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60 second interview with Rosalyn Breedy of Wedlake Bell

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Oct 2018

In our 60 second interview series, Rosalyn Breedy, partner at Wedlake Bell speaks to Citywealth about the growth of entrepreneurialism within the private client industry.

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The yacht industry opens its doors to the instagram generation

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Oct 2018

The superyacht sector is flourishing both in terms of new build orders and second hand sales. Yet there is a looming challenge for the industry: how to attract the next generation of buyers and demonstrate yachting is a past time for all generations.

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60 seconds interview with Hazar El-Chamaa of Penningtons Manches

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 18 Oct 2018

In our 60 seconds interview series, Hazar El-Chamaa, immigration partner at Penningtons Manches, speaks to Citywealth about the importance of offering holistic advice to HNW clients.

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Dutch foundations find favour in wealth industry boost

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Oct 2018

The Dutch private wealth market has found itself in favour as an increasing number of families from civil law countries worldwide look to consolidate their assets into Dutch foundations.

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France and Monaco: Nous saluons le retour

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 28 Sep 2018

Since his election in May 2017, French president Emmanuel Macron has worked to reverse France’s reputation as a country that levies excessive taxes on the wealthy and is anti-business.

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60 seconds interview with Wayne Elliott

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 27 Sep 2018

Families flow with Stonehage Fleming, 60 seconds interview with Wayne Elliott, Director Family Office Division in Neuchatel

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Focus on Powerwomen and debunking gender myths

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 14 Sep 2018

Citywealth is proud to support #Powerwomen in the private wealth management industry. Herewith our selection of past interviews with our IFC Powerwomen to celebrate their achievements and as an introduction to some of Citywealth’s 2019 contenders for our #Powerwomen awards.

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60 seconds interview with Jonathan Burt of Harbottle & Lewis

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 11 Sep 2018

Jonathan Burt talks about his work with private clients in the modern world of financial transparency. He says he tells clients that the clue to the word “trustee” is in the name; they have to trust their trustee and accept that a trustee will be part of a family’s lives for a very long time.

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60 second interview with Alistair Peel, owner and director at Strabens Hall

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 24 Jul 2018

A 60 second interview with Alistair Peel, owner and director at Strabens Hall financial advisors who recommends that you ‘Be who you really are’.

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Cayman’s new foundation companies hit the ground running

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Jul 2018

At the end of 2017, the Cayman Islands introduced a new legal vehicle called the foundation company, essentially a company with separate legal personality that can function like a civil law foundation or a common law trust

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60 seconds interview with Louise Bracken-Smith

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 Jun 2018

Louise Bracken Smith of the Fairway Group talks to Citywealth in our 60 second interview slot about Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance and being a MoMe.

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Bermuda updates trust laws

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 25 Jun 2018

The private client market in Bermuda has seen a significant increase in high-profile trusts cases thanks to several recent legal updates that have made the jurisdiction attractive

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Geneva embraces change and steps up

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 18 Jun 2018

Advisers to the wealthy in Geneva are busier than they have been for some time and are predicting a further uptick in work when the regulation of trust practitioners

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Cyprus v Malta: Energy and crypto trends

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 18 Jun 2018

Malta and Cyprus have much in common, as two islands in the Mediterranean that are both members of the European Union and were once renowned for their popular citizenship by investment programmes. Both countries continue to attract a steady flow of the world’s wealthiest families to their shores, an

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Zurich attracts crypto wealth

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 03 May 2018

Zurich is benefitting from the cryptocurrency phenomena, thanks to its proximity to the small canton of Zug, dubbed crypto valley, which is fast emerging as a global hub for initial coin offerings.

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60 seconds with Bernard Vischer

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 03 May 2018

Bernard Vischer, head of private clients at Swiss law firm Schellenberg Wittmer tells Citywealth about his life and keeping things simple.

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Family: Transgender and the law

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 03 May 2018

In 2017 the phrase ‘trans revolution’ started to rise in consciousness, as the understanding of transgender people has become increasingly visible in the media.

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When Paradise turns to hell: Eruptions of the Panama kind

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 27 Apr 2018

This month marks the second anniversary of the Panama Papers. What has the private wealth industry done since to protect their clients and themselves from another data leak?

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60-second interview: James Dickinson

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 27 Apr 2018

James Dickinson, managing partner at Dickinson Gleeson, talks about his work and tells us about his father’s advice: “the greatest risk in life is to take no risk at all”.

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Citywealth speaks to Kelly Whiter

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Apr 2018

Citywealth speaks to Kelly Whiter, partner at Fladgate, law firm about her work and Unexplained Wealth Orders.

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Isle of Man turns into ‘tech island’

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Apr 2018

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.

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UK taxation. Not so bad after all.

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Apr 2018

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?

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No photos please!

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 12 Apr 2018

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?

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Citywealth speaks to Robin Rathmell, Kobre & Kim

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 12 Apr 2018

Citywealth speaks to Robin Rathmell, of US law firm Kobre & Kim about protecting assets of UHNWs in the case of government forfeiture.

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Citywealth speaks to Kevin Lee

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Apr 2018

Kevin Lee, partner at Hong Kong law firm Zhong Lun, tells Citywealth about his work and says increasing compliance will mean less commoditisation.

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Social impact: What are we here for?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Apr 2018

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.

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Regulation becomes The Opportunity for Guernsey

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Mar 2018

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.

