They are used to double-digit revenue growth and boast some of the most well-known brands in the world, but do the likes of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (FANG) still offer opportunities this year?
For British expats living in Portugal, or for those with Portuguese assets, the local equivalent of inheritance tax maybe relatively straightforward, says director of Blevins Franks Jason Porter, but succession law is very different. If advisers do not understand the rules, their client’s estate may not be distributed in line with their wishes or could attract more taxation than necessary.
As the UK approaches the end of another tax year, Tony Müdd, divisional director for development and technical consultancy at St James’s Place, talks through how to make the most of all the allowances and exemptions available.
We are very conscious that expats are often unfamiliar with the Singapore environment and that they are not protected by the same regulation that they are familiar with in the UK, says David Pugh, director of The Fry Group (Singapore).
The approaching tax year-end applies equally to those born in the UK and to foreign expats living there. This year, expats may have even more to consider given the new non-dom rules coming into force from 6 April 2017, warns Old Mutual Wealth’s financial planning expert, Rachael Griffin.
As Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the US, International Adviser has compiled the latest views on how his inauguration may effect your investments.
Wealthy British residents over the age of 45 are forgetting or ignoring simple estate planning tools that could help them to pass on more of their estate to their families, according to Canada Life’s annual IHT survey.
Adviser platforms, wealth managers, and financial advisers need to keep five key technology trends in mind as they navigate the ever-shifting financial services landscape, according to Alex Kerry, head of Winterflood Business Services.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed its 10 most significant fraud and organised crime cases of 2016. In the ongoing fight against tax evasion, HMRC prosecuted a range of tax fraudsters leading to 679 individuals being convicted for their part in tax crimes, with sentences for 2016 totalling more than 730 years.
New data from Financial Express Analytics reveals a stunning year for miners and oil companies and persistent trouble for telecoms and retailers.
International Adviser revisits some of the biggest investment scams and scandals reported in 2016 as we look forward to the day when greater transparency delivers better client outcomes.
As 2016 draws to a close, these are some of the key areas investors are pinning their hopes for the new year on.
Each year HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) receives a number of unusual excuses from people who failed to file their self assessment tax return before 31 January.
Thanks to the end-of-year ‘Trump rally’, 2016 has been a pretty good year for investors in risky assets. However, not all asset classes have fared so well.
Advisers around the world give their views on how regulation, M&A activity and technology will affect their business in 2017.
2016 has been a remarkable year. The two best performing large equity markets this year are countries that have been mired in recession for years. At the same time, the stock market of the world’s fastest growing large economy has been delivering some of the lowest returns.
The UK Government’s proposed ban on pensions cold-calling will deter scammers but must be just the start of a concerted effort to drive fraudsters out of the market, says AJ Bell.
With Christmas is just around the corner, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, gives his tips on the 12 companies that could offer investors a present this festive season.
In the latest of our series of insights from financial advisers across the world, Keren Bobker, senior partner of Dubai-based Holborn Assets sets out three initiatives she is taking to build the business along best practice lines.
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