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Commission elects new Vice-Chairman

6th February 2023
The Commission has elected John Aspden as its Vice-Chairman in the wake of the sad death of its previous Vice-Chairman, Baroness Couttie. John is also Chairman of the Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors and co-chairs the Basel Consultative Group, and was made an MBE for his work in financial services. He was Chief Executive of the Financial Supervision Commission in the Isle of Man...

Publication of a Notice of the fact of a Prohibition Order and a Discretionary Financial Penalty

3rd February 2023
On 2 February 2023, the Commission imposed discretionary financial penalties as follows: Mr William Stephen Cairns (“Mr Cairns”) a financial penalty of £133,000; and Mr Du Preez Gert Vermeulen (“Mr Vermeulen”) a financial penalty of £35,000. Further, on the above date, the Commission imposed the prohibitions as follows: Mr Cairns prohibited from all functions for a period of ten years and six...

Sanctions Notice - Myanmar

1st February 2023
Please be advised that the following individuals and entities: Win Kyaw Kyaw Aung Zaw Min Tun Asia Sun Trading Company Limited Cargo Link Company Limited have been designated under the Myanmar (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 (the UK regulations). The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit)...

Sanctions Notice - ISIL (DA'ESH) and AL-QAIDA

1st February 2023
Please be advised that Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in South-East Asia has been designated under the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK regulations). The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2020 that have been made under the Sanctions...

Sanctions Notice - Iran (Human Rights)

24th January 2023
Please be advised that the following persons have been designated under the Iran (Sanctions) (Human Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK regulations): Salar Abnoush, Ahmad Fazelian, Kiyumars Heidari, Hossein Nejat, Qasem Rezaei, Basij Resistance Force, Basij Cooperative Foundation. The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes)...

Lending, Credit & Finance

19th January 2023
The Commission has today published its feedback paper following the consultation on Lending, Credit & Finance issued on 21 July 2022, together with the final Lending, Credit & Finance Rules and Guidance and a s40 instrument giving notice of various exemptions from the requirement to hold a licence in respect of the carrying on of business regulated by the law. The Lending, Credit and Finance...

Sanctions Notice - ISIL (DA'ESH) and AL-QAIDA

18th January 2023
Please be advised that Abdul Rehman Makki has been designated under the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK regulations). The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2020 that have been made under the Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 (the...

Sanctions Notice - Iran (Human Rights)

16th January 2023
Please be advised that Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has been designated under the Iran (Sanctions) (Human Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK regulations). The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2020 that have been made under the Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 (the...