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Citywealth speaks to Liz Bottomley

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Mar 2018

Liz Bottomley, managing director, Private Banking at Arbuthnot Latham, tells Citywealth about life, her team and stepping in when clients need her.

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Growing female wealth

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Mar 2018

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.

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Pass-the-parcel private equity deals reach fifty percent in USA

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Mar 2018

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

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The meteoric rise of post death challenges to wills

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Mar 2018

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.

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Citywealth speaks to Heather Tibbo

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Mar 2018

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.

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Jersey amends trust laws to stay ahead of the competition

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Mar 2018

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.

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Citywealth speaks to Tina Wustemann

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Mar 2018

Tina Wustemann at Swiss law firm Bär & Karrer tells Citywealth about her journey to the top and the rise in ‘patchwork families’.

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The challenge of tech

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Mar 2018

Despite the high cost of development and implementation of fintech, investment into new products is on the up. This is why.

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Citywealth speaks to Jennifer Wioncek

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Feb 2018

Jennifer Wioncek, Bilzin Sumberg, says patience is a virtue; remain positive and learn how to delegate.

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Trump’s tax tsunami

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Feb 2018

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.

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Money returns to Hong Kong and Singapore

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 15 Feb 2018

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.

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Divorce: clean break vs maintenance?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 15 Feb 2018

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.

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Citywealth speaks to Stephanie Auferil, founding partner at Arkwood

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 15 Feb 2018

Stephanie Auferil, founding partner or French law firm Arkwood which was founded in 2015, tells Citywealth about the steps France is taking to benefit from Brexit.

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Citywealth speaks to Alpa Bhakta

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Feb 2018

Alpa Bhakta, CEO of Butterfield Mortgages Limited, tells Citywealth about the current mark down of prime London property causing constriction for re mortgaging.

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Islamic financing grows in strength in UK

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Feb 2018

Although Sharia-compliant investment has had a presence in the UK for over thirty years, it has developed more during the last decade. Britain now has twenty institutions offering Islamic finance services including five fully sharia-compliant banks.

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Germany and China make music together

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Feb 2018

As Germany’s central bank has decided to include China’s currency, the yuan, in its foreign exchange reserves, Citywealth it taking a closer look at the affinities between the two manufacturing countries.

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Five-minute interview: Alison Broadberry, head of private client, Edwin Coe

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 01 Feb 2018

Alison Broadberry, head of the private client team at Edwin Coe, tells Citywealth about trends in the property market and why she thinks the UK private wealth industry will thrive despite Brexit.

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Drunk February beckons

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 25 Jan 2018

The UK wine industry is on the rise, with data suggesting the turnover has trebled over the last five years from £55.7m in 2011 to £132m by the end of 2016. Is this the right time to invest in British wines?

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Citywealth speaks to David Cadin

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 25 Jan 2018

David Cadin, managing partner at Bedell Cristin in Jersey, tells Citywealth about his return to litigation work.

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Do you need to declare your cryptocurrency to HMRC?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 15 Jan 2018

“If you have sold, gifted or spent cryptocurrency in the tax year ending 5 April 2017, you may need to declare any profit or gains on your self-assessment tax return due 31 January 2018,” writes Helen Cox, managing associate at Mishcon de Reya.

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All I want for Christmas is…$450m Da Vinci painting

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 15 Dec 2017

With Christmas round the corner, Citywealth asked Joshua Rubenstein at Katten Muchin Rosenman, Richard Hart at Pinsent Masons and Fred Clark Boodle Hatfield to share with us their letter to Santa.

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Low-hanging fruit in Switzerland

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 14 Dec 2017

Switzerland’s private wealth advisers are increasingly looking to work for families based within the country’s borders, as they struggle with the strength of the Swiss franc.

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Singapore revenue law proves a challenge

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 14 Dec 2017

Singaporean private clients warm to succession planning but demand customised legal advice to blend business with their personal lives, says Joanna Yap, partner at Withers KhattarWong.

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Hedging your bets on China

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Dec 2017

Last summer, Greater China hedge funds had bounced back from their worst performance in five years beating the majority of global hedge funds. Citywealth investigates.

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Brexit is cooling investors’ interest in the UK

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Dec 2017

Daniel Freedman, managing director and co-founder of London & Capital tells Citywealth about his US clients’ Brexit worries, and how tech can boost the private client sector.

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Foundation law approved in Gibraltar

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 27 Nov 2017

Earlier this year, Gibraltar’s parliament approved a bill to introduce private foundations, after advisers locally lobbied the government to add the legislation to the jurisdiction. Foundations are increasingly seen as a popular alternative for HNWs from civil law backgrounds.

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Divorces: litigation vs. negotiation

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 27 Nov 2017

Divorce is a topic that sets pulses racing and never fails to elicit comments for good or bad. Setting some families at war, it can also be dealt with calmly through mediation. But what is the cost to the outcome? Will you be richer or poorer? Marcela Kunova investigates.

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Smoothing feathers in sibling rivalry

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Nov 2017

Patricia Sykes, partner at Hunters, tells Citywealth about trends in the UK property market, the young generations’ involvement in wealth management, and advising a client about moving money to Australia to escape a nuclear war.

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Robo wars: commoditizing wealth

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Nov 2017

Many organisations in wealth management now run fintech incubators or accelerator programmes to identify, develop and promote innovative start-ups. Citywealth investigates.

