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GENERAL INFORMATION

Codes of Practice

The Commission has prepared and issued Codes of Practice setting out the principles and detailed requirements that must be complied with in the conduct of financial services business. Each Code is issued and maintained using powers provided by legislation.

Principle 6 to a number of the Codes of Practice establishes general and specific notifications which must be made to the Commission. To assist any persons required to comply with more than one Code of Practice the Commission has provided “at a glance tables” of the Principle 6 notifications. Please click here to access the tables.

Revised versions of several of the Codes of Practice came into effect on 21 March 2018 as shown below. (A track change version of each Code that has been revised can be viewed by clicking here)

 

Article 19 of the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998

Code of Practice for Fund Services Business – 21 March 2018 
Code of Practice for General Insurance Mediation Business – 21 March 2018
Code of Practice for Investment Business – 21 March 2018 
Code of Practice for Money Service Business –  21 March 2018
Code of Practice for Trust Company Business – 21 March 2018

Article 19A of the Banking Business (Jersey) Law 1991

Code of Practice for Deposit-taking Business – 21 March 2018

Revised version, effective 1 January 2019

Article 42 of the Insurance Business (Jersey) Law 1996

Code of Practice for Insurance Business – 21 March 2018 
 

Article 15 of the Collective Investment Funds (Jersey) Law 1988

Code of Practice for Certified Funds – full version - 21 March 2018
Schedule 2 – Jersey Expert Fund Guide

List of States and Jurisdictions – April 2012

Schedule 3 – Jersey Listed Fund Guide
Schedule 4 – OCIF Guide
Schedule 5 – Jersey Eligible Investor Fund Guide
 

Article 22 of the Alternative Investment Funds (Jersey) Law 2012; and
Article 19 of the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998

Code of Practice for Alternative Investment Funds and AIF Services Business - 21 March 2018

In addition, the Commission has prepared and issued Codes of Practice under Article 22 of the Proceeds of Crime (Supervisory Bodies) (Jersey) Law 2008 (the Supervisory Bodies Law). This provides for the Commission to prepare and issue Codes of Practice setting out the principles and detailed requirements that must be complied with by persons in relation to whom the Commission has supervisory functions, in order for those persons to meet certain requirements of the Supervisory Bodies Law and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism legislation.

The Commission has prepared and issued four such Codes of Practice, which are referred to as Handbooks.

Regulated Financial Services Businesses

Handbook for the Prevention and Detection of Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism for Financial Services Businesses Regulated under the Regulatory Laws

Other Businesses and Organisations

Handbook for the Accountancy Sector
Handbook for the Legal Sector
Handbook for Estate Agents and High Value Dealers

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