All articles by Chris Liakos

Chris Liakos

Emerging markets entrepreneurs still trail developed UHNWIs: Study

Businessmen in the emerging markets of Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East, have joined the ranks of global billionaires, but still have some way to go to catch those in mature markets, according to a study conducted by Societe Generale Private Banking (SocGen).

Barclays banker investigated in Singapore for stealing client assets

Barclays is working with Singapore police to investigate whether one of its former private bankers, working with Non-Resident Indians, stole client assets.

Brewin Dolphin names David Nicol as new CEO

Former Brewin Dolphin non-executive director David Nicol has been named as the firm’s new CEO replacing executive chairman Jamie Matheson who has stepped down after eight years in the role.

HMRC offshore tax strategy aims to net £9bn by 2017

The UK’s HMRC has revealed a new strategy to tackle offshore tax evasion, titled “No safe havens”, which includes significant spending increases on staff and technology.

RBI to probe sale of gold coins of all active banks

The Reserve Bank of India has widened its investigation into Axis Bank, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank to include wealth management divisions and the sale of gold coins.