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Comsure training – An introduction to Virtual Assets[VA], VA Service Providers [VASPs] and regulatory standards


The following training programme is popular with Comsure clients. If you are interested in running the same in your organisation, email

The Comsure Introduction to VA/VASPs and the relevant regulatory Standards session includes:-

  • An overview of virtual assets (VA),
  • VA technology and
  • Virtual asset service providers (VASPs)
  • The new FATF requirements relating to VA and VASPs.
  • The Jersey NRA considerations

The session will:-

  1. Examine regulation/prohibition frameworks, key considerations for implementation and FATF observations of R.15 implementation across the global network.
  2. Focus on risks associated with VA/VASPs, including Jersey sectoral risk assessments and some best practice examples.


    • Virtual assets  [VA] and
    • Virtual asset service providers [VASP]
  2. [VA]
    • Users
    • State of play
    • Capabilities & common illicit practices involving [VAs]
    • TYPES
  3. Types of [VASPs]
    • A  look at the World Bank's eight types of virtual asset service providers
    • Token issuances (Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs))
    • Virtual currency exchanges
    • Virtual asset custody
    • Token issuances
    • Fund Managers and Administrators
    • Mining
  5. UK's approach to regulating [VA]  activities
    • The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  6. EU's emerging regime for [VAs]
    • DLT Pilot Regime Regulation [PRR]
    • Anti-Money Laundering Regulation package [AMLRP]
    • Directive for Administrative Cooperation [DAC8]
  7. JERSEY Supervision and risk overview
    • Legislative and regulatory environment for Jersey
    • Jersey Service providers with exposure to [VAs] in Jersey
    • Jersey's Current [VA]  ML & TF NRA 2020 and 2021
    • Jersey's contextual factors and impact on risk assessment
    • Current [VA] Environment in Jersey/risk overview


  • 3HRS


  • For all standard Comsure face-to-face [live/remote] training [e.g. AML/COMPLIANCE/MLCO Updates], Comsure's minimum fee is £900 for up to a maximum of 20 persons for up to 3hrs []

[*]Comsure reserve the right to adjust the above


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