Are UAE advisers facing an era of greater regulatory scrutiny?
Following a landmark Dubai court case where an adviser was convicted of operating without a licence, there are indications that regulators in the UAE are about to step up their enforcement efforts.
Bitcoin to become ‘significant feature’ in modern day divorce
The rise of cryptocurrency, and in particular Bitcoin, means divorcing couples may use the currency to hide their wealth from one another, warns a family law expert.
Fraudsters posing as Dubai International Finance Centre
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued a warning to the financial services community and the public about a scam using fake emails and documents purporting to come from the DIFC.
Offshore specialist in Middle East and Africa expansion
Offshore financial services specialist Ocorian is to acquire ABAX, an integrated advisory, corporate and business services provider based in Mauritius.
Half of professional athletes fail to seek financial advice
Almost half of professional athletes have given no thought to planning their finances for when their sporting careers end, according to findings from Old Mutual Wealth’s Financial Adviser School (FAS) and MA Sports consulting (MA).