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Malaysia to ease foreign ownership rule for insurers

By: Pedro Goncalves | 18 Oct 2018

Malaysia is getting ready to review its foreign ownership rule for insurers as the new goverment looks to roll back several of the previous economic reforms that…

UK sitting on £20bn of unclaimed pension pots

By: Pedro Goncalves | 17 Oct 2018

Some 1.6 million lost pension pots worth nearly £20bn remain unclaimed, with people often losing track of their savings due to job changes or moving house, the…

BVI hires second attorney to stay off EU’s blacklist

By: Pedro Goncalves | 17 Oct 2018

The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has hired another attorney from the UK to draft legislation intended to keep the territory off the European Union’s …

Comment: Asset managers must address the tax-reclaim scandal

By: Stanislas Conte, CEO Of Globe Refund | 16 Oct 2018

Good stewardship on behalf of clients is taking centre-stage as a governing principle of the asset management industry. Increasingly, managers are being held to account for the…

South Africa loses QROPS status

By: Pedro Goncalves | 16 Oct 2018

South Africa has been struck off the list of financial jurisdictions offering QROPS expat offshore pensions. The latest HM Revenue & Customs QROPS List published this week…

IRS to revoke 260,000 American passports

By: Pedro Goncalves | 16 Oct 2018

The US Internal Revenue Service has started action to revoke the citizenship or residence rights of at least 260,000 US individuals due to significant tax debts, according…

Pension fund manager found guilty of stealing almost £1m

By: Christopher Copper-Ind | 16 Oct 2018

A pension fund manager at the UK’s Westminster City Council has been found guilty of stealing nearly £1m from an employee retirement scheme. Ian Woodall, 47, duped…

UAE launches low-cost insurance initiative for workers

By: Christopher Copper-Ind | 15 Oct 2018

The United Arab Emirates today launched a low-cost insurance system with the aim of ensuring long-term employee protection and pump AED14bn (US$3.8bn) back into the system. As…

Japan obtains 400,000 overseas account details

By: Pedro Goncalves | 15 Oct 2018

The National Tax Agency of Japan has gathered details on 400,000 overseas bank accounts held by Japanese nationals in about 50 countries in a bid to fight…

Investors fearful of CRS data breaches: OMI survey

By: Pedro Goncalves | 15 Oct 2018

A majority of international advisers say their clients are worried about the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), either because they do not understand it or are afraid of…

Tilney names five in new UHNWI team

By: Gary Robinson | 12 Oct 2018

UK wealth management group Tilney, has recruited a team of five highly-experienced wealth managers to focus on supporting Ultra-High-Net-Worth clients and their families. The team, pictured above*,…

EU mulls blacklisting its own Member States

By: Pedro Goncalves | 12 Oct 2018

The European Union is weighing screening EU Member States themselves for possible inclusion on the EU blacklist of jurisdictions that use harmful or unfair tax practices. In…

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