Panama Papers blog linked to Maltese journalist's murder

Panama Papers blog linked to Maltese journalist's...

A Maltese journalist was killed in a car explosion to silence her blog on the Panama Papers, her son has claimed.

Published : 17, Oct 2017
Expats told to divorce and remarry to preserve rights

Expats told to divorce and remarry to preserve...

A same sex couple told to divorce and remarry to preserve their rights when moving to France has highlighted a potentially huge issue for cross border couples, according to a legal expert.

Published : 16, Oct 2017
What to avoid when investing in Europe

What to avoid when investing in Europe

Big brand names in Europe used to be reliable performers, but online businesses have made them less attractive, according to Martin Todd, manager of the Hermes European Alpha Fund.

Published : 13, Oct 2017
Investors step up European equity ETF buying

Investors step up European equity ETF buying

September saw renewed appetite for European equity exchange trade funds (ETFs) after flows had dropped in August, according to data from assert manager Blackrock. But it was another asset class that really stole the show.

Published : 12, Oct 2017
Expat pensions at risk admits UK chancellor

Expat pensions at risk admits UK chancellor

UK chancellor Philip Hammond has admitted the government is "alive to the risk" that leaving the EU without a Brexit deal could create “legal uncertainties” for European cross-border pensions and insurance arrangements.

Published : 11, Oct 2017
Ex-Chelsea defender sentenced to jail for tax fraud

Ex-Chelsea defender sentenced to jail for tax...

Former Chelsea and Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho has been sentenced to seven months in prison and fined €142,882 (£128,222 $167,717) for tax evasion.

Published : 9, Oct 2017
President Macron eases France’s wealth tax for 2018

President Macron eases France’s wealth tax for...

France is replacing its widely encompassing wealth tax with a new one which is more narrowly focused on property-related assets in draft rules issued by its government.

Published : 6, Oct 2017
Madrid defender in second tax probe

Madrid defender in second tax probe

Brazil and Real Madrid player Marcelo Vieira is facing the prospect of Spanish tax investigators trawling through his accounts for a second time.

Published : 5, Oct 2017
Is Brexit the biggest concern for advisers?

Is Brexit the biggest concern for advisers?

As Brexit looms over the future of their firms and clients, is the UK leaving the European Union the biggest concern for advisers based in the region?

Published : 4, Oct 2017
Invesco launches first preferred shares ETF

Invesco launches first preferred shares ETF

Invesco PowerShares has launched its first preferred shares ETF in Europe.

Published : 3, Oct 2017
Govt sets up asset management taskforce

Govt sets up asset management taskforce

A taskforce to examine how the £8trn ($10.6trn, €9.1trn) UK asset management business can beat the Brexit blues will be set up by the Treasury, City minister Stephen Barclay has revealed.

Published : 3, Oct 2017
Western Europe to go fee-only predicts deVere

Western Europe to go fee-only predicts deVere

DeVere Group’s James Green has said the firm is planning for a fee-only future, predicting that western Europe will move entirely to this form of remuneration 'within five to 10 years'.

Published : 2, Oct 2017
DeVere Group returns to Portugal

DeVere Group returns to Portugal

After a six-year hiatus, deVere Group is to expand its western Europe network by returning to Portugal with plans to expand its footprint in France.

Published : 2, Oct 2017
Sanne to acquire $8.3bn Luxembourg  firms

Sanne to acquire $8.3bn Luxembourg  firms

Global alternative asset and corporate administration services provider Sanne has agreed to acquire Luxembourg Investment Solution (LIS) and Compliance Partners (CP).

Published : 29, Sep 2017
Rich get richer: global high net worth wealth hits $64trn

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The global wealth of high net worth individuals rose by 7.5% in 2016, presenting an opportunity for wealth managers and technology firms, according to the Capgemini World Wealth Report 2017.

Published : 29, Sep 2017
Hurricane of legislation to hit advisers

Hurricane of legislation to hit advisers

A hurricane of difficult regulation is to going hit the European financial advice industry, and for some companies and countries it is already too late, the audience of IFAs at International Adviser’s Future Advisory Forum Europe heard on Thursday.

Published : 28, Sep 2017
Europe Best Practice Adviser Award winners revealed

Europe Best Practice Adviser Award winners revealed...

The winners in Europe for International Adviser’s Best Practice Adviser Awards 2017 series were revealed on 28 September at the Waldorf Hilton in London.

Published : 28, Sep 2017
Europe lagging in sustainable investment

Europe lagging in sustainable investment

Investors in Europe are falling behind the global average when it comes to sustainable investing, according to a survey from Schroders.

Published : 28, Sep 2017
UBS offices raided by 130 investigators over tax evasion

UBS offices raided by 130 investigators over tax...

An investigation into alleged tax evasion by about 2,000 UBS Group clients saw German prosecutors conduct a series of raids on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Published : 27, Sep 2017
With under 100 days to go, many still clueless about Mifid

With under 100 days to go, many still clueless...

A fifth of business leaders have admitted their employees are not even aware of the sweeping changes that will come into force under Mifid II, a survey has revealed.

Published : 27, Sep 2017

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