News, publications and announcements from ICSA and within Guernsey

Guernsey Press and Star

ICSA AWARDS CREATED

7 October 2016

ICSA, the Governance Institute, is to reward local teams and individuals with the introduction of awards for the first time. An awards dinner will be held in November.

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Guernsey Press and Star

GENDER DIVERSITY STALLS IN THE FTSE BUT GUERSNEY LEADS THE WAY

30 September 2016

Lord Davies of Abersoch put gender diversity firmly on the map in 2011 when he called for Britain's biggest companies to ensure that 25% of directors were women by 2015.

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Guernsey Press and Star

BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION ARE ENEMIES OF SUSTAINABILITY

26 June 2016

The UK Bribery Act 2010 made it an offence to offer or receive bribes, bribe foreign public officials and fail to prevent a bribe being paid on an organisation's behalf. Guernsey also has The Prevention of Corruption (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2003. Despite such legislation a 2014 report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) showed that bribery and corruption in the western world was rife.

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Guernsey Press and Star

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE THE HEART OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

20 June 2016

Since the financial crisis, corporate governance has become something of an international phenomenon. Comparing corporate governance in different jurisdictions, however, is a bit like comparing apples and oranges. The legal framework and regulations are different, company structures vary and stakeholders are not necessarily the same.

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Guernsey Press and Star

GUERNSEY IS RIDING HIGH IN THE GLOBAL FUNDS INDUSTRY

2 June 2016

With Guernsey the number one jurisdiction globally for non-UK entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (129 listed entities at the end of December 2015, according to LSE data), and with £228bn-worth of funds currently under management, Guernsey can rightly claim its place as a major player in the global funds industry.

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ICSA Guernsey Events

ICSA GUERNSEY CONFERENCE 2016

27 April 2016

This year we are also pleased to announce that Bailiff and Acting Lieutenant Governor, Sir Richard Collas, will be speaking at the 2016 ICSA Guernsey Conference. Click here for a copy of the article published by the Guernsey Press. Further details and booking information for the 2016 ICSA Guernsey Conference can be found on the ICSA Website. Articles courtesy of the Guernsey Press. We would like to thank our sponsors, Carey Olsen, Perivan, Boardvantage, BPP, Brainloop and GTA University Centre for their continued support.

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ICSA Guernsey News

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE VITAL IN FINANCE SECTOR & KEY TO GUERNSEY'S INTERNATIONAL STANDING

7 April 2016

ICSA Guernsey Branch Chair, Sara Bourne, her recently featured in an two articles run by the Guernsey Press. Sara's thoughts on the vital role that governance plays in the local finance sector can be read by following the link to their website. Another publication covering why good governance is key to Gurensey's international standing and commenting on the challenges faced by governance professionals can be viewed here (reproduced courtesy of the Guernsey Press).

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Partner Publications

GIBA PUBLISHES FILM ON CAREERS IN THE FINANCE SECTOR

7 April 2016

GIBA has recently produced a film aimed at encouraging young people to consider a career within the finance industry. This is aimed at both school leavers and graduates. This video shows the range of careers that are available and some of the benefits and rewards that a career in finance can provide either directly following completion of their education on Island or upon returning to the Island following further education off Island. Follow the link below to view the short film.

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