GIBRALTAR ‘IN DANGER’ OF LOSING QROPS STATUS

As reported in the International Adviser, Gibraltar has been told that they must put in place a system for regulating personal pensions in just over two weeks, to enable the jurisdiction’s Qrops to retain their status and continue to operate in the market. The head of technical services at Friends Provident International, Brendan Harper has…

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LGBT-FOCUSED WEALTH MANAGEMENT FIRM LAUNCHES

In this recent article on Citywire, the care taken by UK-based wealth management firm Equality Capital to screen potential investments, is an interesting case study in listening to your audience, in this case the LGBT community. Going that extra step to ensure recommended investments match their target demographic’s outlook and beliefs, provides Equality with an…

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CYPRUS LEADS THE WAY IN ANTI-CORRUPTION TRANSPARENCY

Global anti-corruption movement, Transparency International, has published its latest report containing a review on progress made in the battle against corruption in government, business, civil society and everyday peoples’ lives. Cyprus was hailed as one of a very small number of countries that excelled in providing good public availability of information on sanctions applied, and…

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MALTA SLAMMED OVER ‘AGGRESSIVE’ TAX PLANNING RULES

By Monira Matin  for the INTERNATIONAL ADVISER  24th February 2017   Some of Malta’s tax rules may be used in structures of aggressive tax planning, a new report by the European Commission has found. The country-specific report, published earlier this week by the Commission, found that the absence of certain anti-abuse rules and a lack…

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WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN CYPRUS

We here at The Funds Workshop LOVE Cyprus. We have made it our home for over ten years but not only do we love the country, there are more and more reasons why others, and in particular, our fellow funds people are starting to love Cyprus too. Read on to hear about a report on…

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