Tag Archives: Investors

When Sudden Wealth Flows!

Many of us dream at some point in our lives about sudden wealth. What if we won the lottery, or a big-money contest, or inherited untold riches? Well, it does happen; what if it happens to you? Take for example, the lottery.  If you become a lotto winner your life is never ever going to […]

Athletes & Entertainers – implications of sudden wealth

New York – A new CNBC documentary called “Newbos: The Rise of America’s New Black Overclass,” will focus on the growing class of self-made black billionaires and multimillionaires – mostly under 40 – who have built wealth and influence in the sports, entertainment, and media industries. The show is an original one-hour primetime documentary. The […]

Entrepreneurs’ Relief?

Question: Duncan, what is Entrepreneurs’ Relief? Entrepreneurs´ relief was introduced with effect from 6 April 2008. This relief is available to individuals and trustees who, on or after 6 April 2008, make a “qualifying business disposal” of the whole or part of a “trading business” or shares in a trading company in which they have […]

Lawsuits against UBS and HSBC over Madoff exposure

Madoff – the saga Investors who lost money in the alleged $50bn (€37.7bn) swindle perpetrated by Bernard Madoff have filed lawsuits against UBS and HSBC in New York and Luxembourg, claiming the two banks should have protected assets allocated through “feeder” funds to the financier’s business more carefully, according to a report in the Financial […]