Wealth Management

LEXeFISCAL on the UK’s tax benefits

World Finance speaks to Clifford Frank, Senior Partner at LEXeFISCAL, about how to deal with tax, the new UK government crackdown on avoidance and international jurisdictions

Tax is more often than not one of the main headaches for people and companies alike. World Finance speaks to the author of 3 Ways to Settle Your Tax about why every taxpayer has the right to organise their affairs to minimise the tax they pay – even maj...

Association Afschrift on Belgium’s new bank secrecy laws

Changes to bank secrecy laws in Belgium are here, and their implications are very far-reaching. World Finance finds out more about how they are allowing inspectors greater access to bank accounts and what protection taxpayers can expect

In an attempt to crack down on tax evasion Belgium has changed its bank secrecy laws to give inspectors greater access to bank accounts. World Finance speaks to Jonathan Chazkal of Association Afschrift about how the rules have changed and what guarantees...

deVere Group: Africa is ‘the next far east’

World Finance speaks to Nigel Green, Founder and CEO of deVere Group, about the dynamic international financial services sector – and why Africa is emerging as a frontier market

International financial services are a growing global industry. One of the firms shaping this dynamic sector is deVere group. World Finance speaks to its CEO, Nigel Green, about the evolving landscape and why the company sees Africa as such a massive area...

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Will copying the Dutch pension system help the UK?

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Pension funding gaps cause turmoil throughout America

Years of unfulfilled pension promises have created a $1trn funding gap that is only now beginning to close

Alfredo Lalia on the Brazilian private pension industry | HSBC Insurance Brasil | Video

World Finance interviews Alfredo Lalia, CEO of HSBC Insurance Brasil, on the growth of the Brazilian private pension industry

Finanz Konzept: masters of the EU asset management market

Even in spite of the global financial crisis, investors like Finanz Konzept have been able to successfully navigate the European asset management market

Emerging markets key to high returns, says Argo

Argo – the alternative asset management firm – has been investing in emerging market distressed securities for over ten years, with great results

Adapt or die: Finles’ savvy approach to investment management

Finles Capital Management are experts when it comes to providing successful opportunities for investors globally

Ceylinco Life on Sri Lanka’s burgeoning insurance industry

World Finance speaks to Rajkumar Renganathan, CEO of Ceylinco Life, about Sri Lanka’s flourishing insurance sector and how his company has successfully adapted to the country’s specific challenges

Solvency II hangs over Europe’s head

Solvency II looms over Europe’s insurance industry, which is battling to meet compliance obligations that will boost costs, enforce transparency, lay down strict capital requirements, and push firms to assess their own risk

Never dull at Lloyd’s of London: 1688 to present

Lloyd’s of London built a reputation as the place to insure practically anything, but a scandal in the 1980s severely damaged its reputation. Now may be the time for investors to give it a second chance

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

US new home sales at a six year high

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

Olympics catalyst for Rio redevelopment

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Why German real estate is a hot investment market

The German real estate market is thriving in spite of difficult economic conditions

LEXeFISCAL on the UK’s tax benefits

World Finance speaks to Clifford Frank, Senior Partner at LEXeFISCAL, about how to deal with tax, the new UK government crackdown on avoidance and international jurisdictions

Association Afschrift on Belgium’s new bank secrecy laws

Changes to bank secrecy laws in Belgium are here, and their implications are very far-reaching. World Finance finds out more about how they are allowing inspectors greater access to bank accounts and what protection taxpayers can expect

deVere Group: Africa is ‘the next far east’

World Finance speaks to Nigel Green, Founder and CEO of deVere Group, about the dynamic international financial services sector – and why Africa is emerging as a frontier market