Trevor Kelham v. Chairman of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission

23rd May 2023
Following publication by the Royal Court, we are making available the judgment of the Deputy Bailiff given in response to Mr Kelham’s appeal against the sanctions imposed on him by the Commission’s Senior Decision Maker. Those sanctions were covered separately in the public statement we issued on 18 May 2023 following Mr Kelham’s decision not to further appeal the matter. This appeal hearing was...

(1) Ian Charles Domaille (2) Ian Geoffrey Clarke (3) Margaret Helen Hannis and Guernsey Financial Services Commission

25th April 2023
We are preparing to ask the Guernsey Court of Appeal to review legal aspects of the judgment handed down in this matter on 18 April 2023 because some of the reasoning and interpretation of the law contained in the judgment does not align with our understanding of our statutory duties and powers - as endorsed by the Royal Court and Guernsey Court of Appeal in prior judgments concerning appeals...

Future-proofing Guernsey’s finance sector

1st November 2021
The new and amended regulatory laws, rules, codes and guidance relating to the Commission’s Revision of Laws project come into effect today and can be found on the Commission’s website here. The Commission undertook extensive public consultation and engagement on revising the Bailiwick’s supervisory and regulatory laws with the aim of maintaining a respected regulatory regime for financial...

The Financial Services Business (Enforcement Powers) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020

1st November 2021
On 1 November 2021, The Financial Services Business (Enforcement Powers) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 (the new Enforcement Law) came into effect. Accordingly, the Commission has revised and updated certain key documents relating to the enforcement process: A new Explanatory Note regarding “the Investigation and Decision-Making Process in Relation to the use of Enforcement Powers”, which...