Government could soon be introducing the 12-month Barbados Welcome Stamp to allow visitors the option to work remotely from Barbados for a year at a time.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The openness of the European Union (the 'EU') to foreign investment has been the subject of much recent debate. While this openness brought with it a myriad of opportunities,..
On 30 June 2020, the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security (the Law) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) took effect.
On June 30, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China passed the Law of the People's Republic of China...
On July 2, 2020, the US Congress passed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act (HKAA), providing for mandatory sanctions against individuals, entities and financial institutions in response to China's National Security Law for Hong Kong.
The Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR National Security Law) was gazetted on 30 June 2020 ...
Isle of Man
The Jersey Financial Supervision Commission (the JFSC) has recently (June 2020) published a feedback paper for industry on the results of its examinations of compliance with the financial crime
Relying on Digital ID for AML/CFT Purposes in Jersey and Guernsey.
In 2019, the Jersey Financial Services Commission undertook a themed examination of licence holders focussing on the role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (the "MLRO").
The appropriate level of disclosure of the beneficial ownership of entities has been one of the most hotly debated topics of recent times as leading jurisdictions...
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
Bill No 7427 was adopted on 17 July 2020 and published on 28 July 2020 (click here). The new law modifies the Luxembourg Act of 14 August 2000 on electronic commerce (the e-Commerce Act) ...
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 17 July 2020, the Law of 10 July 2020 creating a register of fiducies and trusts ("RFT Law ") entered into force
ATOZ Tax Advisers
On 13 July 2020, the law implementing a central register of beneficial owners of Luxembourg fiduciary arrangements (the "Law") as required under Article 31 of the 4th AML Directive ...
It is highly important to point out that according to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations, all Subject Persons are required to appoint an MLRO.
On the 3rd of July, Mr Alex Muscat, Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship and Communities, confirmed that from September 2020 onwards, a new programme will be in place once new regulations take over.
Harmonisation, transparency and the on-going fight against money laundering offences stems from the efforts to eradicate any loopholes of interpretation to mitigate episodes of money laundering across Member States.
goAML is an anti-money laundering ("AML") reporting platform developed by the Information Technology Service of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ("UNODC") in partnership...
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
Following the decision of the FATF at its Plenary Meeting of 19-21 February 2020 to include Mauritius on its list of jurisdictions under increased monitoring, and the listing of the country on the EU List of High Risk Third Countries ...
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
Mauritius has, over the years, built a thriving and trustworthy financial sector. An EU blacklisting will taint the reputation of its offshore sector as one among the safest in the region.
On 9 July 2020, the Government of Mauritius strengthened its framework against money laundering and the financing of terrorism by passing the Anti-Money Laundering...