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Rebecca Xuereb, BOV Fund Services
From Financial Centres March 8, 2019

Malta fears fallout from disorderly Brexit

Malta’s low costs, innovative mindset and robust regulatory environment bode well for its future as a financial centre, but the island worries about the potential impact of Brexit shock waves

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From Financial Centres / Asia / Singapore December 17, 2018

Hong Kong and Singapore face off over fintech

In terms of technology, Hong Kong has fallen behind both mainland China and rival Singapore. But the territory has a habit of reinventing itself

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From Financial Centres August 22, 2018

London left in limbo as banks await Brexit fallout

Although most believe the London will remain a high profile hub, the appeal of rival centres is growing and banks would rather wait to discover what the future holds before committing to the UK capital 

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From Financial Centres August 20, 2018

International critics fail to stem growing CBI industry

CBI schemes offer wealthy individuals freedom of movement while providing vital funds to what are often cash-strapped nations, yet continue to draw criticism

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From Financial Centres June 6, 2018

Private banking centres face up to compliant future

While the City of London comes to terms with the potential impact of Brexit, other centres sense a chance to expand their own financial services industries. But Swiss stalwarts Zurich and Geneva still have much to offer

Mark Lewin, IOM
From Financial Centres June 6, 2018

Isle of Man’s digital dreams

Although financial services remain a key component of the Isle of Man economy, technology is increasingly important to the island's future

Anjalika Bardalai, TheCityUK
From Financial Centres June 6, 2018

A tale of two cities: London and Paris battle for fund supremacy

The French and UK capitals are both running initiatives designed to raise the profiles of their asset management industries with domestic and external audiences  

Abhishek Sharma, Foundation Holdings
From Financial Centres April 11, 2018

Gulf states experience growing pains as region transforms

The Gulf states and the family run businesses, where much of the region’s wealth is concentrated, are confronting similar challenges as both face up to an era of change

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Oil price fluctuations hampering GCC reforms

The oil-rich states of the Gulf Cooperation Council may talk about the need to diversify their economies and open themselves up to foreign investment, but any pick-up in the oil price seems to go hand in hand with reforms being put on the back burner

Denise Voss, Alfi
From Financial Centres February 26, 2018

ESA proposals could harm European fund industry warns Luxembourg fund body

The European Commission’s proposals to strengthen financial supervision are likely to prove costly and are trying to fix a problem that doesn’t exist, according to Alfi

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