Friday, November 23, 2007

BVI FSC Publishes Series of Documents on Anti-Money Laundering issues

Recently the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published a series of new/updated/amended documents related to anti-money laundering issues:

  • The Liberia (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment No 2) Order 2007
  • The Lebanon (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2007
  • The Iran (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories)(Amendment)Order 2007
  • Notice of Revision of Consolidated List of Individuals on whom a Travel Ban and assets freeze have been imposed
  • Notice of Revision of list of Individuals and Entities associated with Usama Bin Laden, Taliban and Al-Qaida
  • Notice of the list of Revision of Consolidated List of Persons connected with the Taliban and Usama Bin Laden
  • The North Korea (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2007
These documents describe United Nations sanctions, certain restrictive measures (such as procurement of military goods and technology, supply of specific proliferation-sensitive goods, asset freezing), imposed by the European Union members to uncooperative countries as well as contain lists of individuals and entities subject to a travel ban and assets freeze.

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