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.
What exactly is being proposed? A public register of the beneficial owners of UK property held by overseas companies and other legal entities. Beneficial owners of overseas firms involved in central Government procurement would also be ...
High profile organised crime leaders often take on a twisted celebrity—from Al Capone to Whitey Bulger to the Kray twins—and are known to all and sundry as the criminals they are. Yet for years they walk ...
In the first of a new series of audio interviews, Amos Wittenberg speaks to Viv Jones of Eversheds Sutherland solicitors about international anti-bribery regimes. Viv wrote recently for KYC360 on Kenya's latest piece of anti-bribery legislation. https://vimeo.com/213859331 Transcript (note this transcript ...
Financial crime is on the rise in Australia, with the country's senior money-laundering officials saying they've witnessed a dramatic increase in fraudulent transactions. Deputy chief executive of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, Gavin McCairns, said the ...
Barrister & leading financial crime investigator Tom Devlin offers practical guidance on creating a watertight and cost effective compliance regime. He looks at systems, employee training and continuing professional development, and the critical but often overlooked issue of corporate ...
Dortmund bus terror arrest: German-Russian man ‘carried out bomb attack to make money then blamed Muslims’
Police have arrested a German-Russian citizen on Friday morning on suspicion of carrying out the attack on the Borussia Dortmund
Free, easy-to-use hacking tools help many young people slip into a life of cyber-crime, according to a report. The National
Guyana: Gold Board General Manager, others sent on administrative leave to facilitate money laundering probe
The General Manager of the Guyana Gold Board, Lisaveta Ramotar was Thursday sent on administrative leave to pave the way for
President Donald Trump is continuing to target a law meant to stop banks from growing “too big to fail.” The