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The Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) has teamed up with the Personal Finance Society (PFS) to launch a public awareness campaign on investment mis-selling in response to increasing numbers of local investors losing their savings through high-risk investments.
The Portuguese government has introduced a wealth tax on properties valued over €600,000 (£538,572, $660,108) in a move that could benefit thousands of British expats living in the EU-member state.
Life companies based on the Isle of Man will have to disclose client commission worldwide from January 2019, the head of the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (IoMFSA) has confirmed.
St James’s Place, one of Britain’s biggest wealth managers, has come under fire over claims it will not be caught by an incoming cap on exit charges.
A leading critic of the Department of Labor’s (DoL) upcoming fiduciary rule, which will require pension advisers to act in the best interests of their clients, putting an end to high-commission investment products, has been named as an assistant to president-elect Donald Trump.
The UK government is to toughen laws governing fraudulent or dishonest activity by financial services companies to make it easier to successfully prosecute criminal offences such as fraud, money laundering and false accounting.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has put retail investor protection and robo-advice at the centre of its examinations programme for 2017.
A former financial adviser has been sentenced to eight and a half years in prison after being found guilty of defrauding clients out of £4m (€4.6m, $4.8m).
A greater number of British expats rely on European healthcare under the UK’s reciprocal healthcare agreements than European pensioners living on the UK, who use the NHS, according to figures obtained by the BBC.
The UAE Insurance Authority (IA) is to issue a new draft and open a fresh consultation on plans to tackle high fees and hidden commissions in the life industry after requests for a 'two-year delay', sources have told International Adviser.
HM Revenue & Customs boosted revenue from its counter-avoidance directorate by 80% last year, according to figures compiled by law firm Pinsent Masons.
Opportunity knocks for financial advisers in 2017 as political, economic and regulatory turmoil leaves clients adrift in unknown territory and seeking advice, says Rachael Griffin, head of product law and financial planning at Old Mutual International.
The United States will become the last global tax haven as the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) comes into force, making a repeal of Fatca very unlikely, says Nuri Katz, chief executive and founder of Apex Capital Partners.
The first westerner to be charged in connection with the 1MDB scandal has been sentenced to 28 weeks in jail and fined S$128,000 (£73,352, $89,174, €84,235) by a Singapore court.
Malta has been accused of being a tax haven after a new report found that the European Union’s smallest member state helped multinationals avoid paying €14bn (£12.1bn, $14.8bn) in taxes between 2012 and 2015.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) could be forced to abandon plans to shut 170 local branches after the UK government’s spending watchdog accused the tax office of being “unrealistic” over its restructure plans.
A US congressman has introduced a bill that could delay the Department of Labor’s (DoL) much-anticipated fiduciary rule by at least two years.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed its 10 most significant fraud and organised crime cases of 2016. In the ongoing fight against tax evasion, HMRC prosecuted a range of tax fraudsters leading to 679 individuals being convicted for their part in tax crimes, with sentences for 2016 totalling more than 730 years.
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