Isle of Man Financial Services Authority

Standard Bank Isle of Man Ltd.: £247K Fine

Public Notice by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of £247,324 on Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited for breaching an asset freeze order against one of the bank's clients that had been issued by a court in the Isle of Man.

Richard Kissack: Disqualification

Public Notice by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has disqualified Richard Ian Kissack, an accountant who was sentenced to 13 months in prison in September 2021 after he pleaded guilty to tax evasion in the Isle of Man.
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Bridgewater (IOM) Ltd.: £225K Fine & Disqualification of Directors

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of £225,085 on financial services provider Bridgewater (IOM) Limited and disqualified Matthias Bolliger, Stephen Corran, and Brett Armitage as directors for regulatory breaches.

DappTricity Plc: Public Statement

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority regarding the de-registration of DappTricity Plc, an Isle of Man company whose "whitepaper" identified its product as "blockchain-based systems for finance and gaming" and whose assets, according to the Isle of Man FSA, were transferred to "a company in the British Virgin Islands" after failing a regulatory inspection in the Isle of Man in March, 2021.

Intelligent Formations Ltd. et al: Public Statement

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that Intelligent Formations Limited and Christopher Stirk conducted regulated activity without a license. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Isle of Man Companies Registry showed that Intelligent Formations Limited was formed in the Isle of Man on June 12th, 2020 and that its directors are Christopher Stirk, of the Isle of Man, who is also the beneficial owner, and Christian Burton, of York, England, while former directors include Sarah Southgate, of Leeds, England, who resigned effective December 28th, 2020, and Richard Macauley, of York, England, who resigned effective March 3rd, 2021. The group also includes at least two other companies with the same name, one in Britain that was incorporated on February 24th, 2020 and whose directors are identified in corporate filings as Sarah Southgate and Christian Burton, while former directors include Christopher Stirk, who resigned effective February 28th, 2021, and one in Hong Kong that was incorporated on May 25th, 2020 and whose directors are identified in corporate filings as Sarah Southgate and Daniel Burton, of York, England. Intelligent Formations' website at intelligentformations.com identifies the company's "Team" as Christopher Stirk, "Managing Director and Co-Founder"; Sarah Southgate, "Administration Director"; Michael Green, "Finance Manager"; Nick Stokes, "IT Manager and Web Design", and Chris Burton, "Business Consultant".

Accounts for All Ltd.: Registration Revocation

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has revoked the registration of Accounts For All Limited. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Isle of Man Companies Registry showed that Accounts For All Limited was incorporated on September 15th, 2003 and, in its last annual report, for 2017, its directors and shareholders were identified as James John Murphy Forbes, a British accountant, and Angela Michelle Forbes, also British, both of the Isle of Man, the latter of whom resigned as a director effective May 8th, 2019.

James Ellwood: Revocation

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority regarding the revocation of the registration of James Ellwood, an English lawyer, for regulatory breaches.

Blackmore Global PCC: Unlicensed Activity

Public Announcement "in the public interest" by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that Blackmore Global PCC Limited "has been operating as an open-ended investment company" without being licensed. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Isle of Man Companies Registry showed that Blackmore Global PCC Limited was incorporated in the Isle of Man on September 27th, 2013 and, in its most recent annual return, for 2019, its directors were identified as Phillip Andrew Nunn, of Altrincham, Cheshire, England, and Patrick Michael McCreesh, of Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England. A former director is Brian Peter Weal, of Cadiz, Spain, who resigned effective May 29th, 2015 - seven days after he was exposed as a fraudster by OffshoreAlert.

Invoke Accounts Ltd.: Regulatory Action

Public Notice by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority regarding regulatory action against Invoke Accounts Limited. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Isle of Man Companies Registry showed that Invoke Accounts Limited, f.k.s. Best Accounts Limited, f.k.s. IOM BestPay Limited, was incorporated in the Isle of Man on January 7th, 2013 and, in its annual return for 2021, its directors were identified as Lloyd Duwa, a Zimbabwean accountant; David Tarpey, a British accountant, and Richard Stephen McAleer, an Irish "Finance Manager", and its sole shareholder was Centurion Group Limited, of the Isle of Man. Prior annual returns show that former directors include Peter Morris Adamson, a citizen of the United Kingdom; Samantha Cubbon, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and Nathan Cafearo, a British "Marketing Consultant" and former shareholders include Acervus Holdings Limited, Best Group International Limited, and Best Holdings Limited, all of the Isle of Man.

Finchpay Ltd.: Revocation

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has revoked the registration of Finchpay Limited after its director Richard Ian Kissack "pleaded guilty to eight counts of VAT fraud and one count of VAT evasion".

Ambitions Ltd.: Revocation

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has revoked the registration of Ambitions Limited after its director Richard Ian Kissack "pleaded guilty to eight counts of VAT fraud and one count of VAT evasion".

Stephen Cryer: Disqualification

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has disqualified Stephen David Cryer, described as "a senior financial advisor", for not being "fit and proper", a penalty that the regulator stated "reflects the serious nature of the lack of integrity of Mr Cryer".

Island Financial Solutions Ltd.: £63K Fine

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority imposing a fine of £62,996 on Island Financial Solutions Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Isle of Man Companies Registry showed that Island Financial Solutions Limited was formed on October 12th, 2002 and, in the company's annual return for 2019, its directors and shareholders were identified as Michael Shane Twist, a.k.a. Mike Twist, and Stephen John Groom, a.k.a. Steve Groom, each described as a "Financial Advisor" who is a citizen of the United Kingdom.

Greg Taylor: Disqualification

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has disqualified Greg Nicholas Taylor, who worked as an insurance administrator.

Paul Deighton: Disqualification

Notice by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that Paul Deighton has received a 12-year Disqualification. Editor's Note: In December, 2019, Deighton was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison after being convicted of swindling his clients out of nearly £700,000 in a fraudulent investment scheme via his company, Haven Administration Limited, according to a news article by the Isle of Man Examiner.

Citadel Insurance Company Ltd.: Fine

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of £2,170 on Citadel Insurance Company Limited for "a number of regulatory failings".

Isle of Man Insurance Management Ltd.: Fine

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of £7,770 on Isle of Man Insurance Management Limited for "a number of regulatory failings".

Isle of Man Assurance Ltd.: Fine

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of £87,108 on Isle of Man Assurance Limited for "a number of regulatory failings".

Crypto Meca Ltd.: Registration Revocation

Announced by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that the registration of Crypto Meca Limited was revoked for "failure to pay the annual fee".

Kestrel Insurance Services Ltd.: Civil Penalty

Public Statement announcing the imposition of a civil penalty against insurance broker Kestrel Insurance Services Limited, whose directors during the relevant period were identified as Alan Burrows, Kate Burrows, and Paul Coniglio-Burrows. Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in its 2019 annual return with the Isle of Man Government, the company's shareholders were identified as Beacon Holdings Ltd., of the Isle of Man; Mark Burrows, of the Isle of Man; Alan Burrows, and Paul Coniglio-Burrows.

Fedelta Trust Ltd.: Regulatory Fine

Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority regarding "the imposition of a discretionary civil penalty" against Fedelta Trust Limited.

Colombo Investments Limited

Colombo Investments Limited - Enforcement Actions - Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission
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