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16 October 2019

Anyone setting up a private trust is primarily seeking to protect assets for the beneficiaries. It is naturally within everyone’s interests to appoint responsible and trusted individuals to manage the trust.

6 August 2019

An update on the taxation of UK property including changes brought about at the start of the new tax year. Below is a summary of the main changes which non-UK residents holding UK property need to be aware of. Direct disposals Prior to 6 April 2019, a non-resident individual, company or trust would only be subject to a UK Capital Gains Tax (CGT) charge in limited circumstances, most specifically where UK residential property disposals took place.

17 July 2019

Only five years ago, the Bahamas launched an innovative piece of legislation, the Investment Condominium Act 2014 , enhancing the jurisdiction’s fund product offerings. This legislation, the first of its kind in any international financial center (IFC), targeted Brazilian multi-market funds. The Bahamas Investment Condominium (ICON) was created to appeal to the Brazilian investment fund market. Effectively it is a civil-law product, introduced in a common-law context, and so its structure is familiar to the Latin American market.

5 June 2019

You’ve heard of the work-from-home revolution, but how about working from the beach? Global tech entrepreneur Stan Stalnaker is a forward thinker when it comes to flexible working. Here, he shares his tips for how you can swap a dingy office for golden sands…

14 May 2019

Young high-net-worth-individuals (HNWIs) are not like their parents. They care about social impact, transparency, security and privacy. To service these digital natives, wealth management advisors need to adapt. Here are seven reasons why… 1. They want their wealth to have a positive social impact

13 May 2019

Art, bitcoin, action figures – young HNWIs are pushing the boundaries on investment, and wealth management advisors need to keep up We are seeing the emergence of a new generation of internationally mobile high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs); and their behaviours and investment attitudes differ profoundly from those of previous generations.

8 May 2019

As families try to gain greater control over their financial affairs, family offices (FOs) have risen in popularity to play a vital part in the cohesive and coherent management of their business interests, along with the domestic and personal affairs of their members.

10 April 2019

Answers to six frequently asked questions from Latin American clients with respect to their estate planning and the disposition of their property situate in the Bahamas