Month: June 2020

Building Business Resilience

COVID-19 has caught a lot of companies out. As the immediate impact of the health crisis recedes, examples of fundamental and structural devastation in many businesses are starting to emerge. But how much of that is due to a lack of sound foundations and planning – especially around business resilience?

Financial Crime Risk Return 2020

The Financial Crime Risk Return (“the Return”) for the reporting period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 will be available for completion on the Online Submissions Portal in July 2020. The submission deadline is 31 October 2020. All firms required to complete the Return should consult the following documents before submission: Financial Crime Risk …

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The PQ Portal upgrade

Changes have been made to both the portal and forms. Main changes to note include; OS & PQ Portals can now be linked for Single-Sign-On; & New accounts will be now be required to agree to the Terms & Conditions when registering. For further information, please refer to the guidance note on the GFSC website …

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Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing

The Commission has issued in final form, the revised Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (“the Handbook”) The Commission has made amendments, to the Handbook, in order to take into account the Bailiwick of Guernsey’s National Risk Assessment (“NRA”) on money laundering (“ML”) and the financing of terrorism (“FT”) which was published in …

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Aspida Group Marches Forward

Having made a conscious decision to continue recruiting whilst operating the whole business remotely, Aspida Group has been delighted to make five key appointments to its growing Guernsey team.