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Succession law revolution in Monaco

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2017

Monaco unveiled a revision of its succession laws which until this year had been the subject of dissent. The reason was that Monaco, is a civil law country, and, under civil law, descendants had certain rights that international families often didn’t want to follow. What does it mean to UHNWs?

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Multi-generational entrepreneurs

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2017

The main difficulty with a family business is to ensure the continuity of activity throughout generations. Citywealth spoke to Nicolas Mirabaud, Alexander Hoare, Jonathan Giles at Rathbone Investment Management International, and Khaled Said, about joys and pains of running a family business.

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Frankfurt, Brexit? Which way will the kuchen crumble?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 03 Nov 2017

Citywealth decided to test the temperature as the dust settles on the Brexit referendum to see if Germany will benefit long term.

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Keeping one step ahead of client demands

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 03 Nov 2017

Alexander Dickinson, partner at Bond Dickinson, tells Citywealth about the merger with US firm Womble Carlyle and trends in the private client sector.

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UK Gov revisits sukuk to continue Islamic Finance growth

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 Oct 2017

Brexit will bring many changes to the legal sector which will have an impact on the Islamic finance industry. However, there is also an upside.

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The winding journey of client affairs

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 Oct 2017

Paul Davidoff, partner at Moon Bever, tells Citywealth about his client instructions, challenges posed by cryptocurrencies, and his bike riding.

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London becomes go-to advice hub for global UHNW clients

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2017

Salpy Kouyoumjian, partner at Boodle Hatfield, tells Citywealth about her work, trends in sharia-compliant wealth structuring in the UK and offers positive Brexit thoughts.

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Fresh eyes on the Isle of Man

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2017

With a personal tax liability cap of £125,000 per year, a top rate of personal tax of twenty percent, and no capital gains or inheritance tax, the Isle of Man’s Department of Economic Development is working hard to attract more businesses and UHNWs to its shores.

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New wealth: tech innovation and…dinosaurs

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2017

Despite Trump, Brexit and British politicians taking a few right hooks to the chin, the clear message arriving at Citywealth HQ is that the private client industry has had a high growth year. This is confirmed by company accounts and by the voracious appetite to hire.

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Keeping onside with the taxman

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Oct 2017

David Kilshaw, tax partner and head of the family office practice at EY, tells Citywealth about winning a heavyweight boxing champion as a client, trends in the trust sector, and his football club.

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Divorce trends? Financial settlement “top ups…”

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 06 Oct 2017

Women were now the main breadwinner in forty-one percent of homes in the UK with men stating they were happy to be ‘house husbands. As women take the helm of their personal wealth, Citywealth wondered what this meant in terms of changing trends for settlements and the ‘divorce industry.’

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HMRC payment tactics move up a gear

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 06 Oct 2017

Robert Macro, partner and head of the international wealth and fiduciary team, Druces tells Citywealth about his recent client case involving HMRC penalties, his concerns about overly complicated regulation, and future trends he sees in the private client industry.

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Reputational risk of philanthropic giving

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 04 Oct 2017

The charities with which you align yourself can be hugely revealing about you and your values, and it’s important to consider this in line with public perception. So, what to do?

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“Clients rarely make money overnight”

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Sep 2017

Frederick Bjørn tells Citywealth about the peculiarities of the Scandinavian private client market, opportunities arising from the UK non-dom changes, and what he enjoys and worries about being a judge at the upcoming Citywealth Future Leaders Awards.

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Global trust company v independent?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Sep 2017

Globalisation has taken a knock with the Brexit referendum but is internationalism an unstoppable force with the advent of the internet and ease of travel? The trust industry similarly has seen unprecedented buyouts to offer “one brand” to global clients but is that an easy concept to manage or will

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60-second interview with Trevor Warmington, director at Rawlinson & Hunter

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2017

Trevor Warmington tells Citywealth about international individuals who are still moving to the UK despite Brexit worries, UHNW clients who expect answers and solutions increasingly quickly, and his river boat commute to the office.

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Gibraltar finds itself in the spotlight

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2017

Despite Gibraltar’s opposition to Brexit in last year’s EU referendum, the jurisdiction is now jostling to be a gateway to the UK for businesses and high net worth individuals working in the EU.

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Russians think twice

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2017

With the Russian currency struggling, high real-estate acquisition costs in the UK, uncertainty around taxation of non-doms and Brexit worries, there has been a slowdown in immigration and related tax advice from Russia.

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Buying art? Beware the ‘unlucky seven’

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2017

The lack of regulation in the art market continues to cause concern for buyers, due to lack of transparency. So what is the art market doing to reassure them?

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60-second interview with Frances Hughes, senior partner at Hughes Fowler Carruthers

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2017

Frances Hughes talks about tax crackdowns by HMRC that have impacted the private client industry, her case involving an African customary marriage, and what changes to family law and private client work she expects after Brexit.

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Five-minute interview with Andrew Young, head of private client services, Davidson & Co Legal Consultants

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2017

Andrew Young talks about the growth of single family offices in Dubai and local clients who seek offshore structures to avoid sharia succession law applying.

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Guernsey: Equiom sets its sights on the USA with local acquisition

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2017

Guernsey fiduciary market is getting from strength to strength, with Equiom’s acquisition of Virtus Trust Group, and Estera that has taken over Morgan Sharpe and Heritage Financial Services.

