International Adviser magazine goes digital

International Adviser magazine goes digital

After 12 years of printing monthly copies, International Adviser is going digital from September. This exciting development will allow us to shape our content differently as the markets around the world evolve.

Emerging market growth funds make a comeback

Emerging market growth funds make a comebackLock icon

Emerging markets are increasingly attractive but selecting the right fund is the key to performance, according to Morningstar.

Published : 24, Jul 2017
Ex-Credit Suisse banker guilty in US offshore tax case

Ex-Credit Suisse banker guilty in US offshore...

A former Credit Suisse banker who helped wealthy Americans dodge millions of dollars in income taxes for nearly a decade has pleaded guilty.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
Europe’s fund industry facing dispersal as Brexit looms

Europe’s fund industry facing dispersal as Brexit...

Whatever the outcome of the Brexit process now under way, the shape of the asset management industry in Europe is set to change substantially, a report by the CFA Institute has found.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
MSCI: UK worst performer in June

MSCI: UK worst performer in June

The UK was the worst performing single country index in June while Canada was the best, according to data by MSCI.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
Italian tax police demand details of 10,000 Swiss accounts

Italian tax police demand details of 10,000 Swiss...

Italy’s tax police have asked Switzerland's Federal Tax Administration for information regarding €6.7bn (£5.9bn, $7.7bn) that has been deposited in the country by Italian citizens.

Published : 20, Jul 2017
Crocodile Dundee tax fraudster to fight extradition

Crocodile Dundee tax fraudster to fight extradition...

The Jerseyman allegedly at the centre of Australia’s biggest ever tax evasion scandal, that included Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan among its victims, is fighting attempts to extradite him from Italy to face charges down under.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
UK slips to 18th place in retirement security ranking

UK slips to 18th place in retirement security...

Retirement security in the UK took a hit in a global ranking, falling one notch to number 18 among 43 developed countries.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
Ocorian expands fund services reach with Lux acquisition

Ocorian expands fund services reach with Lux acquisition...

Financial services provider Ocorian has agreed to buy MAS International, an independent fund administration company operating primarily in Luxembourg and Mauritius.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
EU warns regulators to stop ‘letter box’ investment firms

EU warns regulators to stop ‘letter box’ investment...

A European watchdog has urged a crackdown on investment firms setting up ‘letter box’ entities across the continent in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Published : 14, Jul 2017
Generali puts $50bn German life book up for sale

Generali puts $50bn German life book up for sale...

Italian insurer Generali has put its $50bn (£38bn, €44bn) closed book German life insurance unit up for sale as part of a worldwide restructure of its European operations, Reuters has reported.

Published : 14, Jul 2017
Spain bows to pressure to introduce nationwide tax rates

Spain bows to pressure to introduce nationwide...Lock icon

Spain has unveiled plans to reform its nationwide tax system amid mounting pressure on the government to address “substantial tax disparities” between the country’s 17 autonomous regions.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
France to push ahead with cuts to wealth tax

France to push ahead with cuts to wealth tax

French president Emmanuel Macron has promised the government will press ahead with promised tax cuts overruling earlier suggestions by prime minister Edouard Phillippe that key campaign policies would be postponed until 2019 as France struggles to contain its public deficit.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
Gibraltar insurer with five branches closes to new business

Gibraltar insurer with five branches closes to...Lock icon

Gibraltar-headquartered Elite Insurance has stopped writing new business across all its offices “with immediate effect”.

Published : 7, Jul 2017
Investors switch to trackers in European equity markets

Investors switch to trackers in European equity...

Following the French elections, investors have swapped actively managed single country equity funds for index trackers.

Published : 6, Jul 2017
France delays tax cuts until 2019 as austerity bites

France delays tax cuts until 2019 as austerity...

French prime minister Edouard Philippe has announced that the government will have to delay planned tax cuts until 2019 due to the poor state of the country’s finances.

Published : 6, Jul 2017
Recession risk is on the rise – the key factors to watch

Recession risk is on the rise – the key factors...Lock icon

While markets could remain complacent and expensive for a long time, recession risk is rising, says asset manager Robeco. Fidelity is also increasingly cautious, expecting “the longest equity bull market since World War II” to end within 18 months.

Published : 6, Jul 2017
Ex-Spurs star Ramo Vega’s Swiss AM told to refund £60K fees

Ex-Spurs star Ramo Vega’s Swiss AM told to refund...

A wealth management firm founded by former Spurs footballer Ramon Vega has been ordered to refund nearly £60,000 ($68,330, €68,330) in fees by the UK's financial ombudsman.

Published : 5, Jul 2017
UK advisers required to ‘tape’ calls under final Mifid II rules

UK advisers required to ‘tape’ calls under final...

Advisers in the UK will be required record telephone conversations with clients, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed, and DFMs are set to be included in the measure.

Published : 4, Jul 2017
Panama Papers ‘only the tip of an iceberg’

Panama Papers ‘only the tip of an iceberg’Lock icon

The European Parliament has admitted that the Panama Papers leak “can be construed as only the tip of an iceberg” in a draft report that slams attempts to halt tax avoidance and evasion.

Published : 4, Jul 2017

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