On May 07, 2020, the European Commission announced the adoption of a new list of third countries which, according to the Commission, had strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing (AML-CFT) regimes. On the very same day, the Commission announced that it had come up with a new methodology to establish this list. This is how Mauritius, much to its surprise, was included therein.
Alliance Mauritius office closed until 4 May due to the national lockdown imposed as a result of increasing number of confirmed covid-19 cases
Alliance Mauritius office is closed due increasing number of confirmed covid-19 cases in the island and government has established a compulsory national confinement policy with immediate effect until 4 May 2020. Our staffs will be working from home and will ensure, as far as reasonably possible, that all client matters will be attended in a timely manner
Joint Communique by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance, the Financial Services Commission, and the Economic Development Board of Mauritius on the “Mauritius Leaks”
It has come to our attention that the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in partnership with l’Express, a local newspaper, has released a report on Mauritius (‘Mauritius Leaks’) on July 23, 2019. By the ICIJ’s own admission, their so-called “investigation” has been based on a USB key that was handed over to them anonymously. It is, therefore, reasonable to assume that the data on the USB key may have been illegally obtained.