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Mark Lyttleton, a former star manager of BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha, has been charged with three counts of insider dealing by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Paying into an Isa or getting pension tax relief can never be tax avoidance, according to Richard Murphy, an economist and long-standing active member of the Tax Justice Network.
The head of the UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has called for the £50,000 ($64,907,€57,770) limit on payouts for clients who receive bad financial advice to be scrapped.
A financial adviser who funded a lavish lifestyle from investments in an unauthorised collective investment scheme has had an extra 603 days added to his prison sentence for failing to comply with a court order to repay investors.
Donald Trump called tax avoidance "smart" during the first live US Presidential TV debate with rival Hillary Clinton in New York.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has cracked down on an international insurance company based in the DIFC for selling products to customers outside the centre.
The UK tax office has won its tenth legal case against a serial tax avoidance promoter, NT Advisors, after it was found guilty of circulating payments for no other reason other than to generate tax deductions.
The Australian corporate regulator has abandoned a civil penalty action against two former directors of the collapsed Queensland-based fund manager LM Investment Management (LMIM).
US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has proposed raising inheritance tax paid by ultra-rich Americans to 65% on property valued at more than $500m (£385m, €445m), in a bid to appeal to the supporters of her former Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders.
Life companies are calling for more clarity on how new laws covering mutual funds offered for sale within their products in the UAE will work in practice, while asset managers have begun the process of deciding which products to offer.
A new cache of 1.3 million documents from the Bahamas has exposed the use of offshore shell companies by the former EU competition commissioner Neelie Kroes and UK politician Amber Rudd.
UK-based wealth manager HFM Columbus has warned non-domiciled UK residents of the pitfalls of making large withdrawals from their international pension plans (IPP) ahead of changes to rules governing remittances.
France, Germany and Italy are fighting against introducing a complete ban on commission in their financial services industries despite pressure from the EU, according to Michael Lodhi, chairman of Luxembourg-based Spectrum IFA Group.
Recent moves in the US suggest that the country is bringing in its own version of the retail distribution review “through the backdoor”, according to Capgemini Consulting’s Rod Bryson.
The UK government has launched a consultation on changing the definition of financial advice, so that only a personal recommendation for a product is considered advice which will be regulated.
Twenty-three countries in the European Union have backed a 12-month delay to the introduction of the controversial Priips legislation, following a landmark rejection of its regulatory technical standards (RTS) by the European parliament (EP) last week.
Guernsey-based Louvre Fund Services and two of its executive directors have been fined under the island’s protection of investors law.
HM Revenue & Customs has reported a significant rise in the number of British savers breaching the lifetime pension allowance (LTA) over the past year, collecting £126m ($163m, €146m) in additional tax revenue between 2015/16, up 38% from £78m the previous year.
Indonesia’s government has reassured participants of its tax amnesty programme that they will not be prosecuted for tax evasion after it emerged last week that private banks in Singapore are sharing with police the details of wealthy clients using the programme.
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