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17 May 2017 C17S Guidance Notes
16 May 2017 Consultation paper on Basel III: Liquidity Management
16 May 2017 JFSC Beneficial Ownership Final TCSP Industry Update Presentation Slides
15 May 2017 JFSC issues guidance on WannaCry cyber attack
15 May 2017 Final Industry Update - Jersey's Beneficial Ownership and Control Register
28 April 2017 TCB Beneficial Ownership Seminar Presentation Slides
28 April 2017 May Bank and Public Holiday Opening Times
28 April 2017 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.1 2017
18 April 2017 COBO Fees Notice - Effective from 18 April 2017
12 April 2017 Jersey Private Fund and Non-Fund Forms
10 April 2017 Consultation Paper No.2 2017 - a consultation on AIF, CIF FSB, CoBO and QSMA fees
5 April 2017 Codes of Practice - minor amendments
22 March 2017 Supplemental FAQs for Trust Company Service Providers (TCSPs) - Trust Associated Complexities
15 March 2017 Feedback on Consultation on Jersey's Private and Unregulated Funds
13 March 2017 Consultation Paper No.1 2017 - Investment Business Fees
10 March 2017

Feedback on Consultation Paper No.8 2016 - Proposed Funds Section of the AML/CFT Handbook

Section 14 of the AML/CFT Handbook: Funds and Fund Operators

9 March 2017 Guidance Note: Pillar 2 in Jersey (March 2017)
6 March 2017 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
1 March 2017 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 6 2016 – Amended Outsourcing Policy
8 February 2017 Feedback on Consultation No 10. 2016 - Schedule 2 Fees
8 February 2017 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 12 2016 - Money Service Business Fees
3 January 2017 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 9 2016 (Trust Company Business Registration Fees)
20 December 2016 Consultation on Money Service Business Fees
20 December 2016 Consultation on General Insurance Mediation Business Fees
20 December 2016 Consultation on Fees for Businesses registered for AML/CFT supervision
14 December 2016 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.3 2016 (MiFID II - a consultation on whether to introduce an EU equivalent regime in Jersey)
29 November 2016 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
23 November 2016 FAQs on the process for marketing AIFs in Denmark and the Netherlands
2 November 2016

Press Release: Beneficial Ownership of Jersey Corporate and Legal Entities and a Register of Directors

Beneficial Ownership of Jersey Corporate and Legal Entities and a Register of Directors Policy

Communication to Registry Users

Communication to TCSPs

Registry Activity Roadmap

13 October 2016 Feedback on Consultation No. 4 2016 (Registry Fees)
10 October 2016 JFSC Statement re arrest of Christopher Byrne
26 September 2016 Consultation Paper on Trust Company Business Fees
15 September 2016 JFSC Statement re Providence Investment Funds PCC Limited and Lumiere Wealth Limited
9 September 2016 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.5 2016 (Banking Fees)
5 September 2016 JFSC Severity Survey Results
1 September 2016 Amended Codes of Practice in force from 1 September 2016
26 August 2016 Jersey joins Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
12 August 2016 JFSC signs MoU with Liechtenstein’s Financial Market Authority
11 August 2016 JFSC Statement re investigation into Lumiere Wealth Limited
3 August 2016 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
1 August 2016 Consultation on Jersey’s Private Fund and Unregulated Fund Regimes
29 July 2016 Consultation on amendment to Class O financial service business
19 July 2016 Positive news for Jersey as ESMA recommends granting Jersey funds and managers an AIFMD Passport
18 July 2016 Consultation on Amended Outsourcing Policy
27 June 2016 JFSC warning ref non-regulated investments
14 June 2016 Feedback on Funding Review consultation
8 June 2016 Feedback on Consultation No.2 2016 (Funds Fees)
31 May 2016 Amended Codes of Practice come into effect on 1 September 2016
24 May 2016 MONEYVAL Report & Summary
20 May 2016 Crowdfunding FAQs
20 May 2016 Consultation on Registry Fees
18 May 2016 Feedback on Codes of Practice consultation
13 May 2016 Fund Services Business Examination Feedback 2015
12 May 2016 JFSC statement on Royal Court Judgment dated 11 May 2016 re SWM Limited
29 April 2016 JFSC May Bank Holiday Opening Hours
25 April 2016 Consultation Paper No.3 2016
MiFID II - A Consultation on whether to introduce an EU equivalent regime in Jersey
Consultation Paper No.3 2016: Response Template
22 April 2016 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 1 2016 (Investment Business Fees)
15 April 2016 A Changing Commission: How it affects you Issue 2
This paper explains how the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) is changing the way in which it supervises and interacts with entities. It is the second of several communication pieces to industry to be issued over the coming months and details how the JFSC’s Change Programme affects you and your business.
15 April 2016 Consultation Paper No.2 2016
A consultation on amendments to fees payable by Fund Services Businesses, Certified Funds, Recognized Funds, and CoBO applications.
1st April 2016 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
24 March 2016 2015 Trust Company Business Examination Feedback
24 March 2016 2014 Trust Company Business Examination Feedback
11 March 2016 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 8 2015 (Basel III: Capital Adequacy and Leverage)
8 March 2016 Consultation on Investment Business Fees
26 February 2016 Portal Launch 2 March 2016
22 February 2016 Cyber-security - Dear CEO
19 February 2016

