The Bailiwick of Jersey
Jersey is a British Crown Dependency located in the Bay of St Malo less than 20 miles from the French coast.
As a Crown Dependency it is loyal to the British monarch, but does not form part of the political make-up of the United Kingdom. It is a self-governing and judicially independent territory, which sits outside the European Union but is treated as part of the European Community for the purposes of free trade in goods.
Jersey comprises an area of approximately 120 sq km, with a population of about 100,000.
The island is recognised as a leading international finance centre, with some of the most robust and sophisticated anti-money laundering and financial services legislation in the world. It boasts a stable geo-political infrastructure, with a legal system based on English law principles.
Jersey Financial Services Commission
The Jersey Financial Services Commission is responsible for the regulation, supervision and development of the financial services industry in Jersey, and is the supervisory body for those sectors that are subject to regulatory oversight of their anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism responsibilities.
Jersey’s primary industries are:
- Financial services
- Jersey Finance
- Jersey Hospitality Association
- Jersey Funds Association
- Digital Jersey
- Jersey Chamber of Commerce
RSM Channel Islands
RSM Channel Islands is located in Jersey’s capital, St Helier.
RSM Channel Islands (Audit) Limited is registered as a Recognized Auditor by the Jersey Financial Services Commission in connection with the audit of market traded securities and as a Schedule 2 business in accordance with the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999.
RSM Channel Islands Limited and RSM Jersey Limited are regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission in the carrying on of Trust Company Business (for the provison of company secretarial services to locally oned companies)