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Support and experience on offer with PraxisIFM Bursary

PraxisIFM is now welcoming applications from Guernsey-resident prospective university students for its annual PraxisIFM Bursary Award. The scheme, which will be entering its fourth year, will once again offer a local student the opportunity to receive a £2,500 annual bursary over any three-year degree and to get relevant financial services...

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The Spectre of Capital Controls – Never Say Never

In this article Keith talks about the impact of exchange and confiscation controls during his 46-year career. Over the last couple of weeks, governments have been announcing various gradual exit strategies from lockdowns, in your previous article you spoke about the risks for our clients as the global community deals...

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Under the Spotlight with Ray Tully

In this Under the Spotlight, Ray considers how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the real estate market and offers some general future scenarios.   You have been heavily involved in the UK lending and real estate markets for many years, during which you have experienced several credit crisis and very...

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Under the Spotlight with Donna Shorto

PraxisIFM’s Private Client & Corporate London office has expanded rapidly over the past two years. Donna talks to us about recent trends and moving to the city.   The UK’s trust and company service providers are having to deal with an increasing level of regulation and reporting obligations, which will...

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Under the Spotlight with Jonathan Bailey

Jonathan reflects on how the British Virgin Islands have adapted over recent years and the jurisdiction’s resilience.   How has the BVI’s corporate services sector fared with implementing the Economic Substance Act? There was a concern in the industry when this was first aired that it was yet another huge...

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Another New Normal?

With more than 45 years’ industry experience Keith is well-placed to look back at how large scale global events have helped shape the present in this first of a series of COVID-19 articles. You’ve had a long career in the international fiduciary industry and must have seen many changes in...

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PraxisIFM supports launch of the only Fund IPO on the LSE this year

The PraxisIFM Group has provided services to the Nippon Active Value Fund (NAVF) in its listing on the London Stock Exchange in February 2020. PraxisIFM Fund Services (UK) is providing administration and corporate secretarial services and the Group’s Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM), International Fund Management Limited based in Guernsey,...

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International Subsidiary Management

PraxisIFM has assisted a large number of clients looking to expand their businesses and investments globally over recent years and we are often asked what matters need to be considered prior to setting up international subsidiaries as well as in regard to ongoing management. As a result, we thought we’d...

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Under the Spotlight with Jake Le Brocq

We asked Jake about changes in the real estate sector and the strong links between Jersey and London.   The PraxisIFM Jersey office has been extensively involved in administering UK real estate structures for many years. Can you give us a brief overview of the types of structures and properties...

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New UK anti-money laundering regulations introduced for Art Market Participants

Long read: 10 minutes A new EU directive significantly increases anti-money laundering and compliance obligations for EU-based art dealers, auction houses and galleries, known collectively as Art Market Participants (AMPs). James Barber-Lomax, Director of PraxisIFM Corporate Services (UK) explores what this means for the Art sector. AMPs have been subject...

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