06/18/2012

SNR Denton exodus continues with SH and KBH Kaanuun benefiting

The firm has picked up two more litigators following the recent hire of Andrew Myers from SNR Denton (11 June 2012), with contentious restructuring partner Elizabeth Elliott joining from the same firm and construction litigation partner Ron Nobbs moving f

06/15/2012

HMRC Target Buy to Let Landlords

The taskforces were launched as a result of the government’s £917 million spending review investment to tackle tax invasion, avoidance and fraud in 2011.

06/15/2012

France Plans Tax Changes to Raise 10 Billion Euros, Echos Says

Changes to the law will include higher inheritance taxes, an end to exemptions for payroll taxes on overtime the reestablishment of the wealth tax schedule and measures to reduce tax loopholes used by large companies, the newspaper said, without saying wh

06/15/2012

CI law firm facilitates estate planning debate in Singapore

"We are well established in the Channel Islands and have been named the fastest growing offshore law firm - but as we are new to Singapore it has been mutually beneficial to facilitate debate and discussion around regional issues with industry leader

06/14/2012

Sesame faces FSA complaint over UCIS 'mis-selling'

Sesame has until the middle of next week until an official complaint is made, Pruggmayer said. Read more: http://www.ifaonline.co.uk/ifaonline/news/2184326/sesame-fsa-complaint-ucis-mis-selling#ixzz1xly5od6S IFA Online - News, blogs and analysis for IFAs

06/14/2012

France backs stronger ECB role in bank surveillance

France wants the European Central Bank to have a stronger role in overseeing banks in the single currency bloc as part of a package of urgent reforms to increase financial stability in Europe, sources said on Wednesday.

06/13/2012

Compliance officer fined £10k by FSA

Gregory White of Accendo Markets received the penalty for failing to meet FSA compliance requirements and for not exercising due skill, care and diligence.

06/12/2012

Defunct day-trading group challenges FSA

The Financial Services Authority is seeking to fine Swift Trade and its successor company Canada Inc a near record £8m for what it alleges was “layering” – placing and cancelling multiple trade orders in order to move the price of

06/12/2012

Compliance group warns of FSA visits over fund switching

TCC client services director Ian Stott said advisers should expect visits from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) as it hones in on fund switching once it has finalised guidance on centralised investment propositions.