Work by U.S. undercover operation in London led to wealth manager's FATCA guilty plea in U.S. court

An investment manager for a now-defunct brokerage firm in London, Beaufort Securities Ltd., pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to "commit securities fraud and to defraud the United States by failing to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act", after agreeing in 2016 to help what turned out to be an undercover agent to hide assets from being reported under the law.

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Andersen Global plants its first 'Andersen' flag in British soil

Andersen Global, the San Francisco-based organization of tax and legal services firms founded by Andersen Tax LLC, said Tuesday that it has at last planted a flag bearing the Andersen Tax name in British soil, as a tax partnership in London has adopted the Andersen name, and formally joined the global Andersen entity.

London-based entertainment industry specialists Skeet Kaye Hopkins joins Focus Financial, via GR&F

Skeet Kaye Hopkins, a London-based provider of a range of services to high- and ultra-high-net-worth clients in the entertainment industry, has agreed a merger with a Los Angeles-based multi-family office and business management firm, Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, and in so doing expands the international footprint of New York's Focus Financial Partners Inc., the fast-growing wealth management partnership.

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Rising rents in Dublin shine spotlight on alternative European financial centers, as Brexit talks struggle on

American financial services executives currently living in London, who have been told they're being transferred to their company's outpost in Dublin in response to the UK's planned departure from the European Union, this week have received some unwelcome news: Ireland's capital city has just entered the top five most expensive locations in Europe in which to rent a property, according to new research.

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The AXFNJ YouTube interview: The Federal Register's 'Name and Shame List' at a time of record renunciations

The AXFNJ YouTube interview: The Federal Register's 'Name and Shame List' at a time of record renunciations

The latest U.S. Government posting of the Internal Revenue Service's "Quarterly Publication of Individuals Who Have Chosen to Expatriate" brought total U.S. citizenship renunciations in 2020 a record high of...

Feb-11-2021