Offshore Consulting Expands Services Offering to Compliance
18th January 2012
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Offshore Consulting have expanded their services and appointed Director Chris Corcoran to their new venture - Offshore Compliance Services (Guernsey) Limited


"We are delighted to launch Offshore Compliance Services and are pleased to welcome Chris Corcoran to the team. After a busy 2011 that saw the expansion of our consultancy, recruitment and training business and many small businesses taking advantage of our "business health checks", the launch of compliance services at the start of 2012 seemed the natural progression".  
Will Morgan, Director

Within the ever-changing regulatory environment, Offshore Compliance Services aims to guide and consult with their clients to find the best solution for progression. 

They are focused on servicing the needs of the Guernsey Finance Industry with their professional approach and knowledge.  


Compliance services offered include: 

  • Compliance Consultancy Services
  • Compliance Officer and MLRO Support Services
  • Compliance and AML Training
  • Licensee Board Support Services


Compliance Services Director, Chris Corcoran formed Offshore Compliance (Guernsey) Ltd having left his position at Kleinwort Benson (Channel Islands) Fund Services Ltd as Compliance Officer and MLRO in November 2011.

Chris was born and educated in Canada, but has strong family ties to Guernsey.  In 2000 his affiliation with the island was defined when he returned to Guernsey and started working in the local Financial Services industry.  Chris started to specialise in compliance in 2003 when he accepted a role at Investec as a Compliance Analyst. The role was comprised of a number of different projects including outsourcing of entities and dealing with the ensuing regulatory requirements.

Over the next few years Chris undertook various other compliance focused roles within the industry including compliance supervisor at HSBC Securities Services Ltd, Close Fund Services Ltd and Credit Suisse Fund Administration Ltd.  Chris moved to EFG in 2008 where he was responsible for reviewing and revising the policies, procedures and controls surrounding the compliance department.

Chris joined Kleinwort Benson (Channel Islands) Fund Services Ltd in 2009 as a senior controls specialist and subsequently was appointed as named Compliance Officer and MLRO on 8 POI licensed fund boards.

Chris has strong interpersonal and project management skills. He possesses a very positive approach and a sound knowledge of industry standards across fund administration, banking and local and international legislation.  Chris has undertaken the international Diploma in Compliance through ICA and Manchester Business School and is a professional member of the International Compliance Association.


"Offshore Consulting and Compliance are looking forward to a busy 2012 and would be pleased to receive enquiries from anyone interested in our services".  Will Morgan, Director 


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Picture Below: Offshore Compliance Services Director - Chris Corcoran.

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