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Canada Life International has extended the availability of capital redemption bond (CRB) options to its Dublin-based trust products offered by Canada Life International Assurance (Ireland).
Malta will be the "main winner" of HM Revenue & Customs' plan to change the 'eligibility criteria' for foreign pensions to qualify as recognised overseas pensions schemes (Rops), according to the director of European IFA firm Blevins Franks.
Ireland’s controversial plans to impose a wealth tax on its super-rich, similar to other European countries such as France and Spain, may yield just €22m (£18.6m, $23.2m), according to a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Whereas equity markets have quickly shrugged off the result of the US presidential elections, peripheral bond spreads have widened since. Trump’s election seems to have reminded markets of the possible consequences of an Italian no-vote in next week’s referendum.
Wells Fargo Asset Management has launched two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds: the Global Focused Equity and US Small Cap Value funds.
European equities are now on their longest net outflow streak since 2012. But it is not just equity funds that are being sold off. Bond funds are also under increasing pressure.
Mifid II is a big concern for around three-quarters of global asset managers, who think regulators need to provide better guidance and tools to navigate the increasingly complex landscape, according to State Street Corporation.
The sharp jump in global inflation expectations since Donald Trump’s US election success papers over several significant differences in the inflation path for different countries, said Tanguy Le Saout.
The trade body representing international life offices has blasted the European Commission’s (EC) handling of the controversial Priips regulation, delayed last week until January 2018.
UK and Jersey-based wealth management firm, LGT Vestra, has become a partner of the Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers (Feifa).
Argonaut Capital is set to open a long-only, high-yield European income fund targeting companies yielding 30% above the index after its first year, subject to regulatory approval.
Winter is coming, but instead of flying south, the flock of black swans that has pecked away at 30 years of globalisation this year is heading east toward Europe.
Jurisdictions that offer zero rates of corporation tax, such as Jersey and Guernsey, may not automatically be considered tax havens, EU finance ministers have said.
Financial advisers could be forced to report “aggressive” tax planning schemes which help clients avoid paying tax, according to new plans being considering by the European Commission.
The European Commission’s one-year extension to the introduction of key information documents (Kids) for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (Priips) has been welcomed across the investment sector.
Chief ministers of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man have held the first in a series of meetings with the UK government aimed at setting out their interests in the Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
International pensions provider Sovereign Group has removed 'ad hoc' transactional fees from all its new and existing recognised overseas pensions scheme (Rops) products.
A French prosecutor has called for HSBC to stand trial for helping clients hide more than €180bn (£161.3bn, $199.8bn) in offshore tax havens from the country’s tax authorities, French news agency AFP has reported.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is seeking industry views on setting up a new prudential regime that is specifically tailored to the needs of investment firms.
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