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Jersey Financial Services Commission
PO Box 267
14-18 Castle Street
St Helier, Jersey
Channel Islands
Phone: (44) (0)1534 822000
(44) (0)1534 822002


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Companies (Jersey) Law 1991

1. The minimum number of shareholders is one.
2. The minimum number of directors required is one. They can be natural persons of any nationality and need not be resident in Jersey.
3. A company secretary is required who can be a natural person or body corporate. Can be of any nationality and need not be resident in Jersey.
4. It is no requirement to file audited financial statements with the authorities, however it is important to note that a company is required to keep financial records, which reflect the financial position of a company.
5. The beneficial ownership of all Jersey companies is disclosed to the Jersey Financial Services Commission at the time of incorporation.

Shares and Capital Requirements
Standard authorised share capital is GBP 10,000. Minimum paid up share capital is GBP 1.
Registered shares, shares of no par value, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights are permitted.

All companies incorporated or becoming first resident from 3rd June 2008 Jersey have a corporate income tax of 0% unless they are financial services entities, utility companies or rental and property development companies.

Offshore Company Providers

Active Corporate Services (Jersey) Limited
Incorporation service and company secretarial service

Basel Corporate Services (Channel Islands) Limited
Provide administration and corporate services.

Equiom (Jersey) Limited
Formation of trusts and companies, provision of trustees and corporate officers and administration of trusts and companies.

Citco Jersey Limited
Corporate and trust services.

Dominion Corporate Services Limited
Management, corporate governance and administration services to institutional and corporate clients.

EFG Corporate Services Limited
Trust, management and corporate services.

Fairway Trust
Company formation, secretarial, administration, trust formation and administration services.

Helm Trust Company Limited
Provides offshore corporate and trustee services.

Jordans (Jersey) Limited
Corporate and trust services.

Jersey Trust Company
Trustee, management and administration service providers.

Kleinwort Benson (Channel Islands) Corporate Services Limited
Provides corporate solution and services.

Mazars Corporate Services Limited
Corporate service providers.

Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited
Provides corporate formation, administration and secretarial services.

Nautilus Trust Company Limited
Provides  trusts, companies and foundations services.

Ogier Corporate Services (Jersey) Limited
Corporate, fiduciary and trust services.

List of Jersey Offshore Banks
List of Jersey Offshore trust service providers

Background Facts

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Jersey is located just off the coast of Normandy, France. The island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands

Population: 94,494 (2012 est.)
Capital: Saint Helier
Dialing code: 44
Currency: UK £, Jersey pound
Exchange control:
Jersey has no exchange controls
British crown dependency
Official language: English
Legal System:
The laws of the UK where applicable apply local statutes

Corporate Legislation:
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Companies (Jersey) Law 1991. (Revised Edition 2012)