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Krzysztof Bratos
From Financial Centres / Europe / Poland October 28, 2019

How leading Polish private banks have become clients’ trusted partners

Although still fairly new by European standards, the Polish private banking sector is proud of its 25-year-long history. But things have changed since it all started in the early 1990s and the offer is much closer to Swiss and British private banks’ than you may think, writes Krzysztof Bratos, Head of Private Banking, mBank 

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From Financial Centres / Europe / Luxembourg August 22, 2019

Luxembourg strikes balance between stability and innovation

The combination of a stable base and a forward-thinking mindset bode well for Luxembourg’s future as a financial centre

Sandrine de Vuyst, ING
From Financial Centres / Europe / Luxembourg April 28, 2015

Luxembourg sets sights on upper reaches of wealth ladder

Whereas Luxembourg was once seen as a tax haven for mass affluent individuals, changes in the regulatory landscape have led the Grand Duchy to raise the bar on the type of clients it attracts

From Financial Centres / Europe / Ukraine March 21, 2014

Russian incursion felt far beyond Ukraine’s borders

The economic fallout of Russia’s actions in Ukraine will affect not only individuals and businesses in the two countries, but global financial centres

Sean Bougourd, SG Hambros
From Financial Centres / Europe April 8, 2013

Guernsey extols the benefits of island life

Although it boasts a thriving private equity industry, Guernsey must lessen its dependence on UK-sourced business and diversify into other areas if it is to prosper

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From Financial Centres / Europe / Switzerland February 27, 2013

Structural shifts imply Swiss focus is overseas

Pictet and Lombard Odier’s new structures will limit partners’ liabilities, but also boost their international ambitions 

François Reyl, Reyl and Cie
From Financial Centres / Europe September 25, 2012

Making the case for private banking in Switzerland and Singapore

François Reyl, CEO of Reyl and Cie (left) and Lombard Odier’s Vincent Duhamel discuss what the future holds for private banking in Switzerland and Singapore

From Financial Centres / Europe / Russia February 28, 2012

Russia's financial community readies itself for change

Russia’s financial community is calling out for the introduction of badly-needed reforms, but will Vladimir Putin’s government listen?

Roosevelt Skerrit became the world's youngest head of state when he took up the position of prime minister of Dominica in 2004. He has since presided over a programme of reconstruction of storm-ravaged housing and infrastructure and revitalising the country's tourism industry. Moreover, his stewardship of the geothermal energy project has put Dominica on the road to clean energy self-sufficiency

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