DeVere says it has handled over a third of QROPS transfers

DeVere says it has handled over a third of QROPS...

The deVere Group, the Zurich-headquartered, internationally-focused advisory group which claims to be the world's largest, said it has handled more than a third of the assets transferred out of the UK and into qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes since QROPS were created in 2006.

Published : 23, Feb 2012
qrops consultation ends guern wait begins

qrops consultation ends guern wait begins

As the door shuts on the eight-week period during which HM Revenue & Customs was accepting comments on its plans to amend its QROPS regulations, Guernsey QROPS providers are pinning their hopes on the introduction of a new pensions scheme that would be open to islanders and non-residents alike.

Published : 31, Jan 2012
guernsey pins qrops hopes on new regime

guernsey pins qrops hopes on new regime

The States of Guernsey is to introduce a completely new, one-size-fits-all pensions regime, open to islanders and non-residents alike, in an effort to ensure the survival of its thriving QROPS industry.

Published : 27, Jan 2012
stm launches qrops for us res expats

stm launches qrops for us res expats

STM, the Gibraltar-based trust company and pensions administrator, has received approval from the Maltese regulator amd HMRC for a new QROPS scheme designed to accommodate the special needs of expatriates living in the US.

Published : 19, Jan 2012
guernsey pensions industry ponders its options

guernsey pensions industry ponders its options...

Pension providers and others in Guernseys pensions industry met yesterday to discuss a range of options the island is seen as having, as it seeks to accommodate recently-proposed changes to the UKs QROPS legislation.

Published : 18, Jan 2012
guernsey qrops industry seeks tax law change

guernsey qrops industry seeks tax law change

The association representing pension providers in Guernsey is understood to be working with officials there on changes to the islands tax regulations with respect to pensions, in an effort to ensure the survival of its QROPS industry.

Published : 17, Jan 2012
uk to set up frozen pension group

uk to set up frozen pension group

The UK government is to set up a so-called working group to look into the issue of frozen pensions, in response to years of pressure from expatriate pensioners and politicians.

Published : 20, Dec 2011
step guernsey principal target of new legislation

step guernsey principal target of new legislation...

The STEP Journal, the official magazine for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, has said Guernsey is the principal target of recent QROPS legislation targeting tax avoidance.

Published : 20, Dec 2011
iom reacts positively to qrops proposals

iom reacts positively to qrops proposals

The Isle of Man government and pension association have welcomed HM Revenue & Customs' draft legislation on the QROPS regime.

Published : 8, Dec 2011
skandia and concept unveil qrops lite

skandia and concept unveil qrops lite

Royal Skandia and Concept Group have created a QROPS with a fee structure aimed at clients with transfer values of less than £75,000.

Published : 31, Oct 2011
qrops expert claims nz concerns are over

qrops expert claims nz concerns are over

An overseas pension expert is claiming a change to a draft bill in New Zealand means QROPS are no longer under threat.

Published : 20, Oct 2011
opposition mounts to bill which would end nz qrops

opposition mounts to bill which would end nz qrops...

There is mounting opposition in New Zealand to a section of a new bill which would prevent

Published : 19, Oct 2011
providence life launches qrops with integrated bond

providence life launches qrops with integrated...

Providence Life has launched a low initial investment QROPS with an integrated portfolio bond.

Published : 7, Oct 2011
brooklands launches nz qrops despite doubts over jurisdiction's future

brooklands launches nz qrops despite doubts over...

Brooklands Pensions has launched a further New Zealand QROPS, despite legislation currently going through its Parliament which could prevent QROPS from being domiciled in the country.

Published : 30, Sep 2011

UK pensioners in France to pay tax on tax-free...

UK taxpayers who retire to France now must pay tax on the lump sum element of their pensions.

Published : 27, Jun 2011

IMA warns EU not to damage existing pension systems...

Regulation for a single Europe-wide pension should not damage existing pension provisions.

Published : 27, Jun 2011

Guernsey FSC head of insurance to retire

Diane Colton, director of insurance at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, is to retire.

Published : 27, Jun 2011

Manx pension changes a "challenge" to Guernsey...

The recent pension legislation changes on the Isle of Man are a clear challenge to Guernsey.

Published : 27, Jun 2011

UK Government cuts pensions tax relief limit to...

The UK Coalition Government is to cut the annual allowance for pension tax relief to £50,000

Published : 27, Jun 2011

Axa launches 'third way' retirement products

Axa Life Europe has launched a range of 'third way' retirement products.

Published : 27, Jun 2011

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