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Do Chinese UHNW need Western financial services?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2017

Gaining wealthy Chinese UHNW clients has been a long-term target market for the private wealth industry globally, so we wondered what that meant for Western financial services. Will China leap frog Western players or is there lucrative investment work to be had?

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Investing in cars: fuel for thought

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2017

Although cars have taken a knock and been outperformed in investment terms by wine in the last year, there are still opportunities for a handsome return if you know where to look.

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Isle of Man wins rich Middle Eastern clients

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2017

Middle East, India, China and Brazil are growing sources of business as HNWi’s from those markets seek to invest in the UK with Isle of Man advisers.

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60-second interview: Charles Pike, consultant at Forsters

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2017

Charles Pike talks about challenges his clients face because of increase in regulation, how the UK can benefit from Brexit, and reveals the name of his favourite football club.

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The war for talent

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 31 May 2017

As the wealth industry has matured, so has its understanding of client succession. But the industry is also rising to a new challenge, upskilling their employees to be future leaders.

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Brexit causes anxiety in Hong Kong

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 May 2017

Advisers to high net worth individuals in Hong Kong have found themselves in the eye of an international storm and it is political uncertainty in the United Kingdom and the United States that is keeping everybody busy.

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60-second interview with Khaled Said, founding partner, Capital Generation Partners

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 25 May 2017

Khaled Said tells Citywealth about how his own experience as an investor is helping his client work, whether the UK will benefit from Brexit, and his successful business strategies.

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60-second interview: Nancy Curtin, CIO, Close Brothers Asset Management

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 19 May 2017

Nancy Curtin tells Citywealth about the need for clients to have a change in their thinking as investment returns flatten out and they are living longer also about her charity work supporting childrens education with her husband, each year in Cambodia.

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China will account for 900 jet deliveries in the next decade

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 May 2017

Toby Joy, associate in London and Denis Petkovic, partner in Hong Kong office, Withers talk about the growth in pre-used jets

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Gulfstream $70mn ultra-long range jets grow in popularity

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 May 2017

Steve Cain, Director of VAT and Captain John Hills, Aviation Consultant at Equiom say the negative perception the Chinese government have built up with the aviation industry will be difficult to shift

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A rise in oil prices benefits jet purchases

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 May 2017

David Dixon, President Jetcraft Asia says he sees a wave of first-time sellers upgrading to new aircraft types

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Next big thing: Chartering in China at US$12,000 – US$17,000 per hour

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 May 2017

Leona Qi, who is president of Asia at VistaJet, says chartering is a major trend in China to sidestep Chinese government regulation

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Central and Eastern European UHNW spring up in Cyprus

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 May 2017

When President Putin signed the de-offshorisation law in November 2014, forcing Russian citizens and companies to pay tax in Russia on earnings made by foreign-registered entities, all that changed.

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60-second interview: Tim Childe, head of Quilter Cheviot’s Jersey office and head of international

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 May 2017

Tim Childe tells Citywealth how Dubai will benefit from Brexit, what changes he sees in the financial sector in the Middle East, and how the use of digital media to communicate with intermediaries and clients transformed the private client industry.

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Will you have my baby?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 May 2017

The rise of surrogacy as an option for starting a family has turned into an industry that is now worth billions of dollars. But there are many obstacles that commissioning parents must consider.

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100 days of President Donald J Trump

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 28 Apr 2017

When Donald Trump took office on 20 January 2017, he resolved to tackle every aspect of US politics head-on. What does the private wealth industry make of his presidency 100 days on?

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Malta steps up its appeal to international private clients

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Apr 2017

When Malta introduced its citizenship by investment programme back in 2014, it could not have imagined the transformative effect it would have on the islands’ wealth management industry.

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60-second interview: Elias Neocleous, managing partner, Elias Neocleous & Co

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Apr 2017

Elias Neocleous talks about his law practice and how Cypriot wealth industry may benefit from Brexit.

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Post Panama: plan for change and controversy

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Apr 2017

A year ago the Panama Papers dominated newspaper headlines and have caused a flight of capital and damaged the jurisdiction immeasurably. But where did the money go?

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UK non-dom reform: drill the detail

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 06 Apr 2017

The proposed changes that came into force on 6 April 2017 are the most significant taxation reforms for non-doms since 2008. To understand how these changes impact UK non-doms, Citywealth spoke to a selection of UHNW advisors from within the private wealth industry.

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Reputational disaster: could it happen to you?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 06 Apr 2017

To debate the topic of how to protect a reputation, we asked four legal experts for their thoughts on how to protect a high-profile client from the vagaries of phone life.

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All change for Simon Jennings, senior tax partner at Rawlinson and Hunter

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 06 Apr 2017

After thirty-two years at Rawlinson and Hunter, Simon Jennings, senior tax partner, decided to move to Smith & Williamson. We asked him what was behind the move and how the changes in non-dom rules affect his clients.

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Charities – when cash is not king. KYC: ‘Know Your Congregation?’

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Mar 2017

In the midst of recent events that have affected the collective reputation of Britain’s charity industry, faith-based charities have to double their efforts when it comes to transparency and accepting hard cash from wealthy donors.

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New regulation for local multi-family offices in Monaco

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Mar 2017

New rules create two new categories: entities that focus on asset administration only, without processing financial transactions, and the second group can transmit financial orders as well as provide financial advice to clients, and will need to be authorised by the regulator.

