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Blockchain & Digital Assets

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A pioneer in the Crypto space

Jersey early on established itself as a crypto-friendly jurisdiction when the islands regulator, the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC), approved the launch of the world’s first regulated Bitcoin investment fund, GABI Plc. Jersey was also one of the first jurisdictions to adopt a regulatory regime for virtual currencies. As a well-established international finance centre with its own forward-thinking regulator, autonomous and pro-business Government as well as access to world class talent and infrastructure – it’s no wonder Jersey is quickly making a name for itself in the Crypto industry.

Latest News : Komainu emerges to address financial and security challenges for Digital Asset Institutional Investors

Timeline
1
24 June 2014

Jersey aims to become ‘Bitcoin Isle’
coindesk.com

2
10 July 2014

First regulated Bitcoin investment fund welcomed
gov.je

3
02 December 2014

Backing Bitcoin - CEO of Jersey Finance's comments
jerseyfinance.je

4
08 July 2015

Views sought on virtual currency regulation
gov.je

5
21 October 2015

Policy created for the Regulation of Virtual Currency
gov.je

6
24 October 2016

Jersey Strengthens Financial Crime Regulation with Extension to Cover Virtual Currency
jerseyfinance.je

7
19 December 2016

World-first Listing on CISE for Global Bitcoin Fund
jerseyfinance.je

8
13 December 2017

Government position on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO's)
gov.je

9
13 July 2018

Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) issues ICO Guidance Note
jerseyfsc.org

10
13 June 2018

Digital Jersey signs MOU with Binance to establish Crypto Exchange in Jersey
cointelegraph.com

11
16 January 2019

Binance launches Binance Jersey, their first GBP/EURO FIAT exchange
coindesk.com

12
17 June 2020

Komainu emerges to address financial and security challenges for Digital Asset Institutional Investors
komainu.com

Financial Services & Digital Economy
Chief Executive’s Office

Responsible for Financial Services, Technology, Competition and Innovation

Digital Jersey

Connecting industry and government to support sustainable growth in Jersey’s digital industry and to enable a connected digital society.

Jersey Finance

A not-for-profit organisation, was formed in 2001 to represent and promote Jersey as an international financial centre (IFC) of excellence.

Jersey Financial Services Commission

The JFSC is responsible for the regulation, supervision and development of the financial services industry in the Island of Jersey.

Locate Jersey

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News

As a flexible and independent jurisdiction, Jersey continues to provide a supportive environment that encourages leading industry entities to collaborate, scale and continue to develop solutions.


Current Initiatives

 

Digital Asset Working Group (DAWG).

A working group set up to drive regulatory discussions with participants across Industry, Jersey Finance, Government of Jersey, Jersey Financial Services Commission and Digital Jersey. This group now meets quarterly to discuss market & regulatory updates/challenges.

 

Fintech Forum.

Bi-monthly meetings hosted by Digital Jersey, these groups are composed of key stakeholders such as the Government of Jersey, Jersey Financial Services commission, Jersey Finance, Industry partners and special advisors and have been set up to develop and drive the island wide Fintech agenda.


 

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