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Data drives optimism for Hong Kong MD

The whole world is in a period of significant upheaval and turmoil and perhaps nowhere in the world has that become more obvious than Hong Kong. Having already weathered the protests of 2019, Hong Kong was one of the first places to face COVID-19, from the end of January 2020....

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Under the Spotlight with Jaco Van Jaarsveld

South Africa born and educated Jaco swapped busy Johannesburg for Mauritius less than two years ago. In this article he talks about how the jurisdiction is adapting and the benefits of island life.   You moved from Johannesburg to Mauritius at the end of 2018 to run the Group’s Mauritius...

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Under the Spotlight with Sam Shields

In the latest of our ‘Under the Spotlight’ articles Sam provides his thoughts on the development of Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) as a new and emerging funds jurisdiction.   ADGM is a new and unfamiliar funds jurisdiction for many. How has its fund industry evolved in the short time...

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PraxisIFM features prominently in the latest Chambers High Net Worth 2020 rankings

The leading guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms for international private wealth in addition to recommending leading accountancy firms, private banks, wealth managers, trust companies and other professional advisers to HNW and UHNW clients around the world. Three PraxisIFM Group jurisdictions feature alongside Joanna Caen, Managing Director of...

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Under the Spotlight with Dan Toft

Moving from Jersey to Abu Dhabi has altered Dan’s view on doing business in the region. He was appointed Senior Executive Officer of our ADGM office in early May.   You have recently relocated to Abu Dhabi from Jersey after working with the Middle Eastern clients for a number of...

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Second year of CI Top 35 under 35 listing for Blane

Guernsey Private Client Director Blane Queripel has been included in eprivateclient’s Channel Islands Top 35 under 35 for the second consecutive year. Blane joined PraxisIFM Trust (Guernsey) Ltd in 2007 as a trust administrator and is responsible for a diverse portfolio of complex trust and company structures. Managing Director of...

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A Catalyst for Change?

In this latest article Matt Falla talks about the future of business travel in a post-COVID-19 world where environmental concerns are high on the corporate agenda.   With business travel halted during lockdown and technology effectively replacing the gap left by air travel what does the future hold? Society has...

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Disruption in the (Virtual) Boardroom

The impact of COVID-19 has forced rapid change to so many aspects of daily life. In this article Director James Barber-Lomax and Matt Falla look at how it has affected the boardroom environment. How have board meetings changed since lockdown started? M: The obvious change is moving entirely to virtual...

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