Author Archives: Claire Tourret

What is the future for celebrity endorsements of crypto investments?

In the US, the Securities and Exchange Commission requires celebrities to disclose the nature, scope and amount of compensation they receive in exchange for their endorsement. This is known as the SEC’s federal “anti-touting” law, the purpose of which is …

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The Average American – what should they know? (Part 2)

Aidan Grant returns with Laurence Leigh of Canaccord Genuity to continue their discussion about planning for the everyday UK resident American. Run time: 28 minutes Investment involves risk. The value of investments and the income from them can go down …

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The legal implications of software surveillance

Some employers want to be reassured that employees are engaging with their work obligations and maintaining their productivity, despite physical distance from the office. However, with recent revelations of some employers going as far as taking screen grabs of employee’s …

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Why should families take heed of the Alain Delon inheritance dispute?

Estate planning as a high-net worth individual with family issues can be complicated – even more so when it is played out in the public eye. This rings true in the case of Alain Delon, a 1960s French film star, …

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Should I protect my finances ahead of US and UK elections?

“Are there any steps that we should take now to protect our assets? My wife and I both fall into the highest income tax band, and while this money is mostly earned in the UK, we own property in the …

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The Average American – what should they know? (Part 1)

Aidan Grant talks to Laurence Leigh of Canaccord Genuity about tax, estate planning and investment management decisions that all UK resident Americans should consider irrespective of their wealth. Run time: 22 minutes Investment involves risk. The value of investments and …

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Foreign Assets Ruling Suggests New Tax Avoidance Approach

On Nov. 21, the U.K. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Commissioners for His Majesty’s Revenue & Customs v. Fisher on the scope of the U.K.’s transfer of assets abroad, or TOAA, tax code, finding unanimously for the taxpayers …

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Demystifying the new UK visa rules

The Home Secretary has recently announced plans to cut migration levels and limit what he sees as the abuse of the immigration system. The intention is that this will reduce the number of people moving to the UK by around …

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Avoiding class discrimination in the workplace

A KPMG study from December 2022 found that class and socioeconomic background had the greatest effect on career progression than any other diversity characteristic. A year on, despite these statistics, the Equality Act 2010 fails to recognise class/socioeconomic background as …

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Welcoming a new player – what investment means for your gaming business

There are a wide range of options available for securing investment in your business, whether through specialised VC funds targeting gaming start-ups, industry veterans turned angel investors or even crowdfunding. All these options and more have their benefits and drawbacks, …

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