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Carey Olsen
The UK officially ceased to be a Member State of the European Union ("EU") on 31st January 2020, and the UK and EU are now in the final weeks of the agreed transition period which ends on...
Walkers
The islands were however part of the EU Customs Union in accordance with Protocol 3 to the Act of Accession to the European Economic Community of 1972.
GuernseyFinance
I am not at all surprised by this finding.
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey's financial services regulator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK's Financial Conduct Authority to ensure market access for Guernsey investment funds into the UK after Brexit.
Guernsey
Carey Olsen
The use of Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) building contracts has become commonplace in Guernsey with most building contractors on island now using JCT standard forms, particularly for high value...
Collas Crill
On 20 April 2022, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published what it termed a landmark report on the state of effectiveness and compliance with the FATF standards.
Walkers
We are expecting the next Moneyval assessment in 2023.
Collas Crill
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has reported the results of its 2020 thematic review. The review centred around the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and ...
Walkers
In the midst of the ongoing global turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Guernsey's finance industry has emerged from the local lockdown in a relatively strong condition.
Ogier
The Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (the Handbook) issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the Commission) is a statement of the standards...
Carey Olsen
In the last few weeks, we have received a number of urgent instructions as a result of the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
Carey Olsen
In the last few weeks, we have received a number of urgent instructions as a result of the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. These instructions range from: heightened risks facing Guernsey directors...
Carey Olsen
Money laundering reporting officers (MLROs) and compliance professionals in Guernsey's finance industry would welcome more detailed guidance and clarity around the steps
Appleby
2020 – a new year, combined with a new decade. For some, it brings a newfound (and likely short-lived) determination to do more exercise/healthy eating/relaxation
Ogier
There is much discussion in the private client community about what a future Labour Government might seek to introduce by way of fresh taxes and whether a Labour Government
Appleby
The background of the matter concerned a request by the principal beneficiary of a discretionary trust, to terminate the trust.
GuernseyFinance
One aspect of compliance that rarely gets mentioned is public law compliance. Public bodies, just like commercial businesses, must act lawfully.
Appleby
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.
Ogier
The Commission is committed to international regulatory co-operation and is a signatory to the IOSCO and IAIS memorandums of understanding.
Carey Olsen
On 12 March 2019, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) published the final version of the revised Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (the Handbook).
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