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A once in a lifetime, golden opportunity – time is ticking.

As seems to be the case every year, as we lead up to the 6 April UK tax year-end, the more enquiries we get from clients and advisors looking to undertake planning and implement structuring before the client becomes ‘deemed domiciled’ in the UK for all tax purposes. So what is all the rush about?

Debbie Lumsden - Private Client Director

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COVID-19 | Office closure

We published our COVID-19 response plan on to our website a little over a week ago. Since then, the severity and spread of the virus has moved rapidly and at 8AM GMT today, 30 March 2020, the Government of Jersey issued a lock-down order which restricts movement from the home and forces the closure of our office.

Iain Mason ~ Managing Director

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2020 - Lifting the veil on women in the Middle East

The International Women’s Day 2020 campaign theme is #EachforEqual. As I consider the notion that an equal world is an enabled world, I reflect back on my first experience of being a woman in the Middle East.

Paula Evans, Assistant Manager – Islamic Finance and Funds Group

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Iain Mason promoted to Managing Director of VG

Iain not only brings unrivalled technical knowledge, he has a solid, holistic in-depth knowledge and understanding of our business. 

Ian Strang, Chairman

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2020 - Change for good?

Despite the challenges of Brexit and uncertainty over future UK trading relationships, we remain very confident in the future opportunity for Jersey and for clients choosing the jurisdiction to house their structures.

Mark Hucker, Executive - Strategy and Projects

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VG expands Employee Benefits team

VG has expanded its Employee Benefits team as part of a focus to enhance their offering of complex, bespoke and regular solutions for employee incentives plans.

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Jersey remains the ideal location for real estate investment structures

Jersey remains robust in the face of pressure and the industry continues to thrive, particularly for investment holding structures where real estate is a major asset class.

Ashley Le Feuvre and Trevor Norman

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Revenue Jersey ruling on Murabaha contracts

VG, working with other interested parties in Jersey, has successfully obtained a ruling from the tax authorities in Jersey that profits arising from commodity Murabaha contracts in an Islamic financing transaction are not subject to Income Tax in Jersey.

 

Trevor Norman

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VG named on Top Trust Companies 2019 list

Jersey fiduciary and administration company VG has been named as a Top Tier Independent Trust Company in the annual eprivateclient Top Trust Company rankings, one of the industry’s most prestigious directories of private-client solutions providers across the globe.