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Legal
14 December 2021

UK Watchdog Fines NatWest £264.7 Million For AML Failings

In its summary of the case, the FCA said that some of the bank’s employees, who were in charge of...

Strategy
14 December 2021

UBS Pulls Investment Banking Dealmakers From South Africa

The Swiss bank has acted to take some costs out of its South Africa and related investment banking...

Legal
14 December 2021

French Court Upholds UBS Conviction, Slashes Penalty

The case relates to acts that ran between 2004 and 2012. ...

Statistics
14 December 2021

UK's Tier 1 Investor Regime Attracts Europeans, Americans; Recovers From Lows

COVID-19 hit the UK's investor regime for HNW individuals hard, but it is starting to recover. And...

People Moves
14 December 2021

Former Top Credit Suisse Figure Returns As Wealth Management Boss

The bank announced a raft of top-level moves and appointments. Separately, Credit Suisse made...

Philanthropy
14 December 2021

Almost Half Of Charities Sold Assets Post COVID

Charity begins at home but one UK wealth manager looking after the interests of charities has said...

Compliance
14 December 2021

Clock Ticks Down Towards LIBOR's End - UK Regulator

The LIBOR system of interbank rates is ending this year, and a new regime will take over which...

People Moves
13 December 2021

Baker Regulatory Services Hires HSBC Compliance Veteran

The compliance consultant has worked at HSBC for four decades, such as in roles covering the...

Technology
13 December 2021

Santander Reportedly Pushes Into Robo-Advisory Market, ETFs, With SigFig

The move into the robo-advisory space with ETFs by the Spanish bank reflects the huge size of both...

People Moves
13 December 2021

Credit Suisse Names Japan Private Banking Head

The appointment is also a reminder that Japan is becoming arguably more open to international...

Comment & Analysis results for Archive

Technology
6 April 2020

Tech Traps: Data Capture In Alternatives – Why Automation Attempts Go Awry

A prevalence of PDF documentation creates significant data extraction challenges for...

Offshore
2 April 2020

The World's In Flux: So Let's Talk About Luxembourg

This publication regularly examines the moving parts of IFCs and how such jurisdictions are...

Client Affairs
2 April 2020

The Lockdown: How Wealth Managers Are Coping

For a sense of the immediate impact of the health crisis on wealth managers as they meet client and...

Family Office
31 March 2020

Some Single Family Offices Benefit From Turmoil - Data

The volatility caused by the pandemic has hurt a swathe of sectors and benefitted others, such as...

WM Market Reports
31 March 2020

Tech Traps: The Dangers of Allowing Compliance To Become A “Black Box”

Ralf Huber is Co-Founder of Apiax, a regtech focused on transmuting complex regulations into...

WM Market Reports
30 March 2020

Tech Traps: Remember It’s Know Your Client, Not Know Your Criminal

Dermot Corrigan is CEO of smartKYC, a firm taking a truly multi-faceted approach to client...

Alt Investments
30 March 2020

Fee Compression And Why Alternative Investments Matter

With some parts of wealth management there's a "race to the bottom" on fees while firms are also...

Technology
25 March 2020

Tech Traps: Outsourced Technology – An Opportunity Too Often Overlooked

Tom Wooders is Head of Sales, Clearing and Wealth Solutions at GPP, which provides wealth platform,...

Family Business Insights
25 March 2020

Are Successful People Just "Luckier" Than Everyone Else? 

A regular commentator in these pages confronts the notion that much wealth and success comes down...

WM Market Reports
23 March 2020

Why Wealth Managers Can’t Just “Live With” Legacy Any More

Stig Olsen, Senior Director of EMEA and APAC regions at SS&C Advent, explains in this exclusive...