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Generali signs $172m agreement to sell Panama business

Generali signs $172m agreement to sell Panama...

Generali has entered into an agreement to sell its business in Panama, the latest in a series of exits from Latin American markets for the Italian insurer.

Published : 8, Aug 2017
Top destinations for sun-seeking British expats

Top destinations for sun-seeking British expats...Lock icon

Summer in the UK this year has been a brief affair, so it comes as no surprise that nearly two-thirds of British expats think about the weather when planning their moves abroad. But sunshine isn't the only factor prospective expats should consider.

Published : 4, Aug 2017
Barcelona striker Neymar cleared in $20m tax evasion case

Barcelona striker Neymar cleared in $20m tax evasion...

Brazilian football star Neymar has been cleared of any criminal charges in a long-running tax evasion case in Brazil, with the judge citing a “lack of just cause”.

Published : 27, Jul 2017
Hansard grows despite dip in Middle East & Africa activity

Hansard grows despite dip in Middle East & Africa...

Specialist long-term savings provider Hansard Global has continued to grow on a year-on-year basis despite a halt in new business expansion from the Middle East and Africa region in the fourth quarter.

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
Generali disposes of insurance arms in two LatAm countries

Generali disposes of insurance arms in two LatAm...

Generali is selling its businesses in two Latin American countries as part of its plan to exit weaker markets to slash costs and boost profits.

Published : 20, 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
Expat hotspots top global competitive ranking

Expat hotspots top global competitive rankingLock icon

Hong Kong and Singapore ranked first and third as the most competitive countries in the world, with Switzerland coming in second, according to the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Ranking.

Published : 1, Jun 2017
Zedra establishes a US office to target Americas

Zedra establishes a US office to target Americas...

Jersey-headquartered independent trust company Zedra has set up an office in Miami to target North and Latin America as part of its fast track global expansion plans.

Published : 2, May 2017
Argentina 'spying' on footballer Messi over Panama Paper links

Argentina 'spying' on footballer Messi over Panama...

Barcelona football legend Lionel Messi is being followed by an Argentinian government spy, according to a sensational report in the country’s local media.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
Best and worst expat countries for high pay

Best and worst expat countries for high payLock icon

The best places to earn a decent annual wage without having to work around the clock are in western Europe. Eastern Europe fared badly but Mexico ranked bottom, a recent report by ExpatFinder found.

Brazil extends tax amnesty but adds hefty penalty

Brazil extends tax amnesty but adds hefty penalty...

Brazil is offering its taxpayers another, more expensive, opportunity to avoid prosecution and declare their offshore assets by extending its tax amnesty by 120 days.

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Defunct Premier Group links uncovered in Panama Papers

Defunct Premier Group links uncovered in Panama...Lock icon

Wound up Isle of Man-based investment fund manager the Premier Group has links to the Panama Papers, the worldwide scandal described as the “biggest ever blow” to the offshore world.

Published : 31, Mar 2017
Wife and mistress must split pension rules Brazil court

Wife and mistress must split pension rules Brazil...

The pension benefits of a Brazilian man who died in 2015 should be equally split between his wife and a woman with whom he had a 20-year relationships during his marriage, a court has ruled.

Published : 30, Mar 2017
Best and worst countries for expats

Best and worst countries for expats

With the clock now ticking on the UK’s departure from the European Union, some people are rethinking their living and employment situation. Click through the slides below to find the best and worst expat destinations, according to research firm InterNations.

Published : 29, Mar 2017
DeVere Group to launch Mauritius investment bank

DeVere Group to launch Mauritius investment bank...

DeVere Group is to launch an investment bank on the offshore jurisdiction of Mauritius.

Published : 6, Mar 2017
Adviser network Nexus Global expands to Latin America

Adviser network Nexus Global expands to Latin...

European IFA network Nexus Global (NXG) has expanded to Latin America with the addition of EBG International, a Chile-based advice firm that focuses on the financial planning needs of international executives across the region.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
KPMG blasts Harlequin boss over investor pay-back plan

KPMG blasts Harlequin boss over investor pay-back...Lock icon

The independent trustee of Harlequin Property, the £400m ($509m, €454m) overseas property scheme facing ruin, has blasted the company’s chairman David Ames over how he intends to pay back stricken investors.

Published : 3, Feb 2017
IRS trawls for US tax evaders in Panama firm probe

IRS trawls for US tax evaders in Panama firm probe...Lock icon

A federal court in the US state of Montana has authorised the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a ‘John Doe’ summons in a bid to uncover details of US taxpayers who may hold offshore accounts established by a Panama firm to evade paying tax.

Published : 27, Jan 2017

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