The curious incident of the EU ‘blacklist’

The publication on Wednesday 17 June by the EU Commission of a so-called ‘blacklist’ of 30 ‘non-cooperative’ jurisdictions which the Commission claims to not meet EU standards of transparency, exchange of information and fair tax competition is a curious piece of work. The Commission claims its list is based on equivalent lists by EU Member States.… Read More The curious incident of the EU ‘blacklist’

STEP North America News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

Looming deadlines, the US campaign against tax evasion in Switzerland and the estate woes of a blues music legend. Welcome to the wrap-up of the top five most popular stories in the STEP North America News Digest throughout May 2015. In case you missed them, here are the top five US industry news stories most viewed by our readers. Deadline approaches… Read More STEP North America News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

STEP LatAm News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

Struggling to hold a grasp on the myriad developments in the Latin American private wealth industry? Welcome to the wrap-up of the top five most popular stories in the STEP LatAm News Digest throughout May 2015. In case you missed them, here are the worldwide industry news stories most viewed by our readers. Bank of America cancelled Belize correspondent… Read More STEP LatAm News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

STEP International News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

As the sun sets on May there have been plenty of private wealth developments to consider. Welcome to the wrap-up of the top ten most popular stories in the STEP International News Digest throughout May 2015. In case you missed them, here are the worldwide industry news stories most viewed by our readers. Beneficial ownership registers likely to go live… Read More STEP International News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

STEP UK News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories

So busy that important developments are flying by? Welcome to the wrap-up of the top ten most popular stories in STEP’s online UK Digests throughout May 2015 as clicked by our readers. Promoters of asset protection trusts jailed for mis-selling: Eight people have received prison sentences for mis-selling so-called asset protection trusts to elderly clients with a fraudulent promise… Read More STEP UK News Digest wrap-up – May’s top stories