Legislative Reform Programme (“LRP”)

Legislative Reform Programme (“LRP”)

HM Government of Gibraltar (HMGoG) published the Financial Services Bill in the Gazette on 30 May 2019, the key part of the Legislative Reform Programme (LRP). The GFSC provided expert advice to HMGoG, developing and drafting the Bill following consultation with industry. The Bill provides a legislative framework for all financial services sectors that fall within the GFSC’s supervisory perimeter.
 

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Compliance Positions Available in Gibraltar

Compliance Positions Available in Gibraltar

Compliance positions currently available in Gibraltar. Please visit www.fcr.gi for more information or contact paul.collins@fcr.gi.

Compliance Administrator – salary £20000 / £23000

Looking for someone who is highly organised, able to prioritise work therefore excellent time management skills. Excellent attention to detail to be able to analyse data quickly and accurately. A person who has an interest in compliance and risk and is able to build collaborative relationships internally and externally.

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Risk on the Rock: the Changing Risk Landscape

Risk on the Rock: the Changing Risk Landscape

GACO is delighted to invite you to this keynote Conference focusing on change. Today we live in uncertain times, with risk evolving at pace and in new directions. This brings both threats and opportunities to your business – in order to succeed, you will need to adjust your thinking accordingly. To help you manage the changing risk landscape, we have brought together outstanding international and local speakers to provide not only valuable insights for all of us in Gibraltar but entertaining delivery also.

Date: Thursday 19 Sep 2019
Time: from 11.30 am
Venue: Sunborn Yacht Hotel
Price: £150 for GACO Members

*2nd and subsequent applications to attend will be at £140 unless early bird price applies.

Early bird offer: £130*
*For GACO members, for payments before 9th August

£180 for Non-Members

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BPP 8th Annual Business and Finance Conference, Guernsey

BPP 8th Annual Business and Finance Conference, Guernsey

BPP is hosting its 8th Annual Business and Finance Conference in Guernsey on 10 December 2019 at The Duke of Richmond Hotel.

The speaker line-up and agenda includes:

  • Gareth Rees, QC, Partner at King & Spalding and Former Executive Director of Enforcement and Executive Counsel at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), delivering a presentation on ‘Case Studies in Accounting Malpractice’
  • Jo Huxtable, Partner at Deloitte LLP, delivering a presentation on ‘2019 Tax Update’
  • Katherine Jane, Director of Risk and Financial Stability at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, delivering a presentation on ‘2019 Regulatory Update’
  • Dr Andy Sloan, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy at Guernsey Finance & Chair of Guernsey Green Finance, delivering a presentation on ‘Sustainable Finance’

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

In accordance with clauses 8.3, 9.5 and 16.1 of the Constitution, notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting will be held at 09.30 on Wednesday 10th July 2019 in the Gibraltar Finance Centre Boardroom, GIBRALTAR.

AGENDA

1. Approval of the minutes of the Annual General Meeting 7th June 2018 
2. Chairperson’s Report
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Training Committee Report 
5. Social Media & Networking Committee’
6. Ratification of Executive Committee Actions
7. Election of Executive Committee 2020 (see notes 1 & 2 below)
8. Subscriptions for 2020 (see note 3 below)
9. Any Other Business

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Improving the Quality of Suspicious Activity Reports in e-Gaming

Improving the Quality of Suspicious Activity Reports in e-Gaming

The GFIU in collaboration with GACO, have invited Christina Thakor-Rankin to run a workshop on improving the quality of SARs from the e-gaming sector. Christina has over 20 years’ experience in the betting and gaming industry, working with some of the sector’s biggest names. The number of SARs submitted to the GFIU has increased dramatically in 2018 in comparison to previous years.

  • Date & Time: 2nd July 2019 @ 09.00hrs – 12.30hrs
  • Speaker: Christina Thakor-Rankin
  • Fees: £30.00 per person
  • Venue: Finance Centre Boardroom

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Invitation to BrightMed International Seminar 'Managing chaos'

Invitation to BrightMed International Seminar 'Managing chaos'

We are delighted to invite you to the International Seminar on ‘Managing chaos’ organised by BrightMed with the support of GFIA and GACO.

The event will take place on Thursday 13th of June at the University of Gibraltar from 8:45 to 12:00. The aim is to discuss positively the theme of chaos and how to embrace it at a corporate level to ensure a positive and rewarding outcome.

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GDPR One Year On: a look at how the EU Regulators have enforced the GDPR since May 2018 and if companies have achieved GDPR compliance or not.

GDPR One Year On: a look at how the EU Regulators have enforced the GDPR since May 2018 and if companies have achieved GDPR compliance or not.

12th June at the Gibraltar Finance Centre, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Brief Outline of Seminar Topic: A whistle stop tour, guided by our lead data protection expert, Anita Lines, around the most important GDPR enforcement activity including real life scenarios from the UK and Gibraltar. If you think you are compliant, or fear that you are not, this breakfast briefing will help. Find out how European Regulators are approaching organisations to request evidence of compliance to the GDPR – even in circumstances when there has not been a breach or a complaint.

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Compliance Officer – Haven Insurance Company Limited

Compliance Officer – Haven Insurance Company Limited

This is an opportunity to join a successful insurance company and highly-skilled team, who offer long term career growth. Haven are a successful insurance company with a strong growth strategy, with the company achieving a CAGR rate of 34%. You will be operating the Company’s compliance, risk and corporate governance frameworks, ensuring the Company comply with all applicable legislation and regulations. Haven is part of a wider group which includes UK distribution and claims services.

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Advanced Certificate In Managing Virtual Currency And Financial Crime Risks (2019)

Advanced Certificate In Managing Virtual Currency And Financial Crime Risks (2019)

The course is designed to support risk professionals, anti-money laundering laundering professionals and VA industry practitioners in understanding more about the development of VA and how to manage associated financial crime risks. Core learning is provided via a detailed course manual, with additional media providing further help and guidance on some of the course’s key learning points.

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The Blockchain Rock - Hassans Presentation

The Blockchain Rock - Hassans Presentation

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Sanctions Act 2019

Sanctions Act 2019

On the 28th March 2019 HM Government of Gibraltar published the Sanctions Act (the “Act”) to give effect to numerous international requirements relating to financial and other sanctions. This Act consolidates and makes it clearer for businesses to understand what international, and local, sanctions apply in given circumstances.

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Member Benefits

✔ Latest compliance laws and regulations updates
✔ Certification and training
✔ 10% Discount on course and training costs
✔ 10% Discount for events and conferences
✔ Business Networking in Gibraltar
✔ Access to member forums

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Contact Information

info@gaco.gi

Gibraltar Association of Compliance Officers,

PO Box 1493, Gibraltar