07 Dec 2016
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Jersey: processes should be reviewed ahead of new UK financial crime law coming in 2017

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.

06 Jun 2016
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Guernsey: Royal Court gives clear guidance on roles and responsibilities of Designated Managers

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.