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Five-minute interview: Claire Gordon, partner at Farrer & Co

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Mar 2017

Claire Gordon, partner at Farrer & Co, talks about divorces and deals.

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60-second interview: Hayley Geffin, comms and PR manager, Mishcon de Reya

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Mar 2017

Hayley Geffin, communication and PR manager, Mishcon de Reya, talks about their new social media initiatives and a documentary they created after two partners starred in a Hollywood movie.

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Social media: marketing or spamming?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Mar 2017

The private wealth industry has embraced social media in a variable way, with some doing nothing and others tweeting and linking as though their lives depended on it. However, times have changed.

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Interview with Nick Giles, managing partner, Edwin Coe

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Mar 2017

Nick Giles, managing partner at Edwin Coe, talks about changes in the private wealth industry over the past four decades and his cases, including a man who killed his brother because he wouldn’t let their farm animals into the house in the cold wealther

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Private equity: Greed is good?

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Mar 2017

Private equity remains an attractive industry for UHNW individuals and institutions alike, providing solid returns. But in order to continue to sustain their business model, more transparency is needed.

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Jersey guards its data

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Mar 2017

This month the government of Jersey published its first island-wide cyber security strategy, making all businesses aware of their cyber risks and responsibilities, while the government raises awareness and directs its own resources to securing the island’s systems.

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60-second interview: Charles “Chuck” Lubar, senior counsel, McDermott Will & Emery

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Feb 2017

Chuck Lubar, one of the most senior US lawyers based in London, shares his thoughts on Trump’s immigration ban, changes in non-dom rules that affect US community in the UK, and talks about the trends in the private wealth industry.

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One-click wealth management

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 Feb 2017

Successful fintech is following the model of retail, putting the user experience at the forefront of development.

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Family law risk assessment: Dublin vs. Frankfurt

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Feb 2017

If you move your HQ to Dublin or Frankfurt and your family joins you; if things went wrong, how could things shape up?

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60-second: Jurga McCluskey, head UK immigration, Deloitte

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Feb 2017

Jurga McCluskey talks about how Brexit talks impact her international clients and the latest trends in immigration in the UK.

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Luxembourg gains greater share of UHNW ‘wallet’

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 16 Feb 2017

The wealthy population of Luxembourg is rising, as government efforts to attract ultra-wealthy new residents spells good news for the country’s wealth management industry.

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Brexit: In victory you deserve champagne. In defeat you need it. (Napoleon)

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Feb 2017

The Brexit vote may have made some investors jittery but those who invest in fine wines are celebrating with a glass of fizzy Krug.

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60-second interview: Daniel Pinto, CEO and co-founder, Stanhope Capital

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Feb 2017

Daniel Pinto says attracting and retaining talent is the secret to success.

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Trump’s tax plans viewed as positive

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Feb 2017

Less than a month into the presidency of Donald Trump, and already advisers to high net worth individuals in the US are preparing for change. While cautious about expecting the 45th President to deliver on all his campaign pledges, most expect wholesale tax reforms to be around the corner.

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Luxembourg and Paris eye Islamic finance market

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 02 Feb 2017

Although other countries are targeting specific aspects of Islamic finance, London remains the leading centre for this work outside the Middle East and Asia.

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60-second interview: Jonathan Giles, managing director, Rathbones

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 Jan 2017

Jonathan Giles, managing director of Rathbone Investment Management International, talks about his work, industry trends, and surviving a business trip in South Africa.

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China: 157 billionaires and not enough wealth advisers for them all…

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 Jan 2017

As the Year of the Rooster arrives for China, I ask leading experts from the region for their thoughts on Chinese investor sentiment in the Chinese New Year.

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Precision agriculture has seen significant advancement

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Dec 2016

Andros Florides, senior portfolio manager, KBI Global Investors, also talks about the amended China Food Safety Law, effective October 1st 2015, which is the harshest food safety law in history.

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Agriculture needs economies of scale

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Dec 2016

Richard Sanders, partner, Fisher German Estate Agents, also says food waste is diminishing in the UK and much of it is post purchase by the consumer.

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Brexit makes Rolex prices soar

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Dec 2016

David Sonnenthal, founder of New Bond Street Pawnbrokers in London’s Mayfair, also says if buying for investment stick to Rolex, Breguet, Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe.

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Watches must have authentication reports

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Dec 2016

Clotilde Rafine-Ricard, head of the Watches & Horology Department at Collector Square also says a watch shouldn’t be stored stationary for too long.

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London is the best place to buy watches now

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Dec 2016

Vartkess Knadjian, CEO at Backes & Strauss also says diamonds and craftmanship add value to watches.

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Interest in rare pocket watches grows

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 08 Dec 2016

Joanne Lewis, deputy director and head of watches department at Sotheby’s, also says that the demand in the market for Patek Philippe and Rolex is strong.

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Five-minute interview with Michelle Wolfe, founding partner at Meritus Trust

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 01 Dec 2016

Michelle Wolfe is a founding partner at Meritus Trust in Bermuda. Citywealth caught up with her to talk about new trends in the local trust sector and the advantages of working in an owner-managed trust company.

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Five-minute interview with Fiona McClafferty, senior manager, Deloitte

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 01 Dec 2016

Fiona McClafferty is a senior manager in Deloitte’s newly expanded GCC regional private client services team headquartered in Dubai. Citywealth spoke with her about her work with the Middle-Eastern clients, the impact of taxation on their investment abroad, and the life in the United Arab Emirates.

