Investor immigration schemes draw rising interest in 2015
Investor immigration programs have been growing in popularity around the world, while governments have sought to constantly adjust their requirements to the increased demand.
Middle East market feels wind of regulatory change
Regulatory change, whether from growing enforcement of existing rules or the emergence of new ones, had a major impact on international life companies and financial advisory businesses in the Gulf during 2015.
Zurich exit from Singapore highlights industry change
The Zurich Insurance Group’s decision to pull out of the international life business in Singapore, where it had been a big part of the market for a long time, was the top story from Asia, among a series about industry restructurings which dominated coverage in 2015.
UK Qrops scheme closures rock the IFA industry in 2015
The decision by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to drop thousands of Qrops from its list of recognised overseas pension schemes was one of the biggest stories of 2015.