Third Quarter Newsletter – Enterprise-wide Risk Assessment

An organisation is only as good as its weakest link or most ineffective processes. Risk avoidance is not risk management. Risk is a choice, it can be managed with foresight or damaged with hindsight. An Enterprise-wide Risk Assessment (EWRA) is a structured and disciplined approach that aligns governance, strategy, processes, people, technology and knowledge with the purpose of evaluating and managing the uncertainties the enterprise faces as it creates value. Its objective is to build and improve the capability of the enterprise to identify and manage risk.

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Second Quarter 2021 Newsletter – AML/CFT Onsite Examinations (Areas of Improvement) Part II

In this edition, The FSRC-Nevis Branch will provide another update on the Areas of Improvement from the examinations conducted during the period January 2019 to December 2020. During that period, examinations that required face-to-face meetings were suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. Alternatively, examinations were conducted remotely to ensure that regulated entities were monitored for compliance with AML/CFT and other regulatory requirements.
The examinations conducted during that period covered a range of regulated entities including financial institutions, registered agents/service providers, money services businesses and attorneys.

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First Quarter 2021 Newsletter – Legislative Updates (Part II)

Amendments to the Financial Services (Implementation of Industry Standards) Regulations; Amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations & AntiTerrorism (Prevention of Terrorist Financing) Regulations

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December 2020 Newsletter – The Year In Review

During the year 2020, the Financial Services Department began the process to implement a new system at the Companies’ Registry which will allow for up to 75% of the daily business processes to be conducted online.

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Fourth Quarter 2020 Newsletter – An Introduction to the Corporate Registry Integrated Search System (CRISS)

The Nevis Island Administration and the FSRC – Nevis Branch also referred to as the Nevis Financial Services (Regulation and Supervision) Department) (“NFSD”) have taken the initiative to improve the quality and effectiveness of the Companies’ Registry.

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