Analysis 12 Dec 17
Robeco: China’s AM regulations and US tax reform risks
Hong Kong’s equity market is likely to see a slowdown in mainland investment next year due to some new regulations and the proposed US tax reform could hit the technology sector, said Victoria Mio, co-head of Asia-Pacific equities and chief investment officer for China at Robeco.
News 28 Nov 17
Two charged in $150m Providence scam
The chief executive of Providence Companies Group has been federally indicted, along with its chief operating officer, for orchestrating a $150m (£112.5m, €125.8m) fraud that saw the firm’s operations in Guernsey and a Jersey-based IFA firm shut down in 2016.
News 28 Nov 17
Italian princess to appeal $200m trust fund ruling
An Italian princess is disputing a Jersey Royal Court judgement that she conspired with her film-star mother to secretly direct $200m of family wealth away from her sister.
News 27 Nov 17
77-year-old adviser gets 10 years for scamming church goers
An elderly investment adviser from Houston, Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after being found guilty of cheating more than $5m (£3.75m, €4.2m) from people he met at church.
News 22 Nov 17
Swiss banker cleared as US loses big tax evasion case
In an embarrassing blow to US prosecutors, a former Swiss private banker has been acquitted of helping US clients hide money offshore and avoid paying tax.
News 17 Nov 17
DeVere CEO demands FATCA repeal as Americans hand back passports
Donald Trump’s administration must scrap the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca), deVere Group chief executive Nigel Green has said, as record numbers of Americans renounce their US citizenship.
News 10 Nov 17
PEOPLE MOVES: Rothschild, Moore Stephens, Fidelity Int’l
A BlackRock alum has joined Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management as global head of business development. Accountancy network Moore Stephens has launched a US tax offering in London and appointed a triple qualified tax specialist to head it up. Fidelity International has lost a 13-year veteran.
News 9 Nov 17
Charles Schwab targets Asian investors with Singapore office
US investment and financial planning firm Charles Schwab has opened an office in Singapore to provide local and Asian investors greater access to the US market.
Analysis 8 Nov 17
Investors deliver one-year Trump verdict
Wednesday 8 November marks the one-year anniversary of the shock election of Donald Trump as president of the US. One-year on, and several thousand tweets later, we spoke to three investors to gauge their view on just what he has achieved since.