Short version? If you are in scope, get registered. Pronto. By all means get in touch if you want help or advice. It costs nothing to talk.
While they’re far from perfect, following them, and the guidance that accompanies them, constitutes a defence in court. In short, The Regulations are our friend.
Why are we so seduced by acronyms? During presentations, I often start by describing the field of anti money laundering (AML) compliance as “alphabet soup”. “When in doubt, throw an acronym or two about.” It’s the consultant’s creed.
The Cyprus Investment Program was closed as of November 1st. The government made all the right noises about launching law enforcement investigations.
Atomised. The credibility of the Cyprus government, that is. I wrote six weeks ago about the papers leaked to Aljazeera.com, alleging that all was