Trust Company Business Fees – effective from 19 February 2016

Registered Persons are requested not to pay their registration fees at this stage but to wait for an invitation to register via the Commission’s Portal – myJFSC.

Please see the Latest News item issued on 15 January 2016 re delays to the Annual Registration Fee Process for 2016

19 February 2016 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 11 2015 (Trust Company Business Registration Fees)
11 February 2016

European Commission proposes delay to MiFID II by one year.

The JFSC would like to inform you that the European Commission has proposed a one year delay on the implementation of MiFID II, details and the reasoning for the delay are available in the European Commission’s press release and proposed legislative texts.

The JFSC’s MiFID webpage has been updated with the draft proposals.

Please note that the European Commission’s MiFID II delay proposal has to be approved by both the European Parliament and Council before it becomes law.

5 February 2016 JFSC Business Plan 2016
22 January 2016 Iran sanctions update
20 January 2016 The Commission signs Memorandum of Understanding with Ombudsman
15 January 2016 Delays to the Annual Registration Fee Process for 2016: Trust Company Businesses (TCBs), Money Service Businesses (MSBs) and Specified Schedule 2 Businesses (Schedule 26)
7 January 2016 The FSB/NDF notification form has been revised to include an additional question under new paragraph A.8 as follows “Is the Fund an AIF, within the meaning given in Directive 2011/61/EU?”.
The revised document is available to from the following pages of the Commission’s website: All Commission Forms page or the Fund Services Business Forms page.
15 December 2015 Consultation on amendments to Codes of Practice
15 December 2015 Consultation on TCB Fees
15 December 2015 JFSC to hold Business Plan 2016 Presentation
11 December 2015 A Changing Commission
This paper explains how the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) intends to change the way it will regulate firms in the future and how entities will interact with us going forward. It will be the first of several communication pieces to industry over the coming months detailing how our Change Programme will affect you and your business.
18 November 2015 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 7 2015 (Miscellaneous amendments to regulatory legislation)
19 October 2015 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
18 November 2015 Ombudsman opens for business
19 October 2015 Consultation on Commission Funding
12 October 2015 Consultation Paper No 9 2015: Electronic CDD
24 September 2015

The Funds Supervision Team has introduced a fund services business Annual Compliance Return which requests information on the registered person’s business on an annual basis, bringing it into line with other sectors.
The FSB Annual Compliance Return should be completed by all registered persons who hold a FSB registration, except for managed entities who do not need to complete.
The return is for the period: 1 October 2014 – 30 September 2015. Completed forms should be returned to the Commission no later than Monday 30 November 2015.

