About Guernsey

A world class international financial centre


NSM is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) known for its robust regulation but with a reputation for being flexible and having an open-door approach. In addition to overseeing the Trust and Company sector of the fiduciary market, the GFSC also now regulate the Pensions market with a focus on transparency and treating members fairly.

A British Crown Dependency, Guernsey is one of the Channel Islands, situated between England and France. Self-funding and self-regulating, Guernsey has been independent for over 800 years. 

Guernsey is recognized as a jurisdiction of choice for good reason:

  • Best in class regulation
  • Stable and secure
  • Highly experienced (an international financial centre since the mid-1960s)
  • Top credit rating (S&P AA)
  • #1 in fighting financial crime (highest MONEYVAL 2016 rating)
  • Tax neutral
  • Respectful of privacy