Archive | March, 2017

Swiss Banks Warn on Data-Sharing

30 Mar
Swiss Banks

Switzerland introduced the automatic exchange of information of data concerning bank customers at the beginning of this year. Swiss private banks now warn the government that the planned extension of the system to a further set of countries may endanger their wealthy clients in some of the highly corrupt partner states. The Association of Swiss […]

Chinese Offshore Private Credit Fund

28 Mar
Chinese offshore private credit fund

CreditEase Wealth Management Announces New Investments in the US Marketplace Lending Platforms US$80 Million will be fully deployed by end March 2017 NEW YORK, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CreditEase Wealth Management announces today that its Offshore Private Credit Fund (OPCF) has invested a total of US$30 million in two transactions with OnDeck and LendingHome, […]

W Marbella To Debut On Spain’s Sizzling South Coast

27 Mar
Marbella Spain Real Estate Opportunities

NEW YORK, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the signing of W Marbella and The Residences at W Marbella.  Scheduled to open in 2021 and developed in partnership with Sunrise Inversiones 2015 S.L (an affiliate of Platinum Estates Limited), W Marbella will be located on […]

Ten Wealth Building Myths

26 Mar
Wealth Building - Roman Numeral, Ten, Number, Roman, 10, Numbering

Top Ten Wealth Building Myths U.S. Person Wealth Building Myths are: Myth No. 1 You can’t build wealth without a reduction of your spendable income. Myth No. 2 There is no economic advantage to deferring income. Whether you get paid now or later, you end up with the same amount of money. Myth No. 3 […]

How Solid are Canada’s Big Banks?

25 Mar
Canada’s Big Banks - BMO Reflection

The World Economic Forum consistently ranks Canada’s banks among the world’s safest[1]. Competent regulators have overseen stress tests, tightened lending standards and delinquency rates are low. Demographics are good and the country’s diversified economy is backed by a treasure of oil, wood, gold and other natural resources. So the experts say. Institutional investors, relying on […]

Anti-FATCA lawyer rejects Europe threat to US taxpayers

24 Mar
Improving Women's Retirement Security and US taxpayers

Sanctions unlikely, lobbyist says The leading advocate for repeal of the U.S. Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act has called “laughable” any attempt to sanction Washington – should it rescind FATCA – for noncompliance with copycat European tax laws. Washington-based anti-FATCA tax-lawyer and lobbyist James Jatras said European efforts to pinpoint U.S. taxpayers through the Organization […]

Transamerica Institute Announces “Improving Women’s Retirement Security”

23 Mar
Women's Retirement Security

Women face unique challenges and circumstances that put them at an even greater risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement, compared to men. A special one-hour edition of ClearPath – Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth will offer insights into the particular risks women face and clear-cut steps they can take to improve their […]

Brazilian investment manager, Captalys, launches its first offshore fund

22 Mar
Brazilian investment manager - Landscape, Sol, Horizon, Panorama, Brazil, Afternoon

Brazilian investment manager, Captalys, launches its first offshore fund with the support of Apex Fund Services as administrator. Captalys has BRL 1.5BN in AUM and invests in Brazilian private credit. The onshore fund has a six-year track-record (returning 20.2% last year and 19.3% in 2015) and started 2017 positively, gaining 1.7% in January. The recently […]

The Heavens. Annual Report

21 Mar
The Heavens

“The Heavens. Annual Report” Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti Centre Assas | Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas AS A PART OF THE MOIS DE LA PHOTO DU GRAND PARIS 2017 The Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and the Rencontres d’Arles are teaming up for a groundbreaking approach to the debate over major social issues by bringing specialists […]