17 August 2015 Opening date of the Ombudsman’s Office
24 July 2015 Registry has issued a revised C2(a) Form - Control of Borrowing Order Application Form to be used by TCBs seeking consent to issue shares and or admit a guarantor member in a proposed Jersey company – and 2 associated Guidance Notes
24 July 2015 Consultation on Basel III: Capital Adequacy and Leverage
24 July 2015 Deposit-Taking Business Fees – effective from 1 October 2015
29 June 2015 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
25 June 2015 Commissioner vacancy – Closing date: Friday 10 July
24 June 2015 Consultation on amendments to regulatory legislation
23 June 2015 Feedback to financial penalties process consultation
23 June 2015 Feedback to financial penalties tariff consultation
22 June 2015 AIFMD FAQ No. 5 providing an update on the treatment of self-managed AIFs
17 June 2015 FSB On-site examination programme 2014 summary findings
8 June 2015 Consultation Paper No 6 2015: proposals to increase annual deposit-taking registration fees
30 April 2015 MiFID2 IB stakeholder briefing and discussion
27 April 2015 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D1 and D2 updated
15 April 2015 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.3 2015 on amendments to fees payable by Fund Services Businesses, Certified Funds and Recognized Funds, and the introduction of fees for CoBO applications
14 April 2015 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.5 2015 on proposals to increase IB application and annual registration fees
10 April 2015 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 4 2015 on revisions to the Money laundering Order and the Three Handbooks
20 March 2015 Customer Due Diligence – use of smart phone and tablet applications
9 March 2015 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D2 updated
9 March 2015 Feedback on Consultation Papers AML 4 (Section 13 - Trust Company Business) and AML 6 (Part 4 Section 4 – Guidance on Products and Services)
6 March 2015 A consultation on proposals to increase IB application and annual registration fees
3 March 2015 Presentations on proposed revisions to the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008 and Commission AML/CFT Handbooks
26 February 2015 Part 4 Section 1 of AML/CFT Handbook updated
24 February 2015 Consultation Paper No. 4 2015: Revisions to the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008 and Commission AML/CFT Handbooks
13 February 2015 A consultation on amendments to fees payable by Fund Services Businesses, Certified Funds and Recognized Funds, and the introduction of fees for CoBO applications
10 February 2015 JFSC to Hold Presentation to Industry on 2015 Business Plan
9 February 2015 AML/CFT Handbooks: Appendix D2 updated
16 January 2015 General Update on AML/CFT Matters
18 December 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
11 December 2014 Presentation to Jersey branch of the PFS – Investment Business:  On-Site Activity and Future Areas of Focus
5 December 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
21 November 2014 Consultation Paper AML 6 2014: Section 4 of Part 4 of the AMLK/CFT Handbook (guidance on products and services)
10 November 2014 Registration opens for AML/CFT Presentations at the Town Hall
7 November 2014 Consultation Paper AML 4 2014: Section 13 of the AMLK/CFT Handbook (trust company business)
30 October 2014 2013 Examination Feedback – Investment Business
22 October 2014 Consultation Paper AML 3 2014: Sections 6, 8, 9 and 10 of the AML/CFT Handbook
16 October 2014 Managed Accounts: Survey Responses and Commission Feedback
9 October 2014 Chairman's Presentation to the Financial Services Industry
3 October 2014 Consultation Paper No 4 2014: proposals to increase annual trust company business registration fees
26 September 2014 Consultation Paper AML No. 2 2014: Sections 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 of the AML/CFT Handbook
26 September 2014 AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services businesses: Appendix D2 updated
24 September 2014 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 3 2014: revision to the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008
23 September 2014 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 2 2014: civil financial penalties - primary legislation
9 September 2014 Managed Accounts Consultation
22 August 2014 Commissioner vacancies – Closing date: Friday 26 September
22 August 2014 Information for FSBs intending to structure as or with an LLP
21 August 2014 Deposit-Taking Business Fees – effective from 1 October 2014
18 August 2014 Consultation Paper AML No.1 2014: Section 1 of the AML/CFT Handbook
15 August 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 update
8 August 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
7 August 2014 Banking Themed On-site Examination 2014 on AML/CFT and Financial Sanctions - Summary Findings
30 July 2014 Position Paper on Revisions to Commission AML/CFT Handbooks
11 July 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
3 July 2014 Revised AML/CFT Handbook for Estate Agents and High Value Dealers
30 June 2014 New and Amended Registry Fees
6 June 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
30 May 2014 TCB On-site examination for Sole Traders 2013-14 summary findings
6 May 2014 TCB On-site examination programme 2013 summary findings
29 April 2014 Amendments to the Investment Business Employee Information Form
9 April 2014 Consultation Paper No 1 2014: proposals to increase annual deposit-taking registration fees
3 April 2014 Letter to trust company businesses on provision of services to regulated NPOs
31 March 2014 Revised AML/CFT Handbooks for the Legal and Accountancy Sectors
28 March 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
12 March 2014 AML/CFT Handbook: Appendix D2 updated
24 January 2014 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.4 2011 – Codes of Practice
20 January 2014 MONEYVAL 2013 progress report
10 January 2014 Guidance on Transfers of Insurance Business under the Insurance Business (Jersey) Law 1996
20 December 2013 Codes of Practice for Investment Business – effective from 1 January 2014
20 December 2013 Revised AML/CFT Handbooks for the Accountancy and Legal Sectors
18 December 2013 Maintenance of the Security Interests Register on 2 January 2014
13 December 2013 Money Laundering (Amendment No. 6) Order
11 December 2013 Revised Consolidated version of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services business
6 December 2013