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Five-minute interview with Farah Ballands CEO at Estera

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 01 Dec 2016

Farah Ballands, CEO, Estera, talks to Marcela Kunova about her role at the new operation formed from the former Appleby fiduciary business.

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Five-minute interview Belinda Ferré, managing director and team head external trusts, UK and Far East, Bank J. Safra Sarasin

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 01 Dec 2016

Belinda Ferré talks to Marcela Kunova about remaining confident in the UK’s ability to continue to remain a global financial power in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

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Chinese millennials start to use financing options

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 25 Nov 2016

David Rimmer, client relationships, Hawksford also says second generations show similar patterns investing in overseas real estate and global businesses.

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Chinese business owners reluctant to bring in outsiders

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 24 Nov 2016

Daniel Ugur, partner at Gowling WLG, also says patriarchs like to retain control which limits learning in the next gen and makes children apprehensive.

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Private equity play a large part in buying Chinese businesses

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 24 Nov 2016

Melanie Ison, managing director, Nerine Trust Company in Hong Kong, also says that private equity ROI timelines can conflict with family business longevity wishes.

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Ninety-year-olds go into the office every day

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 24 Nov 2016

Withers’ Singapore partner Stacy Choong and Hong Kong, counsel, Pearl Lam also say that Chinese millennials, if from rich families and educated abroad want to pursue their own passions.

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Seller beware: buyers look for unprepared family businesses

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 24 Nov 2016

Philip Marcovici, principal at Offices of Philip Marcovici in Hong Kong, also says the tradition of passing a business to the eldest son can be problematic.

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EU law has had a beneficial impact on family law

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Nov 2016

Camilla Baldwin, partner and founder of the law firm Camilla Baldwin Solicitors also says, following Brexit, there will be an increase in conflict and litigation in the short term.

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Russians may help London retain ‘divorce capital of world’ label

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Nov 2016

Toby Atkinson, partner in the divorce and family department at Stewarts Law, also says volatility is making life difficult for valuers to assess asset prices.

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Uncertainty will mean more ‘conditional agreements’

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Nov 2016

Miles Geffin, legal director, Mishcon de Reya also predicts an increase in the numbers of internationally wealthy individuals relocating to the UK with their families.

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Politics is affecting life decisions

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Nov 2016

Simon Bruce, partner at Farrer & Co also says some clients are moving abroad before Brexit, postponing decisions about their private lives.

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Millennials should focus on a full range of communication skills

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2016

James Penny, managing director at Barclays Wealth, says the younger generation need to realise a career is in the marathon not the sprint category.

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Emotional intelligence and character are qualities we look for

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2016

Wendy Walton, head of global private client services at BDO says the younger generation have the ability to make seasoned professionals see things from a fresh perspective.

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Inclusion and diversity is a core part of our hiring strategy

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2016

Ashley Crossley, partner and head of wealth management at Baker & McKenzie, says they are one of the first organisations in the UK to use ‘contextual recruitment’ in their trainee hiring.

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Despite technology, the law needs great, motivated and trained people

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2016

Jim Aveline, partner and head of family offices and businesses sector group at Burges Salmon, says partners attend ‘career conversation workshops’ to help discuss career aspirations with their lawyers.

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Our trainees write honest blogs about their training

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2016

Jane Keir, senior partner at Kingsley Napley, says their firm has made a shift towards informal feedback throughout the year rather than sticking to the traditional annual appraisal model.

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Swiss wealth management industry upskills in a new regulatory environment

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 10 Nov 2016

Gone are the days of the secretive Swiss private bank, and instead it is a jurisdiction seeking to capitalise on a wealth of experience in asset management but facing a whole new landscape.

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Seven issues facing the UK wealth management sector

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 27 Oct 2016

Keith Baird, financials analyst at CFE, says that while wealth managers face a range of pressures, existing players can thrive with the right integrated strategy.

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Secondary buyouts in private equity are a growing trend

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2016

Bart Deconinck, group deputy chairman at Zedra, also says private equity firms usually beat corporates in bidding rounds, partly because of the pressure on managers to execute a deal.

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Brexit will bring more taxation from the government

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2016

Anthony Pitcher, director at LGL Trustees, also says the relentless pace of private equity consolidation will continue.

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Banks are open for business for private equity funding

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2016

Simon Pilling, corporate partner at Bond Dickinson also says though that the time frame for getting through the credit process reflects a more cautious approach.

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Leverage has returned full throttle for large private equity houses

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2016

Bill Nixon, managing partner at Maven Capital Partners UK, also says managers are partly remunerated on deploying funds, so there can be a temptation to overpay for good assets.

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Institutional investors will buy stakes in private equity companies

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 20 Oct 2016

Ian Barnard, partner at Capital Generation Partners also says low private equity returns will mean investors look for better returns in direct investing.

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It’s business as usual: EU nationals should not panic

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Oct 2016

Jurga McCluskey, partner and head of UK Immigration at Deloitte, also says employers should be active in addressing issues that could arise post-Brexit as a result of changes to freedom of movement.

