Finance : Advisory

20 January 2023

Guernsey Regulator Releases Final Form Rules on Virtual Asset Service Provider & Consumer Lending Law

Introduction The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the “GFSC”) has issued The Lending, Cre...

18 October 2022

BVI Beneficial Ownership - Economic Substance Reporting Regime

The Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System (Amendment) (No.2) Act, 2021 (“Amendment Act”) was...

18 October 2022

BVI ITA and Ministry of Finance requires entities to establish and maintain adequate systems and controls including a compliance manual

The following BVI legislative supplements to the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) Act (“MLA A...

30 September 2022

Pre-enforcement Steps and Enforcement Action Under Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Law

The full strength of the economic headwinds facing the UK economy is not yet clear, but a helpful re...

21 September 2022

Guernsey’s New Consumer Lending Rules

Introduction This briefing is the second in a series of briefings by Walkers’ on the Lending, Cre...

15 September 2022

Legal Guide to Pre-Enforcement Steps Under Jersey and Guernsey law

In September 2020, only months into what we now know was to become a two-year Global Pandemic, we lo...

14 September 2022

BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2022 - Summary of Key Changes

BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act revisions effective 1 January 2023 The BVI Business Companies...

12 August 2022

Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2022

The recent enactment of the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Fi...

19 July 2022

Guernsey Approves New Virtual Asset Service Provider & Consumer Lending Law

IntroductionThe States of Guernsey has approved the Lending, Credit and Finance (Bailiwick of Guerns...

18 July 2022

EBA Publishes Final Draft Regulatory Technical Standards Relating To Risk Retention

On 12 April 2022, the European Banking Authority (the “EBA”) published its long awaited final dr...