Financial crime risk assessment
The Government of Jersey has launched an assessment of the risk of financial crime posed by all companies, partnerships, trusts and other similar vehicles available in Jersey.
- trust company businesses and fund services businesses which administer Jersey incorporated companies
- regulated trust and company service providers responsible for administering trusts
- non-professional trustees of privately-administered trusts
Information on how to contribute to the assessment, and how your information will be aggregated before being analysed, is available on
the Jersey Financial Services Commission website.
Legal persons and arrangements (LPAs)
This list shows entities with their own legal personality that are available in Jersey.
Entities created with separate legal personality meaning they can sue or be sued in their own right.
An incorporated entity which might be either public or private. It might also be incorporated with limited liability, unlimited liability (rare) or limited by guarantee.
Incorporated cell company (ICC)
Both the incorporated cell company and each cell are incorporated entities.
Protected Cell Company (PCC)
The protected cell company is an incorporated entity. The cell itself does not have separate legal personality to the Protected Cell company.
Limited Liability Company (LLC)
A hybrid entity, combining characteristics of a company and a partnership while offering limited liability to investors.
Not to be confused with a company with limited liability.
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP)
A partnership which has separate legal personality and in which the partners benefit from limited liability.
Incorporated Limited Partnerships (ILP)
A body corporate with separate legal personality to its partners.
Separate Limited Partnership (SLP)
An unincorporated partnership with separate legal personality
An incorporated entity with separate legal personality, established for objects which may be purposes or beneficiaries.
Incorporated associations are incorporated by an Acte of the Royal Court of Jersey.
Arrangements recognised in law but which are controlled and or operated by another legal person or natural person.
Legal arrangement normally governed by a trust deed/instrument.
What is a trust
Fidéicommis is a trust-type, but contrary to a trust, it may own immovable property in Jersey and is recognised by an Acte of Court of the Royal Court of Jersey.
A partnership made between general partners with unlimited liability and limited partners, whose liability it limited to their contribution.
Customary law partnership
A partnership between two or more persons to carry on business, for a lawful trade or business, or hold an asset in common to share between them the profits and losses.