The privacy risks of cross border investing
What can unite the UK and Russia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and Pakistan and India? The answer, as all nerds know, is not football but tax, specifically the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), according to Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth partner Alex Ruffel and solicitor Luke Micallef-Trigona.
Generali to sell majority stake in German life company
Italy’s Generali Group has agreed to sell a majority stake in Generali Leben to a German life insurance portfolio management company, in a deal that values the business at around €1bn (£882m, $1.17bn).
Massive differences uncovered by robo adviser secret shoppers
European robo advice operators have been severely criticised in a report which found fees obscured as well as “inexplicable” portfolio and performance differences.
UK asset managers risk being shut out post-Brexit
If they don’t heed the stark warning from the European Commissions about the legal repercussions of Brexit, asset managers in the UK are at risk of being shut out of the European market, warns Brendan Adams, managing director, VAM Global Management Company.