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The Cayman Islands government has announced that a further five Bills are to be presented to the legislative assembly, to satisfy the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force’s (CFATF’s) recommendations for stricter anti-money laundering rules. A deadline of 21 February has been agreed for the Cayman Islands to demonstrate that it has made ‘positive and tangible...
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  With the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 now in force, HMRC has warned that all firms are required to be fully compliant with the new requirements from 10 January (last Friday), although the short lead-in time will be taken into account when assessing any sanctions. In particular, says HMRC, trust or...
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The National Assembly of Panama has approved Bill No. 169, which would create a register of beneficial owners of legal entities. When the law takes effect, resident agents will be required to file relevant information on all Panama-incorporated legal entities for which they are acting. All legal entities incorporated in Panama must appoint a Panamanian...
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The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is implementing the small banks regime at circular level as of 1 January 2020: small, particularly liquid and well capitalised banks are to be exempted from certain regulatory requirements. FINMA is adjusting eight FINMA circulars for this purpose. Following a pilot phase lasting several months and a consultation,...
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An important judgment by the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) establishes that so-called anti-Bartlett clauses in the trust deed of a Jersey family trust exempted the trustees from any liability for losses incurred in transactions by the trust’s underlying investment company (Arboit, Sutton and Wise Lords Ltd v DBS, 2019 HKCFA 45; also...
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