MetLife joins insurers offloading Hong Kong businesses
US-headquartered MetLife is following in the footsteps of its international rivals by looking to sell its Hong Kong insurance unit, according to media reports.
What Shakira’s tax evasion case means for expats in Spain
Expats living in Spain should watch the tax evasion investigation into Colombian singer Shakira with interest, as her situation may be more relevant to them than they might think.
Insurance firms should be ‘encouraged’ by latest on Brexit
Cross border insurers operating in Europe should take “some encouragement” from the positive developments in the UK and EU Brexit negotiations, an industry expert has said.
Australian bank to pay millions in advice compensation
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has been rapped for more advice failings and is expected to pay nearly A$2m (£1.15m, $1.6m, €1.3m) in compensation to clients of five former advisers.
Mifid II exposes ‘charging grubbiness’ of top 20 funds
Some of the biggest names in UK retail are charging investors nearly double the ongoing charges figure (OCF) of their funds, Mifid II regulations have brought to light.
Advisers shunned as clients seek life insurance online
Australians are increasingly turning to online research and rejecting advisers when buying life insurance, a survey has found.
Shakira latest superstar targeted by Spanish taxman
Colombian pop singer Shakira is under investigation for tax evasion, joining the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Jose Mourinho who have all fallen foul of the Spanish tax authorities.