Holborn Assets has Dubai licence suspended
Dubai-based Holborn Assets Insurance Brokers has had its Insurance Authority licence suspended for three months, in a rare case of the regulator taking action over a complaint about what is believed to be the sale of a long-term savings product.
Standard Life offshore bond survives sale to closed book firm
The offshore bond sold by Standard Life will still be available via Phoenix Group after the firm’s life insurance business is acquired, a company spokesperson told International Adviser.
The name’s Bond, Offshore Bond: UK policyholder beware!
Should a European policyholder (assuming that they are also the life insured) become UK tax resident, the question arises of how foreign insurance bonds are taxed in the UK writes Mara Monte, associate in Withers’ Private Client and Tax team.