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The Revised Guernsey AML Handbook
The revised Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (Handbook), issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC), came into operation on Monday 1 April 2019.
17 May 2019
AML Officers' Appointment Deadline Fast Approaching
AML Officers' Appointment Deadline Fast Approaching
23 Sep 2018
Isle Of Man Legislation Updates
The Act addresses several recommendations made within the MONEYVAL Mutual Evaluation Report of the Isle of Man, as well as addressing other matters identified by various authorities in relation to anti-money laundering and the effective prosecution of financial crime.
Isle of Man
7 Sep 2018
Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017
In December 2017 the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) issued updated Guidance Notes under the new Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 (AML Regulations) which came into force in October 2017.
Cayman Islands
14 May 2018
New Act Targets Facilitation Of Tax Evasion
On 27 April 2017, the Criminal Finances Act 2017 received Royal Assent. It is expected to come into effect in September 2017, and will introduce the new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.
29 Aug 2017
Bribery Act Affects Individuals And Entities
The potential consequences of being found guilty of an offence under the soon-to-be-operational Bribery Act 2016 make it imperative that both individuals and entities are aware of the provisions of the legislation.
22 Aug 2017
Seychelles Introduces A New International Business Companies (IBC) Regime
Fundamental changes to the IBC regime in Seychelles are imminent with the enactment of the new IBC Act 2016 (New Act).
9 Nov 2016
Backwards Tracing – Perhaps It Exists After All
The Privy Council has for the first time validated, albeit cautiously, the existence of the doctrine commonly known as ‘backwards tracing'.
11 Aug 2015
The Privy Council Interprets Key Provisions Of Mauritian Anti-Money Laundering Legislation
The Privy Council dismissed an appeal by a retired nurse who was charged with and found guilty of five offences under the Financial and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2002.
2 Sep 2014
Civil Penalty Shoot-Outs: Only Ever One Winner
Recent decisions of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have provided for significant civil penalties against high profile financial institutions.
Isle of Man
22 May 2014
Fairfield Sentry Fails Before The Privy Council
Until his arrest and subsequent imprisonment Bernard Madoff operated what is thought to have been the biggest Ponzi scheme in history.
British Virgin Islands
30 Apr 2014
Isle Of Man Bribery Act 2013 - Now In Force
The Bribery Act 2013 (BA 2013) came into force on Monday 16 December 2013 and it is largely based on the Bribery Act 2010 (of Parliament) (the BA 2010) which came into force on 1 July 2011.
Isle of Man
27 Dec 2013
Accounting For Bribes: A Jersey Update
The law in Jersey relating to the consequences of receiving a bribe has been recently clarified in the case of Lloyds Trust Company (Channel Islands) Limited v Fragoso and Others [2013] JRC 211 concerning a Jersey trust known as the Rex Trust.
4 Dec 2013
The Bribery Act
The Bribery Act 2012 received Royal Assent on 21 May 2013 and is largely based on the Bribery Act 2010 which came into force on 1 July 2011.
12 Jun 2013
The Companies (Beneficial Owner) Act 2012
Following on from our recent article on the Companies Act 2011, the Companies Act 2012 further demonstrates the Isle of Man’s commitment to seeking transparency in the ownership of companies.
Isle of Man
12 Jun 2013
Shah v. HSBC – Part 2 Relief For Financial Institutions And Businesses
The decision clarifies how duties to customers and AML obligations should interrelate.
Isle of Man
10 Aug 2012
English Court Echoes Cayman Court’s Decision In Weavering Litigation
Anyone familiar with Cayman Islands mutual funds will be aware of the decision of the Cayman Islands Grand Court last year in Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited (In Liquidation) v. Stefan Peterson and Hans Ekstrom.
Cayman Islands
9 Aug 2012
BVI Court Of Appeal Dismisses Madoff Feeder Fund Claw Back Claim
Fairfield Sentry Limited was one of a number of feeder funds into the now infamous Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
British Virgin Islands
2 Jul 2012
The UK Bribery Act – Implications For Offshore Businesses
The UK Bribery Act 2011 (the "Act") which came into force on 1 July 2011, does not just apply to UK corporations and UK residents, it consolidates existing legislation and also creates new offences covering bribery in the United Kingdom and overseas.
Isle of Man
6 Dec 2011
Suspicious Activity - The Dilemma Continues
Issues arising from the filing of Suspicious Activity Reports ("SARs") under the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999 ("the 1999 Law") simply will not go away, and the Royal Court (in Gichuru v. Walbrook [2008] JRC 068) has again recently sought to provide yet further clarity in this area.
8 Dec 2008
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