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Practical guides on avoiding a referral to the JFSC

Jersey - April 27 2021 With the JFSC taking - and wanting to be seen to be taking - an increasingly robust approach, many regulated firms are looking for clear guidance on…

£550,000 fine for Jersey trust company demonstrates importance of effective and consistent anti-money laundering procedures

Jersey, United Kingdom - March 17 2021 In a recent judgment the Royal Court (Court) has imposed a hefty £550,000 fine on a firm for failing to ensure that, in practice, its AML policies…

Matthew Shaxson, Nick Williams.

Jersey Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in the administration of foreign trusts

Jersey - September 10 2020 In its recent decision in In the matter of the 1964 Settlement [2020] JRC 140B, the Royal Court (the Court) has - for the first time - considered…

Oliver Passmore.

Jersey Royal Court imposes substantial fine for inadequate AML policies and procedures

Jersey - May 12 2020 In a rare decision on the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008 (MLO) the Royal Court (Court) has underscored the critical importance of firms…

The intermeddling offence in Jersey: revised guidelines issued

Jersey - May 5 2020 It is a criminal offence in Jersey to take possession of or in any way administer the movable estate of a deceased person prior to a grant of probate…