Developments in the Disclosure and Provision of Legal Entity Information in Jersey

Draft legislation recently published by the Government of Jersey gives greater legal clarity around disclosure of company information and provides a foundation for future changes, including in relation to beneficial ownership and foundations. Its introduction should be understood within the context of ongoing pressure on offshore jurisdictions to be seen to be squeaky clean as regards compliance with the Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing measures, and consequential developments which may impact the Island’s finance industry in the future.

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