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UK expats are being urged to consider potential tax traps following the Chancellors radical announcement to give savers in UK defined contribution (DC) pension total freedom on how they access their pension pots.
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Nominations are now being accepted for Best Fund Service Centre.
Claire Whitelegg, Deputy Director Funds and Investment Services - Supervision Division, Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission explains the new standard for Isle of Man Financial Advisers
The recent defeat by HMRC to levy a 55% tax on investors in a delisted Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) is likely to see a further tightening up on overseas pension transfer rules.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) says recent developments are in danger of scuppering proposals which aim to increase investor protection of Packaged Retail Investment Products (PRIPs).
Vanguard Asset Management has listed four new Irish-domiciled ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Reform of the Spanish Tenancy Act, commonly known as 'LAU' which is now in force across the whole of Spain has done little to clear up uncertainty.
Pioneer appoints in Dublin, Lyxor and State Street Global create new roles and Mirabaud expands global high yield bond team.
Results released for the Professional Adviser International Fund & Product Awards 2013
The fund management group says Dutch ban on commission payments will improve cost transparency, competition and product access and quality.
Amendment of Guernsey Financial Services Commission's (GFSC) domestic rules and the provision of guidance means that Guernsey is well advanced in being able to continue to offer access to EU markets in view of Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive...
Wealth managers in Hong Kong and Singapore put conflicting regulatory regimes high on the list of concerns when it comes to managing client data.
International financial planning firm, the deVere Group, is to launch new advice technology that will be implemented in its offices worldwide.
Several new appointments have been made to strengthen the European business team of Standard Life Investments. Dirk Tiemann will be based in Frankfurt as the new investment director for semi-institutional (wholesale) sales in Germany and Austria.
Nine more countries have signed the OECD's Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. Plus 9 others have commited to signing or have ratified the Convention.
Ucits have enjoyed a surge in demand in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest statistics from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
Source launches first US energy ETF offering diversified exposure to Master Limited Parternships (MLPs) to European investors.
The Luxembourg-domiciled Africa Equity Opportunities Fund to be led by Paul Clark.
Final salary, or defined benefit schemes, are considered the cream of the pensions crop, but is there ever a case for advisers to consider transferring international clients out? Deborah Benn talks to Paul Stanfield, chief executive of the Federation...
Appointments in the Middle East and Europe as well as a lifetime achievement award for Isle of Man stockbroker.
Abu Dhabi has announced plans to set up a financial free zone on Al Maryah Island, which could rival Dubai's financial centre.
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has turned its sights on the Caribbean as part of its commitment to global enforcement in order to stop the use of foreign bank accounts to evade US taxes.
Active investment manager, RWC, plans to launch a Luxembourg UCITS long only unconstrained global equity fund.
The EDHEC-Risk Institute has devised what it describes as a new and free approach to smart beta investing.
Guernsey plans to provide a financial services gateway through which structures, including funds, can be established for investing out of and into China.
State Street and Source strengthen propositions plus a new French investment solutions launch.
Guernsey hopes that its latest Double Taxation Arrangement (DTA) with Hong Kong will lead to significant potential for expanding financial services business between the two jurisdictions.
Many economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are enjoying healthy rates of growth at a premium to developed or even emerging neighbours, according to Baring Asset Management.
Emerging market specialist, Ashmore, has now listed its Turkish Debt and Brasil Equity Funds as Luxembourg SICAVs.
This year's Professional Adviser International Fund & Product Awards are looking for the views of international financial advisers on their offshore providers.
Active investment specialists RWC says the current economic environment for its new Cayman-domiciled European Focus Fund provides the perfect backdrop to work with stakeholders to achieve genuine alpha creation.
Isle of Man's Duncan Lawrie makes key appointment and Nedbank Private Wealth continues to grow.
Royal Skandia has added two precious metals funds to its unit-linked fund range in the Isle of Man.
Guernsey-based trust company Nerine, has launched a trust solution for Indian nationals.
Offshore centres continue to progress according to the latest Global Finance Centre Index (GFCI) 13 by research group, Long Finance.
Despite the anticipated cost of regulation, 25% of fund platforms anticipate greater profit margins in 2013, according to research undertaken on behalf of the Fund Platform Group (FPG).
The EU bail out conditions could have a detrimental effect on Cyprus' tax centre status, according to accountants, Baker Tilly.
Standard Bank and Calastone appoint and expand
The Professional Adviser International Fund and Product Awards are currently in the process of accepting entries from firms active in the international financial services sector. The awards are in recognition of providers striving to meet cross-border...
Jersey has announced a FATCA style agreement with the UK consistent with those agreed with the Isle of Man and Guernsey.
The new dedicated Middle East & North Africa (MENA) presence will offer speciality insurance products giving customised solutions against the growing risks in the region.
Panicked British expats in Cyprus are desperately trying to withdraw their cash from ATMs after being hit by the news that the government is to implement a bank savings levy as part of the £9bn EU bailout agreed last week.
More financial centres are believed to be on the verge of signing an exchange of information agreement with the UK. Guernsey is the latest to announce it's intention to finalise a draft agreement on a proposed tax package with the UK which comprises an...