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25th January 2024
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Sanctions Notice - Cyber

23rd January 2024
Please be advised that Aleksandr Gennadievich ERMAKOV (Group ID: 16345) has been designated under the Cyber (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (the UK regulations) and is now subject to an asset freeze. The individual referred to above appears on the consolidated list, which can be found here . The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK...

Sanctions Notice - International Counter-Terrorism

22nd January 2024
Please be advised that the following persons - Jamil Yusuf Ahmad Aliyan (Group ID: 16341) Hassan Al-Wardian (Group ID: 16339) Ismail Barhoum (Group ID: 16340) Ahmed Sharif Abdallah Odeh (Group ID: 16342) Zuheir Shamlakh (Group ID: 16343) Al Mutahadun For Exchange (Group ID: 16344) have been designated under the Counter-Terrorism (International Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK...

Further update specifically for TieCare International policyholders of GBG Insurance Limited

22nd January 2024
The administrators of GBG Insurance Limited have announced that they have reached an agreement which has secured a buyer for parts of Global Benefits Group’s international education insurance businesses and its administration platform. The acquisition of these assets will allow for continuity of service and benefits for a number of GBG Insurance Limited’s customers. Policyholders are encouraged to...

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

19th January 2024
The Commission welcomes this judgment from the Guernsey Court of Appeal which affirms the Commission’s processes were applied properly in this matter ( § 71, § 190) and our important role in combatting financial crime in the jurisdiction ( § 67). In determining that the decision of the Royal Court could not stand ( § 193), we were obviously pleased that the Court of Appeal found in our favour in...

Use of Payment Service Providers

17th January 2024
The Commission is raising awareness of the use of non-bank payment service providers, such as electronic money institutions or EMIs, to ensure consumers know how to check adequate consumer protection is available. While online payments are generally made through bank accounts, the use of electronic money (e-money) stored in an online account, wallet, or pre-paid account, which may then be used for...

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

15th January 2024
Please be advised that amendments have been made to the details of the following individuals who are designated under the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK regulations) – Said ARIF (Group ID: 13089) Mohamad Rafi BIN UDIN (Group ID: 13709) . The UK regulations are given effect within the Bailiwick under the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick...

Sanctions Notice - Bosnia & Herzegovina

15th January 2024
Please be advised that the following person has been designated under the Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (the UK regulations); Mania D.O.O. (Group ID: 16338). 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...

Sanctions Notice - Belarus

15th January 2024
Please be advised that an amendment has been made in respect of Petr Aleksandrovich ORLOV (Group ID: 16287) who is currently designated under the Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the UK regulations), and who remains subject to an asset freeze. The amended entry in respect of the person referred to above appears on the consolidated list, which can be found here . The UK...