Article by Hiren Rawal

Growing and protecting your wealth and safeguarding the financial future for you or your family are naturally paramount concerns and, with the recent global economic turmoil, it's never been more important. If you are to meet your aims and achieve your goals, there are many things you need to consider. These include the importance of holding a diversified portfolio, your choice of jurisdiction and working alongside people you know and trust.

In today's world, often the only certainty is uncertainty. Every day the financial landscape changes, and recent events such as the European crisis and the Arab spring have highlighted the importance of spreading your assets, not only by class, but also by currency and geography. Often, for resident and non-resident Indians, the ideal solution to help them weather any crisis is to have a diversified wealth structure held in a safe jurisdiction.

Recognised the world over for its commitment to providing the very best in wealth management services, Jersey is fast becoming the jurisdiction of choice for global investors, including the Indian community. The reasons are numerous; Jersey enjoys tremendous stability, both politically and economically, as well as being an ideal location close to all European financial centres and bridging the opening and closing times of the world's eastern and western financial markets. Jersey has become one of the world's leading international finance centres thanks to solid, pragmatic yet progressive governance and regulation. With an enviable infrastructure of qualified professionals, its robust, weighty and hugely experienced private banking sector is highly accredited by international and regulatory bodies.

Jersey has formed strong bonds with India and is committed to continuing to build on and strengthen this relationship. With wealth structuring models renowned for being innovative and nimble to anticipate and embrace changing situations and regulations, Jersey offers the perfect infrastructure for resident and non-resident Indians to diversify their assets and safeguard their wealth.

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