We are the regulator for financial services in the Channel Island of Jersey.
We are responsible for regulating, developing and supervising the Island’s financial services industry. We aim to deliver balanced, progressive, risk-based financial regulation, built on insight, integrity and expertise.
Our mission is to maintain Jersey's position as a leading international finance centre, with high regulatory standards, and to adhere to our guiding principles which are:
Our statutory responsibilities are set out in the Financial Services Commission (Jersey) Law 1998 (the Commission Law) and include:
We aim to fulfil these responsibilities by:
We regulate the following:
We also supervise the following for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT):
and certain other businesses eg lenders.
We also register non-profit organisations for countering of terrorist financing purposes. ?
Another of our core functions?is to operate the Companies Registry which registers Jersey companies, partnerships, foundations and business names.
Our Registry responsibilities include:
Within the international registry community, Jersey is regarded as a centre of excellence for our registries. This can be seen for example by our agreement to provide shared services to government on request. The Registry manages global continuance, cross-border mergers and international transparency requirements.