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UK still attractive for foreign investors with a benign tax system

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Oct 2016

Ilda de Sousa, partner, and Daniel Brandon, associate at Kingsley Napley, say the government appears anxious to make it clear that, despite Brexit, the UK wants to attract investment from businesses and individuals abroad

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Immigration to the UK is getting harder since the last election

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Oct 2016

Rose Carey, partner and head of the Charles Russell Speechly’s Immigration group, also says that since Cameron doubled the required investment from £1m to £2m for the Tier 1 (Investor) visa, the number of applications has dropped by more than a half across the private wealth sector.

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More applications being refused at UK Home Office

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Oct 2016

James Perrot, senior counsel at Macfarlanes, also says the fees that the UK Government are charging for immigration applications continue to rise on an annual basis, sometimes by significant amounts.

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Fiduciary work grows in Bermuda

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Oct 2016

Claire Coe Smith investigates Bermuda’s growing fiduciary business which has come to the fore after decades of being dominated by Bermuda’s insurance industry.

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Cyprus and Malta investment programmes lose their appeal

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 05 Oct 2016

Hazar El-Chamaa, partner at Penningtons Manches, says that Cyprus and Malta investment programmes have lost their appeal following the Brexit announcement.

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Explorer yachts set new trend for ‘off the beaten track’ seafaring

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Sep 2016

Martin Bellamy, chairman of OneOcean Ventures a new venture from Salamanca also says all eyes are on Antibes port which is set to find bidders for a major redevelopment.

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The purchase of a yacht is for passion and fuelled by excitement

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Sep 2016

Andrew Wilson, associate director of Marine and Aviation, Zedra in Guernsey also says that new VAT laws on chartering are causing concern.

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Build slots for large yachts are reserved years in advance

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Sep 2016

Richard Simm and Nic Arnold at PwC’s private client luxury asset advisory team also say that fear of newspaper and social media coverage is driving wealthy clients to advisers.

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Virtual reality helps clients design their superyacht

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 29 Sep 2016

Mark Duncan, group commercial and market director, Yachting Partners International also says the Chinese are showing keen interest in yacht building.

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Latin American money has re-diverted to the US following Brexit

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Sep 2016

Joshua Rubenstein, national head of trusts and estates and national chair of private client services at Katten Muchin Rosenman says Brexit is having an impact on Europe.

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US Treasury hint at retaliatory action over EU bias against US corporations

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Sep 2016

Ivan Sacks, Nancy Yamaguchi, Diana Wierbicki, and M. Ridgway Barker at Withers Worldwide, USA say tech or software as a service is fuelling incredible wealth in the US.

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Delaware and Nevada are attractive locations for UHNW planning

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Sep 2016

Lesley Hodgson, head of Global Family and Private Investment Office EMEA, Northern Trust also says clients are increasingly concerned about security in all parts of their lives.

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Delaware law reduces tax on estate and wealth transfer insurance products

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Sep 2016

John Fischer, senior managing director, Transatlantic, at Lombard International Assurance also says the EU judgement on Apple won’t derail opportunities for Europe.

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Scotland has had enough of constitutional chaos

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2016

Laura Knox, investment manager at Tcam, says that ‘Indyref2’ is unlikely unless there is sufficient support to guarantee a ‘leave’ result.

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Scottish Government sets up £10m Scottish Land Fund

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2016

hirley McIntosh, tax partner at RSM, talks about the new measure that will help Scottish communities buy their own land but will put big landowners under pressure to sell.

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The Land Reform Act will take away development opportunities

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2016

Jamie Younger, partner at Saffery Champness, Edinburgh, says the danger of this reform is that landowners risk losing strategically important land such as development sites which will in turn result in less private sector wealth creation.

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Greater land ownership transparency expected in Scotland

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 13 Jul 2016

Odell Milne, head of agricultural and estate team at Brodies, also says that despite uncertainty caused by the Brexit vote, for Scottish businesses it has been ‘business as usual’.

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Real estate and digital technology drive Manchester growth

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2016

After years in the doldrums, the property scene is proving both a magnet for, and a generator of, a rise in the fortunes of the North West’s high net worth individuals.

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EU farm subsidies will have to be cut

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2016

James Pavey, partner, Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth, says that without subsidies, farming will cease to be economically viable and will be a no-go for investors in the long term.

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Future farm subsidies will target the environment

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2016

David Merton MRICS, partner and head of rural consultancy at chartered surveyors firm Fisher German, say that Brexit offers an opportunity to promote British food security and to align farming subsidies with environmental issues.

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Woodland can be an attractive investment

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2016

Christopher Findley, partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, also says that without subsidy, UK agriculture will face a deep recession and bankruptcy on a large scale.

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Buying land in the US, Australia and Western Europe is popular

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2016

Tom Hewitt, head of food and farming at Burges Salmon, and Ian Bailey, head of rural research at Savills, also say that investors in Eastern Europe and Latin America must consider the risk of the changing attitude towards foreign investment in local agriculture.

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Buy land which can diversify into profitable activities

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 07 Jul 2016

Tom Moran, partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, talks about what to look for when buying or investing in the agricultural sector.

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New VAT rules: zero rates of tax on some items for consumers and business

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2016

Kevin Nicholson, head of tax at PwC, also says that unless the Government moves quickly to agree free trade agreements, the effect of customs duties could add costs through the entire supply chain for goods.

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Government may defer changes to the taxation of non-doms

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2016

Chris Groves, partner in the wealth planning team at Withers, says that with the uncertainty following the referendum, the Government may change their plans to tax non-doms.

