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VTBC Asset Management International Limited

18th May 2022
On 29 April 2022, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, acting pursuant to powers granted to it under the Financial Services Business (Enforcement Powers) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020, made an application to the Royal Court for an administration management order in relation to the Company, a company licensed under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020. The...

VTBC Asset Management International Limited (“the Company”)

6th May 2022
On 29 April 2022, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, acting pursuant to powers granted to it under the Financial Services Business (Enforcement Powers) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020, made an application to the Royal Court for an administration management order in relation to the Company, a company licensed under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020. The...

Enhancing Sustainable Finance in the Bailiwick

5th May 2022
The Commission has today published a Consultation Paper proposing the introduction of a Natural Capital Fund regime. It is also, through a separate Consultation Paper, bringing forward proposals to counter the risk of greenwashing. Both Consultation Papers can be found here. Creating an Ecosystem for Natural Capital Investment The first Consultation Paper proposes the creation of a Natural Capital...

Notice of Application for Administration Management Order

26th April 2022
VTBC Asset Management International Limited (“the Company”) Registration No. 52383 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to section 82(5)(b) of the Financial Services Business (Enforcement Powers) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 that at 9:30am on Friday the 29th April 2022 an application will be made to the Royal Court for an administration management order in relation to the Company.

Some Factors for Financial Services Firms to Consider in light of the War between the Ukraine and the Russian Federation

24th February 2022
The Commission is monitoring the situation and has been, through its 2021 thematic work on sanctions screening and other interactions, encouraging firms to prioritise their sanctions monitoring and assessment of sanctions risks. The Commission requests that all firms check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise have any kind of relationship with the persons referred to in sanctions...

Bailiwick Mind and Management Consultation Paper

7th February 2022
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has issued today a consultation paper (“CP”) on Bailiwick Mind and Management in relation to the Fiduciary and Investment sectors. The CP sets out proposals to issue guidance under the Fiduciaries Law1 and the PoI Law2 to clarify that maintenance of local mind and management is a relevant factor in the Commission’s assessment of the prudent conduct of...

Update regarding cloned website

28th January 2022
On Wednesday 26 January, the Commission reported that it had become aware of a website that had been established cloning the Commission’s own website. Since becoming aware of the matter, the Commission submitted abuse notifications to the domain registrar and the hosting provider as well as reporting the URL as malicious to the appropriate authorities. The cloned website’s domain has been taken...

Risk Warning Regarding Cloned Website

26th January 2022
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has become aware that a website has been established cloning the Commission’s own website (The GFSREA – Guernsey Financial Services and Regulatory Enforcement Authority – www.gfsrea.org). The Commission’s website domain is www.gfsc.gg The Guernsey Financial Services and Regulatory Enforcement Authority’s website appears to closely resemble the Commission...