Consultations

Consultation Paper on Proposals for a Green Investment Discount for Life Insurer Capital Requirements

The GFSC has issued a consultation paper seeking views from interested parties on proposed amendments to the Insurance Business (Solvency) Rules, 2015. The proposed amendments would introduce a “Green Discount”, which would reduce the capital requirements applicable to the green fixed income assets of life insurers. Additional measures would be put in place to ensure …

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Consultation Paper on Guidance for Custodians of Open-ended Collective Investment Schemes with Indirectly Held Assets

The Commission has issued a Consultation Paper seeking views from interested parties on a proposed Guidance Note for Custodians of open-ended collective investment schemes made under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987 (the “PoI Law”). Rules made under the PoI Law for authorised and registered open-ended collective investment schemes place requirements on …

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Discussion Papers on Ancillary Vehicles and the New Fiduciary Licence Categorisation

The Commission has issued 2 discussion papers (DP’s) on proposals concerning rules to be made following the approval of the Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 (the “2020 Fiduciaries Law”) and the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 (the “2020 PoI Law”). The first DP …

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Funds Growth Omnibus Discussion Paper

The Commission has issued a discussion paper making proposals aimed at ensuring that the Guernsey funds framework remains fit for purpose while helping to create opportunities for growth. Amongst other proposals to increase efficiency and clarity, the discussion paper proposes widening the formation options for Private Investment Funds. The Discussion paper contains 16 questions and …

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