News 7 Dec 17
UAE questions US omission from tax haven blacklist
Dubai wealth managers have questioned why countries like the US and Switzerland have been left off the EU tax haven blacklist but the UAE has been included.
News 6 Dec 17
EU grey list must not let tax havens ‘off the hook’
Oxfam has warned that the EU grey list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes should not be treated as a way of letting tax havens “off the hook”, as those named try to get to grips with the implications of their inclusion.
News 6 Dec 17
Nigel Green on retaining staff after high profile departures
DeVere Group founder and chief executive Nigel Green admits it has been a challenging year in the UAE and part of his strategy going forward is to boost morale with a new emphasis on retaining staff and clients in the final of a three-part interview with International Adviser.
News 5 Dec 17
Nigel Green on the shift away from high upfront commissions
DeVere Group founder and chief executive Nigel Green is not anticipating a reduction in the amount his advisers earn despite the move away from upfront commissions in many parts of the world, he said in the second of a three-part interview with International Adviser.
News 4 Dec 17
Nigel Green reveals plan to target a different type of adviser
DeVere Group founder and chief executive Nigel Green is looking to recruit a different type of adviser, he said in the first of a three-part interview with International Adviser.
Gallery 29 Nov 17
The year of reckoning in the UAE… or not?
A lot of gloom is found in Insight Discovery’s flagship Middle East Investment Panorama (MEIP) for 2017, says its chief executive Nigel Sillitoe. Some 63% of advisers saw their clients’ lack of willingness to invest as a threat. Meanwhile, there were not many optimists. Only 18% of advisers saw their clients’ readiness to invest as an opportunity.