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Film industry tax investment schemes that were once the holy grail have since left many badly burnt. So what tax incentives are there for UHNWs?
Citywealth speaks to Kelly Whiter, partner at Fladgate, law firm about her work and Unexplained Wealth Orders.
The Isle of Man, which its picturesque scenery and high quality of life, used to be a place to which the wealthy retired in search of tax savings and advisers who could help them manage their riches. But life has changed, with the island’s government moves to attract entrepreneurs.
With all eyes on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the run-up to the royal wedding, media and public interest in the royal-couple-to-be is at an all-time high. So what can they do to protect their privacy and reputation?
Citywealth speaks to Robin Rathmell, of US law firm Kobre & Kim about protecting assets of UHNWs in the case of government forfeiture.
Kevin Lee, partner at Hong Kong law firm Zhong Lun, tells Citywealth about his work and says increasing compliance will mean less commoditisation.
Impact investing is on the rise. It offers diverse choices for investors in terms of risk, financial and impact returns, and the pace of growth is rapid.
In an innovative move in mid-March, Guernsey Finance led a delegation of the island’s professional services firms to New York, seeking to capitalise on what they see as a growing opportunity for Guernsey to attract business from wealthy Americans.
Liz Bottomley, managing director, Private Banking at Arbuthnot Latham, tells Citywealth about life, her team and stepping in when clients need her.
One of the key changes in the private wealth industry is the rise in the number of female clients, which is mainly down to increasing female wealth. Michelle Andrews, head of Premier and Wealth Insights at HSBC, tells Citywealth about her growing base of wealthy female clients.
Although quality deals evaded the private equity sector in 2017, global buyout value including add-on transactions, grew nineteen percent to $440 billion, supported by large public-to-private deals which usually entails delisting from stock exchanges to avoid pressures of quarte
There has been a sharp rise in challenges to wills over the past ten years, which is mostly down to the fact that more and more people have second and third families in their lifetime, and problems arise where there is open animosity between surviving spouses and children.
Heather Tibbo, head of Family Office Services at Crestbridge, says that thanks to its close relationship with the UK, Jersey could become a bridge between the UK and Europe after Brexit.
Jersey is on the brink of approving another set of amendments to its trust laws, as it continues to innovate to stay ahead of rival jurisdictions targeting work for private clients.
Tina Wustemann at Swiss law firm Bär & Karrer tells Citywealth about her journey to the top and the rise in ‘patchwork families’.
Despite the high cost of development and implementation of fintech, investment into new products is on the up. This is why.
Jennifer Wioncek, Bilzin Sumberg, says patience is a virtue; remain positive and learn how to delegate.
While generally seen as a good thing for HNW individuals, Trump's tax reforms have heralded a wave of rethinking and revisiting of structures among America’s richest families, and wealth advisers say they have never been busier.
The Asian wealth management centres of Hong Kong and Singapore report high net worth families refocusing their investments back into the region, after years of channelling assets into North America and the UK.
With the latest trend for revisiting financial settlements in divorce – or “top-ups” – Citywealth wondered whether a clean break is preferable to ongoing spousal maintenance which leaves parties open to requests for more money. It turns out the options are wider than it at first seems.