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Onward For The Ombudsman
The Royal Court has recently handed down its judgment in the first judicial review of a decision of the Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman ("CIFO") Future Finance Limited v Channel Islands
Jersey
5 Apr 2019
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Freezing Orders: Another Cautionary Tale
An ex parte application places a weighty burden upon the court hearing it. This is why the applicant has a duty to make full and frank disclosure of material which both assists and/or hinders their case.
Jersey
22 Feb 2019
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I Certify This Is A True Likeness And Copy…
To protect against fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing, the finance industry obtain key customer details known as Customer Due Diligence (CDD) before engaging in business.
Jersey
2 Aug 2017
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Baker & Partners Provide Insights into Regulatory ‘Hot Topics' for Local Industry
At a Breakfast Briefing Event this week, entitled ‘Walking The Tightrope', Baker and Partners provided guidance on current regulatory ‘Hot Topics' to Jersey's compliance industry.
Jersey
26 Jul 2017
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Baker & Partners Introduces the Criminal Finances Act 2017 to Local Industry at Briefing Event
Baker & Partners invited members of Jersey's financial services industry to discover the implications of the newly passed Criminal Finances Act 2017 at a Breakfast Briefing Event - Prevention Better Than a Cure? with Advocate Simon Thomas on 11th May 2017.
Jersey
18 May 2017
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Financial Conduct Authority: Supreme Court Ruling
The FCA has won a crucial legal victory after the Supreme Court ruled that it had not wrongfully identified a former senior banker at JP Morgan blamed for the American Bank's "London Whale" trading scandal.
Jersey
2 May 2017
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Cyberfraud – Why Businesses Need To Be Prepared
The risks posed by ‘traditional' forms of fraud (undertaken by dishonest employees or directors diverting funds from client accounts) will always be of concern to financial services businesses.
Jersey
5 Dec 2016
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Business Crime 2017 Briefing
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
Jersey
24 Oct 2016
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To Fail Is To Learn
It would seem, in my experience, that the difficulties children have in understanding that learning from one's mistakes is part of the overall learning and performance improvement process...
Jersey
10 Oct 2016
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Injunctions In Fraud Claims: Should Banks Always Get Their Costs?
Should financial institutions be reimbursed for the costs incurred by assisting victims of fraud?
Jersey
5 Jul 2016
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ICLG The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime 2016
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
Jersey
5 Apr 2016
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Declaratory Relief In The Context Of Regulatory Actions
In a recent judgment the Royal Court has provided helpful guidance to local businesses operating under "lock down" directions issued by the Jersey Financial Services Commission ("the Commission") as to what constitutes a payment in the ordinary course of business.
Jersey
22 Feb 2016
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Can We Trust Cyber-Currencies?
One might think that cyber-currencies are fundamentally unsuitable for trusts as their reputation for volatility and lack of transparency flies in the face of traditional ideas of prudence and conservatism.
Jersey
 
26 Jun 2015
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Crédit Agricole v Papadimitiou
Privy Council decision goes to the heart of what financial institutions should know about the commercial rationale behind transactions and the source of customers' funds.
Jersey
22 May 2015
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Dishonest Assistance – Understanding The Risks: Guidance Note
Dishonest assistance is a category of secondary liability that can attach to a person who assists in a breach of trust or a breach of fiduciary duty.
Jersey
5 May 2015
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Keeping Mum - Full And Frank Disclosure In Matrimonial Proceedings
I often hear these comments when dealing with the disclosure of assets as part of the financial settlement in a divorce.
Jersey
1 May 2015
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Protecting Yourself From International Tax Investigations
The international political community continues to make the most threatening noises about those who they believe do not pay enough tax.
Worldwide
13 Apr 2015
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Cryptocurrencies & Regulation: The Future For Jersey?
Whilst the terms "cryptocurrency" and "Bitcoin" have become increasingly commonplace within the Island, especially given the successful growth of Digital Jersey, there remains a degree of confusion and concern within the financial services industry over the operation and regulation of digital currencies
Jersey
 
30 Oct 2014
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Achieving The Balance Between Client Confidentiality And Compliance In Jersey
Jersey has never had, contrary to the belief held by some, banking secrecy enshrined in statute. It does have a statutory regime of data protection and client confidentiality is, of course, an important principle and fundamental to the relationship between banker and client.
Jersey
 
20 Feb 2013
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Permafreeze: The Judgment In Customs & Excise v Garnet Investments Ltd
Those who thought the days of the extended informal freeze may be over, think again.
Jersey
23 Sep 2011
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