Tax & Technical
News 16 Nov 17
Regulator calls on STM to ‘work together’ over failings probe
Gibraltar’s financial regulator has called on STM Group to “work together” after the firm ordered lawyers to block a probe into potential failings at the firm.
News 15 Nov 17
Cross border families ‘vulnerable to burial disputes’
Estate dispute experts at Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth are predicting a rise in burial disputes as family arrangements become increasingly complex, even in later life.
News 14 Nov 17
Sports stars to get £100,000 tax free as testimonial income
Retiring sports stars look set to receive a boost under proposals to double the tax free earnings threshold for testimonials.
News 13 Nov 17
Guernsey fiduciary strikes UAE strategic partnership
Louvre Group has formed a strategic alliance with M/HQ Dubai to enhance its specialist fiduciary services offering from the United Arab Emirates.
Gallery 9 Nov 17
The quest for the holy grail of financial literacy
Seven Investment Management’s Justin Urquhart-Stewart is on a personal crusade to promote financial literacy.
He sees parallels between financial professionals use of jargon and the perception in schools that maths is hard. He argues they fuel an unjustified mystique around aspects of financial planning, which is driving clients away.
Here are his four bugbears:
Features 2 Nov 17
Top tips and case study planning with offshore bonds
Offshore bonds have many benefits beyond the more obvious taxation advantages, according to Rachael Griffin, financial planning expert at Old Mutual Wealth.
Gallery 1 Nov 17
Luxembourg’s ‘provocative’ Brexit solution for financial services
In a speech examining the impact of Brexit on European Financial Centres Luxembourg finance minister Pierre Gramegna says the UK has five Brexit options to choose from.