Many thanks to everyone who attended our summer drinks and canapes event at The Grand Hotel on 30th July 2014. The event included a short presentation by Mathew Beale about the latest products and services offered by the Comsure event.Read More
Opportunities in Mauritius
The subject matter for the briefing (invitation attached) was “Mauritius” and the opportunities this jurisdiction can offer a Jersey company.
From a simple outsourcing solution or setting up a licensed management company through to a joint venture arrangement; all arrangements that can make a Jersey businesses more successful and profitable. Also the workshop looked at how Mauritius can assist firms in dealing and benefitting form taxation atrrangements with such jurisdictions as India, china and Africa.
Our speaker for the morning was Assad Abdullatiff. By way of background Assad is the Chief Executive of AXIS Fiduciary Ltd.
Axis is a Mauritian management company (equivalent to a Jersey trust company business) that specialises in offshore administration of companies, trusts and Foundations. Axis further specialises in many aspects of support administration as well as asset management and fund administration. In undertaking these services Axis is licensed by the Mauritian Financial Services Commission, which is the regulator of all (non-bank) financial services institutions in Mauritius. Furthermore Axis is associated with BLC Chambers. BLC is one of the leading law firms in Mauritius and a member of the Africa Legal Network (ALN) which is the foremost network of leading independent law firms in Africa. You will find more details on Axis at <http://www.axis.mu/> www.axis.mu and BLC Chambers at <http://www.blc.mu/> www.blc.mu/.
The presentation slides are attached for your viewingRead More
Serious Organised Crime
William (‘Bill’) Hughes CBE, QPM, the former Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency [SOCA] and senior law enforcement officer and member of HSBCs Financial System Vulnerabilities Committee, a panel of experts assembled by HSBC this year to help the bank identify areas where it could be exposed to financial crime provided a frank and candid insight into serious organised crime and the fight to prevent and detect it!Read More
The complexity of the business and regulatory landscape is increasing dramatically. In Jersey, companies are navigating a proliferation of new regulatory requirements. In response, BPP Professional Education joined forces with Comsure Compliance Limited to deliver a new series of workshops that would help businesses and their employees meet the requirements of the Regulator and understand regulatory risk. The new series of courses was launched on Thursday 19th January 2012 at Lazy Jacks, The Royal Yacht and over 30 people attended the event.
The workshops begun on 13th March and sessions ran until January 2013. The workshops dealt with everything from ‘licensing a new financial services business’, to ‘anti money laundering and combating terrorist financing’ through to ‘what happens if it all goes wrong and the regulator starts using its enforcement powers’.Read More