Sarah Garrood

“In terms of establishing an offshore base, Jersey seemed to make the most sense, as it is so well regulated and respected and sits at the centre of our global operations – both geographically and in terms of time zone.”

Sarah Garrood (Partner, Maven Partners)

A Destination to Feel Comfortable

Peace of mind is priceless. Self-governing, with a stable government and independent fiscal and legal systems, Jersey provides an ideal environment for you and your business to flourish.

Jersey’s reputation as a well-regulated, leading international financial centre of excellence comes from the Island’s ongoing commitment and early adoption of the highest global standards of regulation. Our regulatory framework and enforcement are recognised as among the strongest in the world.

With a highly respected international reputation and recognised by both the IMF and OECD, the Island’s well-regulated business infrastructure ensures that you will have peace of mind when you move to Jersey.

Reputation

Stability and Security

Jersey ranks as one of the top offshore finance centres in the world, having consistently won awards for Best IFC of the Year at the Citywealth International Finance Centre Awards and MENA Awards (plus many more).

Our jurisdiction believes in protecting the hard-earned wealth of its residents and offers some of the most favourable tax rates in the world, paving the way for growth and prosperity for you and your business. Jersey’s regulatory environment is constantly evolving to protect its key stakeholders and to maintain the jurisdiction’s reputation as a centre of excellence.

Reputation

International Reputation for Compliance

Jersey is a compliant and cooperative jurisdiction, thanks to its robust yet pragmatic approach to regulation and legislation.

Jersey adheres to the highest regulatory standards, reflected in the plentiful endorsements received from international regulatory authorities from; the EU, to the Organisation for Economic cooperation and Development (OECD), to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to MONEYVAL and many others.

The Island is internationally recognised as a leading jurisdiction and sets the benchmark in the development and implementation of robust regulation to the highest regulatory standards, for example in 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) highlighted Jersey as an example of best practice in regard to beneficial ownership.

Jersey’s strong and respected regulatory framework sets us apart from other jurisdictions and IFCs. The International Money Fund (IMF) has assessed Jersey’s compliance concluding that the Island’s legal system, regulatory framework and enforcement is amongst the strongest in the world.

Reputation

Internationally Endorsed

Jersey, is a secure and leading jurisdiction with a global reach, endorsed as a top international finance centre by:

  • FATF
  • OECD
  • EU
  • MONEYVAL
  • IMF
  • ECOFIN

To find out more about Jersey’s commitment to regulation see Regulation & Legislation.


Pierre Moscovici

“I very much welcome the continued active engagement of…and Jersey in the key international initiatives for fighting tax evasion, fraud and abusive tax avoidance, in which they are important partners of the EU and [which] reinforce their standing as cooperative jurisdictions”

Pierre Moscovici (EU Commissioner for Economic & Financial Affairs, Tax & Customs)

When you move your businesses to Jersey or relocate as a HNWI, you can relax in the knowledge that you are within a secure and compliant jurisdiction, ensuring the protection of your assets and reputation. See Living & Working in Jersey if you would like to know more about island life, or contact a member of the team on +44(0)1534 440604 or locatejersey@gov.je