Serious Fraud Office (SFO) Conference
Thursday 21 September 10:44
Serious Fraud Office Directors to Speak at Jersey Conference on Financial Crime
Directors from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) will lead a conference in Jersey next month on the latest developments in the UK on serious crime matters.
Organised by the Law Officers’ Department (LoD) and the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC), the conference will feature presentations from SFO Director David Green CB QC and General Counsel Alun Milford on recent developments for the organisation and UK legislation.
Robert MacRae QC (HM Attorney General, LoD), John Harris (Director General, JFSC), Deputy Kristina Moore (Minister for Home Affairs, States of Jersey) will provide information about prosecuting financial crime locally, the formation of an Economic Crime and Confiscation Unit in Jersey, liaison between the Island’s regulator and law enforcement, and the imminent National Risk Assessment.
HM Attorney General, Robert MacRae QC commented:
“I am delighted to welcome the Director and General Counsel of the Serious Fraud Office to Jersey and I would encourage members of the finance and legal industries to attend this event as it will consider common problems and new solutions in combatting financial crime.”
JFSC Director General, John Harris added: “The Jersey Financial Services Commission is very pleased to be part of this important event including a focus on the significant links between its own work as a supervisor and the strong impetus being given by law enforcement to the investigation and prosecution of serious economic crime in Jersey.”
The half day conference will take place at La Mare Wine Estate on the afternoon of Tuesday 10 October, 2017. The event is geared towards board members, heads of industry, senior professionals and officers engaged in combatting fraud and financial crime.
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JFSC - Press Release