Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors (GIFCS)

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1980-10 Basel Switzerland


Founded Oct 1980, Basel (Switzerland), at the instigation of the E-XE0385 - Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). Original title: Offshore Group of Banking Supervisors (OGBS).


Enable members to identify and discuss issues of mutual interest, establish an identity of purpose and share knowledge and experiences; participate with relevant international organizations in setting up and promoting implementation of international standards for the supervision of financial services and for combating money laundering/terrorist financing; encourage members to apply high standards of supervision based on internationally accepted principles; promote a general raising of standards among member jurisdictions through a peer group approach and mutual independent evaluation; agree on and promote a positive, constructive and coordinated response to the approaches made by other supervisory authorities for assistance; promote the adoption of the Group's Statement of Best Practice for trust and company service providers; promote the adoption of the principles of the Group's paper on hedge fund regulation.


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