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High Court To Hear Bar Association's Injunction Application Next Week

October 15, 2014
 A High Court is next week scheduled to hear an application by the Jamaican Bar Association (JBA) to get an injunction halting the implementation of measures mandating lawyers to report instances of financial crimes in dealings with clients.  The Bar Association has registered strong objections to the order in the amended Financial Investigation...
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New Real Estate Inspectorate To Tackle Money Launderers

October 12, 2014
  Sandra Watson, general manager of Real Estate Board.-File Sandra Watson, the general manager of the Real Estate Board (REB), is in the process of setting up an inspectorate to ensure that dealers and others engaged in real estate transactions are not engaged in money laundering or facilitating it. Jamaica is a signatory to anti-money laundering...
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Be Mindful Of High-Risk Clients - Bunting

September 30, 2014
  SECURITY MINISTER Peter Bunting has urged white collar professionals to be mindful of high risk clients who may engage them to facilitate money laundering, as the Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2013 has more criminal sanctions. Bunting made the disclosure at the Realtors Association of Jamaica annual general meeting, held at the New Kingston...
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Mr. Edwin D.C. Wint, Dip LEVS, Dip Proj Man (RICS), BA, MBA, ICIOB MBIFM - Elected as RAJ President

September 26, 2014
On September 25, 2014 the Realtors® Association of Jamaica elected Mr Edwin D. C. Wint as the new president at our Annual General Meeting held at the New Kingston Conference Centre.  Mr Wint is the Chairman and CEO of La Maison Property Services and has been an entrepreneur in the private sector since 1981. A Realtor and Real Estate Consultant, he...
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Realtors Urged Not to Facilitate Money Laundering

September 25, 2014
  Minister of National Security, Hon. Peter Bunting, has called on realtors to ensure that they do due diligence, when engaging in transactions with clients, as part of efforts to stamp out illegal activities, including money laundering and narcotics trafficking. “You may consider this (doing due diligence) as an unnecessary burden…but if our...
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