The investment services available in Guernsey range from stock broking, investment advice and management, promotion of investment products, managing investment funds to the administration and holding of client assets.
The Commission licenses and regulates the firms that offer investment services, to find out more please visit the Commission's list of regulated entities.
The local stock exchange for the buying of shares is known as the Channel Islands Securities Exchange and is based in Guernsey. It is regulated and supervised by the Commission.
There are many types of investment scams targeting both experienced investors and average retail customers alike. Find out more information about investment scams.
The Commission keeps a list of entities falsely claiming to have offices in Guernsey or that they are licensed by the Commission. The list may not include all firms that you should be cautious of, but it is a good starting point.