News 16 Mar 18
US to shut $11bn offshore voluntary disclosure programme
The disclosure scheme that allows US taxpayers hiding offshore accounts to come clean and face more lenient penalties will close in September 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced this week.
News 14 Mar 18
Prudential offloads £12bn annuity book as it carves out M&G
Prudential is selling £12bn ($16.7bn, €13.5bn) of its UK annuity portfolio in a landmark deal to Rothesay Life, as part of a major revamp that will see its UK and Europe business, M&G Prudential, become a separately-listed company.
Gallery 13 Mar 18
Asset management chiefs share six industry concerns for 2018
The asset and wealth management industry is about to usher in a period of disruption, with cyber security threats a big concern, chief executives across the sector have warned.
News 9 Mar 18
EU adding two Commonwealth, one US territory to tax blacklist
EU officials are set to add the Bahamas, St Kitts and Nevis and the US Virgin Islands to its tax haven blacklist, taking the total number of jurisdictions on the list to nine.
FBI operation delayed shutdown of defunct British DFM
Insolvent discretionary fund manager Beaufort Securities was given a stay of execution by the UK regulator to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation to finish its undercover operation, it has been revealed.