We understand our clients' business, providing robust, effective and practical solutions
(“Gold Leaf”) is a leading financial regulatory and compliance consultancy firm with its head office in the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”). Our clients comprise a wide cross-section of entities including trust companies operating globally; international banks; law firms; and family offices. We are entrusted with the responsibility for providing robust and pragmatic regulatory solutions, to ensure that our clients comply with their regulatory obligations.
OUR CLIENTS' BUSINESS
With close to two decades of cumulative experience, the Gold Leaf team understands the business operations of financial institutions which distinguishes Gold Leaf from other compliance outfits. It is this understanding of business which allows us to design purposeful and effective compliance and regulatory solutions.
DESIGNED TO SUIT
OUR CLIENTS' NEEDS
Our aim is to assist clients with navigating the myriad of regulatory obligations and to ensure that they remain one step ahead. The Gold Leaf solution allows clients to focus on growing their business and developing competitive and innovative products…whilst we safeguard their reputations.
GOLD LEAF SOLUTIONS
GOLD LEAF SOLUTIONS
Shamini Chase is the Founder and Managing Director of Gold Leaf Consulting Services Limited.
A qualified attorney-at-law holding a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Banking and Finance Law from the University of London, Shamini specializes in financial regulatory law, and is a well-known and highly respected regulatory lawyer and compliance specialist in the BVI. Often sought out for her commercially pragmatic approach in providing regulatory and compliance guidance, Shamini strives, in her practice, to find practical, effective and timely solutions for her clients.
As a dynamic and passionate speaker in her field, Shamini has presented on BVI regulatory topics at several local and international conferences and has also worked with the BVI Financial Services Commission (“BVI FSC”) and the BVI Financial Services Institute (“FSI”) as a course trainer for the BVI FSC/FSI Master Class Series in Compliance Training in the BVI. Shamini has earned a solid reputation for efficient preparation and submission of complex licensing applications to the BVI FSC and seeing them through to successful determination and is also known for her ability to develop practical, effective and efficient remediation strategies for various financial intermediaries, subject to regulatory enforcement action. Shamini was appointed as a member of the BVI Fintech Committee in April 2019.
In addition to being a member of the International Compliance Association, Shamini also serves as an external faculty member. Shamini is called to the Bars of Saint Lucia and the British Virgin Islands.
Phone: +284 340 5056
FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
Ian Ross is a highly qualified and prominent international fraud expert with 30 years’ experience in compliance, risk management, and financial crime investigation and prevention.
Ian gained his initial experience in fraud investigation as a UK police officer before extending his skills and competencies to key international commercial sectors. His extensive work has supported government and regulatory authorities, national banks, financial intermediaries, multi-national corporate entities, and international law enforcement agencies.
The many accomplishments and qualifications of Ian include:
‘Listed expert’: Cour pénale international (The International Criminal Court of Justice (The Hague),
Fellow: Chartered Management Institute (FCMI),
Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist (ACFS),
Consultant Investigative Psychologist,
Trainer and course developer: ‘ACAMS’
He is also the author of 3 textbooks on countering financial crime:
1. Exposing fraud, Skills, Process, and Practicalities (Wiley, 2015) ISBN: 978-1-118-82369-9 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781119177494
2. Superar el narcisismo y heurística. Entrevista investigativa de defraudadores corporativos (Overcoming narcissism and heuristics. Investigative interviewing of Corporate fraudsters). 2019. (ISBN: 978-958-8993-39-3) Published by Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Prevención de Fraude INIF & Konrad Lorenz, Fundación Universidad, Colombia, 2019) www.manualmoderno.com
3. ‘CC1’ The Investigations Toolkit (2019). Published by Tartan Compliance Services.
As a member of the Gold Leaf team, Ian’s international expertise and experience enhances our established Gold Standard Solutions to ensure that our clients always receive Gold Standard advice, guidance and solutions.
CONSULTANT - FRAUD & RISK SPECIALIST