“Investors around the world may not be in a position to access boutique managers as easily as the big firms. As a consequence of the crisis, many distributors prefer well-known names, because it is easier to pick up a strong brand recognised by inve
I was pleased to hear the City grandee lawyer Anthony Salz, right, in his independent review of Barclays' corporate culture last week, echo a point that I've been making for some time about bankers' pay.
Pope Francis, who has said he wants the Catholic Church to be a model of austerity and honesty, could restructure or even close the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank as part of a broad review of its troubled bureaucracy, Vatican sources say.
Speirs has ambitious growth targets for Sanlam and he views the model adopted by SJP and Towry, which combines restricted advice with in-house products, as his best means of achieving it.
As the problems in Cyprus continue to make the headlines on a daily basis, we ask whether the sun could soon be setting on its reputation as a tax-favoured holding company location for international groups.