Keep it Under Your (Panama) Hat

Keep it Under Your (Panama) Hat

Keep it Under Your (Panama) Hat At the last count there were over thirteen countries that have opened up investigations flowing from the recent story about the leak of private data from the law firm Mossack Fonseca. They include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa...
FATCA Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

FATCA Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

FATCA Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens This blog is for the purists out there. Those who like to take the high ground and find solace in tracing the minutiae of regulations through to their operational conclusion. It’s a great game because the regulations are...
How are your crystal balls feeling today?

How are your crystal balls feeling today?

How are your crystal balls feeling today? It seems like it’s that time of year when everyone leaps onto the bandwagon of trying to predict what’s going to happen in 2016. Not wishing to miss the party, here are my thoughts… We face a lot of questions in 2016 around...
Cloudy with a Chance of Windfalls

Cloudy with a Chance of Windfalls

Cloudy with a Chance of Windfalls As the New Year approaches there are many institutional and private investors who are in for a nasty shock. They are just about to give away chunks of their investment performance alpha to a whole bunch of foreign governments. The sad...