17th August 2017
People in Jersey are being urged to be extra vigilant following a series of targeted attempts to defraud Jersey companies and their clients. The Jersey Financial Services Commission are warning local businesses and members of the public to be careful after at least three cases surfaced, where locally registered business… Read More
25th July 2017
We know there are tax havens. We just can’t agree on where they are. Although many countries recognise that major corporations divert tax revenue—there’s a reason, after all, why US multinationals hold more than $2 trillion overseas—collective action is tough. Read More
Stephen Platt, Chairman of KYC Technologies, offers an optimistic perspective on the impact of technology on AML compliance. Read More
12th June 2017
Jersey has signed up to an international agreement aimed at reducing the opportunities for tax avoidance by multinational companies.Chief Minister Ian Gorst and representatives from more than 60 other jurisdictions signed the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development convention in Paris last week. The agreement, which aims to prevent base… Read More
7th June 2017
A former Jersey accountant who is alleged to have been behind one of Australia’s largest tax scams is believed to have been arrested on the Swiss-Italian border. Philip Jepson Egglishaw, a former Hautlieu pupil, has been wanted by the country’s authorities who claim that he set up a US$300 million… Read More
9th March 2017
Jersey chief minister Ian Gorst has signed an agreement to allow the return of over £3m ($3.65m, €3.46m) of stolen assets to Kenya. Read More
Tom Devlin interviews Sam Thampapillai, associate in the financial services disputes and investigations group at Eversheds Sutherland. Sam has focused his recent work on developing technologies and financial crime. In this video he focuses on Blockchain, offering an introduction to how the technology works and insight into the particular financial crime risks that… Read More
9th December 2016
In an exclusive series of four webinars Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, analyses seminal Committee investigations, the key findings and considers what lessons can still be learnt by industry. In the third Webinar Elise analyses the Subcommittee report ‘Correspondent Banking:… Read More
7th December 2016
Financial services providers must start adapting and expanding compliance procedures to deal with the new UK failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion offence that is set to come into force next year, says Ogier's Head of Regulatory Services. Read More
3rd November 2016
The Pensions Regulator has begun enforcement action against a number of parties including Sir Philip Green after failing to reach a deal to plug BHS’s £571m pension deficit. In a dramatic development, the regulator, which has been in talks with Sir Philip and his Taveta group of companies over the retailer’s… Read More