GACO Anti-Money laundering training 2019

The legal and regulatory obligations relating to the management of anti-money laundering, sanctions, counter-terrorist financing, and anti-bribery and corruption are constantly being updated to ensure effective identification and mitigation of financial crime risks.

For both the financial services and the gaming industry, having employees and management with appropriate knowledge and awareness of the financial crime controls that need to be in place and any regulatory developments is paramount. For this reason, GACO is committed to offering annual anti-money laundering training and counter-terrorism financing and is happy to invite you to attend this year’s sessions which shall be delivered by David Parody.

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Senior Compliance Officer Required

The core role is the compliance oversight of the activities of three Gibraltarbased insurance companies; Markerstudy Insurance Company Ltd, St Julians Insurance Company Ltd and Zenith Insurance PLC. You will be the first point of contact with the GFSC and other regulatory bodies. The main
responsibilities are:

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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.
 

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

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 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

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

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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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