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Trusts could be enormously helpful

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2016

Sara Maccallum, senior partner at Boodle Hatfield, says that in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, trusts could be very helpful for UHNWIs who settle assets before becoming deemed domiciled, as they are at present for IHT purposes.

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The government is back to designing and implementing tax policy ‘on the hoof’

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 30 Jun 2016

Andrew Goldstone, head of tax, Mishcon de Reya, says that recent changes affecting UK residential property and the surprise announcements in the Budget to reduce the CGT rate and introduce Investors’ Relief are examples of rushed tax policies.

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The future: VTOL, vertical take-off and landing aircraft

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2016

Adam Twidell, CEO of PrivateFly, talks about the trends in the aircraft industry that will soon see VTOL aircrafts capable of taking off and landing with no runway needed, opening up new routes and reducing travel times.

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Apps like Victor, Ubair and JetSmarter will grow in use

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2016

Edward Leigh, senior manager, aviation, Equiom, says that companies offering fixed fee services bring more choice to clients and this sector is set to grow and expand in Europe. There are certain compromises such as the routes available, plus the flights may be shared with other members which mean t

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Boeing B777 client spent $200mn on VVIP refurb

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2016

Fabrizio Poli and Geoff Andrews, both managing partners Tyrus Wings, also say they see more people flying privately because of fear of terrorism.

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Half of world’s total business aircraft in USA

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 22 Jun 2016

Nick Walker, head of marine and aviation at JTC, says the USA remains dominant with approximately fifty percent of the world’s total business aircraft, with a large concentration in the mid to large jets.

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Guernsey’s international structuring work still comes from London

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Jun 2016

As the scrutiny placed on high net worth individuals and their cross-border tax arrangements reaches ever greater heights, Guernsey is an international financial centre that private clients want to be associated with.

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Trust companies listed on the stock exchange do very well

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Jun 2016

Bart Deconinck, group deputy chairman at Zedra, says that PE Firms can still on average generate a ROI of twenty-five percent in trust companies.

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Private equity use origination programs to find deals

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Jun 2016

Justin Partington, global head of funds, Sanne, says there are many opportunities for private equity investors, such as private deals, succession planning, expansion capital, or mergers.

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A private equity deal solves business succession issues

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Jun 2016

Anthony Pitcher, director, LGL Trustees Limited, also says there is a real concern that we are seeing a bubble, and that asset prices may lower.

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Personal chemistry is important in private equity deals

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 17 Jun 2016

Peter McLintock, partner at Mills & Reeve and Richard Thomas of Palatine Capital, say that building a relationship with management teams in advance of any potential deal also helps build trust between the target and investor.

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Sometimes, in the sport world, reputational damage is irreparable

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Jun 2016

Joshua Rubenstein, National Head of Trusts & Estates of Katten Muchin Rosenman, also talks about how US sport stars protect their image rights.

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Disgraced athletes must restore the faith of the fans

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Jun 2016

Peter Hackleton, partner at Saffery Champness, says that investment in both the sport and supporting top stars will invariably fall if commercial partners believe damage could be caused to their reputation.

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Open access to sporting stars medical data will bring change

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Jun 2016

Julian Pike who heads Farrer & Co’s reputation management practice, also talks about the success of the “Brand Beckham” concept and how UK athletes can protect their image.

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Investors want to harness the power of sport to build up a business or brand

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Jun 2016

Katherine Brace, director in Rothschild’s Wealth Management business and former HSBC Private Bank sports, entertainment specialist, says streaming platforms, on-line betting and gaming, and wearable technology, are key investment trends in sports.

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Marketing rights are being segmented as separate investments

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 09 Jun 2016

Ashley Hurst, partner at Osborne Clarke specialising in media and internet disputes, says sports stars have to rely on a complex combination of privacy, intellectual property, and data protection rights to protect their IP.

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Some hedge fund managers will have to use strategies like factor-based investing

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 May 2016

Ian Barnard, partner at Capital Generation Partners, also says that in order to cut fees hedge funds will stop taking third party money and become family offices.

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The market is taking divided positions in the run up to the EU referendum

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 May 2016

Mike Fullalove, head of fund products at Barclays Wealth, also says that currency is playing an important part in all investment strategies.

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There are too many hedge funds in operation

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 26 May 2016

Jonathan Bell, CIO, Stanhope Capital, also says that robo-investing will present challenges for the hedge fund industry.

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Our recent rebrand campaign was extremely successful on LinkedIn

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 24 May 2016

Ghislaine Perry, group head of marketing at Brooks Macdonald talks about their rebanding

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We use PR agency, Bell Yard, a specialist Litigation PR agency, to help us to proactively identify opportunities

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 May 2016

Alison Burdick, marketing director at Kingsley Napley uses a specialist Litigation PR agency, to help us to proactively identify opportunities

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Half of our new clients come directly to us as a result of referrals

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 May 2016

Beverly Landais, marketing and BD director at Saunderson House talks about their brand and vision

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Our brand is very down to earth and unfussy because we have an incredibly wise but cynical client set

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 23 May 2016

Paul Fletcher, partner and head of marketing at London & Capital talks about using LinkedIn extensively

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By 2018, in the USA, we predict corporates will drive 15% of ‘fitness tracking’ growth

Author: Bumblebee Design | Date: 19 May 2016

Angela McIntyre, research director at Gartner, world leaders in technology research, also talks about head mounted displays which will enable employees to see instructions on eyewear whilst they are performing tasks.

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