Financial services providers must start adapting and expanding compliance procedures to deal with the new UK failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion offence that is set to come into force next year, says Ogier’s Head of Regulatory Services.
Guernsey States have formally committed to international agreements to clamp down on tax evasion and money laundering. The government says
On 11 May 2016 the Royal Court of Guernsey handed down its final judgment in the appeal brought by Bordeaux Services (Guernsey) Limited & Ors v Guernsey Financial Services Commission. The Commission has considered this ruling carefully and believes that some key messages are contained within the judgment that are important both for Financial Services Business in the Bailiwick, and also for the Commission when bringing enforcement sanctions against licensees and individuals.
Guernsey’s financial services regulator has published a consultation paper following a decision made by the States of Guernsey in January of this year to increase the discretionary financial penalties which the Commission is able to apply in cases where there have been serious regulatory shortcomings.
This Notice is issued further to the addition of five natural persons to the list of persons associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida maintained under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267.
On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a televised speech that 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender, swiftly rendering 86 per cent of cash in the ...
Image: nomination of Richard Cordray as CFPB director. Dodd Frank, the sweeping financial reform brought in after the 2008 financial crisis, is not beloved by Republicans. Numerous elements of the legislation have drawn criticism from the ...
The irony of revelations from the Global Laundromat scandal landing almost exactly a year on from the Panama Paper leaks is not lost on many readers. Clearly the lip-service to greater transparency that followed the financial leak ...
The Laundromat is a name given by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to a vast money-laundering scheme. Between autumn 2010 and spring 2014 Russian officials and insiders moved billions of dollars into Europe, ...
Tom Devlin, barrister and partner at Stephen Platt and Associates LLP, unpicks recent anti-money laundering scandals in the finance industry. He looks in detail at what went wrong, how word got out, and how the failings ...
A Republican state senator from the Niagara Falls area and his predecessor pleaded not guilty on Thursday in a pair of schemes involving payments to a spouse and a former aide, the latest in a long line of corruption cases to emanate from New York State’s capital.
Cristina Kirchner ordered to stand trial for the first time in series of corruption and mismanagement cases
Argentina’s former president has been ordered to stand trial, in the first of several cases against the divisive ex-leader.
If you don’t think there is any corruption in Australian politics, then you have no need to worry about the millions of dollars’ worth of corporate donations to political parties.
Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank), the country’s third-biggest lender, said it will spend three years building an anti-money laundering (AML) centre to improve and centralize AML control, according to a statement circulated late on Thursday.