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Industry Updates Archive

The Registry issues 'Industry Updates' to provide updates to Corporate Service Providers on new Registry developments.

The table below contains previous Industry Updates:

 
Industry UpdateDetails
2020
pdf icon Industry Update - November 2020 [1Mb]

Issued 23/11/2020

Contents:

- New annual validation regulations (incl. change to annual validation period and amendment to content of annual validations)

- Charity/NPO renewals reminder

- Guernsey Finance Levy reminder

- Registry notices (incl. information on migrations, compliance, enquiry orders, economic codes)

- Data protection registration reminder

- Information on general Registry services

2019
pdf icon Industry Update - October 2019 [1Mb]

Issued 03/10/2019

Contents:

- Countdown to annual validation 

- Economic classification code changes

- Beneficial ownership register updates

- Other Registry services and notices

pdf icon Industry Update - August 2019 [940kb]

Issued 01/08/2019

Contents:

- Limited partnership, limited liability partnership and foundation updates

- Intellectual Property Office updates

- Change to process of supplying beneficial ownership information on registration of paper applications

- Economic activity code changes

- System maintenance and downtime notice - 8/9 August 2019

- Registry values, vision, mission, strategic objectives update

pdf icon Industry Update - June 2019 [1Mb]

Issued 04/06/2019

Contents:

- Overview of Registry activity so far in 2019

- Limited Partnership, Limited Liability Partnership and Foundation annual validation/renewal

- Other Registry services and information

2018

pdf icon System Enhancements Industry Update - November 2018 [220kb]

Issued 27/11/2018

Contents:

- Company incorporation form - beneficial ownership and resident agent exemption enhancements

- Online limited partnership registration

- Enhanced online limited partnership search

pdf icon Industry Update - September 2018 [1Mb]

Issued 28/09/2018

Contents:

- Overview of Registry activity so far in 2018

- Next steps for 2018 and 2019

- Countdown to annual validation

- Upcoming system enhancements and changes

- Other Registry services

- Registry notices

- Contact details and useful links

pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Industry Update - January 2018 [215kb]

Issued 02/01/2018

Contents:

- Information on 'The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Provision of Information) (Limited Partnerships) Regulations, 2017

- Information on 'The Beneficial Ownership (Definition) (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations, 2017

2017
pdf icon Beneficial Ownership & Nominee Relationships Update - December 2017 [234kb]

Issued 07/12/2017

Contents:

- Information on 'The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Nominee Relationships) Regulations, 2017'

- Update on filing nominee relationship information online, including upcoming changes to the 'Add/remove BO Entity Details' form

- Information on bulk upload of beneficial ownership data

pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Industry Update - November 2017 [231kb]

Issued 21/11/2017

Contents:

- Information on The Beneficial Ownership (Definition) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations, 2017

- Update on upcoming changes to 'Add/Remove Entity BO Details' form

- Update on bulk upload of beneficial ownership data

- Confirmation of filing deadlines

pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Industry Update - October 2017 [226kb]

Issued 19/10/2017

Contents:

- Change to filing deadline for foundations and LLPs

- Update on nominee regulations

- Update on requirements relating to corporate trustees

- Update on bulk upload of beneficial ownership data

pdf icon Industry Update - September 2017 [1Mb]

Issued 20/09/2017

Contents:

- Beneficial ownership update and timeline

- Company annual validation - countdown to 2018

- Guernsey Finance funding levy

- Charity/NPO renewal

- Intellectual property agents

pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Industry Update - August 2017 [233kb]Beneficial Ownership Update - Issued 14/08/2017
pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Industry Update - June 2017 [422kb]

Beneficial Ownership Update - Issued 30/06/2017

- Implementation Date - Delayed

pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Industry Update - May 2017 [269kb]

Beneficial Ownership Update - Issued 23/05/2017

Contents:

- Proposed timeline

- Definition of beneficial ownership (subject to consultation)

- Information to be collected (subject to consultation)

- Process for collecting beneficial ownership information

pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Presentation to ICSA [527kb]

Presentation to ICSA - April 2017

Beneficial Ownership Register

pdf icon Industry Update - March 2017 [285kb]

Issued 03/03/2017

Contents:

- Limited Partnership Annual Validations & Online Registrations

- LLPs and Foundations Annual Validation/Annual Renewal

- Legal opinions for migrations into Guernsey

- Trade mark and registered design right agents

2016
pdf icon Industry Update - September 2016 [499kb]

Issued 29/09/2016

Contents:

- LP AV Update

- Company AV - countdown to 2017

- Data download functionality

- Registry account balances

- Expiry of transitional provisions