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Mark Battersby

Editor, International Adviser

Mark Battersby is editor of International Adviser. He is also programme director for International Adviser events in strategic expat locations around the world, and its flagship FundLinks conference in London. Mark joined Last Word Media in February 2012, having previously worked at Citywire, Interactive Investor International, and FT Business.

Best Practice 23 Mar 18

How the shift to ongoing commission impacts investment advice

In any service industry, the question of ‘when?’ can be just as important as ‘how much?’ when it comes to remuneration, explains Danny Knight, director at Old Mutual Wealth Multi-Asset.

Middle East 22 Mar 18

Liquidation date set for Guardian Wealth Management Qatar

Qatar’s International Court has served a notice on Guardian Wealth Management Qatar LLC, setting a hearing date of Tuesday 24 April for the liquidators just over two years after the international adviser firm decided to exit the independent emirate state.

Middle East 22 Mar 18

Mike Coady joins Swiss Global Group with immediate effect

Swiss Global Group has named Mike Coady as its global sales director, based in Dubai with immediate effect.

Companies 21 Mar 18

Swiss financial advice group makes worldwide push

Geneva-headquartered Swiss Global Group has announced plans to open offices in the Middle East, Asia and further parts of Europe in an ambitious strategic move to build a 60-strong international financial adviser team by the end of 2018.

Africa 21 Mar 18

New investment rules to stir up South Africa offshore market

The South African treasury has upped the allowance for domestic funds to be invested internationally in a bid to prise open the offshore market, but will domestic investors be getting on board?

Asia 20 Mar 18

Under the radar regulation hits Asia

The consolidation drama playing out in Europe’s life sector is grabbing headlines while significant regulatory change in Asia – including a cap on insurer ownership – remains firmly out of focus.

Companies 19 Mar 18

Aim-listed Harwood acquires Southampton-based IFA

Harwood Wealth Management has continued its buying spree with the purchase of Southampton-based IFA AE Financial Services from its parent company for £4.6m.

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