Consultation on Amendments to Schedule 3 to the Law regarding Independent Audit, Business Risk Assessments and VASPs

Closed 25 Apr 2023

Opened 28 Mar 2023

Results updated 11 Jul 2023



This consultation paper has been issued to seek comments on proposed amendments to Paragraphs 3 and 15 of Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1999 as amended (“Schedule 3 to the Law”) and associated rules and guidance in the Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing in relation to an independent audit function and on business risk assessments.

The consultation also includes further development of the regulatory framework for virtual assets service providers proposed in a draft ordinance to the Law which will provide for the information requirements for virtual asset transfers, the introduction of a £1,000 threshold on virtual asset transactions over which customer due diligence will be required and extension of the definitions of “funds” and “property” to specifically include virtual assets.

Any responses to this consultation paper should be provided either via by email to and by the close of business on 25 April 2023.


  • Anyone from any background