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Tax and Jurisdictions

The UBS/Campden Research Russian Entrepreneurs Report provides a unique insight into the critical issues facing entrepreneurs, their firms and their families, reports Katie Barker

Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen, daughter of the late Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli, yesterday lost the court case she brought against her mother and three of her father’s advisors in which she claimed she had been denied her full inheritance.

What do family offices in London, New York and Manama (Bahrain) have in common? As our family ties section shows while they have different pieces of advice to offer, they all cite the regulatory environment and consequent tax implications as their biggest challenge over the next 12 months

In January 2010, the OECD released a progress report on tax transparency. It reported that all the jurisdictions surveyed have now committed to the internationally agreed tax standard. Those that have already implemented it in full are on the white list, while those on the grey list have yet to do so

Thailand’s former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, had more than half of his assets seized by the supreme court on Friday after nine justices agreed he had deliberately hidden his wealth and concealed his shareholdings in the family business.