Region: Guernsey

New Guernsey investigations agency to prioritise tackling money laundering

Guernsey’s newly-created financial crime agency, led by a former SFO chief investigator, has its sights set on tackling international criminals seeking to launder funds through the island’s financial system.

29 June 2021

People News: former SFO investigator to helm new economic crime agency in British Crown dependency

The former chief investigator at the UK’s anti-fraud agency has been unveiled as the first director of Guernsey’s new economic crime unit, and the head of the National Security Division is leaving the DOJ.

15 June 2021

Guernsey fines Standard Chartered £140,000 for historic compliance failures

23 April 2021

MAS fines Standard Charted $4 million for AML failures

19 March 2018

BSG Resources enters administration

07 March 2018

Guernsey and Singapore open investigations into Standard Chartered

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Financial authorities in both Singapore and Guernsey are investigating UK bank Standard Chartered after the bank self-reported potential issues connected to US$1.4 billion in transfers made on behalf of Indonesian clients.

06 October 2017

Judge blocks use of documents in LCIA mining fraud case

A Guernsey company accused of obtaining mining rights in Guinea through bribery has been refused permission to use confidential documents produced in a lawsuit against it as evidence in a related LCIA arbitration.

26 April 2016

Tchenguiz: inability to use SFO documents 'breaches fair trial rights'

A trustee for Robert Tchenguiz will seek to appeal against a High Court ruling preventing him from using documents disclosed to him by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in separate litigation, a source told the Financial Times.

11 February 2015

English court upholds confidentiality of enforcer cooperation

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has ruled that the interactions between the SFO and foreign authorities are “inherently confidential”.

05 November 2014

Guinea bribery case taken to arbitration

A Guernsey-based company has made good on its threat to bring an ICSID claim against Guinea over the revocation of mining rights in the wake of a bribery investigation. By Douglas Thomson.

11 September 2014

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