Guernsey declares itself 'open for business' as island goes virus-free

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The financial services sector in the specialist global jurisdiction of Guernsey is preparing to come out of covid-19 lockdown at the end of the week.   The island, a leading centre for alternative investment funds, private wealth and captive insurance, went into lockdown on 24 March but has now had no new covid-19 cases for four weeks. There are currently no known active cases in the island.   The move to phase four of the island's strategy to release from lockdown is due to happen at the weekend, meaning financial services firms may return to their offices after more than two months ...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.