Isle of Man Financial Services Authority
Isle of Man reveals key commission disclosure details
The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has revealed how insurers headquartered on the island will have to provide clients with information about commission and fees from 1 January 2019.
Key regulatory changes to keep an eye on
From the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority’s planned commission disclosure requirement to the Middle East Insurance Authority’s move to tighten capital requirements for licenced brokers, there is plenty of significant change happening on the regulatory front.
Investors wary of ‘disastrous’ deal to save stricken IoM fund
A proposed rescue package to save Quadris, an Isle of Man fund that invested in Brazilian forestry, would be a disaster for shareholders the director of an expat financial advice firm has warned.
News 20 Jul 17
Failed New Earth investors told to go after third parties
Investors in wound up New Earth funds have been left to pursue third party claims as a measure of last resort to try to recuperate all or part of their investment, the funds’ liquidators are suggesting.
IoM’s Quadris Environmental Fund declared in default
Isle of Man-based Quadris Environmental Fund has been declared in default by its American lender and had its bank accounts frozen, leaving around 1,200 investors fearing they will lose all or most of their investments.
News 12 Jul 17
Isle of Man regulator steps up anti-money laundering crackdown
The Isle of Man financial regulator is taking action against anti-money laundering and terrorist financing with new guidance rules aimed at “avoiding a tick-box approach” to assessing the risk of customer involvement in such activities.