Jersey extends beneficial ownership reporting deadline

Released 23 April 2021

The deadline for Jersey businesses to submit their first annual confirmation statement to the registry has been extended by a further three months to 30 September 2021.

The confirmation statement replaces the previously required annual company return, under the Financial Services (Disclosure and Provision of Information) Law 2020 (the Disclosure Law) and associated secondary legislation that took effect from 6 January 2021.It requires every company, foundation, limited liability partnership, incorporated limited partnership and separate limited partnership to appoint a 'nominated person' with a duty to identify their 'significant persons' and submit current information about them.

Further details can be found on the Jersey Financial Services Commission website at

See also the STEP news release (26 April 2021) for further information.

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