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Online Submissions Notice - Investment Designated Manager Statistical Quarterly Return Forms 141a and 141b

30th December 2015
​ The Guernsey Financial Services Commission is looking to release the Investment Designated Manager Statistical Quarterly Return, Forms 141a and 141b by 11 January 2016. The deadline for submitting these forms has been extended to 19 February 2016. The links for these forms will be located within the Online Submissions Portal which is located under the Online Services tab above. Please do not use...

Sanctions Notice - Terrorism and Terrorist Financing

23rd December 2015
Under Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2425, the EU has updated the list of persons, groups and entities subject to the measures under Council Regulation (EC) 101/2001 ("the EU Regulation"). The updated list is available here: Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2425 Persons who are listed for the purposes of the EU Regulation are also automatically Designated Persons for the...

Sanctions Notice - Syria

21st December 2015
Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012, as implemented in the Bailiwick by the Syria (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012; the Syria (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2012; and the Syria (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance, 2012, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/2350. The Implementing Regulation is available here: http://eur-lex.europa.eu...

Financial Crime Risk Return Reminder

21st December 2015
​The Commission wishes to remind all financial services and prescribed businesses, together with personal fiduciary licence holders, that the Financial Crime Risk Return is due for submission by 31 December 2015. The Return can be found through the Commission’s Online Submissions Portal, located here: https://submit.gfsc.gg/ Licensees unable to meet the previous November deadline due to technical...

Sanctions Notice - Terrorism and Terrorist Financing

18th December 2015
HM Treasury has renewed the final designation in respect of two entities under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010. The entities concerned are therefore Designated Persons for the purposes of the Act. Further details are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/484249/TAFA_PFLP_GC_and_PFLP_notice_9.12.15.pdf HM Treasury has also revoked the...

Do you, your friends, colleagues or family need help with online safety and security?

15th December 2015
​ A free event is being held on Saturday 6 February 2016 as part of Safer Internet Day 2016. This is the inaugural Digital ACE event and is being organised by people from across education, industry experts and supporting agencies, including the Digital Greenhouse Guernsey. Guidance will be available to children and adults alike, together with practical support, demonstrations and competitions. The...

Industry Presentations - 17 & 18 November 2015

7th December 2015
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 Director General's Address Presentation Slides Speech - William Mason, Director General Video - https://vimeo.com/148111481 Chairman's Address Presentation Slides - Drs Cees Schrauwers, Chairman Video - https://vimeo.com/148111384 The Economic Imperative Presentation Slides - Philip Marr, Commission Economist Video - https://vimeo.com/148496615 International Developments...

Sanctions Notice - Al-Qaida Network

7th December 2015
This Notice is issued further to previous Sanctions Notices issued in relation to the removal of four individuals from the list of persons associated with Al-Qaida maintained under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267, the addition of one individual (“the listed person”) to the list and the updating of information in respect of another individual. Please be advised that corresponding...

Online Submissions Portal Update - 7th December 2015

7th December 2015
There will be an update rolled out to the Online Submissions Portal this evening to add new forms and improve functionality. The new forms that will be added and will be available to submit online are: 134. Insurance Manager/Trustee Quarterly Return 206. Change of Trustee (Life Insurer) A list of all the forms that are available through the Online Submissions Portal can be found at https://submit...