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World-class technology holds the key to Saudi Arabia’s successful transformation

As we discussed in our previous blog posts (“The transformation of Saudi Arabia” and “IPOs, PIF and PPPs: It All Spells Opportunities for Financial Institutions”), the Saudi government is responding to its over-reliance on hydrocarbons and what has been a

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Posted in EMEA, Global, Technology, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

IPOs, PIF and PPPs: It all spells opportunities for financial institutions

It’s the most eagerly-awaited IPO ever—and certainly the largest.

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Posted in Advisors, Asset Managers, Global, Technology, Wealth Management and Financial Planning

Saudi Arabia’s vision heralds major market transformation

While much of the world has been focused on Trump and Brexit, the potential unravelling of the European Union, and the prospect of trade spats and ‘de-globalization,’ another wildcard event has garnered far less attention—the economic and social transformation taking

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Posted in Global, Region Middle East, Technology, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

The New Gold Rush

As China eases restrictions on cross-border investing, Hong Kong moves closer to becoming a major world financial center. With the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) easing restrictions on financial markets and expanding the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) program,

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Posted in Compliance, Global

FATCA Takes Root Outside the US

Since being proposed in 2010, FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) has gained nearly universal acceptance in the US and may now be going global. In fact, the European Union, France and Italy have already proposed or instituted foreign transaction

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Posted in Compliance, Global, Trends


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