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JFSC corrected its appendix D2 on 20 March 2023 and said sorry :)


Following Comsure recent observations about the JFSC appendix D2 updates, Comsure is pleased to announce the JFSC has corrected it.

The JFSC say

  • It was brought to our attention that there were some discrepancies in the data published last week in Appendix D2.
  • We have now
    • INCLUDED in the relevant sources of Appendix D2.
      • Saint Maarten,
      • Palestine and
      • Mongolia
    • REMOVED from the list of added sources Appendix D2
      • Tonga and
      • the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The JFSC apologised for any inconvenience caused.


News From 20th

JFSC “final version” Appendix D2 amended to correct updates originally published on the 15th

Further to the Comsure update on Friday 17th, about the JFSC appendix D2 changes on the 15th, [see below] please note:-

  • the JFSC has amended [on the 17th] the x2 final D2 documents,
  • There is no update from them to inform you that the composition of country risk data has changed between the 15th and the 17th.

So be careful –

  • only use only D2 documents from Friday onwards;
  • earlier versions you may have saved are incorrect

Please also note the JFSC has not amended the track changes document.

Comsure news from Friday

Also copied below

Fridays 17th news  

On 15 March 2023, the JFSC issued a confusing update to its appendix D2

On 15 March 2023, the JFSC amended their appendix D2 country list. As part of this process, the JFSC provided three versions as follows:-

  1. 1 x Final version D2 pdf [1].
  2. 1 x Final version D2 excel [2].
  3. 1 x Track change version D2 pdf [3]

Following an inspection of the x3 documents, there are discrepancies between the:-

  1. Final version documents  [1+2 above] and
  2. Track change version [3 above]

Comsure is concerned that the final D2s are wrong – and Comsure's explanation is below.

The table below [fig.1] highlights each issue, and a summary is here:-.

  1. Issues 1 and 2
  2. Tonga and the Democratic Republic of Congo [Congo] have been on D2 since February 2022.
  3. However, the JFSC, in their March update, say the inclusion was on 15 March 2023.
  4. Issues 3, 4 and 5 impact the final D2 pdf and excel.
  5. The final D2 does not show Saint Maarten, Palestine and Mongolia
  6. However, the x3 countries have sources listed as active in the track change version
  7. The active sources indicate that the final D2 list is incorrect

The above findings above are also summarised here in FIG1


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