climates in Europe. With Brexit day looming and the risk of a disorderly exit and another snap election increasingly

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Pads and Pens sponsor of the Private Wealth Conference

Dominion is proud to be sponsoring the Annual Jersey Finance Private Wealth Conference, entitled ‘An Open World’ in London on the 25th April 2018. The event will take place at 8 Northumberland Avenue, the conference is expected to bring a number of Private Wealth professionals together to discuss Jersey and how its digital innovations make

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Jersey confirmed by the EU as a cooperative jurisdiction

Introduction The Council of the European Union (Council) at its meeting on 5th December 2017 adopted its own conclusions on the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. The list of those jurisdictions can be found in Annex I to the document entitled “Outcome of Proceedings” produced by the Council and its full version

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International Tax Transparency

Jersey confirms its status as a leading jurisdiction in global standards of international tax transparency. What is the Global Forum? The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes is a multilateral framework of tax transparency and information sharing with over 140 jurisdictions participating on this initiative. The Global Forum monitors and

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Resident in the UK – useful guidance for directors of Jersey companies

“To be or not to be” – resident in the UK – useful guidance for directors of Jersey companies In this briefing, I have attempted to consider two useful cases which deal with residence of non-UK companies for tax purposes. In general, it is well established that companies are UK resident for taxation purposes if

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Effective corporate governance and the role of Board of Jersey companies

What is the purpose of the board of directors? The board of each company has specific aims and responsibilities that should ultimately work towards the long term success of the company. The responsibilities of the board and each individual board member are very rarely set out in the company’s constitutional documents; rather they are often

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Is it too late to invest in UK Property?

In short, No, there are still opportunities, albeit they need to be properly sought out and negotiated. There are many considerations to take into account when considering investment into UK property, be it a residential or commercial. These considerations range from the existing ownership structure and proposed debt structuring to the more complex issues such

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Jersey for institutional investing: A clear choice

Jersey Finance, which is a body that represents and promotes Jersey internationally, commissioned an independent report to illustrate Jersey’s important role in the effective management of pension funds and other institutional assets. The release of the report is not in response to the recent media attention to the Paradise Papers however, the timing is right

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