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Sanctions Notice - Global Human Rights

13th December 2021
Please be advised that an individual has been designated under the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020; these are implemented in the Bailiwick by the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2020. Furqan Bangalzai is subject to an asset freeze and will appear on the consolidated list, which can be found here. MEASURES WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN...

Sanctions Notice - Myanmar

13th December 2021
Please be advised that four entities have been designated under the Myanmar (Sanctions) 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) Regulations, 2020 that have been made under the Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 (the Sanctions Law). The following...

Professional Indemnity Insurance Requirements Consultation

8th December 2021
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has issued today two consultation papers on professional indemnity insurance (“PII”), one addressing the Fiduciary and Investment sectors and the other relevant for Insurance Managers and Insurance Intermediaries. Following a process of data collection, engagement with industry participants and policy review, a number of proposals are made to amend the...

Sanctions Notice - Belarus

2nd December 2021
Please be advised that eight people and one company have been designated under the Belarus (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...

Notification of Surrenders and Suspensions from licensees and registrants

1st December 2021
Ahead of distributing 2022 annual fees, licensees and registrants who wish to surrender or suspend their licence (or one that they administer) must notify the Commission in good time ahead of the New Year. If the Commission does not give consent to a surrender or a suspension based on the notification requirements set out in the regulations, then licensees or registrants may be liable to pay their...

Sanctions Notice - ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida

26th November 2021
Please be advised that Emraan Ali 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...

Sanctions Notice - Nicaragua

16th November 2021
Please be advised that the following individuals have been designated under the Nicaragua (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (the UK regulations): Lumberto Ignacio Campbell Hooker Fidel de Jesus Dominguez Alvarez Ana Julia Guido Ochoa Fidel Antonio Moreno Briones Rosario Maria Murillo Zambrana Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes Alba Luz Ramos Vanegas Juan Antonio Valle Valle The UK regulations are...

Commission increases Fees for 2022

12th November 2021
The Commission plans to increase licence fees paid by firms from 1 January 2022 by 7.6% with the agreement of the Policy & Resources Committee. On 16 July 2021, the Commission published a consultation paper on its 2022 fees containing four main proposals:- an overall fee increase of 10.1% for all sectors; a restructuring of fees for the investment sector; changes arising from the update to most of...

Sanctions Notice - Yemen

11th November 2021
Please be advised that Muhammad Abd Al-Karim Al-Ghamari, Yusuf Al-adani and Saleh Mesfer Saleh Al Shaer have been designated under the Yemen (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (No.2) Regulations 2020 (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...