Compliance Monitoring - Dear CEO - December 2013
Compliance Monitoring Guidance Note - December 2013

3 December 2013 Consultation Paper No9 2013: Proposed fees under the Registry Laws
22 November 2013 The Commission has published a revised feedback paper in relation to managed accounts
23 October 2013 Revised AML/CFT Handbooks for the Accountancy and Legal Sectors
23 October 2013 Revised Trust Company Business sector specific section of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services business
1 October 2013 Revised Consolidated version of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services business
23 September 2013 JFSC Seminar - the Enforcement Division’s annual lunchtime seminar for Regulated Businesses - registration now closed
18 September 2013 Feedback on Consultation Paper No. 7 2013 – Revision to the Money Laundering (Jersey) Order 2008
27 August 2013 Feedback on Consultation Papers No.4 and No.5 2013 – Jersey’s AIFMD Regime
and associated Fees
9 August 2013 Revised Appendix D1 of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services business
7 August 2013 Money Laundering (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Order 2013
2 August 2013 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.1 2013 – Managed Accounts
15 July 2013 Revised Appendix D of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services business
15 July 2013 AIF and AIF Services Business Fees – effective from 15 July 2013
13 June 2013 Commission publishes Position Paper in relation to the Review of Financial Advice
13 June 2013 TCB On-site examination programme 2012 summary findings
4 June 2013 Consultation Paper No.3 2013: Proposed fees under the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012
23 March 2013 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.2 2012 – Civil Penalties
22 March 2013 JFSC Trust Company Business Seminar - 15 May 2013
22 March 2013 JFSC Fund Services Business Seminar - 16 May 2013
21 March 2013 Consultation Paper No.1 2013: Managed Accounts – the possible amendment of Jersey’s regime in relation to the regulation of activities of those involved in the management of managed accounts.
1 February 2013 Amendments to the AML/CFT Handbook take effect
19 November 2012 Collective Investment Funds (Certified Funds – Prospectuses) (Jersey) Order 2012
7 November 2012 Feedback on Position Paper No.1 2011 – Review of Financial Advice
10 August 2012 Funds Consultation Seminar regarding EU Directive 2011/61
23 July 2012 Interim Guidance Note on TCB Professional Qualifications
20 July 2012 Clarification of matters reported in recent media coverage of Jersey
17 July 2012 Revised Appendix D of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial
services business
2 July 2012 Revised CIF Fees – effective from 1 July 2012
2 July 2012 Revised FSB Fees – effective from 1 July 2012
31 May 2012 Dear CEO Letter - Funds – 31 May 2012
28 May 2012 Feedback on Consultation Paper No.1 2012 – FSB and CIF Fees
22 May 2012 Feedback on Consultation No.2 2011 – Large Exposure Requirements
17 May 2012 TCB On-site examination programme 2011 summary findings
2 May 2012 Personal Questionnaire Project – Q&As
2 May 2012 Dear CEO Letter - Funds - 30 April 2012
19 March 2012 Annual declarations – Dear CEO – March 2012
13 March 2012 2011 Prudential Reporting
13 March 2012 2011 Information Security
22 February 2012 Revised Appendix D of the AML/CFT Handbook for regulated financial services business
3 February 2012 Final Draft of Codes of Practice for Certified Funds

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