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The Regulatory Blog is an informal and up to date news and information service of key regulatory developments in our jurisdictions: the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Cyprus and Luxembourg. We intend to include the latest financial services, anti-money laundering, sanctions and related developments within our remit.

Contributors

Aki Corsoni-Husain
Aki Corsoni-Husain
  • Aki Corsoni-Husain

  • Partner
  • Cyprus
George Apostolou
George Apostolou
  • George Apostolou

  • Partner
  • Cyprus
Jermaine Case
Jermaine Case
  • Jermaine Case

  • Associate
  • British Virgin Islands
Chiara Deceglie
Chiara Deceglie
  • Chiara Deceglie

  • Partner
  • Luxembourg
Massimiliano della Zonca
Massimiliano della Zonca
  • Massimiliano della Zonca

  • Senior Associate
  • Luxembourg
Philip Graham
Philip Graham
  • Philip Graham

  • Partner
  • British Virgin Islands
Ayana Hull
Ayana Hull
  • Ayana Hull

  • Counsel
  • British Virgin Islands
Katerina Katsiami
Katerina Katsiami
  • Katerina Katsiami

  • Associate
  • Cyprus
Andrew Knight
Andrew Knight
  • Andrew Knight

  • Partner
  • Luxembourg
Evi Koutsioumpa
Evi Koutsioumpa
  • Evi Koutsioumpa

  • Associate
  • Luxembourg
Joshua Mangeot
Joshua Mangeot
  • Joshua Mangeot

  • Senior Associate
  • British Virgin Islands
Mirza Manraj
Mirza Manraj
  • Mirza Manraj

  • Counsel
  • Hong Kong
Elina Mantrali
Mirza Manraj
  • Elina Mantrali

  • Associate
  • Cyprus
Vanessa Molloy
Vanessa Molloy
  • Vanessa Molloy

  • Partner
  • Luxembourg
Andrea Moundi Savvides
Andrea Moundi Savvides
  • Andrea Moundi Savvides

  • Associate
  • Cyprus
Marina Stavrou
Marina Stavrou
  • Marina Stavrou

  • Associate
  • Cyprus
Matt Taber
Matt Taber
  • Matt Taber

  • Partner
  • Cayman Islands
Carolynn Vivian
Carolynn Vivian
  • Carolynn Vivian

  • Senior Associate
  • Cayman Islands

The Consumer Protection Bill

The BVI is close to finalising the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 (the CPB). The CPB is intended to promote and protect consumer interests in relation to the supply of goods and the provision of services. It also contains provisions designed to ensure the protection of the life, health and safety of consumers.

Jermaine Case, Ayana Hull

CSSF’s survey related to the fight against AML and Terrorist Financing

On 29 November 2019 the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) announced that, similarly to last year’s exercise, an annual online survey collecting standardised key information concerning ML/FT risks which the professionals under supervision are exposed to and the implementation of relevant risk mitigation and targeted financial sanctions measures as per 31 December 2019 will be launched in early February 2020.

Vanessa Molloy, Sharika Nair

National guides to passporting regulations in Europe for UCITS and AIF fund vehicles

Following on from our post last week on Harneys’ participation in a pan-EU survey on National Private Placement Regimes, we are happy to inform our readership about two further contributions by our funds lawyers to surveys covering the marketing of UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) under the EU’s single market passporting regime.

Aki Corsoni-Husain, Elina Mantrali